Here's How to Address Your Child's Curiosity About Sex & Periods

Here’s How to Address Your Child’s Curiosity About Sex & Periods

This could prove detrimental to their understanding of this vital subject. It’s natural for children to get curious about sex, periods and the human body. Sometimes it happens that children watch their parents’ wedding album and ask why they were not invited to the wedding. This is often laughed off as a joke. However, children […]

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Omicron Not Severe Among Young Children, Says CDC Despite Rise in Hospitalizations

Omicron Not Severe Among Young Children, Says CDC Despite Rise in Hospitalizations

A seven-year-old receives the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine in Lansdale, Pennsylvania, US. (Image: Reuters) The CDC director Dr Rochelle Walensky said that the agency did not see any signal to show that Omicron caused severe infections in children below 5 years. News18.com Last Updated:January 08, 2022, 07:34 IST FOLLOW US ON: The United States […]

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US Hospitalisations Skyrocket in Kids Too Young for Covid-19 Shots

US Hospitalisations Skyrocket in Kids Too Young for Covid-19 Shots

Hospitalizations of U.S. children under 5 with COVID-19 soared in recent weeks to the highest levels since the pandemic began, according to government data released Friday. The worrisome trend in children too young to be vaccinated underscores the need for older kids and adults to get their shots to protect those around them, said Dr. […]

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Scientists Hope to Solve the Mystery of 163 Child Mummies Discovered in Italy

Scientists Hope to Solve the Mystery of 163 Child Mummies Discovered in Italy

A British-led team of scientists will soon be examining the 200-years-old mummies of over 163 children found in the Capuchin Catacombs of Palermo in northern Sicily, Italy using X-ray technology. According to the Palermo Catacombs website, the site contains at least 1,284 mummified and partially skeletonised bodies, making it the largest collection of mummified remains […]

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Obesity is More Dangerous in Children Compared to Adults, Finds Study

Obesity is More Dangerous in Children Compared to Adults, Finds Study

Obesity or being overweight has health consequences that are not limited to just adults. It is even more dangerous for young children. Obesity has a more serious impact on children’s cardiovascular systems as compared to adults, according to a new study from the University of Georgia. More than 600 children, adolescents, and youth participated in […]

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