Tag: childhood

Is increasing temperature raising childhood viral infection rates?

Washington: Turns out, hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is a common childhood viral infection that mostly affects in warmer…

Women are judged more often than men: Swara Bhaskar

Mumbai: Actress Swara Bhaskar, known for raising her voice on several social issues -- especially those related to women's safety…

Study predicts long-term outcome of boys with ADHD

Washington: A recent study was conducted to predict the long-term outcome of boys with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The researchers…

High immunity protein at birth cuts childhood malaria risk: Study

Sydney: Newborn babies who are born with a high level of an immune-related protein in their blood cells are less…

Childhood blindness gene discovered

Washington: Our genome is made up of 20,000 genes, all of which may cause diseases. Researchers from the University Of…

Childhood infections may affect school performance

Washington: Turns out, severe infections that have led to hospitalisation during childhood are associated with lower school achievement in adolescence.…

Childhood stress you suffered may affect your kids

New York: Experiencing childhood trauma resulting from separation of parents or witnessing violence at home may have long-term effects, suggests…

Childhood environment may determine testosterone levels in men

Washington: Turns out, men's testosterone levels are largely determined by their environment during childhood. A study led by Durham University…

Relationship with siblings goes beyond childhood, indeed!

Washington: Turns out, childhood sibling dynamics such as bickering and bonding may predict differences in college education. According to a…

‘Early treatment of childhood brain tumours can help children live long lives’

New Delhi: Paediatric brain tumour is not the end of the world; neither for the parents nor for the patient.…

Tonsil removal in childhood may increase asthma risk

Sydney: Removing tonsils and adenoids in childhood increases the long-term risk of respiratory disorders such as asthma and influenza, as…

Childhood cancer survivors may experience sleep problems as adults

New York: Childhood cancer survivors are more likely to experience sleep problems and daytime sleepiness as adults which may result…

Childhood trauma may trigger physical pain in adulthood

New York: Do you want your children to be happy when they grow up? If yes, then you have to…

Why moms-to-be should cut off caffeine

Washington: Caffeine has always been related to various health complications for an adult. However, turns out, it affects the unborn…

There’s a drama queen in me: Neha Kakkar

Mumbai: Popular singer Neha Kakkar, who features in her latest music video "Oh Humsafar" with actor Himansh Kohli, says there…

Exposing infants’ to wipes may trigger food allergy

New York: If you are in the habit of using wipes for your infants, beware. They are likely to trigger…

How childhood friendship can benefit your health

Washington: Childhood friendships may carry health benefits into adulthood, according to a study. The multi-decade study of men suggests that…

Obesity increases risk of cancer in adolescents

Washington: A study has showed how obesity increases risk of 13 different cancers in young adults. The meta-analysis, performed by…

Treatment for childhood abuse may help schizophrenia patients too

Sydney: People suffering from schizophrenia may now possibly benefit from the effective, sensitive and tailored treatments used to treat victims…

Childhood cancer survivors at great risk of heart problems: study

Berlin: Survivors of childhood cancer are at risk of suffering from cardiovascular disease in adulthood, a study has found. Researchers…