Genetic Insights May Help Kids Battling Developmental Delays

WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- There's new hope for children stricken by mysterious developmental delays, with a new study showing that extensive genetic analysis may help determine the cause of their disability.

'Fat Shaming' Begins in First Grade

WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As early as first grade, severely obese children are getting teased, picked on and bullied more than normal-weight kids, a new study finds.

Kids' Grades May Suffer When Families Move

WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Moving to a new home may harm young children's school performance, a study suggests.

Doctors Spot New Vision Problems in Babies Struck by Zika

WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- New eye problems in babies born with a Zika-related birth defect have been identified by researchers.

Health Tip: Swaddle Baby Safely

(HealthDay News) -- Swaddling baby snugly in a blanket can help provide a feeling of security, but parents should make sure they're swaddling properly.

Hormone May Be Linked to Teenage Obesity

TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Obese teens may have lower levels of a weight-regulating hormone than normal-weight teens, a new study says.

What Really Works to Help Baby Sleep

TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Common techniques for helping babies -- and parents -- sleep at night seem to carry no long-term harms, a small trial finds.

At Least 1 Full-Time Nurse Per School, Pediatric Group Recommends

MONDAY, May 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Every school should have at least one full-time registered nurse, a new American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy statement says.

Extreme 'Preemies' Often Have Lifelong Challenges

MONDAY, May 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Extremely premature infants often face lifelong challenges, enduring more physical, emotional and social difficulties as adults than their peers born full-term, researchers report.

Late Dinners Won't Doom Kids to Obesity

MONDAY, May 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Late suppers may not be a recipe for childhood obesity, a new study shows.