Tag Archives: children

Mothers’ gut bacteria could impact future health of children: new findings

THE bacteria in a mother’s gut before and during pregnancy can influence the future health of the offspring. These findings pave the way for women in the future to have their gut microbes tested upon pregnancy confirmation, to determine the prescriptive diet or supplements she needs to obtain a healthy microbiome for her and her infant. BACTERIA HOPE FOR BLOOD ... Read More »

UNHCR report highlights education crisis for refugee children

Hakizimana Lydiella, 13, is a young refugee at Mahama camp in Rwanda’s Eastern province, where school-age refugees are integrated into the national school system alongside Rwandan students.  © UNHCR/Anthony Karumba GENEVA – More than 3.5 million refugee children aged 5 to 17 did not have the chance to attend school in the last academic year, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, says ... Read More »

Video: Presidium School flouts CBSE rules by issuing TCs to children mid-session

A CBSE affiliated school, Presidium Indrapuram, in Ghaziabad has issued transfer certificates to a few students in the middle of the session on July 25, defying CBSE rules and Bye-laws, Article 21A of the Constitution in particular and of Section 16 of the RTE Act in general. Parents had been protesting against exorbitant fee hikes and illegal charges. Their wards ... Read More »

Facebook Hate Speech Rules Protect ‘White Men’ but Not ‘Black Children’: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook is reported to be censoring posts in favour of ‘White men’ But it allowed hate postings against ‘Black kids’ on its platform Facebook recently pledged to nearly double its army of censors to 7,000 Facebook’s censorship rules that are meant to prevent hate speech and fake news might be protecting ‘White men’ over ‘Black children’, a media report said. Facebook ... Read More »

More children below 10 now have type-two diabetes, finds study

TNN | Feb 6, 2017, 12.39 PM IST More children below 10 now have type-two diabetes, finds study (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) Children as young as eight, most of them obese and with a family history of diabetes, are being diagnosed for type-two diabetes. The Madras Diabetes Research Foundation has published case histories of four such patients in the February edition ... Read More »

ICT Club to include over three lakh Kerala school children: To focus on animation, cyber security and other areas

Over three lakh school children in Kerala will soon come under the ICT Club, the largest students’ IT network in the country. The programme would be implemented in state run schools and a committee would be set-up with the headmaster as convener to coordinate the school level activities of the programme. Representative Image RELATED STORIES Tripura to provide home-based formal ... Read More »

How to protect the elderly and children from the cold

The cold weather — coupled with pollutants hanging low in Delhi’s air — poses a serious health risk, especially to the elderly and children. Here’s how you can help ease their pain Stay updated on the go with Times of India News App. Click here to download it for your device. Share to FacebookShare to Twitter  source”cnbc” Read More »

Excess saffronisation of education might not be ideal for children

The RSS has endorsed re-writing textbooks and upholding Sanskrit, citing the importance of science, atomic concepts and plastic surgery in ancient India practiced by the Hindu geniuses. RSS RELATED STORIES First online ‘MOOC’ course to be launched at Oxford University Shortage of teachers in Madhya Pradesh Class 12 Assam boy gets felicitated by President Pranab Mukherjee for ‘Exceptional Achievement’ IIM ... Read More »

Children Inherit Intelligence From Mothers, Says Study

WASHINGTON: Mother’s genes may determine how clever the children will be, whereas the father makes no difference to their intelligence levels, a new research suggests. Women are more likely to transmit intelligence genes to their children as they are carried on the X chromosome and women have two of these, while men only have one. Advanced cognitive functions which are ... Read More »

New Antibiotic Gel May Cure Ear Infections In Children: Study

Mommy-To-Be Kareena Kapoor Khan Is Boldly Changing Bollywood Norms (LiveinStyle.com by Diageo) EMAIL PRINT COMMENTS With the gel, a doctor can administer entire antibiotic course all at once. (Representational Image) NEW YORK:  A single dose of a bio-engineered gel, developed by US researchers, could deliver a full course of antibiotic therapy for a common childhood ear infection, a pre-clinical study ... Read More »