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Happy Eid Ul Adha

Happy Eid Ul Adha

Baby First wishes a very happy Eid Mubarak to all its Muslim and especially Pakistani readers. May this Eid bring us peace and prosperity to all of us.

Major cancer breakthrough

Major cancer breakthrough

Doctors solve long-standing mystery of how to stop cancer from growing MN Monitoring Desk Cancer is a terrifying disease that researchers around the globe are obsessively working to cure. Now scientists from the USA have made a breakthrough discovery related to how cells replicate in cancer patients, how to put a stop to the process, […]

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Children: Why preschoolers resist bedtime

Children: Why preschoolers resist bedtime

Bedtime battles: How to nip them in the bud If you’re like most parents, you’re all too familiar with this scenario: You put your preschooler to bed at 8:30 at night, hugging and kissing her and wishing her sweet dreams. It’s been a long day, but still the dinner dishes await, you have bills to […]

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Use these tips to help children prevent diabetes

Use these tips to help children prevent diabetes

Overweight and obese youth are more likely to have pre-diabetes which means they are more likely to develop diabetes. The number of teens living with type 2 diabetes has increased in recent years, according to the American Diabetes Association. Type 2 diabetes used to be unheard of for this age group; hence, it used to […]

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World Hepatitis Day: ‘Preventing hepatitis is up to you’

World Hepatitis Day: ‘Preventing hepatitis is up to you’

KARACHI: ‘Prevent Hepatitis. “It’s up to you!” was the theme of the World Hepatitis Day event organized by the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) at Hanifa Suleman Complex on Tuesday. The day-long awareness camp included free-of-charge check-ups, ultrasounds, tests and vaccinations. The corridors buzzed with people of all ages as they waited for […]

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Tips for Power Walking

Tips for Power Walking

You don’t have to be a runner to get fit. Try good, fast walking instead. Every hour you spend walking may add 2 hours to your life, research suggests. Brisk walking can help trim your risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, cancer, and depression. To reap the benefits of walking and stay injury-free, […]

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Water: In defense of plain water

Water: In defense of plain water

Children need more of the life-giving fluid than juices and flavoured drinks, which are not very healthy The American Heart Association recommends that children consume no more than 12 grams of added sugar a day. One cup of apple juice has 24 grams of sugar, twice the daily allotted amount. Unlike whole fruit, juice lacks […]

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Doctor visits for your baby’s first year

Doctor visits for your baby’s first year

Is it time to go to the doctor again? Probably. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that you take your baby in for at least nine checkups during the first three years.To learn more about what the doctor will do, ask, and look for during those visits, and the most common questions parents have, click […]

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Children Oral (Dental) Health

Children Oral (Dental) Health

Preventive Oral Health Services in Primary Care Can Improve Children’s Oral Health A retrospective study of 29,173 kindergarten students examined whether preventive oral health services provided by physicians in the medical setting had any impact on the oral health of children. The study, “Effects of Physician-Based Preventive Oral Health Services on Dental Caries,” appearing in […]

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Febrile seizures (Child ages 3 and 4)

Febrile seizures (Child ages 3 and 4)

2% to 4% of children between the ages of 6 months and 5 years will have a febrile seizure at some point. One-third of these children will have another one, and about half of those will have a third. Febrile seizures are most common between the ages of 12 and 18 months. In this article […]

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