Category Archives: Kids Health

Articles about Kids health – General information to help children maintain a healthy and fit.

The ‘silent cancer’: facts, symptoms, and risk factors of pancreatic cancer

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The month of November is declared pancreatic cancer awareness month, in a bid to increase public awareness of the lethal disease that killed Steve Jobs, the famous CEO of Apple. Only more awareness and understanding about this cancer can allow more people to be diagnosed early, in time for surgery, which is currently the only chance for a cure, albeit a remote chance. Continue reading

The bitter truth about painkillers: Paracetamol, Vicodin, Diclofenac

The bitter truth about painkillersNo one likes pain. We want to get rid of the occasional headache, the backache, and the neck pain as soon as possible so that we can get on with our lives. Therefore, we reach out for the white pills on your shelf. However, how safe are they? Continue reading

How long will you live? Take this simple test to predict longevity

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We are all interested in knowing how long we will live. Of course, accidents and illnesses can happen anytime, but barring all those unexpected events, well, how many years are you going to live? Continue reading

Can your child be a genius?

Can your child be a genius

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Yes, you read it right. The question is, ‘can your child be a genius?’

The simple answer to this question is ‘yes’.

The 21st century discoveries about the human brain and its functioning have revealed the astounding fact that human abilities are not fixed at birth. Continue reading

Learning Disabilities In Children

stresses boy studyingDoes your child find school life difficult? Does he or she struggle with reading, writing or arithmetic?

Studies show that around 30% of all children of school going age are physically, emotionally, or psychologically handicapped so much so that they perform very poorly in academic matters. Continue reading