A leading allergy consultant offered hope to parents of children with severe peanut allergy by confirming his landmark study will be rolled out into other allergy clinics ‘in around three years time’.
There is strong public backing for industrial action by midwives in their pay dispute with NHS employers, according to a new poll conducted by ComRes.
The Anaphylaxis Campaign is set to hold a special reception tonight (Monday 8th September 2014) to celebrate 20 years of supporting people with severe allergies.
The number of children and young people in schools with special education needs (SEN) has fallen to 1.49 million in 2014 – or 17.9% – from 1.55 million in 2013, official statistics have found.
Mosquitoes have so far this summer thrived on the tropical climate in Britain, and experts are warning of an influx of more biting insects, especially when mosquitoes settle down for the Autumn and are looking for their last feed.
Nearly 40 per cent of women discharged from hospital after giving birth were sent home before they were ready, a new report by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has revealed.
Women who plan to breastfeed their babies but don't are twice as likely to suffer depression as mothers who decide in advance to use formula, a study has found.
An 18-year-old student has made a scientific breakthrough that could help save the lives of young athletes with undiagnosed heart problems.
Health Minister Norman Lamb has described youth mental health services as “stuck in the dark ages” and to modernise the provision of psychiatric help for children by launching a new taskforce.
The Prime Minister has announced a pilot scheme to put age ratings on online music videos.
New evidence from the US has shown that human and animal parenting share many nervous system mechanisms.
A 'millennium generation' of 14 and 15 year olds are the most technology-savvy in the UK, according to a new Ofcom report, which shows that after digital confidence begins a long decline beyond teenage years.
A child's brains grows most rapidly just after birth and reaches half its adult size within three months, according to scientists from the University of California.
Children as young as 3 years’ old should be regularly screened for depression, researchers looking into the re-occurrence of the condition have said.
The number of children who self-harm has increased by more than 70 per cent in the past two years to record levels, according to new figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre.
Advice given to the public on dental hygiene has been labelled as “unacceptably inconsistent” by UCL scientists following research into the topic.
The first authoritative work to bring together the developmental milestones of infants and their relationship with food and feeding from their time in the womb has been released by the Infant & Toddler Forum.
Research involving volunteer couples at Hammersmith Hospital has resulted in 12 babies being born using a potentially safer way of obtaining eggs for use in IVF.
The Association of Chief Police Officers has established a ‘national coordinating group’ to help forces investigating historic child abuse cases.