01 Mar 2014
Mumbai: There isn't enough food for everyone in the country and now actress Yami Gautam endorses ‘Food for Soul’ campaign, which aims at feeding the underprivileged.
14 Jan 2014
London: Feeding your newborn with curd or any other probiotic in first three months can reduce vomiting, acid reflux or constipation. Giving an infant a probiotic during the first three months of life appears to reduce the onset of gastrointestinal disorders and result in lower associated costs, says a study.
25 Oct 2013
Washington: Infants who are bottle-fed are more likely to develop hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (HPS), a form of stomach obstruction, than those who are breastfed, according to US researchers.
18 Jan 2014
New York: Scientists have found a link between alcoholic liver disease and the circadian clock - a body clock that regulates 24-hour rhythms across cells which is critical to maintain a normal healthy state.
07 Aug 2013
Paris: A woman has posted an offer on a French website to breast-feed babies of homosexual male couples for 100 euros (USD 130) a day, stirring up media interest just weeks after a divisive same-sex marriage law was passed.
08 Aug 2013
Kolkata: A modern and sophisticated breast milk bank, which is stated to be the first in India in the public sector, has been inaugurated in Kolkata at the premier state-run SSKM hospital. The milk bank was laid open by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
05 Jul 2013
Actress Alicia Silverstone has introduced a breast-milk sharing service for mothers who have a problem nursing their newborn.
31 Jan 2013
Salt is linked to loyalty in our culture and there is a famous adage that one has to prove his or her loyalty to the person whose salt is consumed. But on the contrary, the people belonging to Gujarat’s Agaria community, which is feeding nearly 75 percent of our population with salt, is paying a very painful price for their job.
13 Jul 2012
Children breast fed for the first six months of their birth are 1.5 times more likely to develop a nut allergy than those exposed to other foods and fluids, says a study.
19 Mar 2012
Children who are fed when they need it are more likely to grow up having a higher IQ and perform better at school than those fed according to a schedule, says a new study.