Jun 14, 2011
Posted in News

Health and Safety Tips on National Fireworks Safety Month This June

Health and Safety Tips on National Fireworks Safety Month This June
Though fire crackers are a fun-filled & enthralling way of celebrating our country’s freedom, it could additionally be injurious or also lethal when proper usage isn’t followed. Annually, over sixty-five per cent of all fire crackers- linked injury cases are reported in July. From these, over fifty percent of these arise in the finger, hand & eye areas with the commonest brands causing injuries being bottle rocket, fountain, sparkler, firecracker, candle whose use are legit in several states. Here’s important health and safety information for the entire family so that they could be enjoying fireworks whilst  [...]

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May 24, 2011
Posted in News, Pediatrics

Bed wetting Causes Among Teens

Bed wetting Causes Among Teens
“My teenage daughter is still wetting the bed.” "My son must not do so as he is old enough." These are the daily laments of parents whose teens haven’t outgrown the habit of bed wetting that is normally the case during infancy. It is obvious that wetting the bed consistently at night is a concern for parents and an embarrassment for such teens. Medically, teenage bedwetting is considered as a health illness that is also called nocturnal enuresis. Of every 100, 1 to 2 teens are ailing from this disorder wherein he/ she just cannot control her or his pee (urine) and hence wets the bed which is completely an involuntary  [...]

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Mar 22, 2011
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Baby Car Seats Revised AAP Guidelines for Parents

Baby Car Seats Revised AAP Guidelines for Parents
During a novel rule declaration appearing in the Apr. edition of ‘Pediatrics’ journal, the AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics) presently recommends parents in keeping tots in rear-faced car seats till they are 2 years old or till they have exceeded the weight-height limitation for the baby car seats, that could be located at the rear of the seat. Numerous parents presently opt for flipping their infants to forwards-facing by their 1st birthday. Earlier, the AAP suggested that every parent must be keeping his/ her kid rear-faced till as much time as doable, till the max limitation of the baby car seats & this practice  [...]

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Jan 1, 2011
Posted in News, Pregnancy Care

Energy Efficient Light Bulbs unsafe for Pregnant Women & Little Ones

Energy Efficient Light Bulbs unsafe for Pregnant Women & Little Ones
Eco bulbs or energy efficient light bulbs are at the core of new health alert just lately, subsequent to scientists asserting that they emit rather risky levels of mercury on rupture. Amounts of lethal vapours in close vicinity of the shattered eco bulbs were twenty folds more as compared to what is deemed as risk-free rule limitation for indoors areas, the trial has indicated. Moreover, cracked bulbs tend to be potentially risky to expectant mothers, infants & little kids. The worries encase CFL or compact fluorescent lamp type which is a commonly used eco bulb in U.K. that are  miniscule adaptations of strip-light  [...]

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Dec 14, 2010
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Day Care – An Assorted Basket of Risks & Advantages

Day Care – An Assorted Basket of Risks & Advantages
Among the foremost choices that parents who work face is whether to put their kid in day care. Scientists have lengthily researched pre-school programmes & day care centers & the details are generally a sundry basket of risk plus gain. Sporadically, though, a bothersome discovery surfaces that might trigger alarm. A trial conducted four years ago of a well-liked government financed day care programme from Quebec uncovered that amongst other aspects kids exhibited greater anxiousness & aggressive behaviour & also became toilet-trained at a more slackened pace as compared to kids from Canada. The debate  [...]

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Nov 24, 2010
Posted in News, Pregnancy Health

Medication During Pregnancy – Being Cautious About Pain Killers

Medication During Pregnancy – Being Cautious About Pain Killers
How many of you deem pain killers as medications? A new-fangled trial noted that three from ten females stated that they had resorted to some type of medication during pregnancy. These women when distinctively questioned about mentioning pain killers – this number increased two-folds to six women among ten. The analogous trial indicated that pain killers must actually be thought of in the analogous manner as other medicines & pregnant women must take a guarded stance regarding intake of any medication during pregnancy. In a set of Danish females, the use of pain killer medication during pregnancy was found to be  [...]

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Nov 9, 2010
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Baby Milestones

Baby Milestones
Tracking a baby development involves more than just logging the height and weight of the baby. There are many childhood milestones that parents should lookout for. Michelle Bailey, who is an MD and medical director of Duke Health Center located at Southpoint, has stated that even during the first few months of a baby’s life, a number of motor and language skills can be observed. Bailey has gone on record to say that babies tend to vocalize during the first month of their lives. At three months of age, they tend to push their head up while they lie on their stomach. By the age of four months they respond by chattering  [...]

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Nov 2, 2010
Posted in News, Pregnancy Health

Ectopic Pregnancy Diagnosis

Ectopic Pregnancy Diagnosis
In a major advancement, a blood test has been devised by scientists for spotting ectopic pregnancy that can aid in salvaging fertility of scores of females. The blood test is capable of diagnosing the life-menacing condition within twenty-four hours rather than a number of weeks presently taken for test results in coming out. This discovery will facilitate physicians in intervening sooner for saving reproductive organs that mostly face severe damage due to presence of ectopic pregnancy diagnosis. Ectopic pregnancy is the result of foetal implantation not occurring within the uterus and generally in any of the fallopian  [...]

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Nov 1, 2010
Posted in Fertility, News

Being Blood Group O and Effects on Fertility

Being Blood Group O and Effects on Fertility
Increasing numbers of females are presently opting for in-vitro fertilization treatment – with figures skyrocketing to over ten times from the early 1990 mostly due to the rising trend of deferring maternity till later on in life. However at present it appears that a female’s prospects of getting pregnant in her thirties and forties might not be depending solely on how old she is but also what is her blood group which additionally impacts her fertility, as per scientists from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, N.Y. The study finding suggests that particularly females from blood group O – the most pervasive  [...]

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Aug 3, 2010
Posted in Fertility, News, Pre Pregnancy, Pregnancy Care

Actress Christina Applegate’s Pregnancy following Breast Cancer Therapy is Safe

Actress Christina Applegate’s Pregnancy following Breast Cancer Therapy is Safe
After having successfully trounced breast cancer, the ex-sitcom celebrity, thirty-eight year old Christina Applegate is moving on to possibly her trickiest role ever – maternity. Lately Applegate announced her pregnancy which has come 2 years following a double mastectomy surgery she underwent in July. She mentioned on ‘Good Morning America’ that around a month’s time post-surgery she was totally free of cancer. For Breast Cancer Survivors – Pregnancy No Hurdle Specialists state that although females do tend to be anxious about conceiving after breast cancer treatment, research findings have indicated that getting  [...]

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