Many adults who have a lifelong problem with migraines first experience them in childhood or adolescence.
Young people whose parents have cancer report levels of psychological distress that are three to six times higher than others their age.
Ghana's school feeding programme has reached millions of children in the past 11 years. It does important work, but needs more support to grow and become sustainable.
Sadly the finding that children, especially poorer children, suffer the most from air pollution isn't particularly surprising.
In many parts of Nigeria, children are branded as witches and suffer abuse and even abandonment. Religion and poverty are thought to play a role.
Growing pains are the most common childhood musculoskeletal condition resulting in frequent visits to healthcare professionals.
Adults who had a low birthweight or were undernourished as young children are more likely to experience high blood pressure and obesity.
Eighty years ago, poor people in Britain suffered ill health as a result of eating unhealthy food, just as they do today. The only difference is, in 1936, policymakers didn't blame the poor.
A recent study found while parents are positive about their children engaging in aerobic activities (running, playing sports), they have much more negative views when it comes to strength exercises.
Parents in three Australian states are being given misleading advice about the dangers of lead to babies and small children – including failing to warn pregnant women about miscarriage risks.
It’s like putting the fox in charge of the hen house – food advertisers can make and break the rules as they like.
The stash of hidden magazines you might remember from your youth is vastly different from the sexually explicit content children are exposed to today.
Eating breakfast is associated with higher grades in English, maths and science.
Researchers have found that cutting sugar out of kids' diets can improve their blood pressure, cholesterol readings and other markers of metabolic health.
The single diagnosis of cerebral palsy covers a wide range of conditions with many different contributing factors that interact in varying ways.
The off-label use of medicines is not illegal and it doesn't mean regulators have specifically "disapproved" its use. But there are a number of issues to consider before using a medicine off-label.
Research around the importance of the first 1000 days has been gaining traction. The latest links stunting to malnutrition in children.
Our new research shows the culture of sexualisation not only affects how young girls see themselves, but also how they are treated and viewed by adults.
For two countries that have similar wealth and health spending, there are stark differences in how many children under five survive.
The former footballer hit back at criticism from the Daily Mail after his daughter was photographed using a dummy.