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High levels of endotoxin, a bacterial compound that collects in house dust, may lower likelihood of eczema in children

High levels of endotoxin, a bacterial compound that collects in house dust, may lower likelihood of eczema in children

Cambodia has become the first country to protect three out of four school-aged children against intestinal parasites

Cambodia has become the first country to protect three out of four school-aged children against intestinal parasites

Youth smoking down in Nevada

Youth smoking down in Nevada

The number of pediatricians in the United States rose by 140 percent between 1978 and 2000

The number of pediatricians in the United States rose by 140 percent between 1978 and 2000

Pneumococcal vaccination now free in Ontario

Pneumococcal vaccination now free in Ontario

Best hospital in the United States for children

Best hospital in the United States for children

No compulsory genetic testing for newborn babies in Europe

No compulsory genetic testing for newborn babies in Europe

District of Columbia child health assessment and immunization campaign

District of Columbia child health assessment and immunization campaign

Physical activity cuts risk of depression in children

Physical activity cuts risk of depression in children

From potent painkillers to humble cough syrups, the same medicines that help patients misused by teens

From potent painkillers to humble cough syrups, the same medicines that help patients misused by teens

In Africa only a quarter of infants under six months of age are fed exclusively on breast milk

In Africa only a quarter of infants under six months of age are fed exclusively on breast milk

Confirmation of what we all suspected, electronic gaming is making kids fat

Confirmation of what we all suspected, electronic gaming is making kids fat

BDA raises concerns over lack of improvement in the percentage of five-year-olds suffering serious decay

BDA raises concerns over lack of improvement in the percentage of five-year-olds suffering serious decay

Children whose mothers suffer domestic abuse are much more likely to be abused themselves

Children whose mothers suffer domestic abuse are much more likely to be abused themselves

On-screen smoking by movie stars leads young teens to smoke

On-screen smoking by movie stars leads young teens to smoke

Launch of the Jeffrey Modell Diagnostic Center for Primary Immunodeficiencies

Launch of the Jeffrey Modell Diagnostic Center for Primary Immunodeficiencies

A viral respiratory infection common in children increases the risk of developing asthma

A viral respiratory infection common in children increases the risk of developing asthma

New York study reveals that babies in the womb are more sensitive than their mothers to DNA damage from pollution

New York study reveals that babies in the womb are more sensitive than their mothers to DNA damage from pollution

World is currently facing a twin epidemic of obesity and type 2 diabetes in young people

World is currently facing a twin epidemic of obesity and type 2 diabetes in young people

Eating fish during pregnancy produces children with better language and communication skills

Eating fish during pregnancy produces children with better language and communication skills