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Autism Children can Be Diagnosed Within One Year of Age
...ities to learn new words and new ways to play with toys
while having an emotionally satisfying experience with their parent. Irregularities when playing with toys: Instead of using a toy as it is meant to be used, such as picking up a toy fork and pretending to eat with it, children with ASD may repeate...
China Bans Sales of Leukemia Drug in Latest Medicine Scare
...s ranging from foods and medicines, to toothpaste, toys
and pet food....
Canadian Cancer Society Calls for Ban on Asbestos
...bestos, Canada continues to allow it in children's toys
and building materials, among other products. Asbestos defenders criticized the society's move, arguing that the product is safe when properly used. They also say no distinction is made between the impact of chrysotile and more deadly forms of asbe...
Baby Bump Sparks Off Pregnancy Rumours Again for Holmes
...Bay site to track down his own favourite childhood toys
for his Suri....
Lead Scare Causes Thomas to Derail
...led 1.5 million "Thomas and Friends" wooden train toys
made in China because it could be covered in a tox...r to young children, who are likely to chew on the toys
and expose themselves to lead. Lead is toxic and can pose a dangerous health risk to young childre...
The Danger in Candy Cigarettes
...t research suggests that playing with these edible toys
cannot be considered as a benign parody of cigarette smoking. This new research is built on past research, such as focus groups in the US with 4 to 11 year-old children and a survey of 7th graders which indicated that playing with candy cigarettes ma...
Minister from MP Urges to Ban the Sale of Sex Toys
Saying that the sale of sex toys
in India would have "severe consequences in societ...ingh that the import and sale of products like sex toys
be banned. "The Madhya Pradesh government stresses yoga shiksha (yoga education) instead of the c...
Dementia – Worse With a Dull Life. Keep Busy, and Active to Improve Memory, Study Recommend
...exposed to a stimulating environment with colorful toys
of different shapes. They were also allowed to be in the company of other mice. The mice that received constant stimulation with toys, company of other mice, performed well in the memory tests, corroborating the finding that it is possible to rega...
Memories Lost Due to Neuro-degenerative Diseases may Be Restored
...e mice were placed in an environment enriched with toys
and wheels. When the stimulated mice were retested, the researchers found they did better at the memory task than before. "If memories can be recovered, then that suggests they were never erased and indicates that perceived memory loss is likely t...
E Coli Outbreak Forces Large-scale Recall of Beef Products
After pet foods and toys
it is the turn of beef products to be recalled on a massive scale in the US, following fears of E coli outbreak. Four of the five reporting// symptoms of the disease have been hospitalized so far. E. coli, or Escherichia coli, is a common and ordin...
Massive Recall of Magnetic Toys in US
...complaints that magnets have fallen out of various toys
and at least 33 cases where children swallowed loo...ets covered is about 4 million. As the number of toys
with magnets increases, so is the number of serious injuries to children. Within the past year, t...
Toy Story Turns Bitter-Christmas Toys, No Music to the Ears!
...s Research UK has suggested that certain Christmas toys
are not safe and could hamper children’s hearing. This was revealed when 14 toys
out of the 15 that// were tested, turned out to portray readings that were higher than the prescribe...
Keep Kids Away from Magnetic Toys
...dvised parents to keep children away from magnetic toys
because if the magnet is accidentally swallowed//, it could lead to numerous health complications. Magnets could get attached to different sections of the bowel resulting in obstructions, perforations and sepsis - a life-threatening infection of the...
Toys With Tiny Magnets Recalled
...ho reportedly swallowed tiny magnets that fell off toys
had to be operated upon. Following these incidents...yers to read the toy labels and select appropriate toys
suitable to the age of the child and also to avoid playthings with sharp edges and small parts. Th...
WATCH's 2006 List Of Ten Potentially - Dangerous Toys
...006' to watch out for. 'Don't assume that all the toys
are safe' says James Swartz, an attorney and direc...toy shelves are potentially stocked with dangerous toys
which may cause a choking hazards to eye injuries. Mattel's recall of about 4.4 million Polly Pocket...
GPs Vital in a Flu Pandemic
...sures such as replacing waiting room magazines and toys
with masks and gowns. 'Training, protection, remuneration and indemnity are important areas of concern for all groups,' Dr Collins said. 'GPs are old hands at dealing with uncertainty in clinical practice. However, when this uncertainty is coup...
Buy Children Holiday Gifts That Encourage Physical Activity
...tmas present for their child. While a multitude of toys
and games are available, Anne Mejia Downs // , ass...dianapolis, urges parents to look specifically for toys
and games that encourage physical activity. “With obesity on the rise across the country, toys
Writing on the Wall - Lead Poisoning Begins at Home?Paints Could Be Toxic!
...d in paints meant especially for children’s rooms, toys
or playground equipments, crossing the limits set by the WHO High blood lead levels in children is harmful, it can cause a decline in IQ scores, hamper school performance, and in the worst case could lead to cognitive impairment and behavioural prob...
Dangers Lurking in Soft, Cuddly Toys
...f lead and cadmium found in plastic and other soft toys
//sold in Delhi, Chennai and Mumbai, says a new st...ve been found in PVC (Polyvinyl chloride) and soft toys
being sold in the markets," said Toxics Link, an environmental non-governmental organisation, in its...
Higher Lead Content Causes Recall of Toys
Bendable cat and dog toys
distributed to children as reading incentives for ... and the Appleton Public Library have recalled the toys
and have offered replacements for the toys
as an incentive for parents to return the toys
to the lib...