Category: Kids Health

Healthy breakfast recipes for anytime of the day!

Eggs, nachos or seafood? Try these breakfast recipes that combine your family’s favourite ingredients, courtesy Executive Chef, Gopal Jha, Grand Mercure Bangalore. Californian Breakfast Benedict Ingredients 2 thick slices of Brioche loaf | 1 tbsp of avocado paste | 2 eggs | 1 whole tomato, sliced | 50 gm of spinach | Pinch of nutmeg

Important Questions to Ask Your Child's Teacher

The beginning of the school year can be overwhelming. There will be shopping for supplies, packing lunches and planning that all-important first-day-of-school outfit — by the time you meet your kid’s teacher, your brain may be running on empty. Here are 10 questions you should ask to start this year off on the right foot.

Psych screening beneficial in pediatric abdominal pain

(HealthDay)—Systematic screening for anxiety, disability, and pain can increase psychological referral rates among pediatric patients with abdominal pain, according to a study published in the August issue of Pediatrics. Natoshia R. Cunningham, Ph.D., from the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, and colleagues implemented a screening process for patient-reported anxiety, functional disability, and pain levels in

CDC: increase in tianeptine exposures from 2014 to 2017

(HealthDay)—From 2014 to 2017 there was an increase in tianeptine exposure calls reported by poison control centers to the National Poison Data System, and they mainly occurred among those aged 21 to 40 years, according to research published in the Aug. 3 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality

Making MRI scans safer for kids

When it comes to medical imaging, pediatric radiologist and biomedical engineer Shreyas Vasanawala knows that kids aren’t the same as adults. Vasanawala, MD, Ph.D., professor of radiology at the School of Medicine, has spent the last 10 years studying how to improve magnetic resonance imaging scans for his smallest, wiggliest patients. Now, he’s putting his

11 very Indian things that kids today are not aware of!

These childhood activities are now a part of nostalgia. Most kids today have not experienced some of these facets of life. By Disha Roy Choudhury More often than not, you may have come across both parents and kids complaining about the generation gap. Your parents hail their years of growing up as the golden era

E-cigarette smoking tied to later marijuana use in teens

(HealthDay)—Teenagers’ use of any tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), is associated with subsequent marijuana use, according to a study published in the August issue of Pediatrics. Janet Audrain-McGovern, Ph.D., from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, and colleagues examined whether adolescent e-cigarette, hookah, or combustible cigarette use is associated with initiating and currently using

Independence Day 2018: Five Indian scientists who made us proud

Happy Independence Day 2018: Teach your kids about these Indian scientists and their important work. From science to philosophy, the people of India have proved their expertise in every field of work, time and again. The experts made significant contributions to their respective fields, gaining attention globally. On the occasion of the 72nd Independence Day,

Grip strength of children gives clues about their future health

While other studies have shown that muscle weakness as measured by grip strength is a predictor of unhealthy outcomes—including cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, disability and even early mortality—this is the first to do so for adolescent health over time, a Baylor University researcher said. “What we know about today’s kids is that because of the

Quick dessert recipes for your child’s birthday

Is it your child’s birthday party or are the kids just craving some desserts? Here are three quick and easy recipes, with the goodness of Nutella, Oreo and ice-cream…you just can’t go wrong! By Chef Akshay Nayyar NO BAKE NUTELLA CHEESECAKE A tip: This recipe has no added gelatin and that is why it is

Study Reveals Your Child’s Crayons May Contain a Toxic Chemical

When parents think of hidden dangers in their home, they rarely (if ever) consider… crayons?! But a consumer interest group — the U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund — is warning parents to do just that. The group recently discovered that some green crayons packaged and sold under the name Playskool Crayons contained tremolite,

Mothers of twins, this is your life

Being a parent of twins is like running a marathon you didn’t train for. Suddenly, two very cute, very small beings depend on you — at the same time. You may feel like nobody knows your struggle. But when you meet other twin parents, you form an instant connection because you recognize each other’s invisible