HIV negative children born to women with HIV have a greater risk of dying before their first birthday.
A new study points to a clear link between childhood arthritis and abnormally low levels of vitamin D, especially ion northern countries.
Formula feeding has been linked to higher weight gain in children. But parents who are formula feeding their babies can take measures to promote healthy weight gain.
This is what children want from their local areas to live happier and healthier lives.
There have been many advances made in the prevention and treatment of pneumonia, but providing for people's basic needs can help reduce the disease burden.
Thanks to successful vaccination programs, Australia has just been declared free of rubella. Continued vigilance is important to make sure it doesn't come back.
From food insecurity to cyberbullying and teenage suicide, Canada scores low on child health.
The marketing of breakfast cereals may be confusing consumers with a mix of true and inflated claims.
Children who have witnessed the death of a parent at the hands of another parent will understandably suffer some serious consequences. Research has shown these children need and want to be heard.
There may be additional long-term health harms from antibiotic exposure in early life and before birth, including an increased risk of infection, obesity and asthma.
Dog walking has health benefits for children - but it's not a straightforward fitness boost.
South Africa has made significant progress with some of the sustainable development goal targets. But with others its lagging far behind.
If your child has a problem with defiant behaviours, there are a number of things you can do to avoid standoffs and reduce the chance of meltdowns. Here's how.
Each year an estimated 100 000 women have complications during childbirth which leave them with obstetric vaginal fistula.
Vitamin D could help the 20m children worldwide who suffer from acute, severe malnutrition.
It's time to challenge the taken-for-granted use of forceful holding by using creative methods to prepare children for health procedures..
The shift from daylight saving time will leave kids' body clocks an hour "out of sync", in a similar way to jet lag. Here are some evidence-based strategies to deal with this.
We asked teenagers what they need to get, and stay, active.
Middle ear infections (otitis media) are a common and often painful condition that
most children will experience at least once in their first year.
Instead of nagging younger kids "not to forget", and trusting the power of the child’s developing memory alone, try to help them "offload" as much of the work as possible.