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Environmental exposures early in life modify immune response | Finland

The prevalence of allergic diseases has increased significantly over the last decades, creating substantial financial and societal burdens. Due to […]

Being large for gestational age at birth combined with maternal diabetes is ass…

New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes [EASD]) shows that children […]

Risk factors of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease accumulate in childr…

Risk factors of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease accumulate in children who have poor aerobic fitness, a new study […]

Cerebral palsy guide helps GPs provide better care for patients

People living with cerebral palsy, carers and researchers have joined forces to create an Australian-first kit helping general practitioners better […]

New screening tool to improve outcomes for kids with foetal alcohol spectrum di…

Foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) has often been called the ‘invisible disability’ due to its high rate of non- or […]

New resource helps families assess childhood cancer clinical trials

UNSW medical researchers are developing a tool to support families who are deciding whether to enrol in a childhood cancer […]

Cord blood clue to respiratory diseases

New research has found children born in the last three months of the year in Melbourne may have a greater […]

Birth defect predicts testicular cancer, infertility

Led by University of Sydney researchers and published in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, this is the first population-based cohort […]

USA: Mothers’ pesticide levels linked with autism in children

A new study appearing online from The American Journal of Psychiatry finds that elevated pesticide levels in pregnant women are associated with […]

Spider venom strikes a blow against childhood epilepsy

A devastating form of childhood epilepsy that is resistant to traditional drugs may have met its match in spider venom. […]