'Haryana's child sex ratio improves to 889 girls per 1,000 boys'

The Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PNDT) Act is being strictly implemented and those found involved in female foeticide have been put behind bars after registering cases against them, an official said.

Gene-editing technique could treat muscular dystrophy

A gene-editing technique has shown promise in treating Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), the most common and severe form of muscular dystrophy among boys which is characterised by progressive muscle degeneration and weakness.

Kerala Education Minister doesn't want boys and girls to share seats

Kerala Education Minister doesn't want boys and girls to share seats

A controversy has been triggered with Kerala Education Minister PK Abu Rabb making a statement, that he does not approve of boys and girls sitting together in an educational institution.

More girls dying before age 5 than boys in India: UN report

The report said that in India, while sex-selective abortions have been technically illegal since 1996, the law has had "little effect so far on the sex ratio at birth".

Bizarre! Girls turn into boys at the age of 12 in this village

 Apparently, because of a rare genetic disorder, children who live in a village in the southwestern Dominican Republic are born female and become male at puberty i.e these boys grow a penis only when they hit puberty.

All India Badtameez: Why all restrictions for daughters only?

 Most parents put a lot of restrictions on daughters often thinking the city is no longer safe for them.

Boys are born with stronger spines: Study

Compared to boys, girls may are born with weaker vertebrae, the series of small bones that make up the spinal column, new research has found.

Several boys and girls raped in Pak's Punjab; CM orders probe

 A large number of young boys and girls have been allegedly raped by a "gang" in a Pakistani village bordering India, prompting Punjab province Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif to order a probe into the scandal.

Schoolgirls suffer more overuse injuries: Study

When it comes to overuse injuries in high school sports, girls are at a much higher risk than boys, a new study says.

'Boys' gets Best Feature Film Award at Kashish 2015

 Director Mischa Kamp's Dutch film “Boys” won the Best Narrative Feature Film award, while transgender actor Kristina Hernandez won the award for the Best Performance in a Lead Role for the film “Stealth” at the sixth edition of the Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, India’s only mainstream LGBT film festival.

Six boys rescued from custody of UK national in Goa

Six boys from Kolhapur in Maharashtra were rescued from the custody of a British national here last month by Panaji police with the help of a local NGO.

HPV vaccination in boys can save cost of treating throat cancer

Vaccinating 12-year-old boys against the humanpapilloma virus (HPV) may be a cost-effective strategy for preventing oropharyngeal cancer -- a cancer that starts at the back of the throat and mouth and involves the tonsils and base of the tongue.

Bullied girls benefit more from mother's affection than boys

A new research found that girls who get bullied by their friends can be prevented from negative behavioral outcomes with the help of their mothers' affection, as compared to boys.

Boys, girls are equal in number at conception: study

vBoys and girls are equal in number at conception, but more female fetuses die during pregnancy, leading to a slightly higher number of males being born, researchers said Monday.

Aggression positively correlated to muscle development in boys

 Boys who show aggressive tendencies develop greater physical strength as teenagers than boys who are not aggressive, says a study.

Girls better than boys at making computer games: Study

Girls better than boys at making computer games: Study

Girls are more adept at making story-based computer games than their male counterparts, a new study has found.

40 percent of Indian kids don't have healthy BMI: Study

A countrywide study showed that 40 percent of Indian kids do not have a healthy body mass index (BMI) and warned that the current generation was heading towards an “unhealthy future”.

Early puberty increases depression risk in teens

A new study has claimed that kids who enter puberty ahead of their peers are at higher risks of depression.

Meet the Wonder Kids: Clapper Boys Group

Hear these talented group of young boys clap their way and has won a million hearts with their amazing talent.

Israeli, Palestinian boys pitch up for football friendly

 After a traumatic summer of war and death, Israeli and Palestinian children squared off on Monday for games of football, just kilometres (miles) away from the devastated Gaza Strip.