Fertility treatment does not lead to adverse cardiometabolic health in offspring, study finds

A large study looking at the effects of fertility treatment has found no robust difference in blood pressure, heart rate, lipids, and glucose measurements between children conceived naturally and those…

NU study finds that pregnant smokers reduce smoking subconsciously

Daily file photo by Susan Du A Northwestern Medicine study finds that pregnant smokers reduce their smoking, even before knowing that they were pregnant. Pregnant smokers reduced their smoking by…

Study finds link between physical activity levels and susceptibility to upper respiratory tract infections in children

Higher levels of daily physical activity are associated with reduced susceptibility to upper respiratory tract infections such as the common cold, suggests a study of 104 Polish children published in…

Study finds high prevalence of depression and anxiety in children and adolescents during COVID-19 pandemic

Children and adolescents (aged 0–19 years) account for almost 1.9 billion of the global population, most of whom live in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs). This phase of life brings significant…

Study finds fewer cases of MIS-C during omicron wave of the pandemic than delta

A new University at Buffalo study conducted at John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital is one of the first to reveal that there were fewer cases of multi-system inflammatory syndrome in…

Curbing depression among parents improves control of children’s asthma, study finds

Depression and anxiety in the parents of children with asthma have been associated with increased clinic visits and asthma-related hospitalizations. Curbing depression among these caregivers improves control of asthma and…

Homicide is leading cause of death for pregnant women in US, study finds

Pregnant women in the Unites States are more than twice as likely to be murdered during pregnancy or shortly after childbirth than they are to die from the three main…

Study finds persistent disparities in access to prenatal care among pregnant people

Immigrant pregnant people faced persistent inequities in obtaining timely prenatal care as compared with native-born pregnant people in the United States over an eight-year period, a factor that could be…

Autistic people more likely to have depression and anxiety while pregnant, study finds

(Getty Images) People on the autism spectrum are more likely to experience feelings of depression and anxiety during pregnancy, a study has suggested. Researchers found that autistic parents were around…

Children who recover from sepsis are at risk of long-term health consequences, study finds

Even months after critical illness for sepsis, children are at risk for new or worsening medical conditions, a study suggests. One in five children in a national cohort either developed…