Home > Parenting > Child > News News All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy 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. 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 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. 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. Pregnant women may need iodide supplements Research suggests that about one-third of pregnant women in the US are marginally iodine deficient and that supplementation could protect the brains of their babies. “ Latest comment on Health24 Adele Pelteret says... Nutritional Therapists (like Sally Ann Creed who wrote the The Real Meal Revolution with Tim Noakes) would help anyone interested in doing the Banting under supervision, but they... Tim Noakes on carbohydrates ” 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Keep your pet's teeth in tip top condition Cape Town's legendary Blisters for Bread walk 2014. Occlusal disease - a modern day dental problem Eduloan offers affordable education finance Live healthier Winter Wellness » Boost winter health Happy feet in winter Don’t become a winter blimp Tips to stay fit and healthy in winter When it's cold it's easy to pick up the coughs and sniffles, and it's even easier to indulge in comfort foods. Don't ! 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.