From an early age, I craved my own space. My father once crafted a spaceship out of a large cardboard box, the television blasted static to signify takeoff - I sat in there for hours.
According to a survey, only one in 10 Indian children aged 6-23 months gets 'adequate diet' and 35.7 per cent of children below five years of age are underweight.
Love to binge on fatty foods such as oily samosas and cheese-laden pizzas? Beware, as a new study warns that such children may be at risk of developing cognitive and psychiatric problems such as schizophrenia ...
In an indication that no policy interventions have proven very effective at changing current obesity trends, researchers have estimated that globally some 268 million children aged five to 17 years may be overweight by 2025.
As a growing number of U.S. children have gained health insurance over the past decade, fewer kids are missing out on things like physicals and dental exams, a recent study suggests.
Children account for 15 per cent of 1400 new cases of cancer turning up annually at JIPMER here, the centrally sponsored health institute said.
A recent report by the National Family Health Survey 2015-16 (NFHS-4) showed that the mortality rate among children have gone down considerably in the past ten years.
Good health is not an overnight achievement. It is the outcome of good habits that one follows since early ages or childhood. Here are food habits children should follow.
Researchers raised the alarm about an obesity explosion among children in rural China as a Western-style diet high in sugar and carbohydrates starts taking its toll.
Over the years, the pendulum has swung from a "protective" approach of telling kids little or nothing to avoid worrying them about bad news to an "open" approach of giving children all the facts and ...