AstraZeneca's Britain COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials for children paused due to blood clot concerns
Britain and the vaccine's developers had until now resisted any restrictions in its use, saying that there was no proof of any link.
Netflix gets notice to stop streaming Bombay Begums from NCPCR over alleged inappropriate portrayal of children
The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights has asked Netflix to furnish a detailed action report within 24 hours, failing which it said it will be constrained to initiate appropriate legal action.
Children's Day: COVID-19 showed us glaring holes in the public health system that risk the health of our children
Undernutrition continues to be associated with 50 percent of all under-five deaths and India accounts for third of the world’s stunted children according to the Global Nutrition Report 2018.
World Heart Day 2020: Public-private partnerships are key in improving health care access in rural India
There are multiple challenges that exist in our health care ecosystem that lead to delayed or no treatment for children suffering from Congenital Heart Disease.
Immune response of children to COVID-19 different from adults leading to less severe symptoms and complications
The difference in IL-17A levels in children and adults was more prominent after excluding the MIS-C group who were hospitalised in a later stage of the disease.
Recent research articles in different journals have claimed that children and infants with COVID-19 infection have a much higher viral load compared to adults.
Maltreated children five times more likely to develop multiple chronic illnesses in adulthood, says study
The study also found that adults who had experienced neglect or physical, sexual and emotional abuse as children were over three times more likely to report poor health, widespread pain, frailty and loneliness
Children are not 'almost immune' to the Coronavirus: Everything we know on how the virus infects them
Israel serves as a cautionary tale, with outbreaks in multiple schools that infected hundreds of students, teachers and relatives.
Evidence suggests younger children don’t spread the disease easily but kids aged 10 and up transmit as easily as adults.
Over 275 million children in India suffer mild to severe effects of lead poisoning, as per new UNICEF report
Lead has been found in food items like Chili powder, Garam Masala, etc and in a brand of instant noodles popular across India.
One in 10 people infected with Coronavirus contracted the disease from their families, finds new South Korean study
By age group, the infection rate within the household was higher when the first confirmed cases were teenagers or people in their 60s and 70s.
A 14-year-old girl was admitted to a Mumbai hospital with rashes and high fever, classic symptoms of Kawasaki syndrome.
Serological studies are starting to be available on child infection history with some suggesting low rates of infection.
Headache, back pain, sleep deprivation: Prolonged screen use during Coronavirus lockdown can have detrimental effects
Long term issues that could crop up with increased screen time is obesity, heart disease, sleep disorders, behavioural and educational issues.
Kawasaki disease, rare inflammatory syndrome, linked to Coronavirus kills three children in New York
Children were thought to be largely immune to COVID-19 but this newly emerging syndrome is posing a risk for them.
Read Along is an Android app that helps children of over 5 years of age learn to read stories out loud by giving verbal and visual feedback.
The conditions could be caused by an overreaction of the body’s immune system and are similar to those form toxic shock.
Schools might've shut down, but the learning goes on and parents have taken the responsibility upon themselves.
Is your child feeling low? Here are few tips on maintaining their mental health during the Coronavirus lockdown
Help your children verbalise their fears, answer their questions logically in order for them to understand what is happening.
Talking politics to children: Hiding truths is futile; honest, sensitive conversations can help build empathy
Talking to children is of utmost importance, not just to help them cope with what they may get exposed to directly or indirectly, but also to raise responsible, non-judgemental and inclusive human beings. If they are prevented from being exposed to conversations, they may become more vulnerable to biased information.