Young children are easily susceptible to all kinds of discomforts such as allergies. In the country, skin allergies among children are health conditions which are often taken for granted. Unlike colds and coughs, which most parents see as reason enough to head to the nearest drugstore, skin allergies are perceived to be normal, and thus, is not a cause for alarm.
According to allergy experts in the Philippines, there have been an increasing number of allergy-related diseases over the years. And with the Filipino public not yet fully educated about this growing problem, it is expected that more and more cases... read more
You child has the potential to do great things as well as the promise to make great accomplishments. Whether it manifests as a small development or as a remarkable milestone, your child's potential can be fully cultivated through proper guidance and nourishment.
As a parent, you can slowly discover and appreciate your child's promise in three easy ways. First, you can take time to watch your child at play. However mundane and simple child's play appears to be, it plays an important role for your child's promise as it slowly makes way for the optimal development of his potentials. Susan K.... read more
Melbourne: Children fathered by older men are likely to be less intelligent than the offspring of younger dads, Australian and US scientists have found in a recent report.
The surprise result contrasted sharply with earlier studies showing that older mothers produced children more likely to record above average intelligence scores, the researchers concluded.
Lead scientist John McGrath, from the Brisbane-based Queensland Brain Institute, said the result was a world first and had implications for men in Western societies who have delayed fatherhood until their 40s or older.
"The results were quite startling as it was thought that the age of the father was... read more
Love is wonderful. Without love, the world we live in would be nothing but a harsh and cold dessert of indifference and hatred. But used improperly or inappropriately, love could also be harmful and negative, and even be deadly.
We, parents, love our children so much we would not hesitate, at any moment, to give up our life for them, metaphorically and literally. Our children are our life, our pride and joy, our inspiration and hope.
However, seemingly oblivious of the dichotomy of our actions or inactions, or perhaps simply influenced by the overpowering parental instinct in us,... read more
Washington: Spending vacations at the beach during childhood may increase the risk of the deadly skin cancer melanoma later in life, according to a study.
Researchers examined 681 white children born in 1998 who were lifetime residents of Colorado and conducted exams on the children when they were seven years old to identify nevi-commonly known of moles-which are a risk factor for developing melanoma.
The study found that each vacation at the shore one or more years prior to the exam was linked to a five percent increase in nevi that were less than two millimeters (.08 inches) large.