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Broken Tube, The Cause of Chronic Wet Cough

Cough is the most common reason of consult both at the Out Patient Department (OPD) as well as at the Emergency Room (ER). Parents have extreme reactions with a coughing child. Some will bring their children on the first day of cough while others will take some time before they bring their children for a consult.

Respiratory Infections today

Respiratory tract infections (RTIs) which are infections of parts of the body involved in breathing, such as the sinuses, throat, airways or lungs are common occurrence especially on rainy days.

What is Xylitol and its role in respiratory tract infections

Xylitol is a sugar alcohol derived from natural plants sources that is commonly use as sweeteners in toothpaste, mouthwash, lozenges, syrup, gums, and nasal sprays. It has anti-plaque effect use to prevent dental caries and osteoporosis. It can help in digestion, bone and lipid metabolism.


The beneficial role in children showed that short-term oral application of natural immunomodulator β-glucan stimulated physical endurance in children with respiratory problems and helps in the mucosal immunity.3

How do we nurture our children in the new normal?

A simple pneumonic that every family can do to achieve good health and fight obesity is as simple as Go for 5-2-1 and 0.

Think Zinc

While zinc is often last in an alphabetical list of needed nutrients, it plays an important role in the immune system, reproductive health and growth.

Association of Headache, Body Ache, and Fever with Common Colds

The common cold is one of the most frequently encountered disease in our medical practice. Common cold is defined as an acute, self-limiting viral infection of the upper respiratory tract involving the nose, sinuses, pharynx and larynx.

Importance of Oral Rehydrating Solution (ORS)

ORS is the preferred first-line treatment of fluid and electrolyte losses caused by diarrhea due to acute gastroenteritis in children with mild to moderate dehydration.

Addressing the rural community health needs

The health dynamics in the rural communities in the countryside is far different when we compare it to that of highly urbanized area not only in terms of health needs and disease profiles but more importantly are the unique and peculiar health seeking behaviors and practices of the people.


Are you wondering if your child has allergic rhinitis?


A diet that is complete and varied prevents micronutrient deficiencies.


What is UTI? Urinary tract infections are infections in any part of the urinary tract. They happen when bacteria get into the bladder or kidneys.

A Solid Start: Complementary Feeding

By 6 months of age, calories provided by breastmilk is no longer sufficient to meet the nutritional requirements of an infant.1

The Essentials of Bone Health

Beyond the formative structure, the skeleton serves, bone is dynamic and metabolically active.

What is a Healthy Meal for my child?

The good news is that there are just a few basic guidelines to follow on what is a healthy meal for children.

Solid Feeding Do’s and Dont’s

One simple dream of parents is for their children to eat a good variety of food happily.

Exercise and Asthma in Children

Exercise is for both for adults and children. Regular daily exercises is part of a healthy lifestyle.