Know about the 4 downsides of a lack of playtime in children

Playtime offers a number of benefits to children. Various studies suggested that spontaneous, fun and meaningful play can significantly contribute to a child’s development

Know about the 4 downsides of a lack of playtime in childrenDiscouraging children to spend time with friends or to get outside of the house to enjoy have been found to have negative effects on their growth, according to WellnessMama.com. Lack of playtime in children has been linked to the following: excessive anxiety, over-reaction to innocent social interactions, trouble coordinating movements with peers and reduced ability […]

Can using smartphones, tablets cause speech delays in toddlers?

If a toddler spends a lot of time playing on a mobile phone or tablet, it may delay when they start talking, researchers have warned

Can using smartphones, tablets cause speech delays in toddlers?Putting babies in front of iPads and smartphones before the age of two stunts speech development, a new study suggests. New research, which will be presented on Saturday at the annual Paediatric Academic Societies Meeting in San Francisco, suggests that for every 30 minutes a day a child spends looking at a handheld screen, the […]

Nagpur: Youth self-medicates using Google for weight loss, dies

The Nagpur Police found his body in a decomposed state on April 08, 2017. He went missing on April 04, 2017. His body was found in Ghogali village. The police had recovered a bag, a water bottle, a mobile phone and empty medicine strips

Nagpur: Youth self-medicates using Google for weight loss, diesIn a shocking revelation, a 27-year-old from Nagpur, Maharashtra, lost his life by self-medicating for weight loss. The detailed probe conducted by Nagpur police has confirmed that the youth was obsessed with weight loss medicines, and used to search the internet for the same. According to police, he accessed the information about weight loss medicine […]

Govandi girl death case: BMC discontinues two pills

Chandani a 12-year-old girl from Govandi, Mumbai, had died on Friday morning, after alleged medicine reaction. The Food and Drug department has seized the samples of the medicine for testing

Govandi girl death case: BMC discontinues two pillsThe Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has discontinued administering Iron Folic Acid and Tablet Albendazole to children in municipal schools with immediate effect.   The decision has been taken as a precautionary measure, after Chandani, a 12-year-old girl, died in Govandi, Mumbai, allegedly after being administering medicine.   The Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has seized the […]

Mumbai: After Chandini’s death, 350 students examined by doctors

While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Samajwadi Party corporator, Raiz Sheikh informed that the incident occurred due to an alleged medicinal reaction, on the other hand the BMC states that the parents brought their children to the hospital due to a panic reaction and few kids have complained about nausea and giddiness

Mumbai: After Chandini’s death, 350 students examined by doctorsOn Friday morning (August 10), a huge wave of panic and confusion spread among residents of Govandi’s Baiganwadi and Shivaji Nagar area in Mumbai. The parents in rushed to Rajawadi Hospital, Ghatkopar and Shatabdi Hospital, Govandi with their children as they feared that something was amiss with their kids health. In total, 365 children were […]

No full strip: Buy medicines as per your need, says FDA

For two or three tablets, the chemists tell buyers to buy a whole packet. Owing to which, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has written a letter to the Drug Controller General of India and requested that medicines should be given as per the buyer’s requirement

No full strip: Buy medicines as per your need, says FDAAs per the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) guidelines: Chemists should give the exact quantity of the medicines prescribed by the doctors. One cannot be forced to buy an entire medicine strip. Due to which, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has written a letter to the Drug Controller General of India and requested that medicines […]