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Ten super foods to eat when you have a cold

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All of us get coughs and colds frequently. Some lucky people don’t have to face this too often, however for some of us, catching a cold is something that happens every few weeks. There aren’t any medicines that work on this viral disease. So, it is important to eat healthy to boost the immune system, which …

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Detecting and Overcoming Childhood Obesity

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In a country where 270 million people still live below the poverty line, obesity seems a rather far-off issue. However, with the rise of a sedentary lifestyle and junk food, India is now home to the third largest number of obese people in the world, according to a study published in the premium medical journal – The …

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Keep Your Toddlers’ Eyes Safe

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A recent study published in JAMA Ophthalmology revealed that children aged between 1 to 2 years were at highest risk of chemical burns to their eyes. As opposed to the expected results, the research provided insight into how common chemicals around the house are ignored as potential dangers. As a parent, here are some tidbits …

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Ways to care for your child after Vaccination

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Babies are prone to diseases the most, as their immunity isn’t developed enough to combat against diseases. Until the age of two, your child will be visiting the pediatrician constantly for vaccinations. They receive up to 12 vaccines and some are given to the child in multiple dosages. However, it is common for children to …

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Vaccine Walk-through: A Guide for New Parents

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Recently vaccines have come under the radar for various reasons. From apprehensions about its constituents to reemergence in diseases on the verge of eradication, parents may still be flocking to get their children’s shots done in time, but with less fervor. Here we address some of these concerns and cover a few bases regarding immunization …

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Convulsions and Fever: A Parent’s Guide

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It’ every parent’s nightmare, when their child falls sick. Kids frequently catch a fever, especially in the early years. Matters only get terrifying when they throw convulsions during a febrile episode. Are these fits dangerous? Do they recur later in life? What, if anything, should be done? What are febrile convulsions? Febrile convulsions or seizures …

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Dangers of Childhood Obesity

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For centuries our focus has been on ensuring children get the best to eat. With changing times and diet, however, the quality of food hasn’t always stayed the highest. Junk food, physical inactivity with genetic influences, has led to a rise in childhood obesity. Are overweight children at similar risks as adults? Does childhood obesity contribute to …

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Parent’s Guide to Typhoid Fever

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As temperatures drop, food- and water-borne diseases are on the rise. Illnesses, like Typhoid, are especially common among children. Extra care should be taken to maintain water and electrolyte balance. As parents, here are some tips and guidelines to protect your kids from typhoid fever: HOW DOES TYPHOID SPREAD? Typhoid, or enteric fever, is caused by Salmonella …

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A Parent’s Guide for Children’s Asthma

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Asthma is not a very easy disease to diagnose among children due to various factors. About 10% -15% of Indian children from the ages of 5 to 11 suffer from this condition. In fact, it is one of the major reasons for children visiting the hospital in their early years. Although, it can be caused by environmental …

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Immunization Guide for New Parents

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We have a surprise for you this World Immunization Week, coming Monday! Earn the chance to win a Free consult with our qualified doctors. Close the immunization gap this year Join the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) campaign to raise awareness on vaccination needs. It was the smallpox vaccination that led to worldwide eradication of this …

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