The next time you see your toddler walking on toes, you may have reasons to worry, as a latest study claims that toe-walking could be a sign of a developmental delay or neuropsychiatric disorders in a child. According to the study from Sweden, toe-walking could be caused by certain conditions like cerebral palsy. However, some healthy children could toe-walk habitually as well. The Swedish study revealed that by the age of 5 and half years, 40 percent of children with either developmental delays...
Providing yet another evidence on how young girls are taking extreme steps to chase the media defined "perfect" and thin bodies, a recent research has found that schoolgirls as young as 12 are not happy with the way they look. They wish they were thinner and are skipping meals to lose weight. According to the research conducted by Schools Health Education Unit, half of the 12 and 13 year olds and 58 per cent of 14 or 15 year olds said that they wanted to lose weight.
A latest study wants parents to stop trying to pressurizing their child in potty training at a very early stage.
Behavioral problem among children is getting increasingly common and the affects of it are seen when the child reaches adolescence and continues till adulthood. The consequences of behavioral problems are bad, including the child having to face peer-rejection in some cases, poor academic performance, poor psychiatric health and poor physical health too. There have been plenty of researches attempting to find the cause of such disorders, with most of them concentrating on parenting and parent-chi...
A latest study claims that the father's occupation could be one of the potential causes behind a child born with physical or mental disability.
When a child is born with a physical or mental disability it's not just the child but the family as well needs to deal with the illness.
After a latest survey which revealed that children these days are spending 10 times more time indoors than they spend on outdoor activities, here is another study which chalks out the ill effects of TV watching, a couch bound activity.
School holidays are just round the corner and weather not does not seem to be getting any better.
There has been a high rise on the number of track-related injuries among kids in U.S. since 1990s.
Among many speculations regarding what pregnant woman should and shouldn't consume is the debate over coffee consumption by expectant mothers.
A recent study reveals that disabled children are highly prone to violence and sexual abuse.
The lifestyle that the teenagers live affects their risk of higher blood pressure, reveals a latest study.
It is an old wisdom that breastfeeding helps new mothers gain back their figure post delivery.
GPs are told by infection control nurses and Primary Care Trusts to remove toys from their waiting and consulting rooms, as they may harm children by spreading germs. However, according to the Care Quality Commission, they do not pose any such danger and there is no evidence for the same, the health regulator, on Monday said, adding that the local health authorities should stop issuing such false advice. GP practices are now having to register with the CQC, which regulates health and social care...
People with traces of anxiety related issues suffer more with technology acting as a tipping point
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.