A high gluten intake by mothers during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of their child developing type 1 diabetes, suggests a study by Danish researchers.
Falling childhood immunisation rates across England risk a resurgence of “deadly and life-changing” diseases of the past, a leading nurse has warned, after new figures revealed a decline in coverage in nine out of 12 routine jabs.
A children’s community nurse from the Midlands has signed up to undertake a dizzying wing walk to raise money for charity.
A children’s charity has announced a partnership with a university to try and demonstrate the value of the specialist paediatric nursing posts that it funds.
A new anaesthetic formula that makes bad-tasting medicine taste nice has been developed by Australian researchers, who say it has the potential to make it easier to treat sick children.
The widely held and persistent belief that milk boosts phlegm production and worsens respiratory conditions from asthma to the common cold, is a myth, argues a children’s health expert.
A specialist health visitor in Sussex has developed an innovative board game to help nurses and other professionals understand the importance of a good night’s sleep for children.
Taking fish oil supplement during pregnancy is linked to an increase in infant lean and bone mass by the age of six years, according to Danish and UK researchers.
The upcoming NHS England 10-year plan will fail if health visitors continue to be sidelined from the system as a result of being solely commissioned by local councils, leaders have warned.
Some intensive care units may be putting babies and children at risk by not implementing standardised monitoring of breathing, a new survey has highlighted.