A new study has drawn serious attention to the long-term impact of bullying in childhood. It says the scars of bullying will ride into adulthood and manifest as chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes.
Healthy Living/Wellness March 14, 2017
Children who were born first are generally smarter than their younger siblings, but not because of genetics, a new study suggests. Researchers said it's all because of the advantages first-borns receive from parents.
Neuroscience February 12, 2017
ADHD is a disorder that commonly strikes during childhood, but new research suggests that for some people, it emerges until much later. This late-onset of ADHD may be a distinct disorder altogether, scientists said.
Public Health May 19, 2016
Pets are special to children, and they are great companions. A new study in the United States revealed that kids living with pet dogs are less likely to have social anxiety compared to kids who do not have pet dogs.
Life November 26, 2015
A new study shows that the more positively a mother remembers her childhood caretakers, the more likely she will be able to cope well and respond to her own baby's crying at the age of six months.
Life September 11, 2014
Parents increasingly likely to consider their overweight children as being healthy, a study finds. That creates a "vicious cycle" of denial leading to lack of action and further obesity, researchers say.
Life August 26, 2014
The largest study to date on military personnel and a connection to childhood abuse and violence indicates the military life is likely viewed as a refuge for such victims. Researchers say much more data is needed to make a substantial link.
Life July 24, 2014
Although it is widely believed that eczema in children goes away when they reach adolescence, a new study suggests that children with mild to severe eczema may continue to have the condition lifelong.
Life April 5, 2014
A recently study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association found that childhood obesity rates have dropped an estimated 43% in the past decade. However, researchers caution that the data may not be as promising as it initially appears, with obesity rates across the board remaining stasis or increasing.
Life February 26, 2014