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High vitamin D levels linked to lower cholesterol in children

There is a link between higher serum vitamin D levels and lower plasma cholesterol levels in primary school children, new […]

RACP releases new position statement to tackle obesity

Doctors have warned that the obesity health crisis is increasing chronic diseases like diabetes and stronger preventative action is needed […]

Rapid DNA sequencing transforms care for critically unwell children

Rapid genomic sequencing for babies and children with suspected genetic conditions improves health outcomes and saves healthcare dollars – transforming […]

Possible novel way to stop untreatable paediatric brain cancers

Researchers used an experimental molecular therapy in preclinical laboratory tests to effectively treat several types of deadly paediatric brain cancer […]

Prenatal cannabis use associated with low birth weights

With marijuana use during pregnancy on the rise, a new study led by the Colorado School of Public Health shows […]

Doctors warn against unnecessary CT scans in children presenting with new onset…

New medical advice is recommending doctors avoid Computed Tomography (CT) scans when evaluating children and adolescents who present with their […]

Combating childhood obesity by preventing “fatty liver” in fetus

New research published in The Journal of Physiology indicates that an obese pregnant mother and exposure to a high fat, […]

Pediatricians Screen More Kids for Mental Health Issues if Supported

A new study suggests many more pediatricians would make mental health screenings an integral part of a child’s annual checkup […]

Brain remaps itself in child with double hand transplant

The first child to undergo a successful hand transplant also is the first child in whom scientists have detected massive […]

How diabetes in pregnancy affects baby’s heart

Researchers at the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA have discovered how high glucose […]