close
This ad will auto close in 10 seconds
Why we start understanding people after age of 4 decoded

Why we start understanding people after age of 4 decoded

The researchers showed a three-year-old child a chocolate box that contained pencils instead of chocolates.

Ten minutes of vigorous exercise may help boost kids' heart health

Ten minutes of vigorous exercise may help boost kids' heart health

Start encouraging your children for high-intensity physical activity for atleast ten minutes daily as it could help them reduce the risk of developing heart problems and metabolic diseases such as diabetes.

Disrupted sleep in kids may affect brain cells

Disrupted sleep in kids may affect brain cells

Obstructive sleep apnea is a common sleep disturbance which affects up to five per cent of all children. 

Children who play outdoors protect environment, says study

Children who play outdoors protect environment, says study

Environmental awareness programmes like Girl Guides or Boy Scouts may help develop children's environmental awareness and action, according to researchers.

Kids with high uric acid may be associated with BP at age seven: Study

Kids with high uric acid may be associated with BP at age seven: Study

A recent study has revealed that babies, especially preterm ones, with high levels of serum uric acid during early years of life, may be associated with high blood pressure at the age of seven which may further lead to hypertension in adulthood.

New treatment to effectively combat migraine in children

New treatment to effectively combat migraine in children

Migraines are a headache of varying intensity, often accompanied by nausea and sensitivity to light and sound.

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.

Horse-riding may boost cognitive skill in kids

Horse-riding may boost cognitive skill in kids

A new study showed that the effects of vibrations produced by horses during horse riding leads to the activation of the sympathetic nervous system, which may improve learning in children.

Kids suffering from asthma have some respite – Read

Kids suffering from asthma have some respite – Read

The alliance is joined by the State Clinical Research Centre for Respiratory Diseases, Beijing Children`s Hospital, Chinese Pediatric Society under Chinese Medical Association.

Antibiotics could be effective in treating appendicitis

Antibiotics could be effective in treating appendicitis

Appendicitis is currently treated through an operation to remove the appendix, known as an appendicectomy.
 

Personality traits can be contagious among children

Personality traits can be contagious among children

The researchers studied two preschool classes for an entire school year, analysing personality traits and social networks for one class of three-year-olds and one class of four-year-olds.

New research delves into children's beliefs about fruit, vegetables

New research delves into children's beliefs about fruit, vegetables

The results from the study were encouraging as the children seemed to have a very good awareness of the health benefits of eating fruit and vegetables.

Maternal depression may increase risk of social-emotional problems in kids

Maternal depression may increase risk of social-emotional problems in kids

A new study has found that mothers with early and chronic depression may increase the risk of kids developing social-emotional problems.

Early tobacco exposure elevates dropout rates, behavioural issues in kids

Early tobacco exposure elevates dropout rates, behavioural issues in kids

Exposure to tobacco smoke is toxic to the developing brain at a time when it is most vulnerable to environment input, the researchers said.

Winter safety: Tips to keep your child healthy in cold weather!

Winter safety: Tips to keep your child healthy in cold weather!

Here are some amazing tips for mothers to keep their family as healthy as possible this winter. 

Feeding whole-fat milk to kids may make them slimmer

Feeding whole-fat milk to kids may make them slimmer

Children who have a habit of consuming whole-fat milk have higher vitamin D levels than those who consume low-fat or skimmed milk.

Fatty food may elevate mental problems in kids

Fatty food may elevate mental problems in kids

Love to binge on fatty foods such as oily samosas and cheese-laden pizzas? Beware, as a new study warns that such children may be at risk of developing cognitive and psychiatric problems such as schizophrenia or Alzheimer's disease in their adulthood.

Children's Day Special: Keep your child healthy with these five easy workouts!

Children's Day Special: Keep your child healthy with these five easy workouts!

So this Children's Day, Gympik, an online fitness discovery platform, has come up with five easy workouts for kids, focusing on their healthy life. 

Flu shots, access to medication help kids combat asthma

Flu shots, access to medication help kids combat asthma

Kids with asthma require regular flu shots and schools with equipment and access to medications to treat asthma.

Delhi air pollution: Children at most risk, say experts

Alarming increase in air pollution attacks the respiratory system, and can alter the immune system.