Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 16:12
Stress during pregnancy can affect the baby in your womb in many ways as researchers have found that foetuses are more likely to show left-handed movements in the womb when their mothers are stressed.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 15:52
If you wish to encourage your kids to eat healthy and want them to eat vegetables without making much fuss, starting early and often could be the key.
Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 15:27
We know that friends and peers influence one another on adopting or shunning behaviours like smoking, drinking or exercise but having children?
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 16:47
You have seen health warnings on insecticides, other toxic products and cigarettes. What about sugary drinks that are reportedly leading to overweight and obese kids worldwide?
Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014, 17:14
Raising an alarm on the need for nutritional intake for urban kids, a new survey today said 70 per cent children in Indian metro cities have below-median growth.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 12:46
Researchers have shown that low levels of physical activity combined with heavy use of electronic media and sedentary behaviour are linked to an increased risk for type 2 diabetes and vascular diseases already in 6-8 year-old children.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 10:01
Researchers have found evidence that children who consistently received less than the recommended hours of sleep during infancy and early childhood had increases in both obesity and in adiposity or overall body fat at age 7.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 09:59
New research has found no evidence to support the claims that fluoridating water adversely affects children`s mental development and adult IQ.