Epilepsy in Children and Ways to Manage it


December 5, 2018

Epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological disorder in the world, causing chronic and unpredictable seizures. It can affect people of all ages, even children. A child is diagnosed with epilepsy when they have at least two unprovoked seizures that were not caused by a known reversible medical condition. During a seizure, brain cells either

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Chronic kidney disease in Uddanam (Nephropathy)


October 23, 2018

Uddanam is a green, cosy and beautiful village situated in the northern coastal regions of Andhra Pradesh. However, the village is in news due to a peculiar disease that inhabits the lives of the people of Uddanam. The mystery disease is CKDu – Chronic Kidney Disease of the Unknown Etiology which surfaces despite having no

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6 Common Myths and Facts About Kidney Transplant


September 28, 2018

The function of a kidney is to remove waste from the bloodstream. When the kidneys fail to perform this function, the waste starts getting accumulated in the body. Over a period, the accumulation of waste leads to kidney failure and ultimately death. A kidney transplant is one of the most effective treatments to avoid total

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Your Child’s Hyper Activeness could be a sign of ADHD


July 3, 2018

Everyone can be restless, disruptive, impulsive and talkative, but when your child finds these traits difficult to control and it starts to interfere with their daily life, the cause may be Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD. This is a neuro-developmental psychiatric disorder with symptoms that often continue into adulthood. The symptoms usually appear before

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Bone Tumours – Symptoms & Treatment


May 24, 2018

What is a Bone Tumour? When the cells start to grow indefinitely in an abnormal pattern they form a lump of tissues. When these lumps form in your bone, it is known as bone tumors. Bone tumors are of two types: Benign and Malignant. Generally, there are 6 types of Benign Tumours: Osteochondromas Nonossifying fibroma

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Protect the Skin


March 1, 2018

It is very important to protect your kids’ skin from toxic colors. Before sending them off to play, apply a generous amount of petroleum jelly or coconut oil on their skin. This will help in washing off the colours easily, post playing.

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Wear Sunglasses


March 1, 2018

It is advisable for kids to wear sunglasses, so the harmful colors don’t cause irritation and damage their eyes. Along with this, make sure your child is dressed appropriately by wearing full-sleeved clothes and long pants to keep their skin from harm.

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Stranger Danger


March 1, 2018

Holi is fun only when played in a large crowd. However, the event can often turn boisterous and not very well known people may also join the crowd. It is crucial to keep a close eye on your child and ensure that they are playing at a safe distance from you.

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