Sleep Problems in Childhood May Lead to Academic, Psychological Issues

Developing healthy sleep habits for a child is often challenging for parents. Now, new research suggests children’s sleep issues, at any age and at any level, are associated with diminished … Read More

CBT Helps Kids Concerned About Food Allergies

For some children with food allergies, the fear of what could happen if they eat something they are allergic to can ruin their day and impact overall life happiness. Researchers … Read More

Teen’s Attraction to Sad Faces May Portend Depression

Emerging research suggests teenagers who tend to pay more attention to sad faces are more likely to develop depression, especially when stress management skills are less than optimal. Investigators from … Read More

Sixth-formers able to haggle for top UK universities under new grading system

Experts warn ‘sharp-elbowed’ middle classes more likely to talk their way into places as institutions look to expand School leavers may feel that, with A-level exams cancelled, they have lost … Read More

Study: Inadequate Nighttime Sleep Can Alter Children’s Emotional Health

A rare experimental study of kids shows inadequate nighttime sleep alters several aspects of their emotional health — and in some surprising ways. Study leader Dr. Candice Alfano, University of … Read More

Regular Physical Activity Can Enhance Cognition in Kids

A new international collaboration led by Japanese researchers suggests regular physical activity improves cognitive ability in kids, especially those who initially showed deficits in executive skills. The findings run counter … Read More