Kids’ health: What’s Making Our Children Sick?

May 20 2018

What’s Making Our Children Sick? is an important new book about kids’ health by veteran paediatrician Dr Michelle Perro and med- ical anthropologist Dr Vincanne Adams, which explores the links between the growing wave of chronic health issues affecting our chil- dren (including conditions like asthma, ecze- ma, allergies, ADHD, autism and obesity) and our exposure to poisons in the environment, especially from our modern industrial food. I have managed to chat to them about some of the burning issues that have bothered me as a parent for some time. 

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GP Approved Tips for Getting Your Kids Through the hay fever Season

May 03 2018

Hay fever can be really horrible for kids. They just want to be able to run around and play in the sun, but they have to combat a runny nose and itchy eyes first!

Thankfully, Dr Preethi Daniel of London Doctors Clinic is here with her top tips for helping your little ones to conquer hay fever this year.

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How are infections in a newborn baby treated?

Mar 30 2018

One in four newborn babies with a bacterial infection die, even if given antibiotics, according to figures from the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice). Babies can also be left with life-long injuries if an infection is not recognised and treated quickly enough.

Nice recommend faster diagnosis and immediate treatment with antibiotics to improve outcomes for newborn babies with bacterial infections, highlighting the importance of providing treatment within 1 hour of identifying an infection.

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