Depressed mother on antidepressants increase autism risk in baby According to a study conducted by a team of researchers in Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, expecting mothers should stay away from antidepressants since the drugs might cause autism in babies. The study team was lead by Lisa A. Croen. The survey that took into consideration Read more
Environmental factors might cause autism Latest studies conducted on the cause and manifestation of autism has revealed that environmental factors play a vital role in the condition. The study has also included condition in the womb as a factor influencing the origin of the disease. The study was conducted on twins and results displayed unexpected Read more
Neuroblastoma is a malignant tumor, which develops from the nerve tissue in infants and children. This type of cancer affects six to ten percent of cancers found in children. Some children regress immediately while some others progress even after undergoing aggressive treatment. The life span of patients in the longer run is forty percent.
A revolutionary study shows that the possibility of babies who are born prematurely to suffer from kidney disease later in life is higher than babies who are born at the end of the complete pregnancy term. The study was undertaken to research the impact of premature babies on the development of their kidneys.
Cellulose powder has been used to treat rhinitis since several years. However, lack of scientific research for its effectiveness to treat hay fever, which is a type of seasonal rhinitis has been unavailable. Therefore, some scientists have now provided evidence to show that cellulose powder is beneficial in children suffering from hay fever. Moreover, the Read more
Dr. Ilan Dinstein and his team of doctors and researchers from Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel found a new study that states that early signs of weaker synchronization of right and left sides of the brain of a child could help in detecting Autism in toddlers. Children with this condition show weaker harmonization Read more
Researchers of Keck School of Medicine, University of South California, have found a correlation between children who live in disturbed families and the affect that air pollution has on their lungs. It has been found that children exposed to high parental stress are more vulnerable to being adversely affected by air pollution. In comparison, children Read more
Contrary to general perception, researches have now revealed that babies that are born big need not necessarily be healthy. They are at a higher risk of facing health problems like diabetes and obesity. A majority of babies that are born overweight end up being obese in their youth. Further, babies who put on abnormal weight Read more
Children need a positive growing environment Children grow and develop to the optimum extent when they are given a healthy and positive home. However, due to enormous work related stress in addition to the pressure of multitasking, mothers tend to be irritable and depressed. Children in such households suffer behavioral disorders and can turn out Read more
Breast-feeding saves babies The benefits of breast-feeding are becoming more known every day. Mother’s milk is the best source of different vitamins and minerals required for the growth of a baby. As per the latest research on the benefits of mother’s milk, it has come to light that breast feeding causes a significant reduction in Read more
Rising risk of obesity Obesity is one of the growing concerns in the world today. With a largely passive lifestyle and addiction to unhealthy processed and junk food, children are more susceptible putting on unhealthy weight than ever before. The side effects of obesity have been revealing themselves as researches are focused on them. According Read more
The smallest contribution you can give to the people, who need it the most, will surely make you an active member of the world. Or broader if you are aiming at making a wider scope, then make yourself of help to people in other countries who need your support. There are many ways in making Read more