Most parents would agree that one of the of the biggest modern parenting challenges is monitoring a child’s online activity.
To protect a developing fetus from experimental drugs or treatments that might cause birth defects, pregnant women aren’t included in many clinical trials. But that limits the safety evidence, too. (Image credit: Maria Fabrizio for NPR)
The price of insulin keeps going up. For people with Type 1 diabetes, high prices can be a life and death issue. Now a grassroots movement is pushing for change. (Image credit: Maddie McGarvey for NPR)
The groups asked to close down operations include Catholic Relief Services, World Vision and Plan International. (Image credit: B.K. Bangash/AP)
Advocates say the Trump administration’s rollback of nutrition requirements could lead to school meals that are inconsistent with federal dietary guidelines. (Image credit: Mary Esch/AP)
Concerns over a Chinese scientist’s claim that he created the first gene-edited babies grow with more questions about whether it worked and the possible harm he may have inflicted on the twin girls. (Image credit: Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images)
Babies recognize faces from profile view in the second half of the first year of life, new research shows.
Having a regular, age-appropriate bedtime and getting sufficient sleep from early childhood may be important for healthy body weight in adolescence, according to researchers.
A new study shows that the infections children contract during their childhood are linked to an increase in the risk of mental disorders during childhood and adolescence. This knowledge expands our understanding of the role of the immune system in the development of mental disorders.
A large study of Danish kids finds that childhood infections are linked with a higher risk of developing some mental illnesses. The risk is highest in the months immediately following the infection. (Image credit: Rebecca Nelson/Getty Images)