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School Teachers Can Help Increase Physical Activity In Kids

Involvement of teachers as participants in school recess — leading games, monitoring play and ensuring conflicts — may boost kid’s physical activity, a new study has found. Recess is seen by educators and policymakers as a valuable part of a child’s school day, in part because physical activity plays an important role in helping to curb high child obesity rates. ... Read More »

Starting early: Getting kids to a good weight by 13 may help avoid diabetes

There may be a critical window for overweight kids to get to a healthy level. Those who shed their extra pounds by age 13 had the same risk of developing diabetes in adulthood as others who had never weighed too much, a large study of Danish men found. Diabetes can develop when the body can’t properly use insulin to turn ... Read More »

Innovation Connector’s “Coding Connector” Gives Kids Computer Coding Experience And More

Ryan Hunter presents to students at the the Coding Connector’s “Day of Code Foundations 1 & 2” held on Saturday, August 26th. Photo by: Mike Rhodes Muncie, IN—The Innovation Connector has a unique opportunity for young people to learn “the language of the future” — computer coding. Techwise Academy and the Innovation Connector, along with a handful of other community ... Read More »

Soda, pizza and salty food up liver disease in kids: Study

Children who regularly intake fructose present in soda, sweetened beverages, pizza and salty food, biscuits, yogurt may be be prone to liver disease, researchers warn. According to a study, led by researchers from Bambino Gesu Hospital in Italy, dietary fructose increases serum uric acid concentrations. Both uric acid concentration and fructose consumption may be high in individuals with non-alcoholic fatty ... Read More »

Kids who love maths have higher chances of getting good marks

Scientists found that positive emotions and success at learning in math mutually reinforce each other. Kids who love maths have higher chances of getting good marks RELATED STORIES India’s first floating elementary school in Manipur to render education to homeless Haryana: New university named after Guru Gobind Singh to come soon, says CM CBSE 2017 queries? Here are the contact ... Read More »

What this textbook asked kids to do in an experiment will blow your mind!

The images depicted in the textbook has raised major concerns on the education front. What this textbook asked kids to do in experiment will blow your mind: Shocking! RELATED STORIES Schools in Gujarat replicate NCERT textbooks Delhi government schools to introduce leadership programmes FTII: Six PG Diploma programmes are now equivalent to Master’s degree It is a race against time, ... Read More »

Genetic link to rare developmental delays in kids identified

Genetic link to rare developmental delays in kids identified (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) Researchers have identified a genomic mutation that causes physical abnormalities and developmental delays in children. Upon analysing the genome of a six-year-old boy, the scientists identified a novel mutation that affects a protein known as CASK, which is key to brain development and the signals transmitted by brain ... Read More »

Now anaemia can protect your kids from malaria

ANI | Jan 7, 2017, 02.30 PM IST Now anaemia can protect your kids from malaria (Representative photo) Good news for parents, if your kids are anaemic! As a new study finds that anaemia may protect your kids against malaria. The study further said that treating kids with anaemia with iron supplementation may remove this protective effect of Iron deficiency. ... Read More »

Dear parents, here’s what you can do to prevent peanut allergy in kids

ANI | Jan 6, 2017, 03.30 PM IST Here’s what you can do to prevent peanut allergy in kids(Getty Images) A panel of experts says you can prevent development of peanut allergy in your kids by introducing foods containing peanuts until five years of age. Clinical trial results showed that regular peanut consumption begun in infancy and continued until five ... Read More »

Green tea variations, toxins harming kid’s development and 76% of world’s population ‘overfat’

Green tea variations, toxins harming kid’s development and 76% of world’s population ‘overfat’ This week was packed with some very shocking yet important health news. To ensure that you don’t miss any, we bring you a weekly roundup. 76% of world’s population obese About 5.5 billion people -up to 76% of the world’s population -are `over fat’, warn researchers. Are ... Read More »