New research finds taking antibiotics in early life is associated with an increased risk of obesity at age four. But that's no reason not to give your child antibiotics if they really need them.
The mobile game has been downloaded more than 50 million times. If you have kids, they've probably played it. But it's more problematic than most people realise.
Women aged over 35 are sometimes offered genetic testing of their IVF embryos to rule out abnormalities. But it's expensive and doesn't increase their chance of a baby. In fact, it could reduce it.
Should Australia allow the creation of babies with DNA from more than two people? This reproductive technology could prevent babies being born with mitochondrial disease, so the simple answer is yes.
One in four Australians is overweight or obese by the time they reach adolescence, but it's difficult to predict who is at risk. These three questions can help.
Daylight saving time starts this weekend, and it can often be the beginning of new dramas getting kids to bed. Here's how to make the transition a little smoother.
One in ten Australian kids get hay fever but it can be difficult to differentiate it from the common cold.
New research suggests that while babies conceived via IVF experience changes to their genes, these differences disappear by adulthood.
We asked five experts if DNA testing was worthwhile. Four out of five said yes.
La perte des dents de lait ne sert pas qu’à obtenir des cadeaux de la petite souris.
Many of the gels, toys or therapies recommended to help kids through teething may be dangerous. So, what's a parent to do?
Those least likely to get professional help for their mental health conditions were girls, younger children, and children from non-English-speaking backgrounds.
Your teeth started to grow even before you were born.
Countries around the world are taking society's happiness and well-being into account when formulating policy. So, why is Australia so focused on economics as the sole marker of progress?
Anda tidak harus menjadi ahli untuk menjadi pendukung vaksinasi yang efektif. Berikut adalah beberapa kiat jika berhadapan dengan orang yang tidak yakin jika dia harus memvaksinasi anak-anaknya.
It's hard to decide which treatment to choose when trying to quit smoking or lose weight. The term 'number needed to treat' could help you decide what is most likely to work.
You don't have to be an expert to be an effective advocate for vaccination. Here are some tips if you find yourself talking to someone who isn't convinced they should vaccinate their kids.
Rates of ADHD medications prescribed for children have gone up by 30% in three years. But our research found only one in four children who meet ADHD criteria are taking medication.
Research has started to identify the key factors in creating communities that promote good early childhood development.
Despite good oral hygiene, some children have weak teeth that are more prone to decay.