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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.

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!

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.

Obese fathers may raise high risk of cancer in daughters

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

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.

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.

Traumatic childhood leads to worse impulse control during adulthood

 The scar of childhood abuse and neglect affects adults' brain, especially in their impulse to control, warns a new study.

Death of a parent in childhood ups suicide risk

The death of a parent in childhood may increase long-term risk of suicide, finds a study of children from three Scandinavian countries who were followed for up to 40 years.

Relapsing infections can hog-tie malaria eradication

A new study has pointed out that eliminating malaria in the Asia-Pacific could prove more challenging than previously thought as most childhood malaria infections in the endemic areas are the result of relapsed, not new, infections.

Music was integral part our life since childhood: Amitabh Bachchan

Music was integral part our life since childhood: Amitabh Bachchan

 Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been very vocal about his love for music and he has credited his parents for introducing him to it.

Birth environment can trigger homosexuality

Claiming that genetic changes which happen after birth can determine whether a man is straight or gay, scientists have recently found out that homosexuality may be triggered by environmental factors during childhood.

Sedentary lifestyle, obesity will weaken your kid's heart

 You may want to ask your kiddiewink to get up and do something as a new study has suggested that sedentary lifestyle and overweight weaken arterial health already in childhood.

Novel genes found in gut disease under age five

 Researchers analysing the complicated genetic influences in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have discovered new gene variants associated with an often-severe type of the disease that affects children under the age of five.

'Up to 10 percent Australian children suffering from mental health problems'

A ground-breaking Australian study has revealed as many as 10 percent of children suffer a mental health disorder during childhood, with up to one in 13 children considering suicide.

'B'day girl' Jennifer Lopez shares adorable 'childhood' pic on Instagram

'B'day girl' Jennifer Lopez shares adorable 'childhood' pic on Instagram

 Jennifer Lopez, who celebrated her 46th birthday on July 24, shared a throwback picture of her childhood onInstagram, to cherish her old birthday memories with fans.

Queen Elizabeth's childhood ''Nazi salute'' stirs British mania for monarchy

A grainy 82-year-old image of a seven-year-old Elizabeth offering what appears to be a brief Nazi salute has touched some of Britain`s deepest obsessions: a mania for monarchy and a fascination with World War Two.

Children inherit parents' anxiety too

Anxious parents are more likely to have anxious children, a study on rhesus monkeys has revealed. It added that the risk of developing anxiety and depression is passed from parents to children.

Elton John's childhood home up for sale

Elton John's childhood home up for sale

 Singer-songwriter Elton John's childhood home, where he was born and raised, has been put up for sale.

Childhood nightmares give rise to adolescent psychotic disorders

Researchers at the University of Warwick have found a significant link between the presence of persistent nightmares in childhood and psychotic experiences in adolescence.

Pop culture reminds Ben Stiller of his childhood days

Pop culture reminds Ben Stiller of his childhood days

Actor Ben Stiller, who stars together with actress Naomi Watts as a middle-aged couple in comedy-drama film “While We're Young”, says the pop culture reminds him of his “childhood and youth days”.