Catch-up vaccinations are free. These hints and tips will help you get started.
The danger from contaminated cough syrups is that early symptoms of poisoning, such as drowsiness, are sometimes observed in children without contamination.
Here’s why it’s taken so long to develop a vaccine for respiratory syncytial virus and what we can expect next.
There is every chance your situation can improve. And the earlier you start, the better the outcomes.
Encouraging your child to ‘eat a rainbow’ is backed by the evidence and can start more well-rounded and positive conversations with them about foods.
You don’t have to have a mental illness to get the benefits. Here’s how you can use what we’re learning from our research to boost your own mental health.
Early treatment with antibiotics can be life-saving.
Children who need help most tend to experience adversity throughout childhood. That continuing adversity muffles the benefit of improved early nutrition.
There are many reasons that malaria is so persistent in Africa. Four of them are poverty, human movement, resistance and climate change.
A new report predicts child obesity could reduce Australian life expectancy by more than four years. Here’s why you should be a little skeptical.
Deprivation in childhood is a strong predictor of obesity, gambling, smoking and addiction in adulthood.
Since the war broke out, some healthcare workers have lost their jobs, others have been displaced, wounded, threatened or killed.
Anxiety symptoms vary from child to child, and by age. But there are some common signs to watch for.
The pandemic has disrupted national immunisation programmes. As a result, the African continent is seeing more outbreaks of vaccine preventable diseases.
A recent report has found First Nations children in Victoria have better health outcomes, however culturally appropriate research can better highlight what’s going well for First Nations kids’ health.
As well as a mild fever, children with the disease develop small white blisters or a red rash.
Newborn babies are particularly vulnerable to hot conditions. They have a limited ability to control their body temperature.
Each food-based vitamin A programme carries different advantages and issues.
Polio cases in the US, UK and Israel remind us that this could also happen in Australia. Here’s what we should watch out for.
A large proportion of primary school aged kids get infected with pinworm at some time – and yes, it can make them pretty moody.