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Childhood hardships may up health issues

Childhood hardships may up health issues

Research shows that facing three or more adverse experiences at a time can lead to smaller brain volumes

Nov 01, 2017, 13:06 PM IST
Hyderabad: Newborn falls off bench on which he was delivered, dies

Hyderabad: Newborn falls off bench on which he was delivered, dies

In a heart-wrenching incident, a mother lost her child as soon as he was born in Telangana's Khammam district on Monday.

Sep 11, 2017, 06:23 AM IST
Jharkhand: 3-year-old dies in mother's arms after hospital refuses ambulance

Jharkhand: 3-year-old dies in mother's arms after hospital refuses ambulance

A case of administrative apathy has come to the fore from Jharkhand.

Aug 19, 2017, 11:37 AM IST
'50% new mothers quit jobs for lack of breastfeeding facilities'

'50% new mothers quit jobs for lack of breastfeeding facilities'

Fifty per cent of working women in Indian metro cities feel that corporate houses lack breastfeeding facilities and nearly 54 per cent quit their jobs after giving birth to ensure that their newborns are breastfed, revealed a survey on Tuesday.

Aug 01, 2017, 23:16 PM IST
SC sets up doctors panel on plea to abort six month pregnancy

SC sets up doctors panel on plea to abort six month pregnancy

The Supreme Court on Friday set up a panel of seven doctors to examine and ascertain the medical condition of a Kolkata-based expectant mother seeking the termination of her 24-week-old pregnancy.

Jun 23, 2017, 22:30 PM IST

Assam govt's new law: No govt job for those with more than 2 kids

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Apr 10, 2017, 12:30 PM IST
Why we start understanding people after age of 4 decoded

Why we start understanding people after age of 4 decoded

The researchers showed a three-year-old child a chocolate box that contained pencils instead of chocolates.

Mar 29, 2017, 16:16 PM IST
Low anti-anxiety hormone levels may increase postpartum depression, says study

Low anti-anxiety hormone levels may increase postpartum depression, says study

A new study has shown that pregnant women having low levels of anti-anxiety hormone in their second trimester may have high risk of developing postpartum depression.

Mar 15, 2017, 23:33 PM IST
This is why hand sanitiser is dangerous for your child – Read story

This is why hand sanitiser is dangerous for your child – Read story

There have been numerous cases of kids suffering eye irritation, vomiting, and abdominal pains after coming into contact with hand sanitiser, a study by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found.

Mar 05, 2017, 11:58 AM IST
Vitamin A deficiency in would-be mothers can elevate Alzheimer's risk for child

Vitamin A deficiency in would-be mothers can elevate Alzheimer's risk for child

The findings, published today in Acta Neuropathologica, indicate that early developmental stages are crucial periods during which brain tissue is "programmed" for the rest of a person`s life.

Jan 28, 2017, 10:46 AM IST

Watch: Shocking footage of Delhi woman throwing her child down stairs

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Jan 27, 2017, 12:05 PM IST

25 children selected for National Bravery Awards 2016

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Jan 18, 2017, 16:01 PM IST
Pregnancy causes alterations in women's brain to adapt to motherhood

Pregnancy causes alterations in women's brain to adapt to motherhood

 Pregnancy can cause long-lasting changes -- at least for two years post-partum -- in the morphology of a woman's brain and help them adapt to challenges of motherhood such as the ability to interact with the child, researchers have found.

Dec 21, 2016, 00:28 AM IST
Absence Epilepsy has risen 8 per cent among children

Absence Epilepsy has risen 8 per cent among children

 Absence Epilepsy -- a disorder in which epilepsy syndrome with absence seizures begins in young children -- has risen 8 per cent in recent years, say doctors.

Nov 23, 2016, 21:33 PM IST

Experts call for full immunisation for every child

 Terming immunisation as a very cost-effective child survival intervention, experts have sought concrete steps to ensure full immunisation in order to check infant mortality caused by vaccine-preventable diseases.

Nov 20, 2016, 14:00 PM IST
Sleeping beside your baby can cause cot death

Sleeping beside your baby can cause cot death

New-born babies should be put to bed in the same bedroom as their parents but not on the same bed for the first year of their life.

Oct 24, 2016, 16:29 PM IST

Bad relationship during pregnancy ups infection risk in mother, child

The risk of pregnant women with the lowest satisfaction in their relationship becoming ill is more than twice than those who are satisfied.

Oct 18, 2016, 16:51 PM IST
Fawad Khan, wife welcome second child!

Fawad Khan, wife welcome second child!

Fawad Khan and wife Sadaf have been blessed with a baby girl.

Oct 05, 2016, 13:56 PM IST

Parent-child bonds may affect your midlife health

Growing up in a well-off home can benefit a child's physical health, but lack of good relationship with parents, or the presence of abuse, may affect health, as well as well-being during mid-life, a study has found.

Sep 22, 2016, 20:50 PM IST

DNA: Analyzing the negligence of parents towards child safety

Analyzing negligence of parents towards their child safety. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Sep 09, 2016, 00:42 AM IST