The procedure, known as selective dorsal rhizotomy, involves cutting some of the sensory nerves from the legs while they enter the spinal cord in order to relieve stiffness, improve mobility and reduce the affected children’s pain levels.
Dr Danielle Orsagh-Yentis, the lead author of the study opined that “It is a very upward trajectory". “It’s definitely something you don’t wait on. It should be a trip to the emergency room,” said Dr Aldo Londino, a pediatric ear, nose and throat surgeon at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.
Babies, who watch an adult struggle to reach two different goals before succeeding, try harder at their own difficult tasks than babies who see an adult succeed effortlessly, according to a study by MIT.
Over 1.25 lakh children in India below the age of five died in 2016 due to the impact of polluted air and almost one in five children who die from toxic air exposure across the world is from India, a new study by the World Health Organisation has sai
New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Monday rubbished Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah’s comment on the Jawaharlal Nehru University row, saying he did not have the stature to lecture Congress president Sonia Gandhi or vice president Rahul Gandhi on the issue of nationalism. Sibal said instead of dealing with the university students in the way that they should be dealt with, the BJP was busy proving that they were criminals. Sibal further stated that India is no more under British rule and added that Amit Shah and PM Modi cannot stop these young children from speaking their minds.
Varanasi, Jan 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Varansi on Friday to distribute aid to over 90,000 differently abled people. Prime Minister Modi is expected to talk to five differently-abled children, who have recently gone through cochlear implant surgeries. The PM will also hand over artificial limbs, tricycles and other equipment to some of the beneficiaries.
Junagadh (Gujarat), Jan 21 (ANI): A school bus in Gujarat’s Junagadh area met with an accident on Thursday. Six people, including four children and two women, have been killed in the accident. More than 20 children have been grievously injured. Medical aid is being provided to the injured children.
Amritsar, Jan 13 (ANI): The nation celebrates the bonfire festival of Lohri today, signalling the end of the Winter Solstice. The people of Punjab and Haryna primarily celebrate Lohri in which during the day, children go from door-to-door singing folk songs in praise of Dulha Bhatti, a person with the similar image of Robinhood, who robbed the rich to feed the poor during Mughal period. Festivities usually include a large bonfire which is surrounded by people as they enjoy the warmth munching peanuts and sweets.