There may be two distinct child obesity epidemics according to researchers with infants and adolescents most at risk.
Experiments in mice have revealed how breast milk works to ward off the development of necrotising enterocolitis (NEC), a devastating intestinal disorder that affects 12 percent of premature babies and claims the lives of one in four of those who have it.
The Youth Select Committee (YSC) has announced it will undertake an inquiry into mental health. The Committee, a British Youth Council (BYC) initiative, will explore issues around awareness, education and services for young people under 25.
Health professionals have been urged to warn young people that binge drinking during their teens can have a "lasting effect" on their learning and memory.
SWAN UK will launch a new animated film to raise awareness ahead of Undiagnosed Children’s Day this Friday.
In partnership with the Journal of Family Health, SAPHNA is delighted to be able to offer eight free day delegate places to the School Nurse International Conference 2015. Find out how to apply for your FREE place here.
We decided to shine the pre-election spotlight on the political parties to find what they might be offering in terms of health and social care. Bibi Berki steps up to the brief and also asks some health professionals and leads how they want the political landscape to shape up post-election
For thousands of children and young people, seasonal allergic rhinitis causes misery and stress and may adversely affect everyday life, both at school and leisure. Allergy UK’s deputy CEO Lindsay McManus and JFHC editor Penny Hosie suggest ways to relieve some symptoms.