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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
Kim Kardashian tries out ice-skating with children

Kim Kardashian tries out ice-skating with children

For the outing, Kim wore a thick sweatshirt and sweatpants while styling her blonde hair down completely straight. 

Dec 25, 2017, 09:08 AM IST
Sometimes even children have their own agenda: Karan Johar

Sometimes even children have their own agenda: Karan Johar

Karan said that it is the duty of every parent to give time to their children otherwise if parents don't give time and understand their children, children tend to take revenge. They also, in turn, don't give time." 

Dec 20, 2017, 18:52 PM IST
Time is best inheritance for children: Soha Ali Khan

Time is best inheritance for children: Soha Ali Khan

Soha said,"Children are like wet cement, and whatever falls on them makes an impression. The best inheritance we can give to children is time, and we need to make that happen."

Dec 18, 2017, 18:02 PM IST
Child abuse victims more likely to dropout of school

Child abuse victims more likely to dropout of school

Children who have been victims of violence are more likely to drop out of high school before graduation than their peers, a study has found.

Dec 02, 2017, 14:32 PM IST
Tribal militia kill 43 in South Sudan's Jonglei state, abduct women, children

Tribal militia kill 43 in South Sudan's Jonglei state, abduct women, children

Raiders from the Murle ethnic group killed 20 men, 22 women and one child, and injured 19 people in the village of Duk Payel on Tuesday, Jonglei Information Minister Jocab Akech Deng said.  

Nov 29, 2017, 23:44 PM IST
Parents' lifestyle can affect children, harm them: Study

Parents' lifestyle can affect children, harm them: Study

Children get strongly affected by such lifestyles and habits which is conducted by their parents in front them, especially at a young age, reveals a new finding.
 

Nov 19, 2017, 18:16 PM IST

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