Tag: Children

Delaying newborn baths leads to increase in rates of breastfeeding: Study

Washington: While bathing newborns immediately after birth is a common practice around the world, a recent study suggests that delaying…

Part-time working mothers more likely to work longer without pay

London: Working mothers who think of doing part-time jobs with flexible schedules are likely to end up working an increased…

Rewarding kids with screen time as bad as sugary treats

Toronto: Do you reward your child with extra screen time for their good behaviour? According to a study, it may…

Rewarding kids with screen time as bad as sugary treats

Toronto: Do you reward your child with extra screen time for their good behaviour? According to a study, it may…

5 of family found dead in Srinagar

Srinagar: Five members of a family were found dead under mysterious circumstances in Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar on…

Here’s how physical aggression in children develops as they age

Washington: High physical aggression issues during adolescence may put children at increased risk of violent crime, social maladjustment, and alcohol…

Opioids kill more children and teens: Study

New Delhi: A huge number of children are dying from opioid poisonings, a new study shows. According to a recent…

Seven children killed in Mexico City house fire

Mexico City: Seven children died in a pre-dawn fire on Friday in Iztapalapa, a populous town within Mexico City's greater…

US: CBP orders medical check-up for children in custody

Washington: After two Guatemalan children died in the custody of US Customs and Border Security (CBP), the agency has ordered…

‘Super drug’ for pediatric blood cancer may soon be reality

New York: A "super drug" that helps slow down the progression of blood cancer in children could soon become a…

54 Palestinian Children Killed, over 900 detained during the current year

54 Palestinian children have been killed by Israeli forces since the beginning of this year, stated the PLO’s Abdullah Hourani…

Intellectual curiosity, confidence can help kids excel in math

New York: For children low in math and reading skills, characteristics such as openness, intellectual curiosity and confidence can help…

Are today’s children reaching bone maturity earlier?

Washington: Bones of children born in the most recent century reach full maturity earlier than it used to before, a…

Know how parents protect children from stress

Washington: According to a recent research, a strong parental relationship can override the effects of a traumatic childhood and therefore…

Woman poisons self, 3 kids in UP

Lucknow: A minor altercation in a family led to the death of a woman and her three children in Sonebhadra…

Men, school-going children more vulnerable to malaria

Washington: According to a recent study, in households that don't have an adequate number of insecticide-treated bed nets, pregnant women…

Graphic warnings can quash cigarettes’ appeal to kids

New York: Cigarette ads with graphic warning labels that contain images such as bleeding, cancerous gums and lips can snuff…

Russian, Indian scientists worried about sharp rise in autism

Moscow: Today, the most objective estimate is that autistic people's account for one per cent of the world's population. If…

Kerala: Take action against people using children as “shields” in agitation

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala Social Justice Minister KK Shylaja on Wednesday directed the state to take action against people using children…

Toxic flame retardants in kid’s car seats may cause harm

New York: Scientists have found toxic flame retardants in newly manufactured children's car seats, sparking concerns about children's health. In…