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FDA issues warning against homeopathic teething products, says it may harm infants

Consumers should stop using these products and dispose of any in their possession, FDA recommended on Friday.

DNA: Analyzing the harmful effect of dreadful bacteria 'Superbug'

Analyzing dreadful bacteria "Superbug" and its harmful effects on infants. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

High vitamin B level in mother's may reduce eczema risk in infants

A new study conducted by researchers has found that babies whose mothers possess a higher level of particular type of vitamin B during pregnancy may be at a lesser risk of developing eczema, which involves inflammation of the skin.

DNA: Analyzing the harmful effects of superbug bacteria on infants

Analyzing the harmful effects of superbug bacteria and its effects on infants. Analyzing the Antimicrobial resistance of superbug and its effect on infants. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Use alternatives to food to comfort infants: Study

Parents could reward infants with activity or cuddling rather than food, encouraging healthy behaviour and lifestyle in the future, says a study.

Maternal language shapes infants cry melodies

Maternal language shapes infants cry melodies

During the last quarter of pregnancy, the babies get ample opportunity to become acquainted with their "mother language."

Stop mom-shaming those wanting to breastfeed

Even as we are in 2016, feeding in public is frowned upon, targeted and shamed. Women are compelled to leave home post delivery, whatever be the reason.

Breastfeeding – What new mothers need to know!

 Breast milk contains antibodies that help the baby fights off viruses and bacteria.  

World Breastfeeding Week: Foods nursing mothers should not eat!

 Here are some foods that breastfeeding moms should avoid ast babies often object to these foods.

Premature infants more likely to develop chronic kidney disease

Acute kidney injury (AKI), or a rapid decline in kidney function, is common in premature infants which leads to higher likelihood of dying or of needing an extended stay in the hospital.

Are avocados the best first foods for babies?

Babies' ideal first foods should have a low to moderate sweet and salty flavour profile to avoid early preferences for sweet foods.

Home-made foods vs shop-bought meals: Find out which is healthier for infants!

As per a new study, home-cooked meals specifically made for infants and young kids may lead to children gaining weight than shop-bought ones.

BEWARE! Rice products may increase risk of urinary arsenic in infants!

 A new study suggests that infants who consume rice and it's product are more prone to have higher urinary arsenic concentrations than those who do not eat any type of rice.

Giving infants antibiotics elevates risk of childhood obesity

Administration of 3 or more courses of antibiotics before kids reach 2 years of age is associated with an elevated risk of childhood obesity as antibiotics are known to promote weight gain.

New non-invasive method to spot a child with celiac disease

The researchers detected six celiac children among the 198 who participated in the study.

Early diet influences gut bacteria composition in infants

The gut microbiota is a complex community of microorganisms that live in the digestive tract.

Infants can 'sense' colours even before they can speak

Infants can 'sense' colours even before they can speak

The brain activity was measured by a near infrared specrtoscopy technique which realises comfortable measurement of brain activity in infants.

China executes man for abducting, trafficking 22 infants

Tan Yongzhi was executed by a local court in the country's central Henan province, state-run xinhua news agency reported without providing the exact date.

Bengal plans 24x7 helpline for sick kids, pregnant women

State health service director B.R. Satpathi said the proposal is "under consideration."

Screen time can turn your baby into late bloomer

In a world where "screen time" is becoming simply "time," a new research has revealed that screen-based activities can't replace personal interactions.