The number of unhappy children has almost doubled in the last decade

The kids aren’t alright! The number of children aged 10–15 not happy with their lives has…

One BILLION children are at 'extremely high risk' from climate change

One BILLION children are at ‘extremely high risk’ from climate change, with kids in Sub-Saharan Africa…

Children who developed a rare inflammation disease after COVID-19 are mostly better after 6 months, but some still suffer fatigue and anxiety, a small UK study found

A rare, but potentially deadly, inflammatory illness can affect children who have had COVID-19.  A small…

Children born in summer are 'unfairly labelled as special needs'

Children born in the summer are being ‘unfairly labelled’ as having special educational needs due to…

Children are HALF as susceptible to Covid-19 as adults

Children are HALF as susceptible to Covid-19 as adults and a third less likely to infect…

TikTok protects children with new privacy features aimed at under-16s

TikTok makes under-16s’ profiles private by default, blocks comments from strangers on their videos and prevents…

Covid-19 in children can cause PARALYSIS in rare cases

Covid-19 can cause PARALYSIS in children in rare cases because the coronavirus can infect the spinal…

Children more willing to punish if the wrongdoer is 'taught a lesson'

Children are more willing to sacrifice their own happiness to punish others for bad behaviour if…

Kids as young as 11 years old would be able to consent to vaccinations under a new bill proposed in Washington, DC

Children as young as age 11 could be allowed to get recommended vaccinations despite their parent's…

One in five children have 'secret online friends'

One third of British parents spy on their kids’ internet activity as cyber-dangers replace sex and…

Children are kinder if they have a dog in the family, study finds

Children are kinder if they have a dog in the family and are less likely to…

Young children believe in Father Christmas more than ghosts and aliens

Young children believe in Father Christmas more than they do ghosts, dragons and aliens, research reveals…