Disease caused by Ascaris (round worm) is commonly called ascariasis. Ascariasis is caused by consuming food and water contaminated with infective eggs of Ascaris. Ascariasis is common among children. Ascariasis is one of the most common round worm infection. Ascariasis is generally common in places which lack modern sanitation. Symptoms Ascariasis due to larvae of […]Read more "ASCARIASIS : WORM INFECTION"
Hearing loss is one of the most common congenital deformities present in newborns. It is particularly problematic in children with undetected and untreated hearing loss. Most of the time, these children may not be able to develop normal speech and language, or may have problems acquiring the cognitive abilities of knowing, thinking, and judging that […]Read more "Hearing Loss in Children: A worrying health condition"
Let’s put it like this – when you drink or do drugs while you are pregnant, it’s as if your unborn child is also doing the same thing. Studies have shown that consumption of alcohol and drugs during pregnancy can result in birth defects, low birth weight, premature labour and even miscarriage or maternal death. […]Read more "Effects of Drugs and Alcohol on an Unborn Baby"
Summary: Motherhood is the best feeling that a woman can cherish for the rest of her life. However, the newborn need proper care to ward off any diseases. Pediatricians tell you which diseases are common and harm your beloved and how you can take care. Upbringing of a child can be a strenuous task especially […]Read more "Worried about your child’s health? Consult a pediatrician"
Summary: A pediatrician is the perfect person to visit when your child suffers from an illness. But they can get well with just over the counter medicines. However, if they symptoms don’t subside, you definitely need to consult one at the earliest. By experiencing motherhood, you have just cherished the most memorable moment of your […]Read more "Deciding when to call a pediatrician"
Do you think it is wise to give a mobile phone to your child? Think deep before you do so. Read on to know about harmful effects of using mobile phones by children. Having a mobile phone can result in children’s health being affected alongside hampering overall physical and mental well-being. As the time passes […]Read more "Think twice before handing over mobile phone to your child"
Obesity in children is on a rampage with numbers skyrocketing in the past few years. An obese childhood paves way to an obese adulthood which is a serious concern for parents these days. An obese child is most likely to suffer from physical as well as emotional difficulties in his life. Besides leading a sedentary […]Read more "Contributing factors leading to your child’s obesity"