Children This section contains news on matters concerning children, covering childhood health and education issues around the world. Find releases relating to developmental and educational research, reports on children’s social issues, such as bullying, learning disabilities, poverty, and behavioural issues. Also included are stories on anti-smoking, alcohol and drug campaigns aimed at children and youth, and legislation regarding child welfare and protection.

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14:00 BST Global Human Milk Oligosaccharides Market to Expand at 14.6% CAGR During 2017 to 2027

Human milk oligosaccharides (HMO) helps in maintaining infant's gut microbiota as well as promotes the growth of healthy bacteria and reduce...


27 Jun, 2017, 08:00 BST Azerbaijan Teacher Development Centre: International Educators Help to Raise Education Bar and Skill Set in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan is in the process of overhauling the foundations of its education system with the help of international educators. The country is...


26 Jun, 2017, 14:00 BST Kahoot! previews new mobile app at ISTE 2017; app redefines homework for learners

Scheduled for Fall 2017, app will make homework fun and enjoyable through after-class game challenges that teachers can share with students to play...


23 Jun, 2017, 16:55 BST Investing in Africa's Future: Opportunities for Youth

Africa Day 2017 Celebration The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center (RRB/ITC) in Washington, DC came alive with music,...


23 Jun, 2017, 12:04 BST University of Hertfordshire Reports: Teachers and Fathers Play Key Roles in Protecting Young People from Cyberbullying

Series of University of Hertfordshire reports for Public Health England highlight link between supportive school environments and lower risk of...


23 Jun, 2017, 09:49 BST Zebinix® (eslicarbazepine acetate) Data Demonstrate No Significant Negative Consequences on Neurocognitive Function in Children with Focal Epilepsy

FOR EMEA MEDIA ONLY - NOT FOR SWISS/AUSTRIAN JOURNALISTS - Eslicarbazepine acetate was shown not to have a significant negative...


21 Jun, 2017, 13:53 BST Tencent's Cannes "China Day" Marks China's Transformation from Follower to Leader

Senior EVP SY Lau Reveals Three Drivers of Innovation in the Digital Era; QQ Alert Wins Gold Cyber Lions Award Tencent, the leading...


19 Jun, 2017, 15:48 BST Phonak AG: Jérôme Boateng is Just One of the Top Bundesliga Soccer Stars Who Support a Soccer Camp For Children With Hearing Loss

Jérôme Boateng, the king of Bayern Munich's defence, has joined Leverkusen center-back Jonathan Tah and Borussia Mönchengladbach midfield...


16 Jun, 2017, 09:00 BST Top Twenty Dad Dreams - New Research by Notonthehighstreet.com

British dads spend EIGHT hours a week daydreaming about being cooler - with being a rock star, a Premiership footballer and a pilot topping the...


16 Jun, 2017, 08:34 BST 42Gears Celebrates 8th Year Anniversary by Expanding its Social Responsibility Program

The company believes that the growth in business is directly proportional to their contribution towards society. 42Gears Mobility Systems, a...


14 Jun, 2017, 14:46 BST United Nations Foundation Event, Families +SocialGood, Puts Maternal Health on the Map

Every year, 300,000 women die from preventable childbirth-related causes - that's over 800 women per day. Safe childbirth is critical to achieving...


13 Jun, 2017, 23:01 BST Results from CRIB study on CIMZIA® (certolizumab pegol) demonstrate minimal to no placental transfer of drug from mother to infant during third trimester of pregnancy

-- First-of-its-kind CRIB study used a sensitive and specific assay designed to detect CIMZIA and found minimal to no placental transfer from...


12 Jun, 2017, 14:30 BST Global Leaders Unite to Bring Polio One Step Closer to Eradication

Countries and partners pledge US$ 1.2 billion to protect 450 million children from polio every year Today, global health leaders gathered...


12 Jun, 2017, 11:24 BST University of South Wales Supports Development of Eye Health-check App

TWO eye specialists are developing an iPad-based game that can check children's sight at home, without youngsters having to attend medical...


08 Jun, 2017, 09:00 BST ESISC: German Working Parents' Struggle for Kindergarten Places

A new article published by the European Strategic Intelligence and Security Center focuses on the critical shortage of childcare facilities...


05 Jun, 2017, 08:00 BST Education Resources Inc. Offers New Pediatric Toe Walking Online Series

The new online series will help physiotherapists, occupational therapists, assistants, nurse practitioners, and orthotists improve outcomes for...


05 Jun, 2017, 07:00 BST Financial Times and Lloyds Bank Make FT Journalism Free for UK Secondary School Students

The Financial Times and Lloyds Bank are teaming up to give free FT.com access to all UK secondary schools, colleges and academies from the start...


03 Jun, 2017, 09:00 BST Mundipharma Partners with the Children Cancer Hospital 57357

In support of the Egyptian government's health initiatives, global pharmaceutical leader Mundipharma signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)...


02 Jun, 2017, 09:00 BST London Children Discover Stars Thanks to the Scientific Programme Designed by Yelena Baturina's Charitable Foundation

Students from 15 London schools are set to search for as yet undiscovered stars as part of the Mayor's Fund for London Discovery in a Week...


31 May, 2017, 14:32 BST Embryo Adoption Programme of Institut Marquès: Women Come to Spain to Adopt Embryos

The baby number 1000 was born thanks to the programme of Institut Marquès The number of international adoptions of children decreases while...


30 May, 2017, 10:00 BST Chinese Infant Milk Powder Won Three Successive Gold Awards in "Monde Selection"

People.cn recently launched a report on Feihe awarded the 2017 "Monde Selection" champion. The full report is as follow: The 2017 award ceremony...


30 May, 2017, 08:00 BST Ferring Pharmaceuticals: On World Bedwetting Day, New Global Guidelines Call for More Effective Treatment for the 4 in 25 Children Living With This Common Medical Condition[1]

- Bedwetting is a common problem affecting 16% of five-year olds[1] - There are suggestions of a genetic link in bedwetting, with a...


28 May, 2017, 08:00 BST Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai Welcomes Consultant Ophthalmologist to Paediatric Service

Dr. Sandra Fiorentini, Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Ophthalmology, has joined the clinical team at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai (Moorfields)....


26 May, 2017, 20:45 BST Global Stethoscopes Business Report 2017: Driven by Global Emphasis on Reducing Infant Mortality Augurs Well for Fetal Heart Rate Detectors - Research and Markets

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Stethoscopes - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. The report...


26 May, 2017, 19:00 BST National Maths win for Abercorn School Champions

Celebrating 30 year of quality education, preparing children for the opportunities ahead Abercorn School in London is delighted to announce...