'Mindfulness' can improve adults' poor health caused by childhood adversity

A new study has revealed that mindfulness and accepting the present moments can help in improving the health of adults who were mistreated or ignored as kids.

Animal fur bed helps reducing asthma risk in infants

A new study has observed that infants who sleep on animal fur in the first three months of life are less likely to suffer from asthma in later childhood.

Katy Perry couldn't afford music lessons
Katy Perry couldn't afford music lessons

Pop star Katy Perry says she couldn't afford music lessons when she was younger.

Childhood obesity may cause asthma

It is more probable that childhood obesity contributes to asthma rather than the other way round, says a study.

Parent`s death in childhood may increase kid`s mortality risk in adulthood

A new study has revealed that individuals who have lost either of their parents during childhood, have 50 percent greater risk of mortality risks in their adulthood than those unexposed to parental death.

Grateful for having an active childhood: Jennifer Garner

Actress Jennifer Garner has revealed that dancing and swimming as a child has helped her keep in shape as it set her up for an active lifestyle.

Timberlake posts childhood pictures online

Justin Timberlake shared pictures of his childhood in which he is seen playing a tiny banjo amongst a group of adults with their full-size instruments.

Sunscreen use in childhood could help prevent melanoma in adults

Researchers have claimed that the incidence of malignant melanoma in adulthood can be dramatically reduced by the consistent use of sunscreen in infancy and childhood.

Microbes in homes may lower asthma risk in infants

Infants exposed to a diverse range of bacterial species in house dust during the first year of life are less likely to develop asthma in early childhood, says a new study.

Akshay Kumar wants son Aarav to enjoy his childhood

Superstar Akshay Kumar wants his son Aarav to keep a distance from showbiz so that he can enjoy a normal childhood.
"It`s a conscious decision to keep my son away from limelight. I think it is better to keep them (children) away from all this that is seen everywhere in newspapers and all. I want to give them a normal childhood," Akshay, 46, said in a media interaction here.

Amole Gupte wants to `retain` childhood of actor son

For filmmaker Amole Gupte, letting his 13-year-old son Partho grow naturally is more important than casting him in films.

Peaches Geldof `never got over traumas` of her childhood

Peaches Geldof had claimed that she never got over the traumas of her childhood, in an interview she gave before her death.

Poverty during childhood adversely affects brain development in kids

A new University of Wisconsin-Madison study has found that poverty hampers brain development in children, by slowing growth rate in two key brain structures.

Huma Qureshi misses childhood fun

What`s fun about growing up, asks actress Huma Qureshi who misses her childhood days.

How lying, cheating in childhood could lead to dangerous lifestyle in adulthood

A research has tried to study whether certain boys are headed for trouble in future.

Poverty and stress during childhood impairs brain function in adulthood

A new study has claimed that poverty and chronic stress during childhood could lead to problems regulating emotions as an adult.

Effects of bullying last long into adulthood

Being bullied in childhood can have lasting negative impact such as poor social relationships, inability to keep a job and illnesses, among others, say scientists.

Emma Watson says she always knew what she wanted to do

Emma Watson has revealed that she clearly knew what direction she wanted to take having attended a part-time theatre school from the age of six.

Hayden Panettiere was offered drugs in childhood

Hayden Panettiere, who plays the role of a country music singer in TV show ‘Nashville’, has revealed she was offered drugs and alcohol as a child star.

CT scans in childhood may up cancer risk later

Exposure to CT scans may be associated with a slightly increased risk of developing cancer in children and young people, a new study has found.