Kids health

Healthy diet may boost kids' self-esteem

Moreover, fish intake 2-3 times per week was also associated with better self-esteem and no emotional and peer problems. Intake of whole meal products was also associated with no peer problems.

Dec 14, 2017, 19:57 PM IST

DocsApp launches new service for kids

The service is targeted towards infants, children, and adolescents.

Jul 26, 2017, 19:20 PM IST

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.

Jun 11, 2017, 13:44 PM IST

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.

Apr 18, 2017, 18:31 PM IST

Here's why you should keep smartphone usage to bare minimum

Increased smartphone use may affect sleep, health of kids

Nov 07, 2016, 18:17 PM IST

Here's how much sleep your child should get each night!

A good sleep pattern can lead to better health outcome like improved attention, behaviour, learning, memory, emotional regulation, quality of life, mental and physical health.

Jun 16, 2016, 09:10 AM IST

How to spot Type 1 diabetes in children: Watch!

Here is how to spot the four most common symptoms of Type 1 diabetes in children and young people.

Mar 23, 2016, 10:22 AM IST

Delhi's kids have weakest lungs, reveals survey

A survey conducted by the Breathe Blue and Heal Foundation shows that Delhi's children have the weakest lungs, as compared to kids from other metros.

Jun 04, 2015, 15:56 PM IST

Watching TV for just an hour daily makes kids gain weight

Watching television for as little as one hour a day can make your children obese, says a new study.

Apr 27, 2015, 15:28 PM IST

Medicines packed in PET bottles pose health hazard: Study

Doctors have found proof that Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) bottles used for storing medicines pose a health hazard to people, especially women.

Feb 21, 2015, 09:43 AM IST

Kids exposed to smoke in womb lag behind peers in reading skills

Babies exposed to cigarette smoke in their mother’s womb later perform poorly on reading comprehension tests, a new study has revealed.

Nov 17, 2012, 15:02 PM IST

Why today`s kids don`t get good night`s sleep

Too many fizzy drinks and not enough bedtime stories are reasons why younger generation does not sleep as well as their grandparents, according to a new study.

Aug 28, 2012, 09:28 AM IST

Vitamin D can halve risk of respiratory infections in kids

Daily intake of vitamin D supplement can reduce the risk of respiratory infections such as colds or flu among children in winter, researchers have suggested.

Aug 21, 2012, 13:27 PM IST

Kids` leukemia risk tied to dads` smoking

Children whose fathers smoked have at least a 15% higher risk of developing the most common form of childhood cancer.

Dec 15, 2011, 09:38 AM IST

Fish can halve wheezing in kids: Study

Fish is a good source of protein, vitamins and rich in omega-3 fatty acids that can benefit the heart.

Nov 24, 2011, 20:41 PM IST

Thin parents produce children with less body fat

Children of thin parents are likely to be genetically predisposed to have a lower body weight.

Oct 04, 2011, 14:49 PM IST

Eating low-fat yoghurt ups risk of asthma in kids

A new study has found that pregnant women who eat low-fat yoghurt are more likely to have children with asthma.

Sep 17, 2011, 12:26 PM IST