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Attention kids! This is how your dad can help you stay fit

Attention kids! This is how your dad can help you stay fit

The researchers found that fathers' participation in physical child care activities like bathing and dressing children or taking them outside for walks and playtime was associated with reduced likelihood that their children would become obese from age 2 to 4.

This is how kids' can benefit from dual-focus contact lens

This is how kids' can benefit from dual-focus contact lens

Parents worried about their kids' myopia or nearsightedness, can now relax as a new study has found that dual-focus contact lens, which have alternating visual correction and treatment zones, can help them.

This new computer game may make your child healthy

This new computer game may make your child healthy

Children who played the simple game developed by researchers from University of Exeter in the UK made healthier choices when asked to pick foods afterwards.

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.

Old health myths practiced by grandparents cause risk for kids

Old health myths practiced by grandparents cause risk for kids

When grandparents step up to the plate, it can be wonderful for grandchildren but can also pose challenges in terms of lifestyle, finances and mental and physical health to a somewhat older or elderly cohort.

Cleaning 'sweet home' may make your child diseased

Cleaning 'sweet home' may make your child diseased

According to research, exposure to germs and microorganisms in early childhood is actually good for children because it helps to develop the immune system.

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.

Exposing children to lead may impact cognitive development: Researchers

Exposing children to lead may impact cognitive development: Researchers

The findings, published by JAMA, showed that children with more than 10 micrograms of lead per decilitre of blood at age 11 had 4.25 points lower intelligence quotients (IQ) at age 38.

New blood test can help detect autism early

New blood test can help detect autism early

An algorithm based on levels of metabolites found in a blood sample can accurately predict whether a child is on the Autism spectrum of disorder (ASD), based upon a recent study.

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.

How to tell if your child is autistic - Watch!

Autism is a lifelong developmental condition that typically occurs in the first three years of life.