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Tag: Children

MI Syndrome In Children
MI Syndrome In Kids: Redness Of Eyes, Mouth & Feet; Early Diagnosis Vital, Says Top Health Official

Odisha Family Welfare Department Director, Bijay Panigrahi warned people to keep an eye on their kids for MI Syndrome which has many symptoms like redness in eyes, mouth or feet

Consult Doctor Immediately If Children Develop Post COVID symptoms: Odisha Public Health Director

After recovery, several children are developing multi-system inflammatory syndrome or MI Syndrome, which is being suspected to be a post Covid complication. This information was shared by Odisha Public Health Director, Niranjan Mishra on Thursday (Sept 9).

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23% Hospitalisation Predicted Among Children During COVID19 3rd Wave Peak: Odisha Health Official

Experts have predicted that as many as 23 out of 100 affected children are likely to be hospitalized during the peak of the possible third wave of Covid-19.

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'ZyCov-D' To Be Administered To Children After Centre’s Guidelines: Top Odisha Health Official

Amidst rising instances of children testing positive for Covid-19, a ray of hope has emerged as the vaccine 'ZyCoV-D' by Zydus Cadilla got approval to be administered to children above 12 years of age. However, the use of the vaccine and its associated guidelines are yet to be released by the Central government, informed Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET) Chief, CBK Mohanty on Saturday (Aug 21).

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Over 100 Children getting infected, but we are prepared: Odisha Health Official

Special beds have been arranged for children in preparation for the possible third wave of Covid-19 in the state. This information was shared by the Odisha Health Services Director, Bijay Mohapatra on Thursday (Aug 19).

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Covid-appropriate behavior in adults can safeguard children in COVID19 next wave, says Top Odisha Health Official

The rising cases of Covid-19 among children have added fuel to the fear of more children getting infected in the next wave.

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Odisha Well Equipped To Handle Children If 3rd Wave Hits State: DMET Chief Highlights Preparedness

Children developing symptoms will be immediately given treatment and then tested for Covid-19.

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Free Education, Insurance & More: PM Modi Announces Rs 10L Corpus For Covid Orphans Under PM CARES

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic crisis, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced PM-CARES fund of Rs 10 lakh for children who have lost their parents to the coronavirus. These children will receive a monthly stipend amount once they turn 18. Apart from other benefits, they will get a lump sum amount of Rs 10 lakh from PM-CARES when they turn 23.

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One In Five Children Globally Faces Water Scarcity: UNICEF

United Nations: More than 1.42 billion people across the world, including 450 million children, live in areas of high or extremely high water vulnerability. This means one in every five children worldwide does not have enough water to meet their everyday needs, said the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Thursday. According to a new UNICEF […]

Roadside accident
Odisha: 2 Children Killed, 4 Critical As Pick-up Van Rams Into House

Umerkote: Two children were killed while four others critically injured after a pick-up van loaded with onion and groceries rammed into a roadside house at Jharabahal village under Chandahandi Block in Nabarangpur district on Monday morning. The critically include a child who has sustained serious injuries in the accident. As per sources, the pickup van […]

4 minors drown while bathing in pond in Odisha

Dhenkanal: Four cousins, all minors, drowned in a pond while taking bath in the water body in Dhenkanal district on Monday, police said. The incident occurred when the four children, including two girls, had gone to bathe in the pond in Gobindpur Barabanka Sahi village in Dhenkanal Sadar police station area, its Inspector In-charge Sandhyarani […]

COVID-19: Know the coronavirus symptoms in children

Beijing: Gastrointestinal symptoms such as diarrhoea, coupled with a fever or history of exposure to COVID-19, could indicate coronavirus infection in children, according to a new study. Published in the journal Frontiers in Pediatrics, the research also suggests that the gastrointestinal symptoms first suffered by some children hint at potential infection through the digestive tract, […]

Men With Obesity
Higher Thrombus Risk In Men With Obesity In Adolescence

London: Obese people, read this carefully. Researchers have found that men with a history of obesity in their late teens, in adult life, are more at risk of a blood clot (thrombus) in a leg or lung. The risk rises successively and is highest in those who were severely obese in adolescence. A thrombus in […]

Coronavirus: Total cases crosses 12,000 mark in India, death toll rises to 414
COVID-19 striking more children than expected: Study

New York: Contrary to what governments and a school of scientists claim (including Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk), the number of children infected with the coronavirus is far more extensive than what is currently reported — a hidden detail that could vastly underestimate the demand on health care systems and pediatric intensive care units […]

Anganwadi Centres Closed
Odisha Fights Coronavirus: Anganwadi Centres To Remain Closed Till April 30

Bhubaneswar: Stepping up its shutdown measures to contain the spread of the Coronavirus, Odisha government has ordered for a complete lockdown in the State. As a precautionary measure, the State government has also extended the closure of Anganwadi centres till April 30. Earlier the government had closed the centres till March 31. In a letter […]

Kids who do not sleep enough may face mental health issues
Kids who do not sleep enough may face mental health issues

Is your child getting enough sleep? If not, read this carefully. Researchers have found that children who get the least sleep have the greatest risk of developing mental health issues. “If we make sure our children get enough sleep, it can help protect them from mental health problems,” said study researcher Bror M Ranum, Norwegian […]

MRI May Predict Intelligence Level In Children

Moscow: Researchers have used ensemble methods based on deep learning 3D analysis networks to answer the global Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) prevision challenge for children. Importantly, they made predictions for both the fluid intelligence level and the target variable independent from age, gender, brain size or MRI scanner used. MRI is a common technique used […]

Husband, In-laws Among 4 Arrested For Murder Of Woman, her 2 Children In Odisha

Deogarh: Police arrested four persons including three members of a family on charges of killing a woman and her two children in Balinali Forest reserve under Barkote Police limits in Deogarh district. As per reports, the prime accused Bikram Kumar Pradhan used a sharp weapon to slit the throat of his wife, his 4-year-old son […]

1 In 3 Children Under 5 Undernourished Or Overweight

United Nations: At least one in every three children under five years of age is undernourished or overweight, according to a new Unicef report that sounds the alarm on the consequences of poor diets around the world. In the report published on Monday, the Unicef warned that millions of children were eating too little of […]

NDA govt to bring in tough laws to check attacks on women, children

Hyderabad: The BJP-led NDA government at the Centre will bring in tough legislations to check attacks on women and children, Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy said Saturday. The Centre would engage with the respective governments for implementation of the legislations in the states, he said. “In the matter of attacks on […]

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New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani passengers fall sick due to suspected food poisoning

Bhubaneswar: As many as 20 passengers including children fell sick after taking food in New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express yesterday. As per reports, some passengers of B-3, B-5, B-7 and B-9 coaches have also complained of food poisoning symptoms after the train left New Delhi railway station Saturday evening. When symptoms of some passengers worsened, authorities […]

Trauma in children may up stomach disorders later

New York: If your child is suffering from trauma or extreme psychosocial deprivation, then s/he is at risk of developing stomach issues later which could affect the brain and behaviour, finds a new study. The study found that children with past caregiving disruptions showed higher levels of symptoms, including stomach aches, constipation, vomiting and nausea. […]

How social media exposure could ruin children's eating habit

New York: Making children eat healthy food can test the patience of parents. The exposure of children to social media platforms such as photo-sharing app Instagram could make the job even tougher for them, suggests a new study. The findings published in the journal Pediatrics showed that children who view unhealthy snack images on social […]

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1 in 2 kids with cancer left undiagnosed globally: Lancet

New York: Owing to barriers to access and referral in health systems, nearly one in two children with cancer worldwide are never diagnosed and are likely to die untreated, reveals an analysis of childhood cancer cases in 200 countries. The study, published in The Lancet Oncology journal, estimates that there are almost four lakh new […]

Saffron a promising herbal medicine for treating ADHD

Tehran: Saffron could be a promising herbal alternative for treating children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), finds a pilot study. ADHD is one of the most common neuropsychiatric disorders of childhood and adolescence. The study, from Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Iran, showed that saffron, which has anti-depressant and memory-enhancing properties, can be […]