When treating antibiotic-resistant infections, injecting patients with other people’s excrement - a fecal transplant - can be highly effective. Could it be the answer to dementia, anorexia and obesity too?
The rise in cases of Congenital Zika Syndrome is linked to poor diet among the infants' mothers, say researchers.
Nearly 85% of toddlers and infants in the United States eat foods containing added sugars and artificial sweeteners on any given day, researchers say.
One in three low- and middle-income countries affected as junk food and sugary drinks reach every corner of globe.
Introducing certain foods to infants early on can prevent them from developing an allergy - study
Probiotic found to lessen symptoms of colic in babies, resulting in better sleep patterns.
A leading nutritionist is calling for greater awareness of vitamin D deficiency in younger healthy populations that are becoming susceptible to an increased diabetes risk as a result.
Researchers using MRI have found signs of damage that may be related to inflammation in the brains of obese adolescents.
Babies born with high levels of triglycerides and 'bad' cholesterol may face a heightened risk for social and psychological problems in childhood, says study.
The European Academy of Paediatrics and the Child Health Foundation recommend that breast milk substitutes should contain equal amounts of omega 3 and omega 6.
In 2018, for the first time, more than 35% of adults in 9 mostly southern US states - Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota, and West Virginia - were obese.
A third of the world's nearly 700 million children under five years old are undernourished or overweight and face lifelong health problems as a consequence, according to a grim UN assessment of childhood nutrition.
Japan manages a rare feat for a developed country when it comes to feeding its children - high scores for nutrition but very low obesity rates. One major key? School lunches.
Prof Jean Golding has been tracking the ‘Children of the 90s’ for nearly 30 years, most recently finding a 50% increase in rates of prenatal depression.
Experts recommend breast milk, infant formula, water, and plain milk in new, comprehensive beverage recommendations for young children. Sugary drinks, including milkshakes, and artificial sweetener-enhanced drinks - not to mention caffeine and energy drinks - are definitely NOT recommended.
The timing of anaemia - a common condition in late pregnancy - can make a big difference for the developing fetus, according to new study. Researchers found a link between early anaemia and increased risk of autism, ADHD and intellectual disability in children.
By 2100, 96% of the global population may not have sufficient access to a naturally occurring essential brain-building omega-3 DHA fatty acid, according to a study.
It's possible to dramatically reduce the number of antibiotic-resistant germs in breast-fed newborns' intestines by giving them a daily dose of probiotic for just three weeks during their first month of life.
Researchers are exploring whether pomegranate juice intake during pregnancy can have a protective effect.
Adding vitamin D to wheat flour would prevent 10 million new cases of vitamin D deficiency in England and Wales over the next 90 years, say researchers.