Adolescents who are not underweight but have lost a significant amount of weight can still be suffering from life-threatening complications associated with anorexia nervosa, a new research study has found.
A lack of awareness and knowledge about childhood constipation is putting avoidable stress on emergency rooms and costing the Victorian economy millions of dollars a year, according to a study by Murdoch Children's Research Institute.
Children with type 1 diabetes who suffer from diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), a common complication at diagnosis, are at risk of adverse changes to their brain which can lead to problems with attention and impaired memory.
Parents and healthcare professionals need to be aware that children can have strokes and be prepared to respond to systems, according to research presented at the recent American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference.
Language problems are extremely common in children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and contribute to poorer academic outcomes, a study by the Murdoch Children's Research Institute has found.
The number of Australian children suffering from Kawasaki disease, a severe, potentially life-threatening condition that mainly affects young children, is on the increase and is much more common than previously thought, a study by Murdoch Children's Research Institute and the Princess Margaret Hospital for Children has found.
Adults who have been conceived through use of IVF and other assisted reproductive technologies (ART) have mostly grown up as healthy individuals, comparing well to those conceived naturally, the world’s largest study into ART young adults has found.
An educational program aimed at reducing postnatal depression in caregivers and reducing sleeping and crying problems in infants, was found to improve depressive symptoms and prevented infant sleep and crying problems, but only in infants who fed frequently, a study by Murdoch Children's Research Institute and the Parenting Research Centre has found.