New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Agreed that nappies have made the lives of new moms much better but what does it do to the babies? Harsh and painful nappy rashes are a very common problem that most babies struggle
Children with disabilities are three to four times more likely to be victims of violence at home or outside, according to an UNICEF report. The UNICEF State of the World's Children report 2013 released here Thursday says that
Vulnerable and curious youngsters make for a ‘soft target’ for tobacco companies who glamourize their product, said experts as the age of onset of experiment with cigarettes or other form of tobacco worryingly fell to a
Driven by ignorance, many parents in India don't start timely treatment for a killer form of eye cancer, retinoblastoma, detected in 1,500-2,000 children a year. In most cases, the medical advice of removing the afflicted eye to
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday sought a report over the malnutrition deaths of several infants at Attappadi in Kerala. Citing an editorial in a newspaper, the commission said: ‘The contents of the
Scientists have recently discovered a new gene which is believed to be linked to the congenital heart disease in new born babies, a common more commonly known as ‘a hole in the heart’.
Professor Bernard Keavney, from
A new study by US researchers shows that children living with married parents are less likely to be obese. ‘Childhood obesity is a significant public health issue in our country with nearly one-third of all US children aged
Baby Roona Begum, the 18-month-old girl who was suffering from a severe case of hydrocephalus, underwent a successful remodelling surgery of her skull at Fortis Memorial Research Institute on Tuesday. The girl from Tripura was
Children who are exposed to second-hand smoke in early childhood are more likely to grow up to be the physically aggressive and antisocial. Researchers from University of Montreal in Canada found that aggressive behaviour in kids
Roona Begum – the 15-month-old girl who was suffering from hydrocephalus – underwent a surgery to reduce her head size. ‘The surgery went perfectly, much better than expected,’ Sandeep Vaishya said after the procedure.
The US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases on Wednesday congratulated India for developing an indigenous rotavirus vaccine for prevention of diarrhoea. ‘We congratulate the programme for appropriate
A study conducted to find out the causes of diarrhoea in young children found that the rotavirus is responsible for the most severe cases. The study was conducted in seven different sites in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asian
May 12 is Mother's Day.
Vijaya Chaing never thought her daughter, now in her 30s, would ever be able to converse normally with a guest or be able to conduct her day-to- day routine activities without help. At the age of 5, after
India accounts for 29 percent of all the first-day deaths globally, the highest for any country, according to the ‘State of the World’s Mothers’ report released by ‘Save the Children’ on May 6th 2013. This dismal rank