New measure shows antibiotics prescribed for children in hospitals around the world

A new measure has identified for the first time whether the most suitable antibiotics are being used to treat newborns and children in hospital on a national basis.  

The measure will be a crucial tool in combating antimicrobial resistance worldwide, allowing countries to benchmark themselves both internally and internationally and highlighting where improvements can be made.  


Regular take-aways linked to increase risk of heart disease in children

Children who regularly eat take-away meals may be increasing their risk factors for heart disease, suggests new research.

13 December 2017

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