Health News

Abuse Not Silenced for Some
Neglect, physical and sexual abuse is more than 25 percent higher among deaf and hard-of-hearing children compared to hearing youths.
ADHD Medications Appear Safe, Genetically Speaking
According to a new study from the National Institutes of Health ( NIH ), medications for attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) do not appear to cause genetic damage.
Share and Share Alike
Children as young as three years old have a sense of what's fair, according to a new study from Harvard University.
Offensive Behavior and TBI
Youth offenders may have a higher proportional rate of traumatic brain injury (TBI) than the general population, according to a new study from the University of Exeter's School of Psychology.
The Fix Causes the Problem
Children with hip and thigh implants face an increased risk of bone fracture of the same bones being treated by the implants, according to a new study from Johns Hopkins Children's Center.
A Different Kind of Sign Language
Researchers have discovered markers for measuring the ability of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder to control impulsive movements.
Hyper Hypo or No?
The health of a baby in the first five minutes of exiting the womb may be associated with his or her risk of developing attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Knowing the Heart's Rhythms
Monitoring the heart rate of a fetus may reduce the risk of death among infants, according to new research.
Hang in There a Little Longer, It's Worth It
Preterm birth prevention clinics are effective at both increasing the number of full term births and reducing health complications among newborns, according to new research.
A Dollar Now Will Get You $11 Later
An early education program for children from low-income families generates an estimated $4 to $11 of economic benefits over a child's lifetime for every dollar spent on the program, according to a new analysis.