Child Development News

Date Posted
Article Title
6/2/2005
Rock-a-Bye, Babies

Study shows how even infants develop a love of music

6/1/2005
Skipping Breakfast Common Among U.S. Girls

The problem is most pronounced among black teens, study finds

6/1/2005
Kids Can Be Taught to Eat Right

Nutrition education program yields heart-healthy results

5/31/2005
New Clues to the Roots of Dyslexia

Sensory, rather than visual deficits, may be to blame

5/29/2005
Preschoolers Are Hip to Adult Errors

Most 3- and 4-year-olds react skeptically to dubious information, study finds

5/27/2005
Virtual Vehicles Teach Teens Highway Safety

Scientists are testing simulators that mimic the driving environment

5/26/2005
Adenoid, Tonsil Removal Improves Childhood Asthma

Study finds dramatic reductions in need for medication after surgery

5/26/2005
Words Sharpen Visual Memory, Study Finds

Children recalled objects better when given language cues

5/25/2005
International Adoptees At Lower Risk of Behavior Problems

Study shows they fare better than domestically adopted kids

5/21/2005
U.S. Surgeon General Offers Toddler Health Tips

Monitoring, teaching and praising kids can keep them safe and feeling loved

5/20/2005
Some Eating Disorder Web Sites Discourage Recovery: Study

Glorification of this often-fatal disorder is flourishing, researchers find

5/20/2005
Popular Teens Aren't Always Angels

More likely to engage in deviant behaviors like drug use, vandalism, study says

5/17/2005
Child Abuse Death Risk High in Military Families

Homicide rates doubled near army bases, study found

5/16/2005
Study: Acne Treatment Won't Trigger Depression

Accutane may even improve mood for some teens, study finds

5/15/2005
Pediatricians Add Value to Parenting Classes

Study found good results in helping moms, dads with disruptive toddlers

5/15/2005
Most Kids Treated at Non-Children's Hospitals

Pediatric resources may be lower at generalist centers, researchers warn

5/15/2005
Study: More Kids Than Ever Without Health Insurance

Coverage under employer-based plans continues to decline, study finds

5/14/2005
Shattered Eyeglasses Putting Kids at Risk

Falls and sports-related injuries major causes, study finds

5/14/2005
Junk Food Outlets Crowd Inner-City Schools

Sweet, fatty foods are within easy reach of Harlem youngsters, study finds

5/13/2005
Green Laser Pointers Point to Danger

Sustained targeting of eye could cause real damage, study finds

5/13/2005
Taking Action Against Childhood Asthma

Parents can arm kids to fight the condition and win

5/13/2005
Behavior Therapy Cuts Need for ADHD Drug

Same results, at a much lower dose, when children get counseling, study finds

5/13/2005
Kids Not Wired for Slo-Mo

Youngsters' brains better at gauging fast-moving objects, research shows

5/13/2005
Research Getting Closer to Autism Gene

The gene affects only boys, perhaps explaining their raised risk

5/12/2005
Helping Kids Stay Fit

Youngsters benefit from nutrition, exercise lessons

5/11/2005
Sodas Keep Child Obesity Soaring

Some hard facts on soft drinks in latest review

5/11/2005
Type 2 Diabetes Increasing in Children Worldwide

Rising obesity rates may be to blame, researchers say

5/10/2005
Early HIV Treatment Extending Kids' Lives

The key is to give triple-drug therapy soon after birth, study finds

5/9/2005
Small Elementary Class Size Boosts High School Grad Rates

Teacher attention in the early years reaps rewards, study finds

5/6/2005
Subtle Learning Problems in Kids of Cocaine-Using Moms

Despite problems, these children do better than previously thought, study contends

5/4/2005
Health Tip: Looking for Knock-knees

Signs that you should be concerned

5/3/2005
Simple Questions Spot Kids at Secondhand Smoke Risk

Mom's smoking is most important, study finds

4/21/2005
Injuries Don't Deter Young Athletes

While nearly half do get hurt, most injuries are mild, study finds

4/21/2005
Teens Don't Get Health Counseling They Need

Study finds little discussion of topics such as HIV, skin cancer

4/21/2005
Tonsillectomy Helps Kids' Sleep Apnea

Benefits continued long after surgery, study finds

4/19/2005
Most U.S. Kids Now Vaccinated Against Chickenpox

Ten years after inoculation's launch, 85 percent are immunized

4/18/2005
Obesity: Bad For Men, Women and Kids

Being overweight is hard on everyone's hearts, new studies find

4/12/2005
'Lazy Eye' Therapy Can Help Older Children

Placing patch on healthy eye improved vision in kids over age 7

4/11/2005
Injuries Rising as More Kids Take Up Golf

Head trauma from cart accidents most common, study finds

4/7/2005
HIV-Infected Parent's Final Illness Toughest on Teens

Death may ease emotional burden, study suggests

4/6/2005
Health Tip: Your Baby's Teething

How to help young choppers feel better

4/5/2005
Kids Follow Parents in Using Alternative Therapies

Boys less likely to use these treatments than girls, study finds

4/4/2005
U.S. Parents Exposing Children to Cigarette Smoke

Forty percent allow smoking around kids in the family home

4/4/2005
Pregnancy Complication Linked to Hypertension in Kids

Maternal high blood pressure disorder, preeclampsia, may pass on risk

4/4/2005
Too Much Tube Time Can Turn Kids Into Bullies

Study finds a connection in children as young as 4

3/30/2005
America's Kids Doing Well, Except With Obesity: Report

Annual findings show well-being the best in 3 decades

3/25/2005
Great Moms Pass Parenting Skills to Daughters

Study finds no such relationship for dads, however

3/25/2005
Quality Time Most Important for Babies

New study good news for working moms with infants

3/25/2005
Bullying a Big Problem in Schools

Study finds nearly half of sixth-graders face daily intimidation

3/21/2005
Health Tip: Symptoms of Autism

Lack of communication, repetitive actions lead the list