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'Infants, toddlers suffer most from air pollution'

October 11, 2021 10:08 am

Air pollution is one of the leading threats to children’s health, accounting for almost 1 in 10 deaths

Is your child suffering from dehydration? Here are some signs

September 27, 2021 6:44 pm

Giving extra fluids or oral rehydration is a solution, especially when your child is vomiting.

Childhood obesity is a more serious concern than coronavirus, says Dr Chris van Tulleken

September 27, 2021 2:17 pm

The well-known medical researcher defined obesity as a "disease caused by ultra-processed food just like cancer is caused by tobacco".

Can kids be harmed wearing masks to protect against Covid?

September 16, 2021 5:22 pm

Among the unfounded arguments: Masks can foster germs if they become moist or cause unhealthy levels of carbon dioxide. But experts say washing masks routinely keeps them safe and clean.

Ayansh requires the world's costliest SMA Drug (Rs 16 Crore); without this his chances to survive are bleak 

July 15, 2021 12:33 pm

I sat with my little 1-year-old Ayansh in my arms and tears began to fall from my eyes. Tears of fear and anguish... tears of helplessness and guilt. We are need of urgent donations to save my child.

Risks of severe illness, death due to COVID-19 in children very low, UK study finds

July 10, 2021 12:11 pm

The findings, led by researchers at University College London (UCL), University of Bristol, University of York, and the University of Liverpool, inform vaccine and shielding policy for the under-18s

Will there be a third wave of the pandemic affecting children?

July 01, 2021 6:04 pm

The third wave is not waiting to happen, it is already here.

Black fungus in kids: What should parents know?

June 30, 2021 7:21 pm

Parents should encourage frequent washing of hands and sanitising, before touching eyes, nose, and mouth, a doctor suggests.

More children infected with Covid, no need for panic but important to vaccinate: Experts

May 25, 2021 6:00 pm

While more children are getting infected, the infection remains mild and the mortality rate low.

Birth defects: Early intervention can help children

March 05, 2021 8:37 pm

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), out of every 100 babies born in India annually, 6 to 7 have a birth defect.