Babies start learning language in the womb: Study

Babies start learning language in the womb: Study

Previous studies have demonstrated this by measuring changes in babies' behaviour - for example, by measuring whether babies change the rate of sucking on a pacifier when the speech changes from one language to a different language with different rhythmic properties.

Jul 18, 2017, 16:25 PM IST

Zika virus can live in tears: Study

A team of researchers, including one of Indian orgin, has found that Zika virus can live in the eyes and have identified genetic material from the virus in tears of mice.

Sep 07, 2016, 21:14 PM IST

HC seeks Centre's reply on PIL seeking scheme for newborns with birth defects

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought a response of the Centre on a PIL for putting in place health insurance policies and a national programme for management of birth defects to ensure that foetuses with congenital problems are not aborted due to high cost of treating such children.

Aug 27, 2014, 22:42 PM IST

`4D scans show foetuses yawn in the womb`

Unborn babies not only hiccup, swallow and stretch in the womb, they also yawn, a new study has found.

Nov 22, 2012, 13:43 PM IST

Maternal boozing during pregnancy `may damage earliest fetal learning`

Foetuses exposed to heavy binge drinking by their mums while still in the womb require significantly more trials to habituate and also exhibit a greater variability in test performance, a new study has revealed

Sep 15, 2012, 12:38 PM IST

Tiniest,largest foetuses at greater risk of stillbirth

The lightest and the heaviest foetuses are at much higher risk of being stillborn than those of average weight.

Jun 28, 2012, 15:54 PM IST

Thailand: ‘Gold’ foetuses for black magic found

Six roasted foetuses covered with gold were found stuffed into travel bags in a Bangkok hotel room.

May 19, 2012, 11:36 AM IST

Karnataka: 30 foetuses dumped on city outskirts

Police said the foetuses were stuffed in containers and
the clinical waste was reportedly dumped by a private

Dec 31, 2011, 09:05 AM IST

Foetuses in drain: Maha CM concerned

In the wake of a shocking discovery
of female foeticide in Maharashtra`s Beed district, Chief
Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Monday directed Health Minister
Suresh Shetty to visit Beed, and meet senior officials there.

Jun 13, 2011, 20:43 PM IST

Fourteen foetuses found inside garbage bin in Ahmedabad

As many as 14 foetuses were found dumped inside a garbage bin near Lalbahadur Shastri Stadium in Bapunagar area by police, claimed reports on Tuesday.

Apr 20, 2010, 10:09 AM IST