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`Good mothering` hardwires infant brain

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 17:29

A study has revealed that the mother`s presence, social interactions and her nurturing role directly moulds the early neural activity and growth of the infant`s brain.

Crib death toll in Malda hospital mounts to 21

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 20:55

With six more infants dying in the Malda Medical College and Hospital here, the number of crib deaths went up to 21 in past five days, officials said today.

Crib death toll in Malda hospital mounts to 15

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 16:34

With two more infants dying in the Malda Medical College and Hospital on Tuesday, the number of crib deats has gone up to 15 in the past four days, hospital officials said.

Five more infants die in Malda hospital

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 12:39

Five more babies have died in the Malda Medical College and Hospital since yesterday, taking the toll in the crib deaths at the facility to 12 in two days.

Infant girl found abandoned in garbage bin

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 00:35

An infant girl was found dumped in a garbage bin in Jaitpur area of southeast Delhi this morning, police said.

Cesarean section may cause epigenetic changes

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 19:45

Researchers have found that the mode of delivery could make an imprint in the stem cells of the newborn infant.

Indian woman designs device to detect newborn hearing loss

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 16:13

Indian designer and woman entrepreneur Neeti Kailas has designed a non-invasive, portable and easy-to-use device that detects hearing loss in newborns.

Eight infants die in Bengal hospital

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 18:36

At least eight new-born babies have died since Friday at a government hospital in West Bengal`s Purulia district, an official said Sunday.

15-month-old girl sacrificed to unearth hidden treasure

Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 18:06

A 15-month-old girl was recently sacrificed with a desire to unearth hidden treasure at the nearby Firozabad fort, and seven persons including her father have been arrested in connection with the crime, a top police official said.

Cops crack infant abduction case from King George Hospital

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 16:45

Police on Thursday rescued a male infant who was kidnapped last week from King George Hospital, and handed him over to his mother after arresting five persons in this connection.

Six dead infants born at home: Police

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 08:51

A woman accused of concealing seven pregnancies before strangling or suffocating her newborns gave birth each time in her home, authorities said today.

Kenyan infant shot in church attack awaits surgery

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 13:30

A Kenyan infant boy shot in the head by gunmen who attacked a church on Sunday has been flown to the capital Nairobi to await surgery, doctors said Wednesday.