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‘Special’ mothers to take care of ’special’ children (Feature)


September 18th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 18 (IANS) Two years ago 40-year old Anuradha, who is HIV positive, came to Jaipur with a frail body and weak mind clouded with uncertainty about her future. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Satisfying toddlers’ calls for attention cements bond


March 20th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 20 (IANS) Satisfying toddlers' calls for attention cements the bonds between the children and their parents in the long term.A Concordia University study is the first to show ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study reveals that cavities are contagious


March 29th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Mar 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has found that cavities could be transmitted between people. The research identified that the most common way that cavities could be transmitted is through ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Infantood influences how couples bounce back after row


February 20th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) The ability of couples to bounce back from a row may depend on what both partners were like as infants. Researchers at the University of Minnesota have been ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How couples recover after argument depends on their infant relationships


February 19th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): A University of Minnesota research has suggested that couples' ability to bounce back from a fight may depend on what both partners were like as infants.The researchers have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

2 million baby monitors recalled


February 12th, 2011 - 1:53 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced that nearly 2 million Summer Infant video monitors have been recalled after it emerged they could cause strangulation in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Huge Recall of Baby Video Monitors Linked to Two Deaths


February 12th, 2011 - 1:38 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Almost two million Summer Infant baby video monitors are being recalled as due to the fact that the product was linked to the deaths of two babies by ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Children with food allergies are often victims of bullying: Study


September 28th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 28 (ANI): In the first study of its kind, researchers have found that 35 percent of kids with food allergies, who are over the age of five, have been victims ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese women unaware of breastfeeding norms


August 7th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 7 (ANI): Only 20 percent of Chinese women understood what exclusive breastfeeding means while more than 50 percent of mothers stopped exclusive breastfeeding before their child was six months ... Read more...

Posted in World |

ABC’s “Boston Med” Turns Out To Be A Refreshingly Different Documentary


June 25th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) ABC has come up with a new medical community based documentary named 'Boston Med' which promises to be refreshingly different from the familiar soaps dealing with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Caring for sick spouse or relative may be good for care-giver


June 23rd, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): Contrary to earlier studies, a new research claims that caretakers who look after sick spouses or the elderly may be doing good to themselves too.University at Buffalo psychologist ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study shows seasonality of child abuse is a myth


June 22nd, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): A new study has challenged the notion that winter months, and especially winter holidays, are a time of increased child abuse.The study of homicides of 797 children ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Today’s dads more involved in raising children: Study


June 11th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): More and more fathers are opting to be stay-at-home dads or work from home, while even more are the primary caregivers when mom travels for work or serves ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Indirect medication the best way to stop seizures?


June 8th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): A new study says indirect, or non-IV medication may be the best way to stop seizures in a patient immediately.UC emergency medicine assistant professor Jason McMullan, MD, compared ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Intimate partner violence against mums linked to kids’ obesity


June 8th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Mothers who are abused their partners are more likely to have obese children, claims a new study.Reported in the June issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Old age falling tied to altered blood flow in brain


May 18th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Altered blood flow in the brain due to high blood pressure and other conditions may lead to falls in elderly people, a new study has shown.The research has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Educational baby videos don’t make infants brainier


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): A survey has found that educational baby videos do not appear to improve the overall general language learning of 12 to 24 months old children, nor do they ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Parents’ perceptions of their kids’ athleticism linked to physical activity


January 27th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Oregon State University has found no direct link between parents' own level of physical activity and how much their child may exercise. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, diagnosing autism may be easier


January 11th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Children suffering from autism spectrum disorder (ASD) process sound and language a fraction of a second slower than normal children. Measuring magnetic signals that mark this delay may ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Many parents fail to place their babies ‘back to sleep’


December 8th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Making infants sleep on the their backs can help reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), but not all parents follow the practice religiously, according to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hong Kong toddler dies after climbing out of 7th-floor window


September 24th, 2009 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Sep 24 (DPA) A 14-month-old girl fell to her death from a seventh-floor apartment after climbing out a window while her mother was cooking, Hong Kong police said Thursday. The girl ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Katherine Heigl to star in Warner Bros’ Life as We Know It


June 24th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun 24 (ANI): 'Grey's Anatomy' star Katherine Heigl is all set to star in Warner Bros' romance movie "Life as We Know It".Greg Berlanti will direct the movie, and Barry Josephson ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Some children watching domestic violence grow into tough guys


April 29th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) More than 10 million US children witness domestic violence yearly, triggering a range of emotional and behavioural problems. But a new study suggests that the reason some of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Yellow eye is an unreliable indicator of jaundice risk in infants: Study


March 25th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Paediatric researchers have found that common practice of visual inspection (looking for yellowish eye, or skin tone) is not a reliable method to predict a newborn''s risk ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Oz kids likely to grow up ‘’surrounded by porn”


March 2nd, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 2 (ANI): Australian kids are likely to grow up seeing porn because of a proliferation of easily available x-rated material, say researchers.According to the Australian Institute of Criminology, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Social robots may soon be living around us


February 23rd, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Bringing robots closer to humans, scientists have now unveiled humanoid and dog robots that develop unique personalities when they interact with humans in a "robot nursery".Created by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Parkinson’’s disease may trigger mental and behavioural changes too


December 13th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 13 (ANI): While Parkinson''s disease is known to affect body movements, an online survey has revealed that it can also lead to some mental and behavioural changes. Dr. Bernard ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

International food aid not enough to solve global malnutrition crisis


November 25th, 2008 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): While discussing the controversies surrounding international food aid, the editors of journal PLoS Medicine came to the conclusion that "donor-supported food programs are not enough as a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Relationships with caregivers in childcare affect kids” stress levels


November 15th, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): Children''s relationships with their caregivers play a significant role in controlling their stress levels, according to a new study. The study by researchers at Washington State University, Auburn ... Read more...

Posted in National |

A hot cup of coffee can warm your heart towards strangers


October 24th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): A lot can happen over a cup of hot coffee, say researchers, who have found that people judged others to be more generous and caring if they ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Reflux may be behind barking cough, breathing difficulties in kids


September 22nd, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 22 (ANI): Recurring croup among kids barking cough that may be accompanied by breathing difficulties, and sometimes or wheezing result from laryngopharyngeal reflux, the backflow of stomach contents into ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hope is all one needs to fight depression


August 17th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 17 (ANI): Ohio State University say that hope therapy may help fight depression without having to depend upon a prescription. "We''re finding that hope is consistently associated with fewer ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Not lying on belly hinders babies’ development


August 7th, 2008 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) Parents and caregivers should ensure that babies get enough time to lie on their bellies and not on their backs, especially while awake, to prevent them from retarded ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Twins will be a challenge, says Angelina Jolie


June 12th, 2008 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie, who is pregnant for the second time, says she was stunned when she discovered she was expecting twins and that the addition to her ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Separation from parents impairs learning in kids


May 16th, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 16 (IANS) Infants who experience temporary separation from one or both parents during divorce, illness or violence are likely to face difficulties in learning at school. Previous research on such ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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