Antibiotic treatment during late pregnancy and early childhood spurred aggression and long-term behavioral changes in animal models, a recent study showed. Do these same results apply to human children?
Taking antidepressants before and during pregnancy may raise the odds of autism spectrum disorder in children, a recent review showed. The study found that children born to mothers who took antidepressants during pregnancy had an 81% increased odds of developing autism.
A long-term study of 565 children who grew up in the era of leaded gasoline has shown that their exposure to the powerful neurotoxin may have led to a loss of intelligence and occupational standing by the time they reached age 38. 94% of the children exceeded today’s reference value of 5 micrograms of lead […]
Technology brings many advantages but for some – especially children – it can have much more damaging effects, experts say.
Improved test scores and longer attention span are just a few of the benefits observed after 2 New York area public schools adopted a 100% vegetarian school lunch menu.