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Anaemia common in north Indian children: Study

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 18:24

Anaemia is exceptionally common in children from north India, especially in affluent sections of the population, says a study.

Tips to prevent water-borne diseases

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 15:10

Water-borne disease or water-related diseases are any illness caused by recreational or drinking water contaminated by human or animal feces, which contains pathogenic microorganisms.

`Malnutrition needs to be addressed`

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 19:39

With thousands of children in India malnourished, policymakers should look at its seriousness and scale of the problem, a civil society organisation said Thursday.

World Breastfeeding Week: Five great reasons to breastfeed your baby!

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 15:34

Nothing can compare to the nutrients found in mothers` breast milk for a newborn. While the benefits of breastfeeding are immense for the baby beginning at birth and continuing throughout his/her life, it also has many advantages over mothers` health.

Immigrant kids in US at higher obesity risk

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 15:25

Immigrant kids in the US are more likely to grow obese than US-born Caucasian children, a study says.

Chefs innovate to get fussy children to eat

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 12:56

Feeding children with nutritious food has been a challenge that most mothers seem to be familiar with. Chefs and food experts, however suggest that simple alterations can make a regular meal more attractive to fussy eaters.

Preterm children`s cognitive process can pick up before hitting teenage

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 15:59

A study has revealed that preterm babies, by the time they become adolescent, can have cognition similar to those born at term.

Parent`s death in childhood may increase kid`s mortality risk in adulthood

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 19:02

A new study has revealed that individuals who have lost either of their parents during childhood, have 50 percent greater risk of mortality risks in their adulthood than those unexposed to parental death.

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