Many parents let their children taste alcohol at an early age, thinking that it might discourage them from drinking when they reach their teenage. However, this belief is wrong, claims a new study.
A new study suggests that higher levels of vitamin D during pregnancy may be significant in determining the baby's future health. According to the study, a deficiency of Vitamin D during pregnancy may lead to poor mental and motor skills in babies.
Who says playing a lot of video games makes children inactive and obese? Well, while this might have been true till a few years ago, the introduction of Microsoft's Xbox and its new Kinect feature are proving it otherwise...
Children and adults love trampoline games alike, and most of the households have trampolines in their households. However, irrespective of how tempting the game seems to be, doctors and experts warn parents of the dangers of the bouncing game, which accounted to about 100,000 injuries in 2009 alone.
A new study has found that children have a better understanding of the concept of fairness than what was previously thought.
A new study by researchers from Murdoch Childrens Research Institute claims that "controlled comforting" and "camping out" (behavioral sleep technique) not only help infants sleep better, it also reduces depression levels in mothers.
A new study suggests that older children, who are overweight, may be consuming fewer calories when compared to peers who are of healthy weights.
There are so many other activities crowding the lives of children today, that reading inadvertently has become their last priority, a new study suggests.
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.
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.