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Coxsackie (Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease)

Coxsackie (Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease)

Coxsackie is a prevalent, communicable childhood illness caused typically due to the coxsackie A virus and in some situations due to the coxsackie B virus or enterovirus 71. All these viral forms come under one grouping called as enteroviruses. The hand-foot-mouth disease name was derived due to the development of non-scratchy rashes on the palms and soles of the legs and even oral sores. Normally occurring in under-10 years infants, at times even adults and adolescents are affected. Majority of the grown-ups have immunity against the coxsackie A virus as they have had prior exposure to the disease during infanthood. Adults when infected with the disease have a tendency to exhibit milder version of the symptoms in comparison to kids. Coxsackie Causes: It is generally caused due to the coxsackie  [...]

Confounding Facts Regarding Ferberizing – Part II

Confounding Facts Regarding Ferberizing – Part II

The newest revelations on the science of sleep There are lot of misconceptions about the amount of sleep is considered adequate for the child. Contrarily, infants do not require as much of slumber as many at one time contemplated. The notion that four month old babies could snooze for fifteen to sixteen hours is truly conjured thinking, still parents think that there is something not right when their kid tends to sleep less. Several parent carp about their child’s untimely wake-ups. It is most likely that the child might not require any further sleep; hence keeping the child in the crib for additional hours wouldn’t be that good of an idea. How many hours of sleep are actually needed in infants? This differs from age to age, however the babies would get the hours of sleep needed on their  [...]