kids health

Parents urged to shun buggies for kids’ health


October 18th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) British parents are being advised to make their children walk for better health instead of letting them enjoy buggy rides.To handle the growing obesity epidemic - ... Read more...

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Parents should avoid pestering kids for meals


October 12th, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Parents who keep nagging their children to make them "eat their greens" would do their kids' health a big favour by avoiding to do so, say ... Read more...

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Does dad’s stress affect his kids?


September 1st, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) An individual's risk for stress-related disorders may be determined by his or her father's life exposure to stress, according to a new study. Most of the ... Read more...

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Paracetamol and ibuprofen for mild fever ‘puts kids’ health at risk’


February 28th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): Giving regular spoonfuls of paracetamol and ibuprofen to children with a mild fever could extend their illness or put their health at risk, warn doctors.A misplaced 'fever phobia' ... Read more...

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Family mealtimes play key role in asthmatic kids’ health


February 4th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): A new study has found that the quality of family interactions during mealtime affects the health of children with asthma.The study, conducted by researchers at the University of ... Read more...

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‘Right to education helping kids’ health too’


February 3rd, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) The Right to Education (RTE) Act, besides giving children between six and 14 years access to free and compulsory education, also helps their health as voluntary groups ... Read more...

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Cell phone use by pregnant mums linked to behavioural problems in kids


December 7th, 2010 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): A new study has suggested that pregnant mothers who use mobile phones regularly are likely to give birth to kids with behavioural problems, especially if those children start ... Read more...

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Pushy parents ‘risk damaging kids’ health’


September 29th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 29 (ANI): Pushy parents risk damaging their children's health if their love is conditional on achieving success, it has been claimed.Rod Jaques of the English Institute of Sport said that ... Read more...

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Ban TV to protect your kids health, says psychologist


August 31st, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) TV should be banned for toddlers and strictly rationed for youngsters to protect them from ill health. Aric Sigman, the associate fellow of the British Psychological Society, describes children ... Read more...

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Parents who smoke around kids are ‘child abusers,’ says Brit doc


August 9th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): Parents who smoke around their children are putting them at early death risk, says a British doctor.Professor Steve Field, chairman of the Royal College of General Practitioners, said ... Read more...

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Energy drinks ‘pose serious threat to kids’ health’


July 27th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, July 27 (ANI): Highly-caffeinated energy drinks pose serious health risk to children, according to an editorial.It argues that the growing availability of energy drinks is a potential danger to the health ... Read more...

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Facebook, Twitter ‘making kids dumber’


July 18th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne. July 18 (ANI): Social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter are making teen web surfers dumber, says a study of Australian parents.New cyber-safety research commissioned by Telstra also revealed that ... Read more...

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Bottle-feeding mothers may put kids’ health at risk


July 30th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Lack of adequate education on proper bottle-feeding practices might put infants at increased health risk, says researchers.A systematic review of studies has shown that while mothers recognize the ... Read more...

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Bottle-feeding can put kids’ health at risk


July 14th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): New mums who bottle-feed their children might be putting their kids' health at risk due to mistakes in the preparation of the formula, say researchers.The errors include too ... Read more...

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Sporadic activity as beneficial to kids’ health as longer exercise sessions


May 12th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Frequent bouts of sporadic activity could be just as beneficial to children's health as longer exercise sessions, a study has suggested.For the study, researchers at the University of ... Read more...

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Sexting poses risk to teens’ health, warns expert


May 10th, 2009 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 10 (ANI): A Binghamton University expert in New York says that parents should beware of "sexting"-the latest trend of sending sexually charged messages or images via cell phones-because it may ... Read more...

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Exposure to violence disrupts kids’ health


April 22nd, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): School-going kids, who witness violence in urban communities, display post-traumatic stress symptoms, a new study has found.The researchers also found that these children suffer physiological effects with ... Read more...

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Walking or cycling to school can improve kids’ health


April 14th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): Walking or cycling to school may be an effective and efficient way to integrate physical activity into the daily routine of children, according to researchers at Kansas ... Read more...

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Breastfeeding ‘makes for well-adjusted kids’


March 28th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28 (ANI): Traditional parenting methods such as breastfeeding, discipline are likely to bring up well adjusted kids, say researchers.In the study involving 1,136 mothers, the researchers found that breastfeeding is ... Read more...

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Early childhood stress leads to long-term health problems


January 27th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Early childhood stress can have lifelong impact on kids'' health, according to a new study. The researchers found that adolescents who as youngsters have experienced either physical abuse ... Read more...

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James scared for kids’ health


January 18th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Comedian Kevin James is scared for his daughters' health and wants to raise them healthy.According to contactmusic.com, James confessed he is struggling to lose the weight he gained ... Read more...

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Too much holiday TV can increase kids health risk


January 1st, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 1(ANI): A new study has found that too much television during school holidays can put children at greater health risks.In the study over 4500 Australian school children, the researchers ... Read more...

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Broomsticks and devil’’s forks deemed hazardous for Brit kids health!


October 25th, 2008 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): British nursery Langham Pre-School, near Colchester, Essex, has banned kids from bringing in broomsticks and pitchforks or other such objects during Hallowe''en.Due to health and safety fears, ... Read more...

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Having an invisible friend is good for your kids health


February 14th, 2008 - 4:38 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 14 (ANI): Having an invisible companion (IC) is good for a childs health and can help him decide what kind of a person he wants to be, says a leading ... Read more...

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