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Summer Breaks Increase Obesity in Kids: Study

Childhood obesity and overweight rates rise during summer break, not during school year, said a research study suggesting that major risk factors for child obesity lie outside of school. The ...

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Antibiotics Affect Brain, Cause Confusion, Hallucinations: Indian-Origin Neurologist

Indian-origin American researcher has found that antibiotics affect delirium in brain and cause confusion to brain function and leads to hallucinations and agitative mindset. “Delirium is a common and costly ...

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An Apple a Day Prompts Kids Keep Other Fruits Away: Study

For over two centuries, apple has grown as a familiar fruit for kids and the saying that “An apple a day keeps doctor away” has become omnipresent in every culture ...

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AFL, NRL, Cricket Promoting Alcohol to Kids: Study

Research from Australia-based Monash University shows that children along with adolescents receive millions of exposures to alcohol advertising when watching AFL, NRL, and Cricket on TV, with 47% of the ...

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3-year Old Diagnosed With Type-2 Diabetes in US, Youngest Ever

In a rare case, a three-and-a-half-year-old girl has been diagnosed with type-2 diabetes, making her one of the youngest people ever detected with the disease. Type 2 diabetes is linked ...

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Here’s How You Can Stop Your Child from Bedwetting

Nocturnal enuresis or bedwetting at night is a phenomenon that causes children to wet their beds under the control of involuntary action. Not just at the child stage, this problem ...

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‘Potential’ Treatment for Bedwetting: New Study

When you’re a baby wetting bed is a normal phenomenon. Your mommy knows that you’re too tiny to understand that the deed needs to be done in the bathroom. However, ...

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Robotics Help Apollo Hospital Save 65 Children’s Lives with Delicate Surgeries

Chennai-based Apollo Children’s Hospital has treated children from countries as diverse as Dubai and Uzbekistan with the help of robotics, the first hospital to integrate hi-tech with treatment, it said. ...

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Stem Cell Transplantation Provides Hope to Treat Rare Untreatable Leukemia

A new study has shown that stem cell transplantation produced great results to treat patients suffering from leukemia, especially the “juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia (JMML)” which doesn’t have any treatment. The new study ...

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Compelling your children to eat might actually harm them: Study

Parents are always worried about the health of their children. They strive to follow as well as make their children follow the best eating habits always. Children, on the other ...

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Did you know you can pass your anxiety on to your child? A new study finds out how.

Photo Credit: amenclinicsphotos ac Wonder how your kids show the same signs of anxiety as you? A new study has found the answer. It says that anxious parents are more probable ...

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Anxiety is in Genes, Passed on from Anxious Parents: Study

Anxious parents are more likely to have anxious offspring, says a new study based on its finding from monkeys that would throw light into the possibility of developing anxiety and ...

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Low income families affect children’s cognitive functioning, new study finds out

Researchers have found in a new study that children of low income families who bear family instability and emotionally unavailable caregivers, have learning and cognitive difficulties. The research was done ...

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Delhi Pollution Rattles Non-Smokers Too Equally

Heal Foundation has come out with more statistics about India’s capital Delhi’s pollution revealing that about 2 crore residents are at higher risk and children more prone lung diseases compared ...

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Parents trained to take care of austistic kids excel: Report

More than taking care of autistic children, their parents do require training to take care of such children with specific strategy to overcome their tantrums, aggression, self-injury and non-compliance, said ...

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World’s First Malaria Vaccine Trials Over, Partially Successful But Awaits EMA/WHO Nod

The malaria vaccine RTS,S/AS01 developed for use in sub-Saharan Africa was found to be effective in children for up to 4 years, after final trials. To be available in October ...

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7 Discoveries Since 1975 Which Helped Save Millions of Children

Seven major pediatric research discoveries since 1975 which helped prevention and treatment strategies that have saved millions of lives worldwide were presented on Sunday, April 26 at the Pediatric Academic ...

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World Malaria Day: 1200 kids die every day from disease, says Unicef

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) raised alarm over the growing rate of malaria-related deaths among children all over the world amounting to what it said more than 1,200 children ...

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Changing food habits behind rise in bowel diseases among kids: Study

Blaming it on modern changing food habits from organic food to processed food, a new study has said that it is resulting in rise in inflammatory bowel disease in children ...

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World Health Day: Researchers Find Graphene can Sniff out Deadly Food Toxins

By Sahana Ghosh  Could wonder material graphene – the thinnest on earth and 200 times stronger than steel – help solve India’s food safety woes linked to storage and transportation? ...

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