Children 4 May '17
A two-year-old girl managed to cheat death by curling into the ground as two SUVs run over her in Xichiang, Sichuan province of China.
Children 2 May '17
Eleven people died in Liberia due to an illness that remained unidentified.
Parenting 25 April '17
Three AfricannNations will get to test the first batch of the new malaria vaccine believed to save thousands.
Children 24 April '17
Nancy Williams, a coordinator of professional education at UNC Asheville, shared that parents should not be afraid to use pacifiers, provided they know when to stop the kids from using them.
Health/Nutrition 30 March '17
Just this January, more than 500 cases of measles were reported in Europe and less than half of these were from Italy.
Health/Nutrition 24 March '17
One of the top killers of children, the rotavirus, could possibly be prevented now with the help of a powdered vaccine.
Health/Nutrition 20 December '16
Is the less than 6-teaspoon of added sugar daily consumption recommended by the World Health Organization junk science? The debate goes on as new review claims these guidelines are based on low-quality data.
Pregnancy 15 November '16
Know the number of times you should see a doctor when you are pregnant.
Feeding 14 November '16
The number of sumo babies, or babies born over 9 lbs, is increasing on an alarming rate. Make sure to know how to prevent infant obesity by being aware of the causes.
School Age 7 November '16
The World Health Organization said that children's obesity could have been affected by online junk food advertisements.
Health 28 September '16
A mother saw proof of the dangers of having no vaccination after her three children fell ill due to rotavirus. Vaccines protect children from a host of diseases such as chicken pox, diphtheria, hepatitis A and B, influenza, measles, mumps, pertussis, polio, pneumococcus, rotavirus, rubella and tetanus.
Health 20 September '16
A new clinical report is urging for a formal restriction on using codeine for children. Codeine is an opioid pain medication that is also used to relieve kids' coughs.
Health/Nutrition 12 September '16
Zika Virus has now spread to Southeast Asia and eight pregnant women reportedly contracted the disease.
Health 10 September '16
Children and teenagers aged between five and 17 should have at least an hour of moderate physical exercise every day. Going beyond one hour will provide more health benefits that they can carry until adulthood.
Health/Nutrition 7 September '16
New guidelines have been released by the World Health Organization and this time it is about safe sex. The guidelines aim to prevent the repercussions of infecting sexual partners and babies if pregnancies occur.
Feeding 5 August '16
The Breastfeeding Awareness Month campaign highlights the benefits of breastfeeding for both mothers and babies. The practice of breastfeeding can also help tackle the world's most pervasive problems and inequalities.
Mind 2 August '16
Is transgender identity a form of mental health problem?
Mind 29 July '16
A study published on Tuesday in the U.K. medical journal Lancet Psychiatry found evidence that proves being transgender doesn’t make people mentally ill. It argued that a condition is only considered as a mental illness when it directly causes distress and dysfunction to a person.
Mind 28 July '16
Researchers say that having being transgender should not equate to having mental illness.
Body 5 July '16
Parents from Utah are blaming the ineffectiveness of FluMist for the death of their eight-year-old daughter Mackenzie Coyne. The child died from influenza hours after she was diagnosed by doctors.
Health/Nutrition 30 June '16
Peter Salama is set to succeed Bruce Aylward for the position on July 27.
Medicine 21 June '16
The drug Denosumab targets marker protein carried by cancer precursor cells. Women with faulty BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes have higher risks of developing breast and ovarian cancer.
Body 20 June '16
WHO announced that black coffee can potentially reverse cancer.