Reasons why you should let your kids eat dirt!

Microbial exposure during early life has been linked to greater protection from illnesses such as allergies, asthma, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), asthma, obesity, diabetes, etc, later in life.

Consume lots of fruits during pregnancy to have smart kids!

This is definitely a good health tip which all would-be-mothers should follow.

Daddy Hrithik Roshan does the loveliest thing for his kids – Check out

Daddy Hrithik Roshan does the loveliest thing for his kids – Check out

Hrithik Roshan is a super dad, why? -- check out this post:

 

 

Why forbidding internet use is not good for your kid

Avoiding the internet is not a realistic option for most teenagers, said Pamela Wisniewski, assistant professor in computer science at University of Central Florida in the US. 
 

This is how you can keep your kids away from junk food!

As parents, it becomes our duty to feed our children with healthiest possible diet so that they grow up to become healthy adults.

Delhi's Tis Hazari gets court room for kids

Designed like a playhouse in an open area with a pantry, small tables, chairs and a toys corner, one of the biggest court complexes of Asia, Tis Hazari, got a courtroom on Tuesday for child witnesses.

Think twice before you shout at your kid!

Experts say that this kind of parenting elevates child's risk of obesity along with poor physical health in adulthood. Researchers further say that parents generally make attempts to balance such behaviour but all the efforts go in vain.

Think before you give your kid a spoon of cough syrup!

They are banned for kids below 12 years of age in many countries like the United States, United Kingdom, European Union, Canada, Australia and New Zealand but sadly, can be seen in almost every medical shop in India.

When a lemur asked kids to scratch its back – Watch!

When a lemur asked kids to scratch its back – Watch!

Lemurs are primates that look something like a cat crossed with a squirrel and a dog, endemic to the island of Madagascar.

'Kids who join youth gangs prone to depression'

 Kids who join youth gangs are more prone to depression and suicidal thoughts and mental health problems only get worse if they do not leave the gangs, a study has found.

Outdoor light may reduce myopia in kids

This study has revealed that the major cause of myopia is lack of adequate outdoor light and not remaining glued to computer screen or television.

Now, you can teach your kids about animal sounds using Google search!

Now, you can teach your kids about animal sounds using Google search!

A new interactive feature in Google search is helping kids learn what sounds animals make.

Can videogames improve kids' health?

The videogames for health (G4H) field is pursuing innovative, potentially highly effective methods for changing behaviors and affecting health outcomes in children, but more research, defined guidelines and targeted funding are needed to drive game design, determine optimal use, and minimize possible adverse effects, according to a study.

Parents stay more worried about kids born premature

Parents stay more worried about kids born premature

The study also shows that those born very premature agree with their parents.

Nutritional supplements may cut genetic hearing loss in kids

Connexin 26 alterations are responsible for at least 20 percent of all genetic hearing loss and 10 percent of all childhood hearing loss.

Shocking! Father hacks his three kids to death in Uttar Pradesh

The bodies of the children have been sent for post-mortem examination and the crime scene sealed, said the police officer. 

Shocking! Father hacks his three kids to death in Uttar Pradesh

The bodies of the children have been sent for post-mortem examination and the crime scene sealed, said the police officer. 

As for kids, `word` is worth thousand pictures

As for kids, `word` is worth thousand pictures

The results indicate that children's thinking is the more important cue to their maturational status and attributions of positive and negative affect than facial appearance, said David Bjorklund.

Obesity, diabetes up autism risk in kids

 Women of reproductive age who are thinking of having children should stay fit. A recent study warns that children born to obese women with diabetes are four times more likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.

My kids think what I do is easy:  Angelina Jolie

My kids think what I do is easy: Angelina Jolie

 Angelina Jolie's children think her job is really easy.