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Children may need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 too. Here’s what we need to...

An ideal COVID-19 vaccine would not only protect people from becoming ill, it would also stop the virus spreading through the population. The best way...

Scientists find a cause of impaired social functions in autism

In a new study, researchers have discovered a new connection between a genetic alteration and social difficulties related to autism: A mutation in the...

Healthy eating habits in childhood may lower risk of adult obesity and heart disease

In a new statement, researchers say that how children are fed may be just as important as what they are fed. The statement is the...

Coronavirus linked to rare inflammatory disease in children – here’s what we know

The UK Paediatric Intensive Care Society sent out an alert on April 27 about an increase in cases of severe COVID-19-related illness in children. Since...

COVID-19 may strike more children than expected

In a new study, researchers found that the number of children infected with the coronavirus may be far more extensive than what is currently...

COVID-19 testing: What parents need to know

Who should be tested for the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19? And what do the different types of tests actually measure? Attending Physician Jeffrey Bender, MD, a pediatric infectious...

This common vaccine may be key to protecting children against COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues its global spread, vaccine development is on everyone’s mind. Indiana University’s John Patton is no exception. Patton, associate professor of...

New evidence COVID-19 typically mild for kids

In a new study, researchers found new evidence that children infected with COVID-19 have less severe symptoms than adults with the coronavirus. The team analyzed...

New findings about the causes of childhood obesity

Childhood obesity is not just a public health concern in western countries; it is rising across the world, particularly in poor and low-income countries. In...

How to protect your kids from the COVID-19

With all the sobering news about the new coronavirus and COVID-19, the disease the virus causes, worried moms and dads can feel better about...