Childhood

All efforts should be made for ensuring safe childhood: President

All efforts should be made for ensuring safe childhood: President

Every effort should be made to ensure that children are safe and happy, President said on Tuesday.

Nov 14, 2017, 19:56 PM IST
This vaccine may prevent childhood respiratory disease

This vaccine may prevent childhood respiratory disease

Researchers in Australia have found that the vaccine that protects against cancer-causing types of human papillomavirus (HPV) also prevents an uncommon but incurable childhood respiratory disease.

Nov 10, 2017, 17:31 PM IST
Shah Rukh Khan wants to retain purity of his kids' childhood

Shah Rukh Khan wants to retain purity of his kids' childhood

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, a doting father to three children, on Tuesday said he wishes to keep delaying the onset of adulthood in their lives.

Sep 19, 2017, 14:51 PM IST
Fan of Shah Rukh Khan since childhood: Mohit Madaan

Fan of Shah Rukh Khan since childhood: Mohit Madaan

Actor Mohit Madaan, who is awaiting the release of his forthcoming film "Aksar 2", says he has been a fan of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan since childhood and considers him his inspiration.

Sep 13, 2017, 18:48 PM IST
US President Donald Trump's early childhood home available on Airbnb

US President Donald Trump's early childhood home available on Airbnb

Community-driven hospitality company Airbnb is offering visitors to rent out US President Donald Trump`s early childhood home in Queens, New York, the media reported.

Aug 10, 2017, 10:59 AM IST
Childhood traumas may up gambling disorder risk

Childhood traumas may up gambling disorder risk

Young boys who suffered traumas, including physical abuse or witnessing violence at home, are more likely to have gambling addictions and disorders in adulthood, according to a research.

Aug 03, 2017, 16:31 PM IST
Exercise during childhood may reduce risk of obesity and cancer!

Exercise during childhood may reduce risk of obesity and cancer!

Researchers have claimed that physical activities may thwart some of the damaging effects of a high-fat diet such as obesity, heart disease and cancer.

Aug 01, 2017, 22:50 PM IST
Higher childhood IQ linked to longer life: Study

Higher childhood IQ linked to longer life: Study

Children with higher intelligence have a lower risk of major causes of death, including heart disease, stroke, and smoking related cancers, scientists say. 

Jun 30, 2017, 00:58 AM IST
Boys exposed to high-fat diet in childhood may experience junk food obsession

Boys exposed to high-fat diet in childhood may experience junk food obsession

The study was conducted on male rats and found that exposure to high-fat diet from childhood may increase the sensitivity of the dopamine system later in adulthood.

May 30, 2017, 22:13 PM IST
Chronic physical illness in childhood can give you depression in adulthood: Study

Chronic physical illness in childhood can give you depression in adulthood: Study

The paper revealed that the sufferers of all chronic conditions reviewed were at increased risk of developing depression or anxiety, emotional problems that persisted beyond childhood and adolescence and into adult life.

May 13, 2017, 11:44 AM IST
Want to keep mental illness away? Go get a cat!

Want to keep mental illness away? Go get a cat!

The new study was significantly more reliable than previous research in this area since the team looked at families who were followed up regularly for almost 20 years.

Feb 22, 2017, 15:54 PM IST

The Power of Saying ‘NO’

As India rides high on the headwind of economic progress, there are aspects of our society that need transformation, both, in thought and in action. One such factor is the evil of child abuse.

Jan 24, 2017, 10:54 AM IST
Excessive weight gain during puberty increases risk of heart disease

Excessive weight gain during puberty increases risk of heart disease

A new study has revealed that putting on lots of weight during puberty increases the risk of death due to heart disease later in life.

Nov 10, 2016, 23:10 PM IST

Childhood obesity: Simple tips how parents can prevent this condition in kids!

Childhood obesity has become very common nowadays and there are many reasons for it.

Oct 26, 2016, 16:39 PM IST

ADHD symptoms may persist in adulthood

Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are likely to carry the symptoms as young adults and even into their mid-20s, suggests a finding.

Sep 20, 2016, 21:41 PM IST

DNA: Does excessive use of social media harm children's mental health?

Are youngsters of today's age losing their childhood fun because of online engagement? Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Sep 15, 2016, 00:32 AM IST

Childhood emotions may affect performance in adulthood

Childhood emotional experiences of individuals can have long lasting consequences in adulthood while they perform a task, a study revealed.

Sep 02, 2016, 00:29 AM IST

Obese fathers may raise high risk of cancer in daughters

A new study states that paternal obesity may raise cancer risk in daughters.

Jun 24, 2016, 20:47 PM IST

Beware! Severe asthma in childhood can cause lung disease

A new research suggests that asthmatic attacks such as coughing, wheezing, chest tightness or shortness of breath in childhood can lead to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in early adulthood.

May 12, 2016, 20:02 PM IST

What influences our food choices

 Childhood socio-economic status might influence an individual's food choices as adults, says a study, adding that growing up poor has a long-term impact on eating patterns.

Jan 30, 2016, 14:33 PM IST