child health


Parents of babies with heart disease want early access to cardiac geneticists and genetic counsellors, new research has found.


A study of thousands of premature babies has found that parents who spend long periods in hospital caring for their infant experience less stress and that babies show faster weight gain.


As injuries at indoor trampoline parks soar, there is an urgent need for mandatory minimum safety standards, write Lisa Nicole Sharwood, Davide Eager and Susan Adams.


A major review by UNSW researchers has identified strong evidence that a virus called Enterovirus D68 is the cause of a mystery polio-like illness that has paralysed children in the US, Canada and Europe.


New research into the health of newly arrived refugee children in Australia gives us clues about how we can help all refugee kids, writes Karen Zwi.

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Temper tantrums, playground fights, or just seeming to delight in annoying others. Conduct problems in childhood can be a precursor of worse to come, writes Rhoshel Lenroot.