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Author Archive: Krishna Mahathi

Measles Rubella (MR) Revaccinations – What You Should Know

Many parents have anxiously raised queries in the last few weeks regarding the Government’s Measles Rubella (MR) vaccination campaign. This blog seeks to address these questions. The...

Improving your child’s health this academic year

We are a couple of months into the new academic year, and it is a good time to throw light on some simple measures to improve children’s strength and stamina. If you have missed doing some of these...

Children’s health in summer

We all look forward to a time of frolic when the summer arrives. All parents wish fervently that our children don’t fall sick, as we have a host of exciting activities for exploration and travel...

Feeding your child during an attack of diarrhoea

Most children who are unwell will not want to eat much and they appear terribly weak. Although we know that scanty eating for a few days will not do them any harm it is good to know what is likely to...

Headaches in Children

I realized that I am among the lucky minority – I had never experienced a bad headache till I joined post graduation. Statistics say that 90% of school going children now experience a troubling...

Parental conflict: How to communicate with the affected child

I am writing this article confidently not because I hold a degree in Counselling but because I have credibility of experience. Recently a friend of mine was sharing his concern about his teenage...

What is Hand-Food-Mouth Disease?

Hand-Foot-and-Mouth (HFM) disease is on the rise in the recent years. This condition occurs mainly in children under ten years. While it can affect older children and adults, we are only mildly...

Investing on Investigations

“Science is the process that takes us from confusion to understanding…” ― Brian Greene “You doctors of these days!” sighed my friend’s father after he spent a long day at the...

Vaccinations for Adolescents

“Vaccines save lives; fear endangers them. It’s a simple message parents need to keep hearing.” – Jeffrey Kluge Although adolescent immunization is currently not covered by...

Worrying over Worms

If you have a toddler who loves the outdoors like I do you’re sure to worry that your child might have worms thriving in her body. Many vague symptoms are attributed to worm infestations like...