One of the concerns parents have if their baby needs surgery is whether the general anaesthetic will affect the child's developing brain. New research finds it won't.
There's been a growing number of students taking up the language in schools across the UK.
Some young people are taken to immigration detention as they approach their 18th birthday.
There's heavy burden for women in Ghana who don't have children.
Siblings have one of the most enduring relationships which can help them enjoy the funny things in life.
Global experts warn that excessive screen time increases the risk of obesity, low physical fitness, anxiety and depression.
A new study reports that school-based physical activity interventions are ineffective in improving young people's activity levels. But we just need to think outside the box if we want them to work.
Finger counting and struggling to tell the time or use a calendar are all typical signs of dyscalculia – sometimes called 'maths dyslexia'.
Knife crime is a symptom of the toxic environments that adults create around children.
British three- and four-year-olds spend around four hours a day on screen time.
There’s so much more to video games than first person shooters.
Here's some advice for concerned working parents with kids at home during school holidays, based on our research on home security, burglaries and young offenders.
Chronic pain is described as an 'invisible enemy' and a 'malign invader'.
Ethiopia has a high number of injury-related deaths and disabilities among children.
The psychological health of migrant children will be deeply impacted by their flight from gang violence, and the experience of crowded unhygienic conditions and tear gas at the U.S. border.
New guidelines have been launched that make recommendations on the daily activities of babies and young children.
Children in countries like South Korea and Russia are more obedient, while American kids tend to be more self-indulgent.
Human capital is a key contributor to a country's economy. Here's how families and the state can nurture this asset.
The UN has declared all violence against children a violation of human rights. But it still happens even in schools.
Having children is linked to a greater risk of heart attacks and stroke, but kids aren't completely bad for your health.