Home > Parenting > Child > News News All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy Obese boys more likely to be involved in bullying Obese boys are more likely to be both bully and bullied than slimmer peers, and the process begins before these children ever set foot inside a school. TALK Parenting forum » ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Baby born as truck kills mother Beautiful short film about radioactive contamination in Japan Griekwastad: What SA law says about child killers The Griekwastad boy who has been found guilty of rape and a triple murder has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. We take a closer look at what happens to children who commit serious crimes. Glaucoma can affect babies, too In U.S., one in 10,000 infants is born with the vision-robbing disease. Fitter kids have better processing skills Researchers found that fitter kids have faster and stronger brain responses during reading, resulting in better reading performance and language comprehension. Rotavirus vaccine slashes infections in kids According to researchers, by 2009-2010, hospitalisations for rotavirus among children under 5 had been reduced by 94% due to widespread vaccination. Stricter guidelines for US infant formula makers New manufacturing guidelines for US infant formula makers require companies to test for Salmonella and Cronobacter. Dialysis machine for babies saves lives A miniature dialysis machine proved its worth in Italy last year by saving the life of a baby girl with multiple organ failure. “ Latest comment on Health24 Henry Van Der Vaartenburp says... "e-cig" is a silly word. We should call it a nicotine dildo. WHO: Ban indoor use of e-cigarettes ” Kids' breakfast cereals remain loaded with sugar A child eating an average serving of a typical children's cereal eats more than 4.5 kg of sugar a year from that source alone. Foreign virus targets unvaccinated kids If unvaccinated people travel abroad, they may bring diseases like measles back and infect children who are unprotected because their parents chose not to vaccinate them. Two more babies die in Bloemhof Diarrhoea has claimed the lives of two babies, while five are under observation in Bloemhof, North West. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Like us on facebook! Why take out life insurance from OUTsaurance Keep your pet's teeth in tip top condition Occlusal disease - a modern day dental problem Live healthier Knee pain relief » Knee injuries Test your knee pain knowledge Symptoms of knee pain Do you suffer from knee pain? Do you suffer from recurrent knee pain? It could be osteoarthritis... Vitamin wise » Vitamins for HIV What to eat for vitamin B? Cut down on vitamins Get your vitamins right Find out which vitamin to use for which condition. Ask our Vitamin expert.