Countries ranked by Child Care Health

UK ranks 14th for child health care

Ranked by numbers of health care professionals available, Switzerland is ranked number one country to fall ill in. Continue reading

Ear infections and smoking parents

Ear infections rise for children living with smokers

Second hand smoking in the home can lead to children being at increased risk of ear infections. Continue reading

Vitamin supplements for baby

Adding nutrient powder to food may help childhood anaemia

Vitamin and mineral powders added to children's food can be effective in treating anaemia and other vitamin deficiencies. Continue reading

Childcare costs UK debt

UK parents in debt over childcare costs

Rising childcare costs puts increased pressure on the finances of many UK parents. Continue reading

Childhood asthma and obesity link

Overweight children suffer more from asthma flare ups

Overweight children with asthma will suffer from flare ups more than children of a normal weight. Continue reading

Childrens ability to resist treats

Children who can’t resist treats will struggle as adults

Why learning self-control in childhood is important. Continue reading

Stokes in Children

Stroke levels rising in young people

Older people are normally associated with strokes, but strokes in US children are rising and 400 children have a stroke every year in the UK. Continue reading

Child brain scan aids diagnosis of autism

Brain scan has potential to aid autism diagnosis in toddlers

Research shows that the autistic brain is organised differently to a typically developing brain, which could prove useful diagnostically. Continue reading

Weaning baby and salt in bread

Concern about high salt levels in bread

Your bread could be packed with hidden salt, with 28% of bread containing as much salt per slice as a packet of crisps. Continue reading

Children and antibiotics for colds

Children given too many antibiotics

Parents are giving children antibiotics for colds and sore throats when they don't need them. Continue reading