Former foreign secretary David Miliband has called for a more joined up way of tackling child malnutrition around the world, with a greater use of community health workers as well.
Vaccinations and developmental checks reduce likelihood of hospital visits during childhood, a study by UK researchers has confirmed.
Health professionals require more guidance to prepare and support children when a parent is dying, according to researchers in Surrey.
Almost half of sport injury-related emergency department attendances and almost a quarter of sport injury-related hospital admissions are in children and adolescents, according to a UK study.
Children prescribed antibiotics and indigestion medicine could be at greater risk of obesity, because of their impact on bacteria in the gut, according to a new study from the US.
A school nurse in Surrey has worked with children to develop an innovative interactive poster aimed at providing easily accessible health and wellbeing information for teachers and young people.
Community health services for children at Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust have been downgraded from “good” to “inadequate” by inspectors who raised concerns about staffing levels and heavy caseloads.
The obesity crisis among Year 6 schoolchildren has reached new heights, latest figures reveal.
The stress of nursing the terminally ill is one of the themes of a new play about two teenagers who meet in a hospice.
Decongestants should not be given to young children because there is no evidence they help clear up a blocked or runny nose and their safety is unclear, according to experts investigating the effectiveness of treatments for the common cold.