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NICE urges teachers and NHS staff to be on the look-out for signs of abuse

22 February 2017

New guidelines released to help protect children

Williams Syndrome: Rare genetic condition needs support

21 February 2017

Welsh academic calls for greater support and awareness of condition

NHS 'underestimates sepsis cases by 70%'

20 February 2017

Report highlights higher number of cases than previously estimated

Study finds differences in brain structure of children with ADHD

16 February 2017

Research adds knowledge to understanding of the condition

Get diesel vehicles off the road, urge doctors

15 February 2017

Pollution caused by diesel could cause “irreversible lung damage” in children.

Very premature babies at risk of mental health problems

14 February 2017

Review of studies suggests babies with very low birth rate at greater risk

Calls over substance abuse near children on increase

13 February 2017

Figures released to coincide with Children of Alcoholics week in the UK

Obesity in children putting pressure on the NHS, says Peer

10 February 2017

Record percentage of children obese by the time they leave primary school

UK second only to Japan for young people's poor mental wellbeing

9 February 2017

Report ranks UK 19th out of 20 countries in wellbeing survey

E-cigarettes push teenagers into smoking tobacco, study shows

8 February 2017

Researchers warn vaping is a gateway to smoking