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Lighting and noise contribute to kids' sleep deprivation in hospitals

Most hospitalized children experience significant sleep deprivation—and light and sound are two major culprits.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID during pregnancy poses a low risk to newborns, new research shows

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been great concern about how to protect the most vulnerable—particularly newborns. In past pandemics, newborn babies and young people have been at an increased risk of ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Nature draws out a happy place for children

Young children in deprived areas see nature and outdoor spaces as being associated with 'happy places,' according to a new study published in the journal Child Indicators Research.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Online CBT effective against OCD symptoms in the young

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in children and adolescents is associated with impaired education and worse general health later in life. Access to specialist treatment is often limited. According to a study from Center ...