Last Updated: Friday, November 01, 2013, 11:10
A new study has suggested that newborns are lacking in the toll-like receptor 3 (TLR3) that recognizes different viruses and mediates immune response to these viruses
Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 18:31
In a breakthrough, scientists have successfully grown human hair follicles in the laboratory using circumcised foreskins from newborns.
Last Updated: Friday, April 12, 2013, 18:42
Scientists have identified the defective gene responsible for a rare disorder in which children are born without a spleen, which makes them susceptible to life-threatening bacterial infections.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 28, 2013, 14:25
A new study has found first signs of heart disease in babies born to mums who are overweight or obese.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 16, 2012, 17:23
Gestational exposure to ambient urban air pollution, especially during late pregnancy, may contribute to lower vitamin D levels in offspring.
Last Updated: Monday, September 10, 2012, 17:38
Viral infections in newborns `cripple` the immune system and increase the risk of asthma later in life, a new study led by Indian-origin scientists has found.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 03, 2012, 09:33
The longer a baby stays in the womb, the better it is for its long-term development, new research suggests.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 29, 2012, 21:40
Smoking during pregnancy adversely affects the lung development of baby.