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Prenatal exposure to smoke, alcohol may up behaviour problems in kids'

Prenatal exposure to smoke, alcohol may up behaviour problems in kids'

Conduct disorder (CD) is a mental disorder where children demonstrate aggressive behaviour that causes or threatens harm to other people or animals such as bullying or intimidating others, often initiating physical fights, or being physically cruel to animals.

Parents take note! Eating egg daily may increase growth in children

Parents take note! Eating egg daily may increase growth in children

A new study has revealed that eating egg daily can significantly increase growth and reduce stunting by 47% in children.

Is it OK to have kids after breast cancer? Study says it's much safer

Is it OK to have kids after breast cancer? Study says it's much safer

For the study, researchers looked at 1,207 women under age 50 who were diagnosed with non-metastatic breast cancer before 2008.

Kids with TV in their room at higher obesity risk: Study

Kids with TV in their room at higher obesity risk: Study

Parents, take note! Placing TV sets in your children's room may put them at significantly higher risk of being overweight in later life.

Soft contact lenses are safe for both kids and adults, says study

Soft contact lenses are safe for both kids and adults, says study

According to the study, the risk of safety problems from soft contact lens wear may even be lower in younger children compared to teenagers.

Mothers-to-be beware! Taking stress during pregnancy may cause binge eating in kids

Mothers-to-be beware! Taking stress during pregnancy may cause binge eating in kids

A study was conducted on mice and found that taking stress during pregnancy may cause female children to exhibit binge-eating-like behaviour in adulthood.

Maternal stress may increase ADHD risk in children later in life

Maternal stress may increase ADHD risk in children later in life

When human body is stressed, it releases cortisol -- stress hormones -- to handle higher stress, a mechanism that also persists during pregnancy. 

Doctors' advice: Guard your kids against infections due to hot weather

Doctors' advice: Guard your kids against infections due to hot weather

According to the doctors, recent medical check-up camps in Delhi slums have found that contagious diseases, such as mumps, typhoid and gasterointestinal infections, have risen over 20 per cent compared to other seasons.
 

Is vegan diet putting your kids at risk?

Is vegan diet putting your kids at risk?

Studies have shown that children who follow a vegan diet are leaner and smaller than those children who consume meat or those who have vegetarian diets.

Having a dog may help reduce stress in children, says study

Having a dog may help reduce stress in children, says study

A new study has showed that children who had their pet dog with them reported feeling less stressed compared to having a parent for social support or having no social support.

Praising kids can boost their wellbeing, says study

Praising kids can boost their wellbeing, says study

Those parents who succeeded in offering their child five pieces of praise each day, alongside catching their child's good behaviour, saw an improvement in the child's wellbeing when compared to a control group.

Resistance training safe for children: Experts

Resistance training safe for children: Experts

Resistance training -- also called as strength training or weight training -- is the use of resistance to muscular contraction to build the strength, anaerobic endurance and size of skeletal muscles.

Artificial pancreas can control diabetes in children

Artificial pancreas can control diabetes in children

The wearable artificial pancreas can track the patient`s blood sugar level and adjust the amount of insulin given to keep the blood sugar in a target range.

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.

Ten minutes of vigorous exercise may help boost kids' heart health

Ten minutes of vigorous exercise may help boost kids' heart health

Start encouraging your children for high-intensity physical activity for atleast ten minutes daily as it could help them reduce the risk of developing heart problems and metabolic diseases such as diabetes.

Disrupted sleep in kids may affect brain cells

Disrupted sleep in kids may affect brain cells

Obstructive sleep apnea is a common sleep disturbance which affects up to five per cent of all children. 

Children who play outdoors protect environment, says study

Children who play outdoors protect environment, says study

Environmental awareness programmes like Girl Guides or Boy Scouts may help develop children's environmental awareness and action, according to researchers.

Kids with high uric acid may be associated with BP at age seven: Study

Kids with high uric acid may be associated with BP at age seven: Study

A recent study has revealed that babies, especially preterm ones, with high levels of serum uric acid during early years of life, may be associated with high blood pressure at the age of seven which may further lead to hypertension in adulthood.

New treatment to effectively combat migraine in children

New treatment to effectively combat migraine in children

Migraines are a headache of varying intensity, often accompanied by nausea and sensitivity to light and sound.

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.