According the newest UNICEF report 69 million children under 5 are at risk of dying and 167 million more risk living in poverty by 2030.
UNICEF's newest report shows how children are risking it all to escape violence and poverty.
Children get more satisfaction from relationships with their pets than with their brothers or sisters, according to new research. Children also appear to get on even better with their animal companions than with siblings.
Challenge-based intervention may be effective in reducing the severity of autism symptoms.
Some 34 million people continue to suffer from malnutrition, 47.7 percent of children under age 5 suffer from anemia and 49.8 percent, approximately 1.3 million, have chronic malnutrition
Following up the importance of committing to child protection, Latin America faces a serious commitment being the most violent region for children and adolescents.
Latin America needs cultural and social changes to stem violence against children, experts from international organizations agreed this week.
New research reveals that children begin using olfactory information to help guide their responses to emotionally-expressive faces at about five years of age.
ShareTheMeal Arabic version was launched to feed 1,400 children in Beirut for a full year.
New guidelines recommend giving babies puréed food or finger food containing peanut powder or extract before they are 6 months old, and even earlier if a child is prone to allergies and doctors say it is safe to do so.
Human Rights Watch (HWR) released "Extreme measures" reporting abuses against children detained as National Security threats.
Around the world 15 million girls are married before the age of 18 each year.
According to a UNICEF report 75 million children live in countries affected by humanitarian emergencies.
Asthma affects millions of children in the United States, and so does obesity. A new study may have found a link between the two, as early-life asthma may contribute to the development of childhood obesity.
In a study, Oliver J. Rando, MD, PhD, and colleagues at UMass Medical School, demonstrate that mice born of fathers who are habitually exposed to nicotine inherit enhanced chemical tolerance and drug clearance abilities.
The UN Rights chief, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein highlights the importance of supporting the UN Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture as conflict increases around the world.
UNICEF reports about 300 million children live in areas where outdoor air is six or more times higher than international pollution guidelines.
Being bullied during childhood might have lifelong health effects related to chronic stress exposure, including an increased risk for heart disease and diabetes in adulthood.
Today there are 168 million children engaged in child labor around the world according to the International Labour Organization.
New research brings some good news for cat lovers. Contrary to previous claims, researchers have found no link between cat ownership in childhood and increased risk of mental illness.
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