toddlers

Eight killed in China road accident


June 30th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) At least eight people, including three toddlers, were killed in China Saturday after their taxi crashed into a tanker in Sichuan province, Xinhua reported.The accident occurred ... Read more...

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Other incidents of toddlers being rescued


June 23rd, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Even as four-year-old Mahi battles for life at the pit of a 70-foot deep borewell in Manesar town near Gurgaon, where she fell Wednesday night, ... Read more...

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Tiny tots are happy giving treats to others


June 20th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 20 (IANS) Toddlers less than two years old find great joy in giving treats to others than receiving one themselves, says a new psychological study. "People tend to ... Read more...

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Two toddlers killed in France fire


May 28th, 2012 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
Paris, May 28 (IANS) A fire broke out in a home in France Sunday, killing two toddlers -- aged 18 months and four years -- and asphyxiating their five-year-old sister, ... Read more...

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Norway kids in new family row


May 25th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) Within a month of their return to India, two NRI children, who were earlier taken into foster-care by the Norwegian Childcare Services, find themselves in a ... Read more...

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Toddlers and chimps follow their peers


April 13th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 13 (IANS) What is common between toddlers and chimps? Both tend to copy actions of their peers."I think few people would have expected to find that two-year-olds are ... Read more...

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‘Remove TV from kids’ rooms to tackle obesity’


April 7th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
London, April 7 (IANS) British experts have advised parents to remove televisions from children's bedrooms in a bid to combat record obesity rates being observed among youngsters.According to academics involved ... Read more...

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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 |

High testosterone retards language skills in boys


January 30th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) Boys exposed to high levels of testosterone in the foetal stage are twice as likely to experience retarded language development. "An estimated 12 percent of toddlers ... Read more...

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Delhi court allows nursery admissions at 3-plus


January 27th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday gave a go-ahead to schools to admit children aged three-plus years to nursery classes.The court refused to interfere with age ... Read more...

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Oprah to be Blue Ivy’s Godmother


January 27th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Blue Ivy Carter, the 19-day-old daughter of Beyonce and Jay-Z, is obviously one of the most famous toddlers in the world. The website Media Take Out ... Read more...

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Toddlers’ lives at risk in forward-facing car seats?


January 23rd, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 23 (IANS) One in seven parents in Britain are unwittingly risking their children's safety by prematurely placing them into forward-facing car seats, a study has warned.Rear-facing child seats ... Read more...

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Nursery admissions on course as court reserves order (Lead)


January 18th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday reserved its order on the admission process for pre-school (nursery) classes in city schools which are scheduled to put up ... Read more...

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Nursery admissions on course as court reserves order


January 18th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday reserved its order on the admission process for pre-school (nursery) classes in city schools which are scheduled to put ... Read more...

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Dogs understand you as much as toddlers do


January 6th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Dogs are as advanced as a two-year-old child in following eye contact, a study has found.Scientists have found the animals pick up not only the words ... Read more...

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Mother-baby emotional bonds influence teen-age obesity


December 26th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 26 (IANS) How a mother handles her toddler emotionally could determine whether the latter would pile on the pounds during adolescence, says a new US study. The lower ... Read more...

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Court refuses to stay toddlers’ admission in Delhi schools


December 21st, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday refused to suspend the admission process for pre-school class in city schools scheduled to start Jan 2 next year.Hearing a ... Read more...

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112 arrested in European online child porn racket


December 16th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) At least 112 people were Friday arrested in a massive police operation against online child pornography in 22 European countries, a media report said.The suspects were ... Read more...

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Families in Arizona invited to pose with Santa - and guns


November 29th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Arizona, Nov 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Families in Arizona have been invited to have a rare moment with Santa Claus. The Scottsdale Gun Club is inviting families to come along with their children ... Read more...

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Mothers’ hostility turns toddlers volatile, defiant


October 28th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) Mothers' hostility towards toddlers makes them aggressive, defiant and volatile by the time they're in kindergarten, say scientists.A new study by the University of Minnesota suggests ... Read more...

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Parents fooling with kids give them headstart in life


October 28th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 28 (IANS) Parents who play the fool or pretend with their toddlers give their children a headstart in life.Most parents are naturals at playing the fool with their ... 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...

Posted in Life Style |

Stay-at-home mothers find baby care exhausting


September 25th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) British women who stay at home to raise their pre-school age kids are finding the work so exhausting that they are paying to keep nannies, says ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Spy Kids 4′ for toddlers only (IANS Movie Review)


August 20th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D; Cast: Jessica Alba, Joel McHale, Jeremy Piven, Rowan Blanchard, Mason Cook; Director: Robert Rodriguez; Rating: *1/2Hollywood usually leaves no stone ... Read more...

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Late-talking toddlers do grow up normally


July 5th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 5 (IANS) Late-talking toddlers are no more likely to experience behavioural and emotional difficulties during childhood than children who have normal language development, a recent study reports. The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

28 dead, 10 injured in bus accident in southern Bolivia


June 28th, 2011 - 5:10 am ICT by BNO News
TARIJA, BOLIVIA (BNO NEWS) -- Bolivian authorities on Monday informed that 28 people died and 10 more were injured in a bus accident in the southern city of Tarija, the state-run ABI ... Read more...

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New meningitis vaccine could save thousands


June 10th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Thousands of children's lives could be saved by a new meningitis vaccine that could be available by yearend. The new jab protects against meningitis B, the ... Read more...

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Case filed against mom caught selling toddlers


June 2nd, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A criminal case has been opened against a 22-year-old woman who was attempting to sell her two babies for 200,000 rubles (over $7,100) in Chechnya's ... Read more...

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Mother’s prattle helps kids pick up language


May 9th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 9 (IANS) The way we talk to babies is key to building their ability to understand and create sentences of their own. The exaggerated speech we naturally use ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Toddlers given milk at bedtime likelier to become obese


May 5th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): A new research has suggested that toddlers given milk at bedtime are far more likely to be overweight when they are older.US researchers who followed almost 7,000 children ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Parents’ ‘um’s’ and ‘uh’s’ help kids learn new words


April 15th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): A study conducted at the University of Rochester's Baby Lab has good news for parents who are worried that they are setting a bad example for their children ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indonesian clinic alleges that smoking cures cancer


April 13th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Jakarta, April 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Indonesian clinic shocked the world when they claimed that they can cure cancer and autism with cigarette smoke. Indonesia has one of the highest rates of smokers ... Read more...

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Interest in toys predicts autism treatment’s effectiveness in toddlers


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 23 (ANI): A new study has found that toddlers with autism who played with a limited number of toys showed more improvement in their communication skills following parent-guided treatment than ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Even toddlers need help with negative emotions


March 9th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 9 (IANS) The way you react to your two-year-old's temper tantrums or clinginess may lead the child to anxiety, withdrawal and behaviour problems down the road. The effect ... Read more...

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Boy toddlers need extra help coping with negative emotions


March 9th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 9 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the way you react to your two-year-old's temper tantrums or clinginess may lead to anxiety, withdrawal and behavior problems down the road.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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