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pcos, fertility, pregnancy

Does PCOS affect your ability to conceive?

May 26, 2020 7:57:00 pm

This is a question that concerns almost every woman who has been detected with PCOS as it is one of the leading causes of female infertility. The problem can be easily tackled by adapting to healthy lifestyle modifications and simple medication.

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Till what age can a child be in diapers? A paediatrician answers

May 25, 2020 1:43:19 pm

'Parents should not delay potty training beyond 18 months.'

spice, inflammation

A blend of these spices in a meal can lower inflammation: Study

May 22, 2020 8:00:51 pm

For the study, researchers used a blend of basil, bay leaf, pepper, cinnamon, coriander, cumin, ginger, oregano, parsley, red pepper, rosemary, thyme and turmeric.

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Five tips to protect your child’s eyes during the lockdown

May 22, 2020 6:05:39 pm

Place the digital media at least 18 to 24 inches away from your child. Encourage them to hold it at this distance when watching the screen in an appropriately illuminated space.

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Blood in the stool of a child under two years: What does it mean?

May 22, 2020 11:20:17 am

Blood in toddler stool is mostly caused by anal fissures, due to constipation. Blood due to fissure isn’t generally serious and can be treated at home.

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Shilpa Shetty says she has the APLA disease; find out what it is

May 20, 2020 11:00:08 am

'If already pregnant, a woman will be put on a blood-thinning injection for the entire duration of the pregnancy.'

child immunity

10 ways to build immunity in children

May 19, 2020 6:05:39 pm

Providing our children with healthy food, habits and environment goes a long way in ensuring that these ailments are short and not frequent.

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Here’s what you need to know about hypertension in children

May 18, 2020 3:00:33 pm

Some symptoms which you should be aware of in the event of a high blood pressure emergency are headaches, seizures, vomiting, chest pains, a pounding heartbeat, palpitations, and shortness of breath.

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World Hypertension Day: How yoga can be helpful to treat maternal hypertension

May 17, 2020 6:32:59 pm

Practise these simple techniques by slowly keeping your awareness on your breath, and under the guidance of a certified yoga instructor.

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How to protect your child from infections in today’s world

May 13, 2020 5:53:45 pm

It is critical to understand how immunity transfers from mother to child and develops in later stages and how to boost your child's immunity during growing stages.

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Worried about your child’s delayed immunisation? Here’s what you need to know

May 12, 2020 12:08:21 pm

"A delay in vaccination is manageable. Having said that, it is important to administer deferred doses as soon as it is feasible. Missed vaccination puts the child at risk of contracting the disease the vaccine was meant to protect against."

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Some yoga asanas to try with your child this Mother’s Day

May 10, 2020 6:30:27 pm

Practising these techniques fortify your bond and reinforce your health.


Active participation of parents ensures efficient development of autistic kids

May 9, 2020 12:29:26 pm

Children with autism are often exposed to bullying which can cause them anxiety and affect them in various ways.

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World Thalassaemia Day: What does the condition mean for pregnancy?

May 8, 2020 3:18:58 pm

Each year, more than 70,000 babies are born with thalassaemia worldwide and this defect is very often seen in the Indian subcontinent.

cow milk protein allergy

How to identify symptoms of cow’s milk protein allergy in an infant

May 7, 2020 12:23:35 pm

A major shift is seen now in the way allergies are developing, with some manifesting as early as infancy.

juvenile arthritis

Juvenile arthritis: Swelling and pain in your child’s joints can be symptoms

May 6, 2020 2:34:26 pm

Since a few cases of juvenile arthritis show no symptoms, it can be difficult to diagnose this condition in children.

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World Asthma Day: Yoga asanas that kids can practice

May 5, 2020 5:15:31 pm

World Asthma Day 2020: Asthma symptoms are mostly triggered by allergies caused by dust, pollen, cold air, pollution, exercise or allergy to dog or cat hair.

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What parents should know about COVID-19 symptoms in children

May 5, 2020 4:15:59 pm

While there is no need for parents to press the panic button, they have to be careful at all times, says Dr Ingale. Sometimes children present myocarditis -- or an inflammation of the heart muscle -- and mimic Kawasaki-like disease, which starts with a fever.

mosquito bite

How to protect your baby from mosquitoes this summer

April 30, 2020 7:47:51 pm

In the case of babies, one has to be extra cautious as it is important to make sure that they are protected from mosquito bites.

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Online paediatric queries up by 350%, top concern related to delayed vaccination

April 29, 2020 7:52:21 pm

About 67 per cent of the paediatric queries came from men while 33 per cent came from women.