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Parents, beware. 3 hours of TV daily may up risk of diabetes in your kids

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Parents, take note! Being glued to television or video games for more than three hours a day may put your children at increased risk of developing diabetes, a study warns. Researchers found that both adiposity, which describes total body fat, and insulin resistance, which occurs when cells fail to respond… Read more »

H1N1 flu causing neuro problems among kids: Docs

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A 10-month-old infant from Goregaon has lost his sense of recognition and is unable to identify familiar faces, including his parents’, following a neurological complication caused by influenza H1N1. The extensive brain impairment in the baby has set warning bells ringing among clinicians that the infection can go beyond the respiratory system. Over… Read more »

Why more and more Indians can't have kids

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Mumbai resident Janhavi climbed several rungs of the corporate ladder before deciding to have a baby three years back. Months however turned into years as Janhavi, now 38, spent lakhs of rupees at various infertility clinics to get pregnant. “I have tried as many gharelu nuskas (home remedies) as tests looking for… Read more »

6 Immunity-Boosting Foods for Kids This Monsoon

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While we want to make the most of the rainy season, the thought of catching infections and flu persistently lurks at the back of the mind and the concern grows even greater when it comes to children. Children with their developing immunity system are especially prone to catching such infections in this weather…. Read more »

Parent moves Madras HC, says TN Class 11 public exam to put extra burden on kids

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Madurai A Madurai resident on Wednesday moved the Madras High Court challenging the Tamil Nadu government’s decision to hold “public examination” at Class 11 level akin to the CBSE-held class 10 and 12-level board examinations. A Madurai bench of the high court posted the matter for detailed hearing on July 19… Read more »

Talking to the Doctor May Prevent Antibiotic Overuse in Kids

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“Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today,” WHO. One of the primary factors contributing to the rising trend of antibiotic resistance is the overuse of such drugs. Bacteria and viruses are growing more potent and resistant with time rendering the current… Read more »

Improved Sleep Pattern May Help Kids With ADHD: Beware of Foods That May Kill Sleep

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is categorized as a developmental and behavioral disorder that affects the learning and behavioral ability in children. Kids with ADHD also depict signs of impaired attention. A latest study compiled by the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) establishes a link between sleep and ADHD symptoms. “Simple adjustments to… Read more »

HC notice to CBSE rule saying teachers not to accompany kids in school buses

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New Delhi The Delhi High Court on Monday issued a notice to the city government and Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on a plea challenging the board’s amended rule that teachers will not accompany students in school buses and not be allotted non-academic work. A division bench of acting chief… Read more »