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Trends in Antipsychotic Medication Use in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults

Despite concerns that use of antipsychotic medications in treating young people has increased, use actually declined between 2006 and 2010 for children ...

Expert guides Department of Health in safeguarding children

A nursing expert at Greenwich is the lead advisor on a new government policy to support children vulnerable to sexual exploitation. ...

NZ children still suffer rickets from lack of Vitamin D

Vitamin D deficiency continues to cause rickets in young New Zealanders, new University of Otago research has found. The researchers say that their finding suggests that at-risk mothers and children should be better targeted for Vitamin D supplementation. ... Full story

Patients, parents and clinicians should have a voice in prioritizing child health research, new study recommends

TORONTO – Patients, parents and clinicians should have a voice in selecting and prioritizing child health research topics because they may have different priorities than health researchers, a new study says. ... Full story

Childhood adversities, including witnessing parental domestic violence, linked to later migraines

TORONTO, ON – Adults who were exposed to childhood adversity, including witnessing parental domestic violence, or experiencing childhood physical and sexual abuse, have higher odds of experiencing migraine headaches in adulthood, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Toronto. ... Full story

Children's centres 'popular but under pressure to deliver more with less’

Oxford researchers have highlighted how the role of children's centres across the UK has changed. ... Full story

Does baby snore like dad?

Babies who snore are widely under diagnosed according to Australian researchers investigating less costly and more effective methods of identifying sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome (SAHS) in infants. ... Full story

Foster care experiences need to be told

University of Adelaide researchers are urging more people to tell their stories of being involved in foster care in the hopes of better understanding the impact of foster care on children and families. ... Full story

Study finds inadequate hydration among U.S. children

Findings could have implications for children’s health, well-being ... Full story

Child fitness falls further than feared

Child fitness levels are falling at an even faster rate than first feared - and this time there is evidence it has nothing to do with obesity. ... Full story

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