Pharmacy errors ‘may put kids at high risk of painkiller overdose’

Last Updated: Sunday, May 01, 2011, 16:30

Parents who give young children prescription painkillers should take extra care of them.

Stress in pregnancy ‘results in unruly, hot-tempered kids’

Last Updated: Sunday, May 08, 2011, 16:00

Mothers-to-be who are stressed out are more likely to have unruly, hot-tempered children.

Mums who use prenatal vitamins less likely to have kids with autism

Last Updated: Thursday, May 26, 2011, 11:31

A new study has suggested that women who do not take prenatal vitamins early in their pregnancy are twice as likely to have a child with an autism spectrum disorder than those who do.

`Early exposure to pets may lower risk of allergies`

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 14, 2011, 19:04

Both men and women were about half as likely to be sensitised to cats if they had lived with a cat in the first year of life, compared to those who did not live with cats.

Sunshine helps protect kids from asthma

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 28, 2011, 13:18

A new study led by Valencian researchers has shown that children who live in colder, wetter cities are at greater risk of suffering from asthma, since there are fewer hours of sunlight in such places.

Cranberry juice help ward off kids’ UTIs

Last Updated: Friday, December 02, 2011, 09:54

The infections can damage the kidneys, along with being uncomfortable.

Exposure to sunlight can cut risk of mental problems

Last Updated: Friday, January 20, 2012, 18:11

A study has suggested that exposure to sunlight, which emanates vitamin D can lower risk of mental health problems on children.

Honey eases cough symptoms in kids

Last Updated: Monday, August 06, 2012, 17:11

Giving a teaspoon of honey to a child with a cough before they go to bed can ease their symptoms and help them sleep more soundly.