When it comes to ringworms, children are an easy prey. Ringworms are quite common and so they need not give you sleepless nights when your child gets them. Ringworms are caused by a fungus that affects the skin causing the...
The smartphone platform in general is aimed at teenagers and adults who own their smartphones. However, the platform is quickly growing into a great place for kids with a selection of apps and games that cater to younger minds...
As temperatures drop during this cold season, children are more prone than ever to catch colds. Although children are cold magnets because their immunity is not fully developed, common colds can be managed through several measures to ensure that...

Look out for child obesity

While genetic factors are the most common causes of childhood obesity, research shows that lack of physical activity and unhealthy eating patterns contribute as much. Today, many children spend less time outdoors playing or making some form of movement, and more time in front of the TV, computer, phone or video game. In addition, people have less time to prepare nutritious, home-cooked meals for their families and often go for unhealthy fast foods, all of which are responsible for the rising cases of obesity in young people.
Meningitis is an inflammation of the membranes that cover the brain and the spinal cord. It is caused by an infection, which can be bacterial, viral or fungal. Bacterial meningitis is the most serious type. If not treated promptly,...
When a child suffers from milk allergy, their immune system reacts negatively to milk, especially cow milk. The immune system detects the protein in cow milk as foreign substances and in its effort to fend off the invaders, the...
An epilepsy diagnosis for one’s child is enough reason for a parent to be overwhelmed with fear of the unknown. However, suffering from epilepsy is not a death sentence as with proper management, a child can still go on...
  Many times people assume that children are immune to trauma. The conversations that float around are that kids are too young to notice or even remember any traumatic events that occur. How wrong! It is said that children, even...

SINUS INFECTION IN CHILDREN

                Children are prone to colds and flus but this may escalate to sinusitis infection, which can be extremely uncomfortable. Sinuses are the moist air spaces found around the nose but when one gets a cold or suffers from allergies,...
                  Getting a stomach upset may be a common occurrence for most babies but when it comes to stomach flu, it’s a little more complex. When a baby has the stomach flu, he will tend to suffer from diarrhoea and...