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Microbes in homes may lower asthma risk in infants

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 23:41

Infants exposed to a diverse range of bacterial species in house dust during the first year of life are less likely to develop asthma in early childhood, says a new study.

Exposure to house dust early in life reduces infant`s asthma risk later in life

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 12:42

A new study has revealed that infants exposed to a diverse range of bacterial species in house dust during the first year of life appear to be less likely to develop asthma in early childhood.

Babies even at three months can visually identify stand-out objects

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 13:46

Researchers have said that even by three months of age, babies are visually able to locate objects that stand out from a group.

How infants understand speech

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 13:15

Researchers through cochlear implant simulations have found that infants process speech differently than older children and adults.

Let your infant sleep on back

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 13:49

Do not forget to place your sleeping baby on his/her back as supine sleeping can reduce the risk of of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

Infants `sensitive to pleasant touch`

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 17:01

Researchers have suggested that infants show unique physiological and behavioral responses to pleasant touch, which may help to cement the bonds between child and parent and promote early social and physiological development.

Breast-feeding may not be more beneficial than bottle-feeding

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 19:14

A new study comparing siblings who were fed differently during infancy found that that breast-feeding might be no more beneficial than bottle-feeding.

Talk to premature babies to boost growth: Study

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 20:32

Premature babies benefit from being exposed to adult talk as early as possible, shows a new research.

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