Children's Health Center
If you are a new parent, it could make you worry if your newborn sneezes a lot. While it does not always mean that that a newborn sneezing a lot is suffering from some infection, cold or any other illness, it is good to know about the possible causes. This article deals with causes of a newborn sneezing a lot.
The supplements through diet which support the brain development and brain capacity should not be neglected here. The food supplements in turn enhance many cognitive processes including memory. There are many food supplements which may be included in the diet to improve the memory of the children.
Pediatric development disorders are mostly the health problems which include children having difficulty in performing simple tasks such as language, communication, socialization, and motor skills. In this article, we look at 10 common Pediatric development disorders.
Some infants and newborns get affected with hypothyroidism especially to mothers who have an underactive thyroid and pass on the condition to their babies. The article gives an overview of the dangers of a newborn or an infant having hypothyroidism.
Lump or swelling in the neck is known as a neck mass. A neck mass is very common in infants and children. When it is present at birth, it is known as a congenital neck mass, which may be due some abnormal formation during embryonic development. Most of the neck masses are not visible, until they become enlarged and painful due to infection. Cancerous neck masses are rare in children and infants, but occasionally do occur. Know the causes, treatment and diagnosis of neck masses in newborn.
Heat Rash is commonly called prickly heat and also known as Miliaria Rubra in medical terms. The parents need to detect the heat rashes in babies at the right time. The parents also must learn about the symptoms and treatment as well as tricks of preventing baby heat rash!
In children, gluten intolerance starts when the gluten containing, cereals such as wheat or oat cereals, are introduced in the diet. Most of the children suffering from sensory processing disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder tend to have mild to moderate gluten sensitivity. Diarrhea and constipation is amongst the most common symptoms of gluten intolerance in children.
Since asbestos cannot be easily eliminated and damaged by other chemicals, they can stay within the lungs for long and as a result, they may lead to severe health troubles, including in children. The signs and symptoms of developing the various diseases from asbestos exposure in children will occur after decades of the exposure.
In the baby’s gastrointestinal tract, a bacteria called Clostridium botulinum grows if any foodor substance that is contaminated with this bacterium is consumed and causes this condition known as infant botulism. Infant should also never be fed honey, as it contains these bacteria. Infant botulism could be a life threatening disease that produces toxins inside the body and causes breathlessness in babies.
A new study that has been published in The Journal of Early Adolescence has shown that teenagers who are more prone to posting selfies online are more likely to have a higher awareness about their own appearance, leading to a higher risk of developing a negative perception about their bodies.
Experts have designed a video game that aims to teach children empathy and tries to change their young brains to improve their social behavior. But can playing video games help imbibe empathy in children? Let's take a look.
Some of the signs that a baby will show when having trouble breathing include: Rapid breathing, tachycardia, bluish discoloration, bluish discoloration, flaring of nostrils, chest retractions, sweating, audible wheezing, accessory muscle use and difficulty staying alert.
UTIs are common in infants, but can also teenage boys. However, compared to girls, boys are less likely to develop UTI. Some common symptoms of a UTI are pain in the belly and bladder area, burning or stinging sensation while urinating, foul smelling urine, and increased urge to urinate. Want to know what causes UTI’s in teenage boys? Go through the following piece of read to know about the Causes of Urinary Tract Infection in Teenage Boys.
When toddlers have odor in areas like their armpits, it can be a sign of an underlying illness. Armpit odor in toddlers can also occur due to the colonization of certain bacterial strains. Read on to know more about armpit odor in toddlers, its causes, symptoms, treatment, prevention and diagnosis.
Fussy Eating is a common problem in every household that has a baby. Making a baby eat becomes an arduous task especially when the baby is fussy about eating. Studies show that it is not always the food that is given to the baby that makes it fussy. The baby’s state of mind in that the baby may be playing or just woken from sleep all contribute to Fussy Eating in Kids. Delineated in this articles are some ways to handle Fussy Eating in Kids.
Tongue thrust is a condition where the tongue is pressed too forward in the mouth of the patient (usually a child) leading to “open bite,” (an orthodontic condition). If the tongue thrust or its cause is not treated in childhood, then this condition persists into the adulthood where it can cause many problems. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment of tongue thrust and what happens if the tongue thrust is not treated?