Saturday, Dec 03, 2022

children health


Find out all about pediatric intensive care, and how it is different from neonatal intensive care

November 30, 2022 1:18 pm

"A good PICU consists of staff that are sensitive to the needs of both parents and children, and are able to help ease the stress that illness and medical emergencies cause," says Dr Manish Arya, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital and Medical Research Institute

Doctor in the House: Is your child coughing a lot? Here’s what you need to know

November 11, 2022 4:13 pm

The season of chills is here. A quick guide on what different types of coughs signify and when to take your child to a doctor

Biliary atresia disease in kids: Signs, symptoms and everything else you need to know

October 30, 2022 8:37 pm

Biliary atresia can start around birth to up to 2-3 months of age. The key symptoms children may experience can be pale/light colour/clay stools, jaundice, and dark yellow urine

Can cough syrups cause restlessness, low sugar level, excessive sleepiness in children?

October 17, 2022 11:10 am

According to Dr Ranjeet Ghuliani, it is important to note that coughing is good as the child is throwing away the excessive secretion which is produced in the body during an infection

Debina Bonnerjee shares pic of daughter's ear piercing; what is the ideal age to get a baby's ears pierced?

September 16, 2022 11:11 pm

"Piercing your baby's ears may also expose them to a number of risks," Dr Bilal Khan said

Are fatigue, shortness of breath, blue skin or lips symptoms of heart ailments in children?

September 09, 2022 10:36 am

A significant number of heart related deaths in India involves the younger population, making it crucial to be aware of congenital heart diseases (CHDs) in children

Long COVID in children less common than in adults, study finds

August 30, 2022 5:52 pm

The study found that many of the symptoms children experience post-COVID-19 are similar to those seen in adults, but there are some features more unique to kids, such as hair loss, skin rashes and diarrhea.

Heart healthy lifestyle missing in 9 out of 10 children, says study. What does it mean and what should parents do?

August 25, 2022 1:18 pm

At a time when heart attacks are claiming the lives of Indians early, the study by Dr Rajneesh Kapoor, vice-chairman of interventional cardiology at Medanta Hospital, Gurgaon is significant for a generation we should be responsible for. A total of 3,200 children from Punjab and Delhi, aged between five and 18 years, were examined and scored low on healthy cardio parameters

Has Covid-19 led to an increase in hepatitis cases in children? Here's what a doctor says

August 16, 2022 2:14 pm

According to a doctor, there has been a spike in acute hepatitis among children across the world, including India, in recent times

Things to keep in mind while ensuring your baby's health in the monsoon season

August 12, 2022 10:33 am

Keep your baby clean. This is essential so as to keep the dampness away, especially amid humidity