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Category Archives: child health

Dental teams could play important role in early detection of Type 2 and pre-diabetes – study

Dental teams could play an integral role in identifying people at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes as well as in the early detection of the condition in those…

Exercise, diet and wellness apps are powerful learning resources for young people – study

Young people can judge which health-related apps are relevant to their age and bodies, source appropriate digital content and dismiss app content that might be harmful to them – a…

This World Health Day, LET’S TALK Depression

World Health Day, celebrated on 7 April every year to mark the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organization, provides us with a unique opportunity to mobilize action…

CBSE Advisory: Reduce weight of school bags ‘shouldered’ by students

India’s central secondary education board, the central board of secondary education (CBSE) with over 17,500 affiliated schools in country and abroad has finally taken a call on the issue of…

Research finds that antibiotics are unnecessarily prescribed for conjunctivitis in children

New research from the University of Birmingham has found that a number of policies used by childcare providers for conjunctivitis are contrary to national guidance, and lead to unnecessary prescription…