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Eye treatment drug can contaminate breast milk, harm growing infants

Drugs for eye treatment may harm growing infants: Study.

14 Sep 2019 10:48 AM

Peanut consumption in early childhood can reduce allergy risk

Early introduction of peanuts in babies to reduce allergy risk, study suggests.

23 Jul 2019 9:47 AM

Don't exceed screen time beyond 1 hour for children under 5: WHO

For infants, less than one year, screen time is not recommended at all.

27 Apr 2019 10:14 AM

Honey: A saviour in case your kid swallows button batteries

Honey or Carafate (a cherry-flavoured duodenal ulcer prescription), can help reduce the esophageal damage.

13 Jun 2018 3:46 PM

Here’s what scientists know today about Zika and its effect on foetuses

Zika began spreading in Brazil in April 2015 and the country saw more than 260,000 probable cases in 2016, according to Health Ministry.

06 Jun 2018 10:25 AM


New study finds infants at risk of cot death due to unsafe sleeping positions

The risk is high for infants supervised by a childcare worker.

04 Apr 2018 11:43 AM

More boys suffer online sex abuse than thought: study

The report added that the younger the child, whether a boy or a girl, the "abuse was more likely to be severe".

07 Mar 2018 12:10 PM

Infants can learn abstract rules visually: study

The researchers showed 40 infants patterned sequences of different kinds of dogs. 

23 Feb 2018 2:51 PM

Eggs improve biomarkers related to infant brain development, says study

Research finds infants who were in introduced to eggs beginning at six months showed significantly higher blood concentrations of choline.

23 Dec 2017 8:15 AM

Prevention of childhood asthma in boys may soon be possible. says study

Study shows family risk for asthma may not be a result of genetics alone, but may also involve microbes found in baby's digestive tract.

28 Nov 2017 8:19 AM


Babies recognise words even before learning to speak them

True word learning requires making connections between speech and world around us and learning how different words relate to each other.

21 Nov 2017 8:04 AM

Exposure to pet allergens in infancy may cut asthma risk

Additional research is needed to clarify the potential roles of these microbial exposures in asthma development.

20 Sep 2017 3:02 PM

‘Disruption’ in oxygen supply kills 3 kids in Raipur hospital

It was found that the oxygen plant operator in the hospital, Rabi Chandra, was in inebriated condition and failed to ensure its smooth supply.

22 Aug 2017 5:24 AM

Mums in Philippines breastfeed babies in public for a cause

Mothers breastfed babies in public to raise awareness about infant deaths and dispel taboos over practice.

05 Aug 2017 6:03 PM

Diabetic children have higher risk of Celiac disease, says study

According to researchers in CD pancreas produces almost no insulin, to help convert blood sugar into energy for cells.

29 Jul 2017 5:06 PM


205 infants abandoned in cradles under scheme: Maneka Gandhi

Ms Gandhi said there were lot of irregularities in the earlier system, which forced people to go to other countries for adoption.

21 Jul 2017 1:23 AM

Talking to toddlers will help bridge word gap

Low-income children hear far fewer words by age 3 than more affluent kids

18 Feb 2017 9:16 AM

Young children can choke to death on whole grapes

Grapes are larger than an infant's airway and hence can cause a lot of problems

22 Dec 2016 10:50 AM