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In a review of 91 studies across 17 countries, transgender and nonbinary youth were found to deal with "pervasive stigma and discrimination" in healthcare.
A new study found that people who experience intense boredom and turn to smartphone gaming may be creating "maladaptive" coping mechanisms, which worsen their real-world problems.
COVID-19 patients with a history of malnutrition have an increased need for mechanical ventilation and risk of death, according to new research.
Living near woodlands has been found to improve cognitive development and lower the risk of emotional and behavioural problems in young people.
Vaccines Minister Nadhim Zahawi said that children who were vulnerable, living with clinically vulnerable family or almost 18 would be given the COVID vaccine.
Health and Social Care Secretary Sajid Javid has announced that over 35 million people will have access to a free flu vaccine this winter.
In Bangladesh, children are fighting a difficult battle to survive antibiotic resistance - now, mid-pandemic, pneumonia is becoming untreatable via normal drugs.
According to data from The Trevor Project, one in four LGBTQ youth in the US identify as non-binary - with the majority reporting that they use they/them pronouns.
According to researchers in Michigan, eating disorder hospitalisations among adolescents increased during the COVID pandemic - as "their entire worlds were turned upside down overnight".
The Adverse Childhood Experiences project, led by Professor Kam Bhui and Professor Eunice Ma, aims to create interventions for children who suffer from life-shaping trauma.
Maternity safety minister Nadine Dorries has announced £2.45 million in funding for the NHS to improve the safety of women and babies during childbirth.
For The Health Improvement Project for Teens (HIPTeens), our purpose is simple: Helping teens, including those with intellectual/developmental disabilities, reach their potential through robust research and practical application reducing sexual risk and building resilience.
Associate Professor Ken Tachibana, discloses how prenatal ambient fine particle exposure disrupts DNA methylation and subsequent gene expression in the foetal development stage.
A study by the University of Georgia finds that parents who experience childhood mistreatment can fail to teach their children emotional skills.
The Moderna vaccine has been found to be 100% effective against COVID-19 in 12-17 year olds, according to new data from the TeenCOVE study.
The research team at Karolinska Institutet found that visual working memory and reasoning tasks helped children with mathematics skills.
There are 21 epilepsy-related deaths every week in the UK - here, Maxine Smeaton, Chief Executive of Epilepsy Research UK discusses what the future holds for essential epilepsy treatment research.
Scientists at the University of Nottingham are exploring the potential of new treatment for epilepsy, as they reveal that neuron connections in the brain can be a good indicator of disease progression.
Assistant Professor Rachel Brulé, Global Development Policy at Boston University, says that COVID exposed existing inequalities and explains why gender inclusive institutions can help.
The team examined a mix of factors such as pollution, crime, access to education and healthcare - they found that in over 7,000 children, these factors directly impacted brain development.