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Study decodes how lung, immune system protect kids from severe COVID-19

July 9, 2020 6:00:13 pm

According to the researchers, the lung tissue in children naturally has a higher concentration of regulator T-cells.

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Stress management tips for teenagers

July 4, 2020 1:29:01 pm

There are more than 42 per cent of teens who don’t know why they are stressed and what they can do to get rid of it.

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Yoga and fertility: Asanas to help boost fertility in women

June 30, 2020 6:00:56 pm

Of course, one should remember that yoga is not a one-stop solution. It does not guarantee a baby, but improves your chances of conceiving.

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‘COVID-toes’ symptom in kids may not be linked to coronavirus: Study

June 29, 2020 6:00:36 pm

In the study, scientists sought to evaluate the mechanism by which these acute skin lesions formed.

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What parents must know about early detection of hearing loss in children

June 24, 2020 6:50:16 pm

"If the cells inside the cochlear, which convert the sound waves into electrical waves, are destroyed because of anything it could affect hearing," explains Dr J M Hans.

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Dads-to-be: How age can affect fertility and the baby’s health

June 24, 2020 4:30:45 pm

Advances in assisted reproductive technology (ART) have provided renewed hope to older parents who want to grow their family but are experiencing fertility issues.

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Flu vaccines are a must for children; here’s why

June 22, 2020 6:35:59 pm

All family members should get the flu shot every year to protect themselves from this deadly virus. Ask your local doctor today about the flu vaccination.

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Know how and why you should freeze your eggs

June 22, 2020 5:10:31 pm

A delayed decision of IVF and other ART treatments can often lead to unfavourable treatment outcomes, which can further lead to feelings of depression, anxiety, isolation, and loss of control.

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This Father’s Day, dads can do these yoga asanas with their child

June 20, 2020 3:32:27 pm

Along with practising yoga for good health, mental peace and bliss, it can bring back a sense of belonging, feelings of love and mutual friendship.

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Have you heard of the 4D technique to manage stress and anxiety?

June 17, 2020 8:14:38 pm

It is important to be able to differentiate between stress and anxiety. Stress is mostly due to a specific reason but anxiety is more out of imaginary and futuristic thoughts.

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Want your child to wear a mask? Here’s what you need to know

June 17, 2020 6:35:19 pm

"Kids have different face shapes, as the bones and tissues are still growing, and hence to find a perfect fit is not possible every time. This can be taken care of by cloth masks. Masks for children should have strips to tie rather than elastic."

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How parents can keep their kids physically fit in lockdown, from a sports teacher

June 15, 2020 5:25:25 pm

Five months ago, no one would have imagined sports competitions without a live audience, and online sports classes as part of the school curriculum.

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Things to know if your child needs blood transfusion

June 14, 2020 7:44:56 pm

Duration of transfusion depends on the blood part used, it is maximum for red cells and minimum for platelets.


7 important things to understand about your fertility

June 30, 2020 4:18:58 pm

One-third of couples experiencing fertility problems struggle to conceive due to the man's fertility; for another third it's due to the woman's fertility, and for another third the infertility remains unexplained.

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As lockdown eases, can you resume IVF treatment? A doc explains

June 10, 2020 3:11:31 pm

The most important thing before going ahead with IVF is to be prepared. Talk with your doctors and schedule your initial consultation, appoint a nutritionist, meet with a fertility counsellor who can prepare you for the road ahead.

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Is brain tumour in children a rising menace? Here’s what you need to know

June 8, 2020 5:01:43 pm

The survival rates for many childhood brain tumours, especially low grade astrocytomas and medulloblastomas, have improved over the last two decades and almost 60-70 per cent of them become long-term survivors.

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Pregnancy myth vs fact: Does IVF yield better results in summers?

June 4, 2020 4:17:54 pm

'It is because of more sunlight and vitamin D and, therefore, better fertility. Sunlight is associated with happiness, which in turn is associated with less stress.'

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Is it safe to go for pregnancy scans during COVID-19?

June 3, 2020 6:15:43 pm

Avoid touching things and then touching your face with unwashed hands, always carry a hand sanitiser with you. Maintain a distance of at least six feet from people you see at the hospital.

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On World Clubfoot Day, an expert answers all your questions about the birth deformity

June 3, 2020 12:52:12 pm

'Most cases of clubfoot are successfully treated with nonsurgical methods that may include a combination of initial stretching, weekly casting and finally, bracing.'

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How does tobacco affect new moms and babies? An expert answers

June 1, 2020 6:20:10 pm

Smoking, active or passive, can affect new mothers whether or not they are lactating, said Dr Bakshi. She said nicotine, when it is inside the body, can lead to the constriction of blood vessels.