2020's Starlight Super Swim is encouraging Australians to make a positive splash to help the Starlight Children's Foundation brighten the lives of seriously ill and hospitalised children.
Parents of infants with poor sleeping habits are three times more likely to experience daytime dysfunction compared with parents of infants without sleep troubles.
It's not unusual for 11- and 12-year-olds to spend up to 11 hours seated.
People born very preterm or very low weight are four times more likely to have lung-related issues in early adulthood than those born on time.
Delaying a newborn's first bath by 12 hours may significantly improve breastfeeding exclusivity, and make it easier for the baby to latch.
Too often, children are being injured by falls while in hospital, presenting a significant challenge to healthcare providers. Two organisations step up to change the status quo.
Australia has the highest rate of food allergies in the world, which is why researchers have launched a new, free app to help manage the risks.
This revised edition is a free, practical tool for clinicians, patients and their families, anticipating the different stages of diagnosis and treatment.
Ever wondered how children have the energy to run around all day? Researchers have the answer.
With diet-related problems the leading cause of disease in Australia, new research into junk food ads seen by kids is alarming.
Boys with asthma are 30% more likely to fracture a bone than boys without, while girls with asthma have no link to bone fractures.
Distressed parents of babies with colic may soon have a solution — although so far, it leans towards babies who are exclusively breastfed.
Regardless of their socioeconomic position or body weight, a healthy diet is likely to result in a happy, well-balanced child.
Stroke affects children and babies, and is among the top 10 causes of death in children.
Doctors treating childhood cancer have a new tool to help manage tough ethical questions surrounding fertility preservation for their young patients.