Wasting is a life-threatening form of malnutrition, which makes children too thin and weak.
General recommendations for families with HCV positive members are that all patients should be vaccinated against Hepatitis A and B.
Proteins help to build and maintain tissue and muscle mass. It is also essential for extra blood production and promotes healthy weight gain during pregnancy.
The earliest time for a mommy makeover is at least 6-9 months after pregnancy, and not earlier.
For parents, dealing children with ADHD can be a roller-coaster ride. These children often have extreme behaviour, which may be difficult for parents to control.
A healthy body with a healthy mind, along with all the necessary precautions such as hand washing, wearing a mask and maintaining social distance, shall make our children well prepared in their fight against COVID-19.
If you are experiencing symptoms like persistent abdomen pain, severe headache, changes in eyesight, unusual weight gain, among others, see a doctor at the earliest.
A child may show symptoms based on whether they are caused due to increased pressure inside the head or due to the location of the tumour.
Parents should be prepared for any emergency. They should know the first-aid to be given for a generalised seizure like the back of their hand.
According to the researchers, the lung tissue in children naturally has a higher concentration of regulator T-cells.
There are more than 42 per cent of teens who don’t know why they are stressed and what they can do to get rid of it.
Of course, one should remember that yoga is not a one-stop solution. It does not guarantee a baby, but improves your chances of conceiving.
In the study, scientists sought to evaluate the mechanism by which these acute skin lesions formed.
"If the cells inside the cochlear, which convert the sound waves into electrical waves, are destroyed because of anything it could affect hearing," explains Dr J M Hans.
Advances in assisted reproductive technology (ART) have provided renewed hope to older parents who want to grow their family but are experiencing fertility issues.
All family members should get the flu shot every year to protect themselves from this deadly virus. Ask your local doctor today about the flu vaccination.
A delayed decision of IVF and other ART treatments can often lead to unfavourable treatment outcomes, which can further lead to feelings of depression, anxiety, isolation, and loss of control.
Along with practising yoga for good health, mental peace and bliss, it can bring back a sense of belonging, feelings of love and mutual friendship.
It is important to be able to differentiate between stress and anxiety. Stress is mostly due to a specific reason but anxiety is more out of imaginary and futuristic thoughts.
"Kids have different face shapes, as the bones and tissues are still growing, and hence to find a perfect fit is not possible every time. This can be taken care of by cloth masks. Masks for children should have strips to tie rather than elastic."
Five months ago, no one would have imagined sports competitions without a live audience, and online sports classes as part of the school curriculum.
Duration of transfusion depends on the blood part used, it is maximum for red cells and minimum for platelets.
One-third of couples experiencing fertility problems struggle to conceive due to the man's fertility; for another third it's due to the woman's fertility, and for another third the infertility remains unexplained.
The most important thing before going ahead with IVF is to be prepared. Talk with your doctors and schedule your initial consultation, appoint a nutritionist, meet with a fertility counsellor who can prepare you for the road ahead.
The survival rates for many childhood brain tumours, especially low grade astrocytomas and medulloblastomas, have improved over the last two decades and almost 60-70 per cent of them become long-term survivors.