Nutrition

In Bihar Schools, Student-Gardeners Improve Nutrition, Health Metrics

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Purnia, Bihar: When she grows up, 14-year-old Amita Kumari wants to become a police officer just like her mother. The class eight student of a government middle school in Kasba, a town in […]

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Pregnancy

The extraordinary danger of being pregnant and uninsured in Texas

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RosaRosa Diaz was no stranger to hunger and stress and a throbbing pain in the gut that was usually nothing serious — gastritis, she had been told, or lactose intolerance. When she became […]

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Parenting

The Best Parenting Advice Is to Go Live in Europe

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Pity the American children: No one is writing books about how great they are. Instead, praise has lately been reserved for kids overseas, who—according to a profusion of books and articles in […]

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Pregnancy

Impaired liver function during pregnancy can increase obesity risk in kids, says study

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Take care of your liver during pregnancy. Impaired liver function in women during pregnancy can increase the risk of obesity in kids by altering their gut bacteria, according to a study. The […]

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Pregnancy

Intake of praracetamol during pregnancy causes behavioural disorder in children, says study

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When women take paracetamol during pregnancy, it increases behavioural disorder in children. Women who take paracetamol during pregnancy are at risk of having children with behaviour problems, warn researchers. The study, published […]

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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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