infant death

Labourer denied wages, loses two-year-old daughter to starvation

Labourer denied wages, loses two-year-old daughter to starvation

Local administration says help was rushed the moment the plight of the family surfaced. It was, however, too late for the toddler.

Mar 20, 2018, 21:49 PM IST
Assam: 8 newborn babies die in hospital, state health minister says 'no human negligence'

Assam: 8 newborn babies die in hospital, state health minister says 'no human negligence'

The deaths occurred at Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Medical College(FAAMC) in Assam's Barpeta district

Oct 06, 2017, 08:32 AM IST
Gorakhpur infant tragedy: Grieving father files complaint against state ministers

Gorakhpur infant tragedy: Grieving father files complaint against state ministers

The grieving father of a little kid, who died at state-run BRD Medical College and Hospital due to the alleged lack of oxygen, has filed a police complaint against the state Health Minister, the Medical Education Minister and the Principal Secretary Health in Gorakhpur.

Aug 16, 2017, 12:24 PM IST
Mobile videos may help parents stick to infants' sleep practices

Mobile videos may help parents stick to infants' sleep practices

Following recommended safe sleep practices can reduce the risk of sudden unexpected infant death (SUID). 

Aug 09, 2017, 10:18 AM IST
Another tribal infant dies in Kerala's Attappady

Another tribal infant dies in Kerala's Attappady

The child had only 1.3 kg birth weight and she was born with some defects in the heart valve, Dr Prabhu Das said.

Jun 09, 2017, 13:52 PM IST

154 infants die in 4 months in Kandhamal hospitals

As many as 154 infants died in different hospitals in Kandhamal between April and July, reflecting the abysmal state of infant and child health care in the tribal-dominated district, which did not have even one paediatrician till last month.

Sep 03, 2015, 13:00 PM IST

Monkey drops infant to death in water tank in Rajasthan

In a bizarre incident, a monkey picked up a two-month old baby girl from her room and dropped her to death into a water tank at Raseedpura village in Dausa district, police said on Sunday.

Aug 09, 2015, 15:53 PM IST

Body of newborn found near LNJP hospital

A body of a newborn was found near LNJP hospital in Delhi Gate area of central district on Saturday morning, police said.

Dec 27, 2014, 23:56 PM IST

18-month-old girl drowns in water filled bucket in TN

In a freak accident, an 18 month-old girl died at nearby Settipatty village after drowning in a water filled bucket.

Dec 16, 2014, 14:42 PM IST

Study into 'Preeclampsia' provides pathways for novel therapeutic treatments

Scientists have revealed some novel insight into the leading cause of maternal and infant death worldwide, preeclampsia, that could lead to the development of new therapeutic treatments.

Oct 24, 2014, 11:56 AM IST

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome linked to breathing problems

In a major breakthrough, researchers claimed to have found the leading cause of the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

Apr 16, 2014, 18:11 PM IST

Chinese who smashed baby to ground goes on trial

A Chinese man, who threw a 34-month-old toddler to her death during a row over a parking space, went on trial at a Beijing court on Monday.

Sep 16, 2013, 11:26 AM IST

Puerto Rican woman sentenced to 99 years in baby`s death

A San Juan court Tuesday sentenced a woman to 99 years behind bars for the death of her five-month-old baby and for hiding his body in a freezer.

Aug 14, 2013, 11:07 AM IST

Newborn girl child found dead in Bihar

A newborn girl child was found dead Sunday in the Sadar hospital premises in Bihar`s Khagaria district, a hospital official said.

May 12, 2013, 21:11 PM IST

Four babies die in Malda Medical College Hospital

Four new-born children died in Malda Medical College and Hospital here in this district headquarter town of Malda district.

Jan 09, 2013, 22:40 PM IST

Bengal crib deaths: Two union ministers visit Malda hospital

Deepa Dasmunsi, the bete noire of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, and another union minister from West Bengal visited Malda Medical College and Hospital where 37 infants died in 6 days since Saturday.

Dec 01, 2012, 19:01 PM IST

Malda crib death toll rises to 27

Four more children died at the Malda College and Hospital, taking the total number of crib deaths since Saturday last to 27.

Nov 28, 2012, 10:43 AM IST

TN: Body of infant found

A travel bag containing body of a
three-day-old male baby was found abandoned at Palaniandavar colony.

Oct 02, 2012, 18:19 PM IST

Deaths of 9 babies in Pak hospital cause concern

The deaths of at least 9 newborn children in a single day at a hospital in Pak has led to concerns over negligencein paediatrics centres.

Sep 30, 2012, 14:15 PM IST

Infant dies under mysterious circumstances

An infant died under mysterious circumstances at the prestigious PGIMER on Saturday, police said.

Jul 21, 2012, 16:46 PM IST