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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09 Oct, 2018, 15:36 BST Spin Master Announces the Global Relaunch of "BAKUGAN" In Partnership with Cartoon Network, TMS Entertainment and Nelvana Limited

Spin Master Ltd. (TSX: TOY; www.spinmaster.com), TMS Entertainment Co., Ltd., and Nelvana Ltd., have announced an agreement in principle to relaunch...


09 Oct, 2018, 15:31 BST Spin Master Announces the Global Relaunch of "BAKUGAN" in Partnership With Cartoon Network, TMS Entertainment and Nelvana Limited

Celebrating its 10 year anniversary, "BAKUGAN" will air an all new series on Cartoon Network Spin Master Ltd. (TSX: TOY) (http://www.spinmaster.com), ...


08 Oct, 2018, 09:22 BST Popular Preschool Series Counting with Paula Enters China

Singapore-based award-winning computer graphics animation company Omens Studios has successfully sold seasons 1-3 of its flagship preschool...


08 Oct, 2018, 08:00 BST JOHNSON'S® Baby Right Start Initiative Seeks to Certify Birth of 91 Million Unregistered Babies in MEA

October 08 recognized as International Birth Registration Day JOHNSON'S® Baby[1] has teamed up with Save the Children to launch The Right Start...


06 Oct, 2018, 12:30 BST PTC Therapeutics Announces Initial Data from Patient Registry Demonstrating Translarna™ (ataluren) Slows Disease Progression in Children with Duchenne Caused by a Nonsense Mutation

PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTCT) today announced preliminary data from the first international drug registry for Duchenne patients receiving...


04 Oct, 2018, 12:10 BST Human Milk Oligosaccharides Market Worth USD 170.4 Million by 2024: Hexa Research

The global human milk oligosaccharides (HMO) market size is expected to reach USD 170.4 million by 2024. It is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of...


27 Sep, 2018, 14:00 BST World Health Organization, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital collaborate against childhood cancer

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital today announced a five-year collaboration with World Health Organization aimed at transforming cancer care...


26 Sep, 2018, 19:47 BST UNICEF announces new partnership with Microsoft to address education crisis affecting displaced and refugee children and young people

UNICEF launched today a new partnership with Microsoft Corp. to tackle the education crisis impacting children and young people affected by conflict...


26 Sep, 2018, 18:00 BST President Bio, President Macron, and Prime Minister Solberg Join Bill and Melinda Gates at Goalkeepers 2018 in New York City

Bill and Melinda Gates, co-chairs of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, co-hosted the second annual Goalkeepers events on September 25 and 26 to...


24 Sep, 2018, 07:01 BST Gates Foundation Poll Finds Young People More Optimistic About Future Than Older Generations; Optimism Highest in Lower- and Middle-Income Countries

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced the results of its Goalkeepers Global Youth Poll, an opinion poll conducted by Ipsos Public...


13 Sep, 2018, 22:19 BST Online Voting For Year Two Of Prestigious JCS International "Young Creatives Award" Opens Today

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and JCS International announced today that entries for the 2018 JCS International Young...


13 Sep, 2018, 21:51 BST Kidbizo Project Launches Cryptocurrency to Educate Children in Entrepreneurship

Kidbizo has announced the launch of their cryptocurrency in the hopes of educating future entrepreneurs. For parents wanting to ensure their children ...


12 Sep, 2018, 13:42 BST Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIg) Treatment May Benefit Some Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

A subset of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), who have an immune abnormality, may benefit from intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg)...


12 Sep, 2018, 09:00 BST Toys of the Future | Robotix Unveils World's First Screen-free Tech Toy

Robotix announces the global launch of Taco Playbits on Indiegogo Crowdfunding platform Taco Playbits is a tangible coding, screen-free and...


12 Sep, 2018, 09:00 BST Parent Survey Reveals Emotional Impact of Childhood Cancer #BeAChildCancerFriend Campaign

Parents of children diagnosed with cancer often struggle with feeling lonely, scared and neglected by those around them, according to a survey...


11 Sep, 2018, 10:05 BST Baby Diapers Market Size Worth $64.62 Billion by 2022 | CAGR 6.2%: Grand View Research, Inc.

The global baby diapers market size is expected to reach USD 64.62 billion by 2022, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The global ...


10 Sep, 2018, 11:30 BST MAXIMUS UK Secures Contract to Deliver Student Bursary Support Service

MAXIMUS UK, one of the largest providers of employment, health and disability support programmes in the United Kingdom, shared today that the Company ...


10 Sep, 2018, 09:40 BST flutiform® k-haler®, a Novel Treatment for Adolescents and Adults With Asthma, Now Available in Europe

flutiform k-haler is now available in Europe as an asthma treatment for adults and adolescents (aged 12 years and older) [ 1] Research indicates that ...


05 Sep, 2018, 08:00 BST Dar Al Arkan Signs Agreement With Majid Al Futtaim to Open VOX Cinemas Multiplex in Al Qasr Mall in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Dar Al Arkan, the largest listed real estate developer in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, announced today that it has signed an agreement with the...


04 Sep, 2018, 15:06 BST KinBox Launches Unique Website for Families to Share Their Stories

KinBox has launched a new website committed to the modern family, providing a single platform on which the whole family experience can be shared...


04 Sep, 2018, 14:23 BST AE Publications LTD: Don't Underestimate the Concerns of Children Starting Junior School

Starting a new school can be stressful for parents and children. Some children will change schools slightly more frequently than others due to...


03 Sep, 2018, 09:00 BST PA Consulting's Response to Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation Ahead of Home Secretary's Speech

Ahead of the Home Secretary's speech today (Monday 3 September) on the Government's commitment to tackling Child Sexual Exploitation, a viewpoint...


03 Sep, 2018, 08:35 BST H&D Wireless Receives Norwegian Add-on Order

H&D Wireless, Swedish leading supplier of IoT connectivity and IoT Cloud and RTLS Platform solutions, receives add-on order of the new SPB228...


02 Sep, 2018, 08:00 BST Back to School 2018: Vision Problems Affect School Performance – Moorfields Experts Advise a Balance of Screen and Outdoor Time and Regular Eye Checks

Around one quarter of school age children have some form of vision problem, with more children and young people wearing glasses and contact lenses....


31 Aug, 2018, 18:43 BST My Nametags Shares 11 Simple Back to School Tricks Every Parent Should Know

In September last year, 80 percent of parents had serious anxiety when getting their children ready for the new school year. By releasing a series of ...