Author: Andrew Maxwell

Xiaomi Launches Qicycle Bike for Kids

eijing-based electronics mammoth Xiaomi has just released another product, this time to please parents and put smiles on little faces. Through its crowdfunding platform, the Chinese company has developed an innovative and safety-conscious children’s...

Don’t Let Your Kids Hang with Cody

Codeine is well-known for its over-the-counter use in treating coughs and associated pain in children. A new report, however, casts serious doubts on its efficacy and safety, and is turning the medical community against the prescription of the once-popular opiate.

Tips on How to Save a Choking Baby

Young children are naturally inquisitive and often want to put their new ‘discoveries’ in their mouth to learn more about it. Children can choke on food, just like adults, but it’s far more likely that they will choke on toy parts and other objects. It is therefore sensible to take precautions against them choking.

Everything in Moderation, Including Good Cholesterol

For a long time, we’ve been told to keep an eye on the amount of low-density lipoproteins, also known as “bad cholesterols”, that we consume. Blood tests were usually used to focus on the levels of bad cholesterol, as this is believed to be an indicator of the risk faced by the individual, of suffering a stroke or heart attack.

The Secret to Kids’ Health Lies on the Farm

A study, recently published by the New England Journal of Medicine, and written up into an article for AFP Relaxnews, suggested that children who grow up in contact with farm animals have stronger immune...