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Teenagers who feel safe at school get higher grades

Teenagers who feel safe at school get higher grades

Feeling unsafe at school may hamper a student's learning potential and also contribute to more emotional problems, warns new research.

Standing desks in schools may help reduce weight in kids: Study

A new research has found that standing desks in schools may help reduce weight in kids. 

Junk food commercials trigger unhealthy choices among kids

Junk food commercials on pizzas and burgers during TV programmes influence food choices among children and their brain activities as well, say researchers, adding that the children's decisions are driven by tastiness rather than healthfulness.

Kids with autism may increase siblings' risk of disorder

The risk of younger siblings developing an autism spectrum disorder is 14 times higher if an older sibling has the disorder, says a study.

Hrithik Roshan's kids Hrehaan and Hridhaan emulate daddy dearest and we are loving it! See pic

Hrithik Roshan's kids Hrehaan and Hridhaan emulate daddy dearest and we are loving it! See pic

Bollywood Greek god Hrithik Roshan is a hands-on dad and we all have seen ample proof of it. The holiday pictures of Hrithik with his two kids—Hrehaan and Hridhaan have always been a happy one.

Outdoor learning! It helps boost your kids' quality of life

Outdoor learning! It helps boost your kids' quality of life

Parents, you may want to expose your kids to nature more as according to a recent study, it could yield extraordinary results.

Paracetamol in pregnancy may up autism, ADHD risk in kids

Taking common painkillers during pregnancy more often is likely to raise the risk of autism and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, especially boys, new research warns.

Reasons why you should let your kids eat dirt!

Microbial exposure during early life has been linked to greater protection from illnesses such as allergies, asthma, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), asthma, obesity, diabetes, etc, later in life.

Consume lots of fruits during pregnancy to have smart kids!

This is definitely a good health tip which all would-be-mothers should follow.

Daddy Hrithik Roshan does the loveliest thing for his kids – Check out

Daddy Hrithik Roshan does the loveliest thing for his kids – Check out

Hrithik Roshan is a super dad, why? -- check out this post:

 

 

Why forbidding internet use is not good for your kid

Avoiding the internet is not a realistic option for most teenagers, said Pamela Wisniewski, assistant professor in computer science at University of Central Florida in the US. 
 

This is how you can keep your kids away from junk food!

As parents, it becomes our duty to feed our children with healthiest possible diet so that they grow up to become healthy adults.

Delhi's Tis Hazari gets court room for kids

Designed like a playhouse in an open area with a pantry, small tables, chairs and a toys corner, one of the biggest court complexes of Asia, Tis Hazari, got a courtroom on Tuesday for child witnesses.

Think twice before you shout at your kid!

Experts say that this kind of parenting elevates child's risk of obesity along with poor physical health in adulthood. Researchers further say that parents generally make attempts to balance such behaviour but all the efforts go in vain.

Think before you give your kid a spoon of cough syrup!

They are banned for kids below 12 years of age in many countries like the United States, United Kingdom, European Union, Canada, Australia and New Zealand but sadly, can be seen in almost every medical shop in India.

When a lemur asked kids to scratch its back – Watch!

When a lemur asked kids to scratch its back – Watch!

Lemurs are primates that look something like a cat crossed with a squirrel and a dog, endemic to the island of Madagascar.

'Kids who join youth gangs prone to depression'

 Kids who join youth gangs are more prone to depression and suicidal thoughts and mental health problems only get worse if they do not leave the gangs, a study has found.

Outdoor light may reduce myopia in kids

This study has revealed that the major cause of myopia is lack of adequate outdoor light and not remaining glued to computer screen or television.

Now, you can teach your kids about animal sounds using Google search!

Now, you can teach your kids about animal sounds using Google search!

A new interactive feature in Google search is helping kids learn what sounds animals make.

Can videogames improve kids' health?

The videogames for health (G4H) field is pursuing innovative, potentially highly effective methods for changing behaviors and affecting health outcomes in children, but more research, defined guidelines and targeted funding are needed to drive game design, determine optimal use, and minimize possible adverse effects, according to a study.