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Scientists find predisposition to bronchiolitis in some babies

Scientists find predisposition to bronchiolitis in some babies

Discovery of new area for exploration of schizophrenia

Discovery of new area for exploration of schizophrenia

Largest ever national children's study in the U.S. gets $26 million government grant

Largest ever national children's study in the U.S. gets $26 million government grant

Largest study of child health ever conducted in the United States

Largest study of child health ever conducted in the United States

$4 million nursing grant for premature infants

$4 million nursing grant for premature infants

Promoting safety of medicines for children

Promoting safety of medicines for children

Repeat courses of corticosteroids in mothers linked to increased rate of cerebral palsy among children

Repeat courses of corticosteroids in mothers linked to increased rate of cerebral palsy among children

Repeat steroids to premature infants linked to cerebral palsy

Repeat steroids to premature infants linked to cerebral palsy

Parental participation in medical decisions

Parental participation in medical decisions

Mums feel they get a serve over preschoolers' eating habits

Mums feel they get a serve over preschoolers' eating habits

Breastfeeding does not protect children against developing asthma or allergies

Breastfeeding does not protect children against developing asthma or allergies

Healthy Steps for Young Children Program has sustained benefits for children and families

Healthy Steps for Young Children Program has sustained benefits for children and families

Symposium on children born with clubfoot

Symposium on children born with clubfoot

New child growth charts will mean many babies are too fat

New child growth charts will mean many babies are too fat

Progesterone injections do not prevent preterm birth in twin pregnancies

Progesterone injections do not prevent preterm birth in twin pregnancies

Lithium promotes better bone healing

Lithium promotes better bone healing

New WHO report on environmental hazards and child health

New WHO report on environmental hazards and child health

Home based support for disadvantaged adult mothers

Home based support for disadvantaged adult mothers

Chilhood obesity rises in line with family income

Chilhood obesity rises in line with family income

Children's ability to describe past event develops over time

Children's ability to describe past event develops over time