Young children are not sufficiently listened to and included in their own case decisions in Child Welfare Services. A European development project has been tasked with tackling the issue.
Little research has been done on how nano- and microplastics affect children. Researchers are surveying what we actually know and offer some useful tips to parents.
Depression is one of the most common mental disorders in adolescence and is found in children as young as kindergarten age. Unfortunately, the disorder often lasts into adulthood, but an NTNU study gives cause for optimism.
For generations, children have played blind man’s bluff, hide-and-seek, hopscotch and climbed trees. But in the “olden days,” free play could more often end in injury and death.
Tricia Larose is a cancer researcher who did her PhD and a postdoc at NTNU. But her research interests went beyond studying cancer — to writing about the disease for children.
Temperamental children are at greater risk for developing unhealthy eating habits.
In the classroom, non-educational distractions are only a click or two away. However, a recent SINTEF report demonstrates that these thieves of school pupils’ attention are already being severely weakened.
Children have to taste a food at least ten times before knowing whether they like it or not. Pickiness is hereditary, says an NTNU professor. She has nine tips for parents with picky eaters.
Lots of children grow out of their ADHD symptoms. Parents believe children are more physically active than they really are. Sad children are easily overlooked and don’t get the help they need in the preschool years. Some children gain more weight than others – which can solely be explained by children’s eating behaviour.
Lots of people are too embarrassed to sing. These tips can make it easier for kindergarten staff to sing with their young charges.
It can be difficult to treat children born with brain damage. But new research on the hormone melatonin offers hope.
Children who experience social exclusion in preschool are at greater risk of becoming so-called “school losers”. Researchers at NTNU Social Research are studying what happens to children who are marginalized.
Syrian refugee children often do not learn to read in their native Arabic. But two new games are set to change that.
The answer is “not very” if we’re to believe the results of research trials carried out last year involving 59 children.
Research shows that the radiation doses given to children in CT scans in the1990s were significantly higher than today.
A talking skeleton and luminous color boxes joined sound wave gizmos and a gene machine when students at NTNU recently strutted their stuff.
One in four women who have been victims of violence as adults is at risk of stopping breastfeeding before the baby is four months old.
Some children are more aggressive than others when they have bad experiences. But they are also calmer when life is good.
Scientists have found a clear correlation between sleep problems and psychiatric problems in children.
Every year, two million children die of acute respiratory infections. Among the culprits are several different viruses, one of which your child almost certainly has had without you or the doctors ever knowing it.