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Preterm babies may develop early language skills

Preterm babies may develop early language skills

A study showed that preterm infants developed a robust early link between language and cognition

SHOCKING! Two-year-old shoots one-year-old sibling in the face inside parked car

SHOCKING! Two-year-old shoots one-year-old sibling in the face inside parked car

Baton Rouge police say a 2-year-old shot a 1-year-old sibling in the face inside a parked car in north Baton Rouge, leaving the infant in serious condition.

Rare liver surgery carried out on infant

Rare liver surgery carried out on infant

The Liver Transplant team at the hospital at Jubilee Hills here led by Dr Manish C Varma, Chief Transplant Surgeon performed the critical surgery on the baby boy, who was suffering from Biliary atresia.

Partial steroid treatment can benefit preterm infants: Study suggests

Steroids improve survival andreduce the chances of certain birth defects for extremely premature infants, even if the treatment course is not finished before delivery, suggest a recent research.

How depression is linked to diabetes during pregnancy

 Depression in early pregnancy more than doubles the risk of gestational diabetes, which, in turn, increases risk of postpartum depression six weeks after giving birth, says a study.

10 great reasons why you should breastfeed your baby!

 Breast milk contains all essential vitamins and nutrients your baby needs in first six months of life.  

Mother, nine-month-old toddler found dead in Gurgaon, dowry death suspected

A 23-year-old woman and her nine-month-old daughter were found dead in a Gurgaon village on Monday.

Breastfeeding can reduce behavioural disorders in children: Study

 Longer durations of exclusive breastfeeding can lead to fewer behavioural disorders in children at the primary school age, finds a new study that focused on how the experiences of a child in his or her first years of life influences later behaviour and abilities.

Electronic toys affect language used during infants' playtime

 Does your toddler play with electronic toys that produce lights, words and songs? A new study warns that children playing with electronic toys get to make less use of language compared to those playing with books or traditional toys such as a wooden puzzle, a shape-sorter and a set of rubber blocks.

Infant electrocuted to death in Delhi

A one-year-old boy, whose family was visiting relatives here, was electrocuted on Thursday morning when he came in contact with live wire, police said on Friday.

Moradabad: Infant found abandoned inside a bag on a train

A newborn was found abandoned inside a bag on a train in Moradabad, UP.

Blocking light can brighten preemies' survival chances

 The survival rate of preemies -- premature babies -- born between 26 to 31 weeks of gestation can be improved by blocking light from reaching the intravenously-fed infused nutritious mixture they depend on for survival, says a new study.

Kerala: Police probing who dumped baby in washing machine

The dumping of a 20-day old baby in a washing machine in Kerala is being probed by the police.

Infant killed by uncle allegedly for exorcism ritual in Uttar Pradesh

An alleged exorcist sacrificed his eighteen-month-old niece and took out her organs to perform exorcism in Motipur area here, police said here on Saturday.

Infant mauled to death by stray dogs in Gujarat

A one-and-half-year-old baby girl was mauled to death by around five stray dogs in the city on Friday, police said.

Infant hidden in drawer by mom minutes after birth dies in US

 In a shocking incident, an infant died of suffocation after her 25-year-old mother allegedly put her in a plastic bag and hid in desk drawer minutes after giving birth inside office bathroom in the US state of Michigan.

Father sells newborn daughter for Rs 25,000 in Bengal

A daily wage earner allegedly sold his newborn daughter to a teacher in Dhupguri area here for Rs 25,000 even as police has arrested a middleman who helped in striking the deal.

18-month-old girl raped in UP

An eighteen-month-old Dalit girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour in Sadar area here, police said on Tuesday.

Delhi doctors conduct open heart surgery on 18-hour-old baby

Mayank Agarwal was born with a congenital heart condition. Three-and-a-half mon-ths later, he is a perfectly normal baby. He was born in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, with a critical heart defect called total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC).