Teenagers who use prescription opioids in a nonprescription manner may be more likely to move onto using heroin, according to a recent study.
Poorer educational outcomes may need to be added to the list of the potential outcomes for children who have type 1 diabetes.
Although in-flight emergencies are well-characterized events when they occur with an adult, the data for in-flight emergencies that occur in children are lacking. A new study published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine emphasizes the need for more information.
Girls have been the focus of stories looking at the early onset of puberty, but a new study from Sweden indicates that some boys also may have been undergoing early puberty.
Are the slowly rising temperatures across the United States and the world leading to fetal development issues, particularly fetal growth?
Using palivizumab in infants with cystic fibrosis (CF) may not lead to long-term improvements, according to a new study published in Pediatrics. Researchers used the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Patient Registry data.
Having insurance may mean the difference between being admitted to a hospital or transferred elsewhere for children and teenagers who visit the emergency department (ED) for a mental health emergency.
A new study from Germany highlights another reason to fight childhood obesity: to reduce the risk of developing pediatric multiple sclerosis (MS) as well as protect the efficacy of first-line treatment for the disease.
The focus on screen time has been on its impact on toddlers and young children, but a new study in JAMA Pediatrics indicates that teenagers can be impacted by long periods of screen time as well, with negative mental health consequences.
Meant to help infants breastfeed more easily, the frenotomy procedure appears to be performed on some infants who don’t require it, according to a new study found in JAMA Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery.