What is immunization Immunization is a form of preventive medicine. Its aim is to protect individuals and communities from infectious diseases. Immunization operates like an early warning system. It prepares the body to fight against infection. How does immunization work Immunization operates on the premise that once you have had a disease, you are unlikely … More The Concept of Immunization
Diabetes is sneaky. The early symptoms can go unnoticed for months or years. In fact, 1 in 3 people with type 2 diabetes don’t know they have it. 1 in 3. Most actually do experience the early signs but don’t realise or understand what they are. Early detection and treatment can have a profound impact … More 9 Early Signs of Diabetes: The Symptoms In Children
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
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
A quick and simple test can identify concussions in children as young as 5 with an astonishing rate of success, according to a new study. So why aren’t people talking about it more? The King-Devick test, as it’s called, was originally developed in the 1970s as a way to detect dyslexia. But a new study … More This 2-Minute Test Helps Parents Easily Figure Out If A Child Has A Concussion
Today, there are still many myths, misconceptions and misunderstandings about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Everyone from the media to mental health professionals may perpetuate these erroneous beliefs. Below, experts shared what most people don’t know (or commonly misunderstand) about ADHD. You’ll find everything from what causes ADHD to what helps it. 1. ADHD is … More “What Most People Don’t Know about ADHD” by Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S.
Your child is sick. You bring her to the hospital or the doctor, and a few tests later you have a diagnosis. Whether it’s a simple condition or a complex, chronic disease, you now know what to expect. Unless the tests don’t give a straight answer. Maybe they come back with conflicting results. Or some … More Reid’s story: Living life undiagnosed