Children

Study finds 'likely biological and genetic overlap' between carpal tunnel syndrome and migraine

Child’s body weight has limited effects on mood and behavioral problems, study finds

According to a study published today in eLife [20 December]. The findings suggest that some previous studies, which have shown a strong link between childhood obesity and mental health, may not have fully considered family genetics and environmental factors. Obese children are more likely to be diagnosed with depression, anxiety, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder …

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'It's a selfless act': How climate change may impact the decision to have children - ABC Everyday

‘It’s a selfless act’: How climate change may impact the decision to have children – ABC Everyday

Australia’s fertility rate is falling. Concern about climate change is one of the many reasons people choose to have fewer children, if at all. Experts say fewer babies born can have a positive impact on the environment, although there are negative implications associated with rapidly aging populations. While some people are determined to go childless …

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New research helps better understand risks associated with prenatal Zika virus infections

New research helps better understand risks associated with prenatal Zika virus infections

About one-third of children born to mothers infected with the Zika virus during pregnancy have at least one abnormality consistent with congenital Zika syndrome in the first few years of life, new research shows. The findings – based on the pooled analysis of 13 studies looking at pediatric outcomes among more than 1,500 Zika virus-affected …

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