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Healthy babies' gut bacteria prevent common food allergy
14/01/2019

Transplanting intestinal bacteria from healthy human babies into germ-free mice prevented the animals from having allergic reactions to cow's milk.


Is borax safe to use?
14/01/2019

Borax is a common ingredient in household products. Some people use borax to make slime for children to play with, but is it safe? Learn about the risks in this article.


Benefits of the hepatitis B vaccine for newborns
09/01/2019

Newborns receive the hepatitis B vaccine to prevent them from contracting the hepatitis B virus during their lifetime. Learn more about the benefits of the hepatitis B vaccine here.


How to tell the difference between lice and dandruff
20/12/2018

Lice and dandruff may look similar but have very different causes and treatments. In this article, learn how to tell them apart with visual aids, as well as about the treatment options.


What to know about peritonsillar abscesses
20/12/2018

Peritonsillar abscesses form around the tonsils. They usually occur as a complication of tonsillitis and are often caused by the same bacteria. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatments of peritonsillar abscesses here.


What are the benefits of petroleum jelly?
19/12/2018

Petroleum jelly has a variety of uses, including for diaper rash, as a moisturizer, to treat skin conditions such as eczema, and as a lubricant. Learn more about the benefits of petroleum jelly here.


Is it possible to reverse 'chemo brain?'
08/12/2018

'Chemo brain' affects many people who have undergone cancer treatment. What happens in the brain, and how can we reverse this effect?


How to identify baby acne vs. a rash
07/12/2018

Baby acne can look similar to other types of rash, such as those of an allergic reaction, erythema toxicum, or eczema. In this article, we look at the symptoms of common rashes, how to tell the difference, and treatments.


Sunken fontanel: Everything you need to know
06/12/2018

Babies are born with fontanels to allow the skull to be flexible enough to pass through the birth canal. Sometimes, these fontanels may appear sunken and require medical treatment.


ADHD: First genetic risk locations uncovered
28/11/2018

The largest genetic study of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder finds 12 genomic segments that raise the risk of developing the condition.


Is melatonin safe for children?
27/11/2018

Melatonin supplements are a popular treatment for children with sleeping problems. Although some research suggests that melatonin may be safe and effective for children, there are no clear guidelines on a suitable dosage. Learn more here.


What to know about micropenis
27/11/2018

Micropenis refers to an abnormally small penis. Hormonal and genetic factors during birth can cause micropenis. In this article, we look at the definition, effects, causes, and treatments of micropenis.


What is FPIES and how does it affect babies?
26/11/2018

Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES) is a type of allergy that affects babies and young children. Symptoms occur after eating certain trigger foods and include recurring severe diarrhea and vomiting. Learn more here.


How your personality could affect your longevity
21/11/2018

Can personality help predict how long you will live? A newly published study suggests that personality traits in adolescence may speak to mortality risk.


What are the risks and benefits of pox parties?
19/11/2018

Chickenpox is a common childhood illness that results from a viral infection. Although a vaccine is available, some people prefer for their child to attend a chickenpox party to build up immunity to the virus in a natural way. Learn more here.


What to know about baby acne
12/11/2018

Baby acne, or neonatal acne, affects around 20 percent of newborns. It usually clears up without treatment. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and similar conditions here.


How to treat severe eczema
31/10/2018

Treating severe eczema can be challenging, but certain intensive treatments can help reduce symptoms. Learn about what doctors can do for severe eczema in adults and children here.


How to get super glue off the skin
31/10/2018

Super glue is an effective adhesive, but a person may accidentally bind their skin to other objects, or glue their fingers together. Super glue is not usually harmful to the skin, and a few quick home remedies can remove it. Learn how to get super glue off the skin using acetone, a pumice stone, butter, and more.


Everything you need to know about stridor
30/10/2018

Stridor is an abnormal breathing sound that resembles wheezing or creaking. It is more common in children but can happen in anyone. Learn about the causes, and how stridor sounds here.


Is a bleeding belly button normal in newborns?
30/10/2018

It is not unusual for a newborn's belly button to bleed. This can occur due to the cord separating from the body or irritation from clothing. Learn more about why bleeding may occur and when it is a sign of something more serious.


Surgeons carry out spine surgery in the womb
28/10/2018

Scientists can repair a potentially disabling spine defect, spina bifida, in the womb. This procedure is becoming more widely available little by little.


What to know about freckles
26/10/2018

Freckles are flat, brown marks that appear on a person’s skin. Sun exposure and genetics can cause freckles. People with light-colored skin and eyes are more likely to get freckles. In this article, we look at the causes of freckles, identification, risk factors, and how people can reduce the appearance of freckles.


Everything you need to know about gingivostomatitis
17/10/2018

Gingivostomatitis is an infection that occurs in and around the mouth. It causes painful sores, blisters, and swelling. It is more common in children and is highly contagious. Learn more about the causes and risk factors in this article, as well as treatment options and how to get relief.


What to know about ulcerative colitis in children
15/10/2018

While ulcerative colitis is more common in those between the ages of 15 and 30 years old, it can also occur in children. Learn about the symptoms, risk factors, and treatments.


What is wryneck and how is it treated?
12/10/2018

Wryneck, also known as torticollis, is a condition where the neck tilts to one side. Babies can be born with it, or people can develop it for several reasons. While wryneck can be uncomfortable, there are several treatment options available for each type, ranging from stretching and therapy to surgery. Learn more here.