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WHO outlines ways to prevent and mitigate childhood hearing loss.

Nearly 32 million children across the world live with disabling hearing loss. A new WHO report, “Childhood hearing loss: act now, here’s how”, suggests that 60% of this can be prevented. It also highlights that if hearing loss is detected early enough, and if children receive the care they need, they can reach their full potential. “A child who struggles… Read more →

Processed Meat Is A Cancer Hazard, WHO Says

October 26, 2015 — 7:45 AM EDT Red meat is now considered “probably carcinogenic to humans” by the global health authority. Eating processed meats is a cancer hazard, and red meat probably is too, according to the World Health Organization. The news adds meat to the list of nearly 1,000 suspected carcinogens that the agency has evaluated since the 1970s.… Read more →

Benefits of Online Personal Health Records for Families

By Yeg Fitness Online personal health records continue to be adopted by various medical facilities owing to the numerous benefits that they provide. They improve the quality of care that patients receive by making it easier for them to access preventative care. They also make it possible for information pertaining to patient health to be rapidly accessible for timely treatment.… Read more →

Childhood Nutrition

Hey, What’s to Eat? Unless you’ve been totally out of the loop, it’s likely you’ve heard about the childhood obesity epidemic. Nearly 1 in 3 children in America is overweight or obese. It’s talked about on television, radio, the Internet, and in books, newspapers, and magazines. Yet, with all this focus on kids being overweight and obese, many parents are… Read more →

Fun Ways to Teach Kids About Healthy Food Choices

When I grab my stethoscope in the morning for a day of seeing typical kids, I know without looking at the appointment list that I’ll be viewing the consequences of big portion sizes, over-processed snacks and sweets and a lack of veggies. It’s not one meal or snack that’s the problem. It’s the pattern. Slowly, the BMI creep up. Blood sugar… Read more →

“It is the future of digitized healthcare system, enabling parents to stay informed and take control of their children’s health”, says Rahul Grewal, founder & owner of Svaast.

Iron deficiency in children: Prevention tips for parents

Iron deficiency in children can affect development and lead to anemia. Find out how much iron your child needs, the best sources of iron and more. By Mayo Clinic Staff Is your child getting enough iron in his or her diet? Find out what causes iron deficiency in children, how to recognize it and how to prevent it. Why is… Read more →

Press Release – SVAAST, an Emerging IOT Platform to Offer Internet of Things for Children’s Nutritional Status and Healthcare

Ontario, Canada, July 22, 2015 (Newswire) –​Svaast, a new entrant in the IOT industry, announced today that it is introducing a platform to develop an international database to record child growth statistics in different countries, to monitor, compare and evaluate individual development and nutritional status against WHO parameters. It is an enabling application that can be utilized across limitless range… Read more →