Cardiologists recommend less screen time, more physical activity for kids

Screen time before bed can have harmful effects on kids health

Kids who use smartphones and other digital devices before bed may be at risk of suffering from sleep and nutrition problems, a new study suggests. After surveying 234 parents of eight- to 17-year-olds about their kids’ technology use and sleep habits, researchers from the Penn State College of Medicine found that using technology before bed […]

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#NoMobileKNowFamily: Beware, 2-year olds can also suffer from mobile addiction

#NoMobileKnowFamily: Beware, 2-year olds can also suffer from mobile addiction

‘Gadget-free hours’ are the need of the hour. With most parents showcasing their children’s talent of using gadgets efficiently, it seems to be like a qualification of intellectuality. However, psychiatrists say that the ‘gadget nanny’ for kids and newborns is more than just harmful. “A 2-year-old boy had come to me with his elder brother […]

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While gadgets destroy health, Internet addiction a silent epidemic among Mumbaikars, say psychiatrists

While gadgets destroy health, Internet addiction a silent epidemic among Mumbaikars, say psychiatrists

After being restricted from using all his gadgets for a month during exams, 12-year-old Aayush Kadam’s mother has a new worry. She complains that with the exams over, her son has gone back to his gadgets again, and which she admits, is a sign of an addiction. “Nowadays, it is so difficult for parents, especially […]

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