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Hypnotherapy trial reduces pain and anxiety in children with burns

A world-first study has found medical hypnosis can reduce pain and anxiety in children being treated for serious burns. ...

Protecting babies from eczema with low-cost Vaseline

Low-priced moisturizers effective in preventing costly inflammatory skin disorder in babies ...

Children with average and lower vocabularies reading e-books learn more with an adult reader than pre-recorded voice

Toronto, ON – A study by researchers at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto shows that four-year-olds with average and lower vocabulary skills learn more effectively with an adult reading an eBook to them versus relying solely on the eBook’s voiceover. ... Full story

Report reveals tens of thousands of teenagers are neglected at home

Researchers from the University of York have contributed to a major new report which reveals that tens of thousands of teenagers across England are suffering neglect at home. ... Full story

Tackling child abuse linked to faith or belief

New research reveals more guidance is needed for professionals ... Full story

Child mortality in Ethiopia investigated in new surveillance study - See more at: http://www.lshtm.ac.uk/newsevents/news/2016/child_mortality_ethiopia.html#sthash.MAJXQ7rB.dpuf

A project aiming to reduce child deaths in Ethiopia by providing important evidence on the causes of mortality will be led by researchers from the School, after they received a grant of more than $2 million. ... Full story

Compassion fatigue widespread among foster carers

The needs of children traumatised through abuse, neglect and loss, combined with a lack of appropriate support from fostering agencies, means that many foster carers are suffering from compassion fatigue, according to new research. ... Full story

Study examines impact of antipsychotic drugs on young minds

Prestigious fellowship enables early career researcher to further work on risk of growing use of drugs in childhood ... Full story

Are SIDS and colic related? Researchers propose new theory

Brittany Collins Kaufman Many parents know the frustration and misery of having an infant with colic. Try as they might, there often seems to be no ... Full story

RCGP launches new Brain Tumours in Children Toolkit

A new resource to support GPs, their teams, and parents to spot signs of brain tumours in children and young people has been launched today by the Royal College of GPs, in partnership with the University of Nottingham’s HeadSmart campaign. ... Full story

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