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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...

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...

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...

Protect and Develop Your Child’s Vision With a Better Diet

This is a Guest Blog contributed by Amy Williams. Williams is a free-lance journalist based in Southern California and mother of two. As a parent, she enjoys spreading the word on positive parenting...

Raising a Child Suffering from Hearing Loss

This article has been contributed by Cochlear India(http://www.cochlear.com/wps/wcm/connect/in/home). Cochlear is the global leader in implantable hearing solutions with high-quality products that...

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...

Your Little One’s Dental Health

This is a guest blog contributed by Dr. Manikandan G.R., Junior resident at Government Dental College, Trivandrum. Dr. Manikandan has previously published many research papers as well as articles for...

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...

Fits, Faints and Funny Turns in Children

On several occasions in paediatric practice we come across unusual mannerisms, perceptions, and behaviour in infants, children, and teenagers, causing considerable concern. Many are dramatic,...