Nutrition

Bihar Schools To Have Nutrition Classes In September

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Bihar’s Social Welfare Department is also running awareness campaigns during the ‘nutrition month’. PATNA:  As part of the ongoing National Nutrition Month that began September 1, government schools in Bihar will have […]

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Nutrition

Soon, spot colour-coded nutrition labels on food in UAE

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Colour-coding will then make it easier for consumers to identify which products would be best for their health. Food items in the country will soon have colour-coded labels that determine their nutritional […]

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Pregnancy

Conversation boosts honesty over drinking in pregnancy, study finds

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A “conversational approach” is the most successful way of encouraging honest disclosure of drinking habits by pregnant women, a new study says. This contrasts with previous research that had recommended midwives should […]

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Pregnancy

‘I would not have kept the baby’: Fighting depression in pregnancy

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About 450 million people worldwide currently suffer from a mental health condition, making it one of the leading causes of ill health. Could it be that others within their community hold the […]

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Pregnancy

Exercise in pregnancy improves health of obese mothers by restoring their tissues, mouse study finds

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Exercise immediately prior to and during pregnancy restores key tissues in the body, making them better able to manage blood sugar levels and lowering the risk of long term health problems, suggests […]

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Pregnancy

How does the cervix change in early pregnancy?

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In early pregnancy, changes take place in the position and texture of the cervix and the consistency and color of cervical discharge. Tracking changes in the cervix can help a woman detect […]

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Parenting

Parenting in the digital age: How to shield kids from inappropriate material online

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It was in February this year that a popular vlogger, Matt Watson, made some shocking revelations on YouTube about the platform and uncovered what he dubbed a ‘softcore paedophile ring’. In a 20 […]

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Parenting

Parenting: When can my baby eat eggs? 6 foods to avoid feeding your child in the first year

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If you’re a new parent and are feeling a little frantic about feeding your baby, especially during the child’s first year, here’s a quick guide for you. Parenting: When can my baby […]

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Diet

High-salt diet blocks tumor growth in mice

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New research in cell cultures and two separate mouse models finds that a diet high in salt reduces tumor growth by altering the function of certain immune cells. A high intake of […]

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Parenting

Cold-parenting may lead to premature ageing in offspring: study

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New York: Unsupportive parenting styles may have several negative health implications for children including premature ageing and higher disease risk later in life, says a study. The research found that the telomeres — protective caps […]

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