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Here's how children learn languages faster than teens or older people(AFP)

Here's how children learn languages faster than teens or older people

ANI |
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2021 08:09 PM IST
A new study reveals that parents have extremely precise models of their children's language knowledge and use it to tune the language they use when speaking to them which determines the increase in child's language fluency
Here's why hitting children increases their aggression and antisocial behaviour(HT Photo)
Here's why hitting children increases their aggression and antisocial behaviour(HT Photo)

Here's why hitting children increases their aggression and antisocial behaviour

PTI |
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2021 03:40 PM IST
A new study finds children who were physically punished, smacked or slapped show no improvements in attention, cognitive abilities, relationships with others, reactivity to stress, prosocial behaviour or social competence. It only increases their aggression and antisocial behaviour
Higher levels of moderate and vigorous physical activity can help curb arterial stiffening already in childhood, according to a recent Finnish study.(Unsplash)
Higher levels of moderate and vigorous physical activity can help curb arterial stiffening already in childhood, according to a recent Finnish study.(Unsplash)

Moderate, vigorous physical activity curb arterial stiffening in children: Study

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON JUN 21, 2021 08:34 AM IST
"Our study showed that increased levels of moderate and vigorous physical activity were linked to more elastic arteries and better dilatation capacity," said Dr Eero Haapala from the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences at the University of Jyvaskyla.
Study says intense physical activity can reduce arterial stiffening in children(Sanket Wankhade/HT PHOTO)
Study says intense physical activity can reduce arterial stiffening in children(Sanket Wankhade/HT PHOTO)

Study says intense physical activity can reduce arterial stiffening in children

ANI |
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2021 07:40 PM IST
A new study reveals increased levels of moderate and vigorous physical activity were linked to more elastic arteries and better dilatation capacity
Study links mothers' use of paracetamol during pregnancy to ADHD, autism in kids(File Photo)
Study links mothers' use of paracetamol during pregnancy to ADHD, autism in kids(File Photo)

Study links mothers' use of paracetamol during pregnancy to ADHD, autism in kids

ANI |
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2021 09:15 PM IST
An epidemiological study of more than 70,000 children in six European cohorts has linked symptoms of ADHD and autism spectrum conditions (ASC) to the mothers' use of paracetamol (acetaminophen) during pregnancy.
Happy Parents Day 2021: Date, significance, theme, quotes to wish on global day(Instagram/striderbikes.id)
Happy Parents Day 2021: Date, significance, theme, quotes to wish on global day(Instagram/striderbikes.id)

Happy Parents Day 2021: Date, significance, theme, quotes to wish on global day

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2021 09:12 AM IST
  • Happy Parents Day 2021: Here’s all you need to know about the date when Parents Day is celebrated globally, importance or significance of why it is observed, its theme amid Covid-19 and a collection of best SMS, WhatsApp messages, GIFs, quotes, Facebook status to wish the nurturers
Study links regular physical activity to better organised preteen brains(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Study links regular physical activity to better organised preteen brains(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)

Study links regular physical activity to better organised preteen brains

ANI |
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2021 12:14 PM IST
A new study has stressed that physical activity of any kind is associated with more efficiently organised, flexible and robust brain networks on children. The more physical activity, the more 'fit' the brain.
This gentler strategy can help avoid childhood dental decay: Study(Shutterstock)
This gentler strategy can help avoid childhood dental decay: Study(Shutterstock)

This gentler strategy can help avoid childhood dental decay: Study

ANI |
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2021 04:58 PM IST
The combination of a carb-heavy diet and poor oral hygiene can leave children with early childhood caries (ECC), a severe form of dental decay that can have a lasting impact on their oral and overall health. A new study has suggested a therapeutic strategy that could help wash it away
Women with iodine deficiency may have kids with impaired neurological conditions(Photo by Liana Mikah on Unsplash)
Women with iodine deficiency may have kids with impaired neurological conditions(Photo by Liana Mikah on Unsplash)

Women with iodine deficiency might have kids with neurological disorder: Study

ANI |
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2021 11:32 AM IST
A new study claims that dietary changes, including a growing trend towards the avoidance of bread and iodised salt, as well as a reduced intake of animal products containing iodine, can increase women's risk of having children born with impaired neurological conditions
Kids who had cardiac repair surgeries at increased risk of hypertension: Study(Shutterstock)
Kids who had cardiac repair surgeries at increased risk of hypertension: Study(Shutterstock)

Cardiac repair surgeries in kids may lead to increased hypertension risk: Study

ANI |
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2021 09:51 AM IST
Researchers reveal that children who had cardiac repair surgeries were 13 times more likely to develop increased risk of hypertension and high blood pressure as adults when compared with the general population.
Study claims this improves memory, math fluency in kids with sickle cell disease(Photo by Santi Vedrí on Unsplash)
Study claims this improves memory, math fluency in kids with sickle cell disease(Photo by Santi Vedrí on Unsplash)

Study claims this improves memory, math fluency in kids with sickle cell disease

ANI |
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2021 10:03 AM IST
A new study reveals method that can improve visual working memory, verbal short-term memory and math fluency and help treat attention in children with sickle cell disease (SCD)
Study links exposure to environmental chemicals with autistic behaviour in kids(Twitter/adopt_matters)
Study links exposure to environmental chemicals with autistic behaviour in kids(Twitter/adopt_matters)

Study links exposure to environmental chemicals with autistic behaviour in kids

ANI |
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2021 08:21 AM IST
A new study reveals that increased exposure to selected environmental toxicants like metals, pesticides, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), phthalates, and bisphenol-A (BPA) impacts brain development during pregnancy and leads to autistic-like behaviours in children
As per the findings published in the Journal of Child Health Care, Holes in floors, cracks in walls, plumbing issues and/or problems with pests are linked with overall poorer pediatric health and higher health care use in a nationally representative study.(Yahoo)
As per the findings published in the Journal of Child Health Care, Holes in floors, cracks in walls, plumbing issues and/or problems with pests are linked with overall poorer pediatric health and higher health care use in a nationally representative study.(Yahoo)

Study: Children in poor quality housing associated with poor pediatric health

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 29, 2021 10:26 AM IST
A new nationally representative study led by researchers at Nationwide Children's Hospital, has found poor-quality housing is independently associated with poorer pediatric health and suggests ways health care providers and housing programs may address the findings.
Here's how changing diets might drive global rise in childhood obesity(Twitter/efad_org)
Here's how changing diets might drive global rise in childhood obesity(Twitter/efad_org)

Here's how changing diets might drive global rise in childhood obesity

ANI |
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2021 12:31 PM IST
A new study has found that changing diets, not less physical activity, may best explain childhood obesity crisis
Children taking part in a poster-making initiative during their stay in Guwahati to prepare a manifesto.(Utpal Parashar/HT PHOTO)
Children taking part in a poster-making initiative during their stay in Guwahati to prepare a manifesto.(Utpal Parashar/HT PHOTO)

‘We don’t vote, but hear our voices’, Assam children tell parties ahead of polls

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar
PUBLISHED ON NOV 18, 2020 11:08 PM IST
The children will meet Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on November 20 on the occasion of World Children’s Day and hand over their manifesto to him.
Prominent Indian authors share what it takes to write for children, and keep them engaged.
Prominent Indian authors share what it takes to write for children, and keep them engaged.

Children’s Day: What do kids want? A lovely story, say these authors

Hindustan Times | By Henna Rakheja, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2020 01:08 AM IST
Ahead of Children’s Day (November 14), prominent Indian writers Anand Neelakantan, Devdutt Pattanaik and Ravi Subramanian, talk about how they are dabbling in the genre of children’s literature, and the challenges they have encountered.
A student of BCM School, Basant Avenue, Ludhiana, teaching an underprivileged child.(HT)
A student of BCM School, Basant Avenue, Ludhiana, teaching an underprivileged child.(HT)

Punjab school events: BCM School students teach needy children

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2020 06:09 PM IST
Punjab school events: Important and interesting event that took place at Punjab schools recently.
Representational image.(UNICEF India/Instagram)
Representational image.(UNICEF India/Instagram)

Ensure continuity of learning for all children, provision of nutritious food: Save the Children

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON AUG 13, 2020 11:56 AM IST
In a statement, the child rights body also recommended strengthening awareness and ensuring that Childline toll-free number 1098 is declared as the COVID-19 emergency outreach.
Representational image. (HT file)
Representational image. (HT file)

43% children with disabilities planning to drop out due to difficulties faced in e-education: Survey

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON JUL 18, 2020 06:50 PM IST
The survey was conducted by Swabhiman, a community-based organization working for the rights of persons with disability, in Odisha, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Tripura, Chennai, Sikkim, Nagaland, Haryana and Jammu and Kashmir in the month of May.
Chris Kyle and his 18-month-old daughter, Ava at the pretend-restaurant.(Instagram/@christophe_kyle)
Chris Kyle and his 18-month-old daughter, Ava at the pretend-restaurant.(Instagram/@christophe_kyle)

Dad’s hilarious review about daughter’s pretend-restaurant is viral for the best reason

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amrita Kohli
PUBLISHED ON JUN 06, 2020 02:22 PM IST
This little girl may not understand her dad’s review about her restaurant but the Internet is here for it.
Parent with an alcohol use disorder affects brain transitions.(UNSPLASH)
Parent with an alcohol use disorder affects brain transitions.(UNSPLASH)

Here’s how a parent with an alcohol use disorder affects brain transitions, drinking habits in children

Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2020 05:12 PM IST
A parent with an alcohol use disorder affects how brain transitions between active and resting states in an individual regardless of their own drinking habits.
Children’s vulnerability towards depression, anxiety, impulsive behaviour, and poor cognitive performance could be determined by considering the hours of sleep they manage to get.(UNSPLASH)
Children’s vulnerability towards depression, anxiety, impulsive behaviour, and poor cognitive performance could be determined by considering the hours of sleep they manage to get.(UNSPLASH)

Children’s mental health linked to sleep duration

Washington DC | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2020 01:18 PM IST
Children’s vulnerability towards depression, anxiety, impulsive behaviour, and poor cognitive performance could be determined by considering the hours of sleep they manage to get.
According to the researchers from University of Leeds, who conducted a major survey in UK, the lack of fresh food is to blame.(HT file)
According to the researchers from University of Leeds, who conducted a major survey in UK, the lack of fresh food is to blame.(HT file)

Children’s packed lunches lack nutritional quality, says Study

London | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2020 02:09 PM IST
“This study underlines the role that parents, carers, the government and the food industry have in ensuring children eat more healthily,” said study researcher Charlotte Evans from University of Leeds.Read on to know more...
Children’s take on happiness.(HT)
Children’s take on happiness.(HT)

Chandigarh: Children’s take on happiness

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2019 02:14 PM IST
The definition of happiness varies from person to person. For a baby, toys would make him the happiest. A teenager would be very happy to achieve good grades at school.
Levels of PM 2.5 and PM 10 levels were nearly eight times higher than the normal limits at several locations in the city on Thursday.(PTI file)
Levels of PM 2.5 and PM 10 levels were nearly eight times higher than the normal limits at several locations in the city on Thursday.(PTI file)

Gloom and doom on Children’s Day in polluted Delhi

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON NOV 14, 2019 08:04 PM IST
On Wednesday night, the Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) stepped in to direct that schools in the national capital and its suburbs should be closed for two days.
(Unsplash)
(Unsplash)

Happy Children’s Day 2019: Best Wishes, Quotes, Images, Messages, SMS, Facebook & Whatsapp status

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2019 02:38 PM IST
Children’s Day is around the corner and it is time to please the little one without whom our world would lack all the joy and happiness we otherwise enjoy.
Children’s Day is celebrated on 14th November every year in India.(Unsplash)
Children’s Day is celebrated on 14th November every year in India.(Unsplash)

Children’s Day 2019: History, significance and interesting facts

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Neharika Prakash
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2019 11:41 AM IST
Children’s Day 2019: The ones who light up our world, the ones who have the potential to put a smile even on the chronically sad faces, and the one whose hugs can melt anyone’s heart.
Using apps or websites that children frequent, predators may pose as a child or teen looking to make friends.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Using apps or websites that children frequent, predators may pose as a child or teen looking to make friends.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Children’s Day 2019: Tips on how to keep your kids safe online

By Sunil Sharma
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2019 10:06 AM IST
Along with the myriad benefits associated with the internet, it also comes with its set of risks such as inappropriate content, cyberbullying, and risk of online predators.
(HT Photo)
(HT Photo)

Children’s Day Special: Pune

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2019 07:35 PM IST
We spoke to tweens aged 11 to 15 about what they hate, what worries them, what they dream of. Here are the responses from Pune.
(HT Photo)
(HT Photo)

Children’s Day Special: Lucknow

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondents
PUBLISHED ON NOV 09, 2019 07:03 PM IST
We spoke to tweens aged 11 to 15 about what worries them, what they dream of, what they hate. Here are the responses from Lucknow.
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