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MRI during first trimester of pregnancy does not affect foetus

A new study says that Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) during early stages of woman's pregnancy does not increase the risk of baby's stillbirth, or death soon after the birth, or the baby being born with defects,

MRI in early stages of pregnancy may not affect foetus

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) during the first trimester of woman's pregnancy does not increase the risk of baby's stillbirth, or death soon after the birth, or the baby being born with defects, says a study.

Early ultrasounds linked to autism severity: Study

 Exposure to diagnostic ultrasound in the first trimester of pregnancy is linked to increased autism severity, say researchers.

Indraprastha Apollo Hospital celebrates 10 years of Fetal Medicine

 Leading doctors here on Tuesday underlined the role of fetal medicine in ensuring that the health of the unborn baby was not compromised.

HORRIFYING! This minor was raped for 6 months; she reached police station with aborted fetus in bag

HORRIFYING! This minor was raped for 6 months; she reached police station with aborted fetus in bag

It's a soul-shaking story of a minor girl who was raped for over six months and forced to abort her baby.

Bizarre! Ultrasound shows woman having a baby 'sports car'

A man recently shared a picture of his wife's ultrasound which is going viral as it shows that she is pregnant with what looks uncannily like a sports car.

Obesity, diabetes in pregnancy hastens early foetus growth

They found that the fetuses of women subsequently diagnosed with gestational diabetes grew excessively prior to diagnosis, between 20 and 28 weeks.
 

Gujarat High Court allows abortion of rape victim's 8-week foetus on parents' plea

Gujarat High Court allows abortion of rape victim's 8-week foetus on parents' plea

The Gujarat High Court on Monday allowed a 16-year-old rape victim to abort her eight-week foetus under proper medical care, on a plea by her parents. 

Sooraj Pancholi removed Jiah's foetus, disposed it in toilet, alleges CBI chargesheet

Sooraj Pancholi removed Jiah's foetus, disposed it in toilet, alleges CBI chargesheet

The chargesheet filed by the CBI on Sooraj in the Jiah Khan suicide case has provided chilling revelations about the actor’s role in the termination of the actress’s pregnancy.

'Father's neglect towards unborn child is domestic violence'

Any neglect or failure on the part of father of a yet to be born child is domestic violence and he cannot shirk his responsiblity to support the baby, a Delhi court on Tuesday said.

When 3D printing saved a newborn's life

 A 3D printing model of the head of a foetus recently helped doctors save the life of a newborn who had developed a life threatening complication at University of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital in the US.

Dead foetus removed from 4-yr-old boy

4 year old boy found with medical abnormality called "Foetus-in-Foetus".

1022 intrauterine transfusions carried out at AIIMS

As many as 1,022 intrauterine transfusions have been carried out on 373 foetuses by doctors at the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Division of AIIMS during a period of 18 years.

Foetal cells affect mother's health after pregnancy

 During pregnancy, cells of the foetus often migrate through the placenta, taking up residence in many areas of the mother's body, where their influence may benefit or undermine maternal health, a research has found.

Sex determination: Supreme Court asks Google, Yahoo, Microsoft to respond

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked search engines like Google India, Yahoo India and Microsoft Corporation (I) Pvt Ltd to respond to the allegations that they were violating Indian laws and a court order by not blocking advertisements on sex determination of a foetus.

Calcified foetus found inside 90-year-old Chilean woman

Zee Media Bureau

Washington: The doctors in Chile have discovered a calcified foetus inside a 90-year-old while performing an X-ray.

The woman was admitted to the hospital in the city of San Antonio after a fall.

Scientists design placenta-on-a-chip

Researchers have developed a "placenta-on-a-chip" to study the inner workings of the human placenta and its role in pregnancy.

Mom's ringing cellphone may startle foetus: Study

Moms-to-be, take note! The sounds and vibrations emitted by cellphones carried by pregnant women may rattle the sleep-and-wake cycles of their foetuses, a new study has found.

Gestational diabetes may increase risk of autistic baby

 Mothers who develop diabetes during the first 26 weeks of pregnancy may have a higher risk of having a baby who will develop autism, a study published in the American Medical Association's JAMA Internal Medicine journal said.

BBV: When Delhi's air turned poisonous

Despite various studies and warnings, political inaction and the administration’s apathy has turned the Delhi's air into poison, which in turn has given rise to serious health issues.