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Caesarean babies have weaker immunity

Caesarean babies have weaker immunity

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 15:17

Children born through a caesarean section procedure have different intestinal microbes than children born normally, says a study.

Unhealthy food habits in TV programs set bad paradigms for kids

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 18:47

A new study has revealed that positive portrayal of unhealthy food habits by TV characters lead to set bad example for kids in real life.

Even low lead exposure harms kids

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 13:58

Young children are particularly vulnerable to the toxic effects of lead and even low exposure to it can give rise to emotional and behavioural problems, says a study.

Early stress can have lasting negative impacts in children

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 19:54

A new study reveals that early exposure to stress can change the parts of developing children`s brain.

Treatment for height may cause depression in kids

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 19:17

Short, healthy children who are treated with growth hormone (GH) may become taller, but they may also become more depressed and withdrawn over time, a new study warns.

Displaced children in South Sudan malnourished: UN

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 13:02

At least 37 percent of the children in Bentiu of South Sudan are acutely malnourished, media reported Tuesday.

Lack of co-ordination hampers vaccination drive in Pakistan

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 11:31

Lack of staff and proper co-ordination between the health department and the administration in Pakistan`s North Waziristan region is hampering the vaccination drive for displaced children, media reported Monday.

Kids on Mediterranean diet 15pc less likely to be obese

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 12:42

A new study has shown that children consuming a diet more in line with the rules of the Mediterranean one are 15 percent less likely to be overweight or obese than those children who do not.

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