For children with autism, a dose of oxytocin -- the so-called love hormone -- seems to fine-tune the activity in brain areas linked to social interactions, according to a new study.
Evidence grows that creativity declines as children are schooled to score well on standardized tests.
An American couple is charged with starving their adopted daughter to sell her organs .Cultural misunderstandings may have played a role in the accusations. Continue reading →
Infants have an innate reluctance to touch plants — an aversion that protects them from potential dangers, such as toxins and thorns.
As any high school student knows, girls can be really mean, almost animalistic in their viciousness. When researchers went in search of what's behind this behavior, they turned to the animal kingdom for answers.
A third of Americans say they’re less likely to let their boys play football because of head injury risks. But helmets alone won’t solve the concussion problem.
States with high gun ownership rates see higher rates of child-related gun injuries and deaths.
A 3-year-old Mississippi child born with HIV stopped treatment 18 months ago -- and is still free of active infection. Continue reading →
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