An increasing number of children and adolescents across the world are too heavy for their age, height and sex....
Category Archives: Child health
In this blog for trainee doctors, paediatrician and Cochrane Fellow Rufaro Ndokera looks at the Cochrane evidence on recurrent abdominal pain in children
GP Dr Robin Carr discusses the latest Cochrane evidence on whether asthma education for teachers and other school staff could improve the care of children with asthma in schools
In this blog for parents of preterm babies, Rufaro Ndokera looks at Cochrane evidence on ways to help preterm babies feed orally.
Daisy Fancourt explains what can be achieved when evidence meets magic to help children with hemiplegia through the work of Breath Arts Health Research
Arvind Nagra shares evidence and experience on empowering children and young people with long-term conditions as they move towards adult health services
Professor Martin Burton looks at the latest evidence that might help parents and their doctors to decide whether antibiotics are worth trying for children with 'glue ear'
Liv Chapman writes for parents about new Cochrane evidence on whether fluoride mouthrinses can prevent tooth decay in children
Should premature twins be looked after in one cot in the neonatal nursery? Anna Sutherland blogs her own experience and Cochrane evidence
We can learn from two mums of young patients, who share their stories here, and look at whether research can help us too.
As more children are surviving cancer, we need research into kinder treatments
We look at the evidence for some common over-the-counter products