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Child & teen health

DH targets puberty suppressing hormones ‘loopholes’ for overseas prescribers

Health secretary says 'nothing is off the table' in tackling overseas 'loopholes'.

17 Apr 2024 , 2 Min Article

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Child & teen health

MHRA approves melatonin solution for children with ADHD and insomnia

Children with ADHD are more likely to have sleep onset insomnia

05 Oct 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Child & teen health

Survey will assess pupils' attitudes towards smoking, alcohol and drugs

Around one thousand schools in England will be randomly selected by the government.

03 Sep 2021 , 1 Min Article

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Child & teen health

Children in troubled households more likely to suffer mental health issues

Researchers looked at the anonymised hospital and GP records of 190,000 children in Wales.

19 Aug 2021 , 1 Min Article

Child & teen health

Technicians give children flu vaccine in new trial

Thousands of schoolchildren on the Isle of Wight had flu vaccines administered by pharmacy technicians.

21 Mar 2019 , 1 Min Article

Child & teen health

Video looks at issues faced by young carers

A new video explores the issues faced by the UK’s 400,000 young adult carers.

28 Jan 2019 , 1 Min Article