Children

Morning Breaking: Pune police starts 'Bharosa Cell' to help senior citizens, women and children

Pune police have started 'Bharosa Cell' to help senior citizens, women, and children. Watch this video to know more.

Jan 10, 2019, 10:34 AM IST
Upset over unhappy marriage, woman attempts suicide and kills her 3 children

Upset over unhappy marriage, woman attempts suicide and kills her 3 children

The woman killed her three children by throwing them into a septic tank and attempted suicide by jumping after them.

Jan 05, 2019, 22:56 PM IST

SOS Children's Village, creating a safe environment for unsupported children

A Children's Village, which is providing a stable and caring family environment to unprivileged and vulnerable children in India. SOS Children's Village came into existence in India in 1964 with an aim to take care of children who have lost parental care. Watch this video to know more.

Jan 02, 2019, 18:32 PM IST

How toys are doing more harm than good to our children

Toys are among a child's first possessions. But do you know that the chemicals used in the manufacturing of these toys can adversely affect your child’s health? According to a new study, these contaminated toys can prove dangerous to children with serious health implications.

Dec 22, 2018, 11:46 AM IST
Children are magical things: Eddie Redmayne

Children are magical things: Eddie Redmayne

The first part "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" came out in 2016.

Nov 14, 2018, 17:24 PM IST
Cameroon: 78 children, held hostage, released; principal and teachers still in captivity

Cameroon: 78 children, held hostage, released; principal and teachers still in captivity

All 78 children and a driver kidnapped in southwest Cameroon were released on Wednesday, but a principal and one teacher are still being held by the armed men that took them, a priest conducting negotiations said.

Nov 07, 2018, 13:16 PM IST
Anaesthesia does not lower IQ in children: Study

Anaesthesia does not lower IQ in children: Study

There is no evidence to prove that children below three years of age who were given anaesthesia had lower intelligence level than those who did not have it, say researchers.

Apr 18, 2018, 16:38 PM IST
Parental diet, obesity before conception affects child's health

Parental diet, obesity before conception affects child's health

A new study showed that smoking, high alcohol and caffeine intake, diet, obesity and malnutrition in either or both parents, potentially increases a child's lifelong risk of heart attacks, stroke, diabetes, immune and neurological diseases. 

Apr 18, 2018, 10:29 AM IST
Poor sleep may raise obesity risk in kids

Poor sleep may raise obesity risk in kids

Besides healthy eating and exercise, getting enough sleep may also be a key factor in managing weight in children and adolescents, a new study has found.

Apr 17, 2018, 17:08 PM IST
This is how you can make your teenager gets enough sleep

This is how you can make your teenager gets enough sleep

 Increasing academic pressure has increased the time Indian students spend at school or engaged in academic work at home.

Apr 13, 2018, 15:52 PM IST
Yoga classes in school may help kids fight stress, anxiety

Yoga classes in school may help kids fight stress, anxiety

Participating in yoga and mindfulness activities at school helps relieve stress and anxiety in young children, improving their wellbeing and emotional health, a study has found.

Apr 12, 2018, 17:46 PM IST
World Autism Awareness Day: Social acceptance helps reduce impact of autism

World Autism Awareness Day: Social acceptance helps reduce impact of autism

Early signs of autism can often be detected in children as young as 2-3 years and it is advisable that parents start treatment as soon as possible for improved outcomes, according to doctors. 

Apr 02, 2018, 10:54 AM IST
Making neighbourhoods more walkable can prevent childhood obesity

Making neighbourhoods more walkable can prevent childhood obesity

Making neighbourhoods more walkable can have a positive impact on kids’ waist line and BMI (body mass index).

Mar 30, 2018, 18:03 PM IST
Bad food raising under-nutrition and obesity: Experts

Bad food raising under-nutrition and obesity: Experts

Giant corporates selling processed foods are not only raising under-nutrition but also over-nutrition, or obesity, in a country that is seen as the hub of stunted and under-nourished children, say experts.

Mar 29, 2018, 12:19 PM IST
Chemicals linked to brain disorders in children

Chemicals linked to brain disorders in children

Numerous, common chemicals can interfere with normal thyroid hormone actions, which are essential for normal brain development in foetuses and young children, they say.

Mar 26, 2018, 17:57 PM IST
Researchers discover link between PCOS and anxiety

Researchers discover link between PCOS and anxiety

Maternal obesity and androgen excess induce sex-specific anxiety in the offspring, according to the study.

Mar 26, 2018, 11:20 AM IST
New mommies, take note! Here's why you need to control your diet

New mommies, take note! Here's why you need to control your diet

New mothers should avoid overeating as they may be risking the health of your child, according to a new study.

Mar 19, 2018, 18:02 PM IST
New technique to improve appendicitis diagnosis for kids developed

New technique to improve appendicitis diagnosis for kids developed

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a new paediatric appendicitis risk calculator (pARC) that may help to calculate a specific risk for appendicitis in kids.

Mar 13, 2018, 15:17 PM IST
Treatment for childhood abuse may help schizophrenia patients too

Treatment for childhood abuse may help schizophrenia patients too

People suffering from schizophrenia may now possibly benefit from the effective, sensitive and tailored treatments used to treat victims of childhood abuse, researchers have claimed.

Mar 12, 2018, 18:20 PM IST
BJP MLA Vikram Saini tells his wife to keep producing more children until a law comes into force

BJP MLA Vikram Saini tells his wife to keep producing more children until a law comes into force

Vikram Saini, a BJP legislator from Muzaffarnagar, has urged Hindus to produce more children until a law for population control comes into existence.

Feb 24, 2018, 07:35 AM IST