As the late summer/early fall "season" for acute flaccid myelitis nears, the CDC is reminding medical professionals what they should look for to quickly recognize AFM symptoms and report suspected cases to their health department.
A study of newborn infants has identified a compound produced by gut bacteria that appears to predispose certain infants to allergies and asthma later in life.
Something most parents don't want to hear from their teenager: I am not prepared to be an adult, and it's your fault.
A new study has found that approximately 80 percent of a person’s risk of developing autism stems from inherited genetic factors.
Worried about peanut allergies in children? A practice article in CMAJ outlines five things to know about early introduction of peanuts in infants to reduce the risk of peanut allergy.
Do you have trouble sleeping? Taking a bath approximately 90 minutes before sleeping may help you sleep faster and better, a new study suggests.
Preschoolers with symptoms of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder are much less likely than other children their age to be ready for school, new research from the Stanford University School of Medicine has found.