Category: Kids Health

Busy Philipps Shut Down a Mom-Shamer With This Spot-On Response

Mom of two Busy Philipps is not here for men body-shaming her (or anyone) on Instagram. The actor recently shared a gym selfie on Instagram for #TheAwesomeChallenge, a program that donates clothes to kids in need every time the hashtag is used. But of course, some internet troll had to take a post about charity

Things men secretly do but would never admit

Do you act one way in public and another in private? Whether you think your answer is yes or no, here’s the truth: we all behave differently in private than we do behind closed doors. In a study published by scientists at Newcastle University School of Psychology, researchers found that even hanging up posters with

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