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Avoid lavender oil on children

Avoid lavender oil on children

Lavender oil exposure is associated with abnormal breast growth in young girls, suggest a study.The study was published in the Journal of...Read More

Too much screen time linked to impulsiveness in children

Too much screen time linked to impulsiveness in children

Nine-11 hours of sleep and no more than two hours of recreational screen time a day is what can save your children from becoming impulsiv...Read More

Children who fidget have better health

Children who fidget have better health

Children who are frequently fidgeting during everyday activities burn more calories, using up energy amounting to nearly 3kg of body weig...Read More

Maharashtra: 14 children injured after bus skids off road in Palghar

Maharashtra: 14 children injured after bus skids off road in Palghar

The bus was travelling on the Pivli-Vada road with around 49 children on board when the incident took place. All the injured have been ad...Read More

Mumbai: Cops plan to educate kids on ‘good & bad touch’

Mumbai: Cops plan to educate kids on ‘good & bad touch’

Their Mumbai counterparts had come up with a ‘Police Didi’ campaign around three years ago, in which lady cops were assigned to various s...Read More

Govt duty-bound to provide free education to all children up to 14 years of age, rules High Court

Govt duty-bound to provide free education to all children up to 14 years of age, rules High Court

The Bombay High Court recently said that the Maharashtra government is duty-bound to provide free education to every child up to the age ...Read More

Detected: 157 malnourished children in Mira-Bhayandar

Detected: 157 malnourished children in Mira-Bhayandar

As per parameters, 121 kids have been categorised under the moderate malnutrition category.

81 percent children in Delhi slums have no toilets: Survey

81 percent children in Delhi slums have no toilets: Survey

Living in an unsafe environment amidst drunkards and drug addicts, and having to answer nature's call after sunset comes with its own set...Read More

Indore: 16,900 children suffering from diarrhoea treated

Indore: 16,900 children suffering from diarrhoea treated

The campaign was scheduled to run from June 20 till July 20 across the district but the Health Department officials said that they will e...Read More

No plan to extend midday meal beyond Class VIII

No plan to extend midday meal beyond Class VIII

He was replying to a question by Chhaya Verma, Vishambhar Prasad Nishad and Sukhram Singh Yadav on the media reports that the mid-day mea...Read More

Bihar: 66 children die due to AES in Muzaffarpur, over 130 have been hospitalised

Bihar: 66 children die due to AES in Muzaffarpur, over 130 have been hospitalised

Muzaffarpur (Bihar): As many as 66 children have died due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Muzaffarpur district of Bihar, official...Read More

Bihar: 43 children below 10 died this month in Muzaffarpur due to AES

Bihar: 43 children below 10 died this month in Muzaffarpur due to AES

In a shocking revelation, as many as 43 children below the age of 10 years have died at two hospitals in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district thi...Read More

What Akshaya Patra midday meal row is all about

What Akshaya Patra midday meal row is all about

New Delhi: The midday meal scheme is often credited for drawing children to schools and also for cut in dropouts, but it has had its shar...Read More

‘Where is God?’: Lankans stunned after deadly blasts

‘Where is God?’: Lankans stunned after deadly blasts

Colombo: As Shantha Prasad carried children wounded in Lanka’s deadly attacks into a Colombo hospital, memories of the country’s deadly c...Read More

Pre-schoolers overeat if food portion is large

Pre-schoolers overeat if food portion is large

New Delhi: Preschoolers may not be as good at resisting large portions of everyday foods as previously thought, according to a new study....Read More

Sons turn backroom boys for contesting parents

Sons turn backroom boys for contesting parents

Lucknow: They are children of political leaders and have now taken over the responsibility of serving as quintessential backroom boys whi...Read More

IVF children may not be safe

IVF children may not be safe

Washington: Children conceived through in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) may be at an increased risk of cancer, according to the largest study...Read More

Bhopal: 7 children identified for surgery

Bhopal: 7 children identified for surgery

A free pediatric cardiology camp was organised at Sewa Sadan Eye Hospital on Tuesday. Pediatric cardiac consultant Dr Vishal Changela and...Read More

Can women learn to take more risks?

Can women learn to take more risks?

Washington: According to a recent study, men often take more risks than women. The reason for that is the gender difference, which has be...Read More

2.6 million children at risk in Philippines measles outbreak

2.6 million children at risk in Philippines measles outbreak

Manila:  Health experts have warned that about 2.6 children in the Philippines were at risk due to a measles outbreak in the country as m...Read More

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