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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05 Oct, 2017, 08:11 BST NeuroVive's Collaborator, the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Awarded NIH Grant to Study NVP015 Against Chemical Threats

NeuroVive Pharmaceutical AB (NASDAQ Stockholm: NVP, OTCQX: NEVPF), the mitochondrial medicine company, today announced that its research...


05 Oct, 2017, 06:00 BST New Study Finds Parents Don't Value Play

Today's parents face perpetual pressure to keep their children engaged and busy with activities, whether music lessons, organized sports or...


05 Oct, 2017, 03:42 BST ActiveSG And FrieslandCampina Asia Pilot First Preschool Nutrition And Physical Education Programme To Foster Healthy Living Habits In Singapore's Young

- New 'Nurture Kids' programme teaches preschool children aged four to six to 'Eat Smart' and 'Stay Active' - Unique public-private partnership...


02 Oct, 2017, 16:34 BST The HOME Project Announces €1 Million Donation from The IKEA Foundation

- Five shelters open already, more than 100 children housed, and over 60 jobs created -IKEA donation promises five more shelters, increasing...


02 Oct, 2017, 15:00 BST International Medical Group Announces 'Leave Your Mark' Mission Contest Winners

Friends Without A Border and New Life Children's Home Win $5,000 Prizes to Serve Needy Children International Medical Group® (IMG®), an...


02 Oct, 2017, 11:00 BST Spin Master Continues Global Expansion Announcing New Office in Poland

Spin Master Corp. (TSX:TOY; http://www.spinmaster.com), a leading global children's entertainment company, announced further expansion in Central...


02 Oct, 2017, 09:00 BST Tefal: What's for Dinner? More Than Half of All Parents now Cook Two Different Meals Every Night as They Give in to Demands of Fussy Children

- 54% of UK parents are forced to cook more than one dinner each evening - 24% of UK adults can't remember any recipes by heart...


02 Oct, 2017, 06:00 BST Pharming Announces Positive Data From Paediatric Clinical Trial With RUCONEST®

RUCONEST® provided clinically meaningful relief of symptoms in children with hereditary angioedema Pharming Group N.V. ("Pharming" or "the...


27 Sep, 2017, 13:00 BST Experience the Ultimate Space Saga With Comic Book Series Space Junkies

Space Junkies comic book series and related entertainment activities by S.K. Arunachalam are set to invade Earth stores and other venues where...


25 Sep, 2017, 15:59 BST What Would You Want the Students of the Future to Know?

English project encourages classrooms to think about what they would add to a time capsule Calling all English-language teachers and...


19 Sep, 2017, 09:00 BST Lifting Up Quality of Life Through Education in Thailand

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Thailand, reveals the significance of the pursuit of knowledge as a means for Thailand's long-term sustainability, a...


19 Sep, 2017, 06:00 BST Anecova: First Babies Born in Poland with AneVivo Natural Fertilisation

After starting the commercialisation of AneVivo, its first assisted reproductive technology device, Anecova is proud to announce a major...


18 Sep, 2017, 15:39 BST Institut Marquès presents their studies on music and the beginning of life at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

- Dr. Marisa López-Teijón, director of this internationally renowned center in Assisted Reproduction, has received the Ig Nobel Prize for...


18 Sep, 2017, 08:00 BST MeMed Completes Trilogy of Clinical Studies with More Than 2,000 Patients Validating First Ever Blood Test to Accurately Distinguish Between Bacterial and Viral Infections

MeMed Completes Trilogy of Clinical Studies with More Than 2,000 Patients Validating First Ever Blood Test to Accurately Distinguish...


13 Sep, 2017, 06:00 BST Book People Research Discovers One in Five UK Parents do not Spend any Time Reading with Their Primary School Age Children

New research commissioned by BookPeople.co.uk for its annual Bedtime Story Competition has revealed that 20% of UK parents spend no time at all...


07 Sep, 2017, 09:00 BST Scientific Initiative Designed by Elena Baturina's Foundation 'Noosphere' Continues to Introduce Young Londoners to Astronomy

The astronomical educational project 'Discovery in a Week', developed by Russian charity foundation 'Noosphere' continues in London schools in...


06 Sep, 2017, 11:00 BST San Bernardino County Receives Two All-Electric School Buses powered by Motiv Power Systems from Creative Bus Sales

Zero-Emission Buses to improve Air Quality and Reduce Fuel Costs for Colton Joint Unified School District Colton Joint Unified School...


05 Sep, 2017, 11:00 BST Spin Master Announces the Second Annual Hatchimals Day

New Extension of the Holiday 2016 Must-Have Toy Holds a Very Special Surprise Spin Master Corp. (TSX:TOY; http://www.spinmaster.com),...


31 Aug, 2017, 17:13 BST Calling All Students Ages 13-18 Years Old To Participate In Global Science And Math Video Contest

Breakthrough Junior Challenge Returns for Third Year $400,000 in educational prizes to be awarded for a student video that brings scientific or...


31 Aug, 2017, 15:39 BST U.S. FDA Approves Chemo Group's Benznidazole to Treat Children with Chagas Disease

On August 29th, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Chemo Research's New Drug Application (NDA) for benznidazole. This is the...


31 Aug, 2017, 14:45 BST Beko Set To Score A Healthy High With 'Eat Like A Pro'

Beko announces ground-breaking new healthy eating initiative in association with FC Barcelona - IFA 2017: Beko, the official partner...


29 Aug, 2017, 11:00 BST SimpliPhi, Ameresco Solar and Haleakala Solar Bring Solar + Storage Air Conditioning Systems to Classrooms in Hawaii

Waialua High & Intermediate School receives safe, renewably-powered cooling for students Students at Hawaii's Waialua High and...


27 Aug, 2017, 20:26 BST adidas and Pharrell Williams Launch "Don't Be Quiet Please"

-- adidas and Pharrell Williams launch " Quiet Please ", a New York City-wide campaign celebrating the sport of tennis with an...


23 Aug, 2017, 00:01 BST Parents Hope for University but Teenagers are More Focused on Earning, IMI Research Reveals

New research commissioned by Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) reveals disparity between parents and teenagers' ambitions and a lack of...


22 Aug, 2017, 07:00 BST Parents Lack Confidence to Support Their Child's Career Aspirations

- Half of British parents worry their understanding of today's career landscape could hinder their child's future Despite...