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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 […]

Child sexual abuse affects victim’s brain

A fresh look at neurobiological research shoots down any remaining myths that adult-child sex could be less harmful than claimed. […]
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A vital step for childhood stroke

The Stroke Foundation has welcomed and endorsed Australia’s first clinical guidelines for children with stroke, saying the guidelines were a […]

Preterm babies’ lives saved by clamping umbilical cord later

Thousands of preterm babies could be saved by waiting 60 seconds before clamping the umbilical cord after birth instead of […]

Recognising monogenic diabetes is vital for its management

Distinguishing monogenic diabetes in the young – that is, a rare type of diabetes caused by a single genetic mutation […]

New web resource for Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

The federal government has funded a new web resource developed by the University of Sydney to assist the prevention and […]

Learning to improve foot control in cerebral palsy

A device to measure foot control is being trialled to improve walking ability for adolescents and young adults with cerebral […]

Genetic causes of cerebral palsy

A new international research group has been established to investigate the underlying genetic causes of cerebral palsy, spurred on by […]
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