Children


Teacher: Fidget Spinners Have Caused Student Scores to Drop 20% in a Week

Teacher: Fidget Spinners Have Caused Student Scores to Drop 20% in a Week

Over lunch the other day, I asked my friend about fidget spinners and fidget toys, the latest “must have” toy for children. She...

May 1 2017, 1:30pm CDT

Adults Fueling Toy Market More Than Children

Adults Fueling Toy Market More Than Children

According to the latest market research, the £300 million ‘kidult’ toy market is the fastest growing market overall. In 2016, o...

Apr 11 2017, 3:03pm CDT

Pets Can Help Protect Children from Allergies and Obesity

Pets Can Help Protect Children from Allergies and Obesity

Pet exposure in early life could reduce the risk of developing allergies and obesity, says study...

Apr 9 2017, 6:05am CDT

Warmies are the Next Toys Your Children will Demand

Warmies are the Next Toys Your Children will Demand

If you look at a Warmies' plush animal and think to yourself, "I think I've seen this before," you wouldn't be wrong. Even thou...

Mar 27 2017, 7:25pm CDT

Sleep Apnea Prevents Brain Development in Children

Sleep Apnea Prevents Brain Development in Children

Apparently, kids with sleep apnea may face brain health issues....

Mar 20 2017, 7:16am CDT

TV and Other Electronic Devices Put Children at Risk of Diabetes

TV and Other Electronic Devices Put Children at Risk of Diabetes

The use of electronic devices for three or more hours per day may put kids at risk of contracting diabetes....

Mar 14 2017, 1:52pm CDT

Pollution Kills 1.7 Million Children a Year

Pollution Kills 1.7 Million Children a Year

According to a WHO report, pollution leads to the deaths of at least 1.7 million kids annually. This is a tragic figure that ha...

Mar 6 2017, 2:45am CST

First Born Children are More Intelligent Than Siblings

First Born Children are More Intelligent Than Siblings

It so happens to be the case that first born children are way more intelligent than their younger siblings....

Feb 13 2017, 12:53pm CST

Lego Creates Social Network to Share Creations

Lego Creates Social Network to Share Creations

One of the best parts about playing with Lego blocks when you were a child was comparing your creations the ones of your friend...

Feb 1 2017, 12:11pm CST

Children With Asthma are More Likely to Become Obese

Children With Asthma are More Likely to Become Obese

USC study reveals that children with asthma become obese after few years...

Jan 23 2017, 7:44am CST

Children's Whirligig Toy Inspires a Low-Cost Blood Test

Children's Whirligig Toy Inspires a Low-Cost Blood Test

Children's whirligig toy is the inspiration behind a 20-cent blood centrifuge that was developed by Stanford bioengineers....

Jan 11 2017, 2:59am CST

Hatchimal Nightmare: Swearing at Children

Hatchimal Nightmare: Swearing at Children

The cute Hatchimals swear in their sleep. Watch video....

Jan 2 2017, 9:54am CST

Be Careful About Letting Children Use Headphones

Be Careful About Letting Children Use Headphones

Some headphones that are marketed for use by children might not be good enough for young ears, according to a new report that w...

Dec 6 2016, 5:55pm CST

1 in 4 US Children Lacks Access to Health Care: Study

1 in 4 US Children Lacks Access to Health Care: Study

More than 20 million kids in the United States do not have full access to essential health services....

Nov 22 2016, 11:36am CST

Digital learning Tools bringing positive Behavioral Changes in Children: Survey

Digital learning Tools bringing positive Behavioral Changes in Children: Survey

Exposure to digital learning tools are bringing positive behavioral changes and encouraging improvements in kids aged between...

Nov 18 2016, 2:40pm CST

Children Gain Weight Faster During Summer Break than in School Years: Study .

Children Gain Weight Faster During Summer Break than in School Years: Study

The prevelance of obesity and overweight increases during summer vacation than during kindergarten and first-grade school years...

Nov 2 2016, 12:35pm CDT

Amazon Launches "Rapids" - a Reading App for Children

Amazon Launches "Rapids" - a Reading App for Children

Parents always struggle to get their children to put down their phones or tablets and read a book instead. However, many studie...

Nov 2 2016, 8:21am CDT

Opioid Poisonings Nearly Doubled among Children, Study Finds

Opioid Poisonings Nearly Doubled among Children, Study Finds

More kids are being hospitalized by prescription opioid overdose in 16 years....

Nov 1 2016, 7:49am CDT

300 Million Children Breath Highly Toxic Air: UNICEF

300 Million Children Breathe Highly Toxic Air: UNICEF

1 in 7 kids worldwide are living in places where air pollution exceeds the limit set by WHO...

Oct 30 2016, 10:35pm CDT

Scientists Grow Eggs From Stem Cells for Infertile Women to Have Children

Eggs From Skin Cells Allow Infertile Women to Have Children

Researchers have manufactured eggs that will allow infertile females to give birth to children....

Oct 18 2016, 4:01am CDT

Parent-Child Warmth Can Benefit Children's Health Decades Later

Parent-Child Warmth Can Benefit Children's Health Decades Later

Researchers find out that good and warm relationship between parents and children have good effect on health in the longer life...

Oct 7 2016, 12:14pm CDT

Mysterious Polio-Like Disease that Causes Paralysis is Striking US Children

Mysterious Polio-Like Disease that Causes Paralysis is Striking US Children

As of August 2016, there have been 50 confirmed cases of AFM across 24 states, CDC reports...

Oct 6 2016, 12:57pm CDT

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Takes Box Office Lead

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Takes Box Office Lead

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children takes the lead at the box office this weekend with Deepwater Horizon following in c...

Oct 3 2016, 11:16am CDT

Children can Make adult-like moral Judgement: Study

Children can Make adult-like moral Judgement: Study

Children have the potential to think and make adult-like moral judgements, a research says, adding that their ability has often...

Sep 25 2016, 3:14am CDT

Painkiller Codeine is Not Safe for Children, Pediatricians Warn

Painkiller Codeine is Not Safe for Children, Pediatricians Warn

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued a statement informing parents to stop giving their children any medication...

Sep 22 2016, 9:50pm CDT

Suicide has Become 10th Leading Cause of Death Among Young Children, Says Study

Suicide has Become 10th Leading Cause of Death Among Young Children, Says Study

Most child suicides are linked to Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) rather than depression...

Sep 20 2016, 7:16am CDT

Sugar Consumption high among Children: Study

Sugar Consumption high among Children: Study

Children are everyday consuming up to three times more sugar than what is good for them, a survey conducted by an Indian-origin...

Sep 11 2016, 11:32pm CDT

New Clinical Tool can Help Reduce Unnecessary Antibiotic Use in Children

New Clinical Tool can Help Reduce Unnecessary Antibiotic Use in Children

Researchers have actually identified seven factors that can help doctors cut unnecessary use of antibiotics in kids with respir...

Sep 4 2016, 12:15pm CDT

Parents Math Skills Transfer to Their Children

Parents Math Skills Transfer to Their Children

Apparently the acumen in maths of a kid’s parents affects him or her in a very direct manner....

Sep 3 2016, 5:33am CDT

New Apple iPad Game Could Help Identify Children with Autism

New Apple iPad Game Could Help Identify Children with Autism

Children with autism can be identified simply by tracking their hand movements while playing a game on an iPad, suggests new...

Aug 31 2016, 9:11pm CDT

Thousands of Children Get Injured by Strollers and Carriers Every Year, Study Finds

Thousands of Children Get Injured by Strollers and Carriers Every Year, Study Finds

Nearly 360,000 kids were treated in emergency rooms for stroller or carrier-related injuries from 1999 to 2010. That makes an a...

Aug 18 2016, 12:26pm CDT

Most US Children Do Not Have Ideal Heart Health, Says Study

Most US Children Do Not Have Ideal Heart Health, Says Study

American Heart Association says nearly 91 percent of children in the United States do not meet the standards of ideal heart hea...

Aug 14 2016, 2:15pm CDT

Slum Children Adopted for Robotics Training

Slum Children Adopted for Robotics Training

An Indian engineer who came up with a robotics training start-up last year, announced on Saturday he would adopt 70 slum chil...

Jul 31 2016, 1:02am CDT

UNICEF Says 69 Million Children Under Five will Die from Preventable Causes by 2030

UNICEF Says 69 Million Children Under Five will Die from Preventable Causes by 2030

A UNICEF report has shown that many kids die of preventable causes each year. In fact, by the year 2030, some 69 million childr...

Jun 28 2016, 6:01am CDT

Intrusive Parenting is Harmful for Children, Says Study

Intrusive Parenting is Harmful to Children, Says Study

Children become over self-critical or depressed when parents are too involved in children's life and over-react on their m...

Jun 27 2016, 12:56am CDT

New Trailer Released for Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

New Trailer Released for Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

One of the most exciting film adaptations that will be released soon has absolutely nothing to do with a cape or costume. Inste...

Jun 20 2016, 10:22am CDT

Children Do Not Trust Ugly People

Children Do Not Trust Ugly People

The latest findings suggest that kids don’t rely on those they perceive to be grotesque or ugly people. They find these beauty-...

Jun 14 2016, 10:40am CDT

How Long Children Should Sleep for Good Health

How Long Children Should Sleep for Good Health

It has been found by scientists that kids need restful, restorative sleep in order to wake up feeling refreshed and ready to fa...

Jun 14 2016, 7:10am CDT

Mom's Voice Light Up Children's Brains

Mom's Voice Light Up Children's Brains

The latest evidence suggests that a mother’s voice triggers areas in a child’s brain to get activated....

May 17 2016, 7:45am CDT

Chinese Police Launch App to Find Missing Children

Chinese Police Launch App to Find Missing Children

Beijing, May 16 (IANS) Chinese police have launched a smartphone app to encourage witnesses to report the whereabouts of missin...

May 16 2016, 2:09am CDT