A new study claims that daily supplements of omega-3 fatty acids found in seafood, some algae and plants could help boost the performance in children with poor reading skills.
A major part of the day is spent online by adolescents these days. The growing up years spent by the elderly during their time, was a lot different from how it is for the the teenagers of this generation. How the still-developing brains of teenagers cope with the abundant information around them is a mystery and an interesting area of research for many a researchers.
According to a new study, babies as young as six-months-old observe their parents very keenly to determine if something is funny, and this apparently helps them develop a sense of humor.
A new study claims that students, who are popular, are more likely to be smokers.
After a recent trail of accidents, doctors are warning parents against laundry and dishwasher detergent liquitabs and calling for childproof packaging.
According to a new study by psychologists from University of Missouri, the stories that young adults tell about themselves, reflect their self-perception and identity and may vary depending on their gender.
A new study claims that bottle-fed infants are at a higher risk of developing a serious intestinal condition which may need surgery. Pyloric stenosis is a condition that causes severe vomiting in infants. In this condition, the lower part of the baby's stomach narrows, restricting the amount of food intake and casing forceful vomiting, dehydration and salt and fluid imbalances, Medical Xpress reported.
It is mostly mothers who give children the necessary insights about life and sex education, with targeted prompting and guidance; fathers could also do the same but with an early start, claims a new study. The study analyzed the responses of parents to a public health campaign about the benefits of parent-child conversations about delaying sexual activity. "Our findings show that fathers can increase communication frequency on a potentially awkward topic. Then, as their children age and even more important and sensitive topics come up, these fathers will have developed the kind of relationship with their children that can help conversation flow more smoothly," lead study author Jonathan Blitstein
The early years are of life are the most important years of a person's life as they shape the character and the individual. There have been researches previously about the impulsivity or compulsiveness of a person as an indicator of an increased risk of addiction. According to a new study by the researchers from University of Cambridge these personality traits could also indicate a traumatic childhood.
With the advancement of science and technology, the things around us are only getting smaller and smaller. But with this heap of tiny facilitators, parents also need to grow increasingly conscious as to what might be the next thing landing into the mouth of their toddlers, and could cause unwanted consequences. There is a growing threat to children with tiny batteries or the so-called button batteries which can choke them or even cause death, a U.S report warns parents.
A traumatic childhood experience may increase the risk of drug addiction, research from Cambridge university now suggests. Experts link compulsivity and impulsiveness with drug addiction and have found those common traits in those who have had troubling childhoods.
Parents and psychologists often encourage children to participate in pretend play. There is a common notion that the engagement in pretend play is crucial for a child's development, However...
An alarming 75 percent of products used by children contain high levels of toxic chemicals like phthalates.
As schools reopen, here are some tips to manage the loads on the little shoulders carrying back packs every day.
A latest study claims that children born to older women apparently have a healthier start in life and are less likely to be admitted to hospital and more likely to have vital immunization jabs. Other benefits of children of older mothers were faster language learning skills, lower social and emotional difficulties before they turned five. For the study, researchers from University College London analyzed data from more than 78,000 children born in England between 2000 and 2002 to mothers aged between 13 and 57 years, Mail Online reported.
Most people are familiar or have heard of sexual or physical abuse but have no idea that there is another type of abuse that is less obvious. This is called a financially abusive relationship where you wonder "Is my boyfriend using me financially?"