The main triggers for severe COVID-19 in children were blood clotting and how proteins in the immune system reacted to the virus, the researchers said.
Postpartum bodies need love, care and acceptance. Birthing a new life does not come easy. While new mothers nurture their newborns, understanding their own bodies and serving themselves too should be part of the postpartum journey.
On average, children did around eight minutes less moderate-to-vigorous physical activity per day in 2021, compared with before the pandemic – a drop of 13%.
To keep your child as cool as possible, keep an eye out for any worrying symptoms and contact your paediatrician if any appear. During hot weather, babies and small children should be closely monitored.
Viral hepatitis from infection by adenoviruses has only been reported previously as a rare complication.
The usual viruses that cause infectious liver inflammation -- hepatitis A to E -- weren't detected in any of the 111 cases being investigated in the UK
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During dry and windy days, gusts of wind can blow pollen and other allergens into the air, causing hay fever and other reactions.
British officials reported 74 cases of hepatitis, or liver inflammation, found in children since January.
Omicron is more likely than other coronavirus variants to cause upper airway infection (UAI) among children, putting them at risk of heart attack and other severe complications, according to a study.
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"Breathing problems, asthma and eye problems associated with increased levels of air pollution, and gastrointestinal disorders associated with water pollution are well known", said Dr Rekha Mittal
The finding led by researchers at the Case Western Reserve University in the US show that the Omicron variant is 6-8 times more infectious than the Delta variant.
"Early indicators of autism spectrum condition in children include less eye contact, lack of responsiveness to their name, and indifference toward caretakers."
Autism includes impairment of social communication and repetitive behaviour and can have associated delayed/aberrant language development
"The lack of a sufficient, varied, and nutritious diet can affect the cognitive development of a child, interfere with learning, and weaken their immune system", warned Dr. Ganesh Kadhe, Associate Director, Nutrition Medical and Scientific Affairs, Abbott.
"It is a condition characterised by pain in the knee in early teenage years" explained Dr Prashanth Inna, Consultant - Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Manipal Hospital Old Airport Road.
The team led by researchers at the University of Birmingham in the UK also found that vaginal births and breast feeding do not increase the likelihood of babies testing positive for SARS-CoV-2 when their mothers have the infection.
"Usually, mothers experience this issue more in the evening or late afternoon" noted lactation consultant Mercy Nixon.
Baby weaning is essential from a nutritional perspective as breast milk and formula does not contain enough nutrition for the growing needs of your baby.
The observational study, published recently in the journal Pediatrics, describes 75 children who came to the Boston Children's Hospital emergency department (ED) with croup and COVID-19 from March 1, 2020 to January 15, 2022.
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday announced that the Covid vaccination for children in the age group of 12-14 years will begin from Wednesday.