Color blindness overwhelming affects non-Hispanic white boys, according to what is perhaps the first population-based study of color vision deficiency (CVD) in preschool children.
Adolescents with sickle cell disease (SCD) are highly knowledgeable about their condition and generally have a positive outlook about transition programs and life beyond, according to a small pilot study.
A new study finds that adolescents who report tanning indoors are more likely to engage in unhealthy weight loss practices, suggesting an underlying body image problem may put this group at increased risk of eating disorders. Surprisingly, males may be at higher risk than females.
The Childhood Glaucoma Research Network has developed definitions and a classification system for childhood glaucoma.
Obstetricians, gynecologists, and pediatricians joined forces to issue a new task force report on identifying the causes of newborn brain injuries. In doing so, they hope to unearth prevention strategies for neonatal encephalopathy, cerebral palsy, and other neurologic problems.