What are Germs?

Germs are tiny living organisms that cause diseases. In fact, they are so tiny that you cannot see them. They can only be seen under the microscope. Read on to know more. How many times do we keep yelling at our kids, telling them to wash their hands before eating or cover their mouths while … More What are Germs?

Amber Teething Necklaces: A Caution for Parents

​When parents see their baby suffering, they just want a solution. Amber teething necklaces have become an increasing popular alternative treatment to ease teething pain. But, are they effective and safe? The answer is no. Watch Out For Faulty Claims According to Dr. Andrew Weil, a world-renowned leader and pioneer in the field of integrative medicine, … More Amber Teething Necklaces: A Caution for Parents

“Why do babies laugh out loud?” by Tom Stafford

What makes babies laugh? It sounds like one of the most fun questions a researcher could investigate, but there’s a serious scientific reason why Caspar Addyman wants to find out. He’s not the first to ask this question. Darwin studied laughter in his infant son, and Freud formed a theory that our tendency to laugh … More “Why do babies laugh out loud?” by Tom Stafford

Nearly-term babies have elevated risk for ADHD

Very premature babies are known to have an increased risk for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and a new study suggests this may be true also for babies born only slightly early. “There has been quite a lot of research on very preterm birth and the increased risk for ADHD but less evidence when it comes … More Nearly-term babies have elevated risk for ADHD