Premature birth

Preemies with brain injuries more at depression risk: Study

Preemies with brain injuries more at depression risk: Study

For the study, published in the journal eLife, the team used a combination of PET and MRI scans of the brain to identify the precise changes to chemistry and structure of the brain following early brain damage. 

Nov 28, 2017, 18:32 PM IST
World Prematurity Day: Famous people who were born early

World Prematurity Day: Famous people who were born early

Babies born these early face complications that are inversely related to gestation.

Nov 17, 2017, 13:31 PM IST
10-year-old boy turns saviour after he delivers baby brother, saves mother – Read

10-year-old boy turns saviour after he delivers baby brother, saves mother – Read

Jayden kneeled down beside Ashly, grabbed his brother's feet and with complete precision, helped free his brother from the breech, as per his mother's instrcutions.

Aug 22, 2017, 16:59 PM IST
Premature newborns' vital signs to be monitored by new wireless camera system

Premature newborns' vital signs to be monitored by new wireless camera system

The optical system cameras are sensitive enough to detect minute changes in skin colour.

Apr 10, 2017, 23:44 PM IST
Premature birth may lead to health problems in adolescence: Study

Premature birth may lead to health problems in adolescence: Study

As per the Swedish study, pregnancy normally lasts about 40 weeks, and babies born after 37 weeks are considered full term.

Jan 21, 2017, 12:45 PM IST
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

Jan 08, 2017, 14:22 PM IST
Immune cells key to preventing premature birth identified

Immune cells key to preventing premature birth identified

In a study that could lead to a new therapeutic approach to preventing premature birth, researchers have discovered the critical function of a type of mother's immune cells -- B lymphocytes -- in resisting pre-term birth triggered by inflammation.

Dec 23, 2016, 23:28 PM IST
Preterm birth: Causes and risk factors you need to know!

Preterm birth: Causes and risk factors you need to know!

Although the specific cause of premature birth is unclear, certain factors may increase the risk of premature birth.

Nov 25, 2016, 10:37 AM IST
Premature babies can become healthy with specialised care

Premature babies can become healthy with specialised care

Premature babies are those born before 37 weeks of gestation. Although some premature babies show normal growth, some may have continuing problems that adversely effect their growth and development.

Nov 24, 2016, 11:51 AM IST

Deaf women may have pre-term or low birth weight babies

Babies born to women with hearing loss are more likely at risk of being born premature and or have low birth weight, says a study led by an Indian-origin researcher.

Sep 28, 2016, 00:25 AM IST

Women who deliver prematurely have higher nutrients in milk

Previous research has demonstrated that breast milk from women who give birth prematurely is different from breast milk from women who give birth to full-term babies.

Aug 11, 2016, 10:55 AM IST

Premature babies at greater of risk of osteoporosis in adulthood

Osteoporosis is a condition in which bones become weak and brittle.

May 30, 2016, 14:16 PM IST

Breastfeeding stimulates brain development in preemies

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Apr 30, 2016, 13:35 PM IST

New technique to tell if baby was born early

Preterm birth is now the leading cause of death in children under five worldwide.

Jan 25, 2016, 13:52 PM IST

Preterm labour: Risk factors and ways to avoid it!

One thing that concerns every pregnant woman during pregnancy is 'preterm labour'. 

Jan 19, 2016, 20:51 PM IST

Blocking molecule may help prevent premature birth

When a woman goes into labour, the uterus experiences powerful contractions to push out the baby.

Dec 27, 2015, 13:31 PM IST

Preemies at greater risk of mental illness

One of every nine infants in the United States is born early and, thus, with increased risk of cognitive difficulties, problems with motor skills, and attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorders and anxiety.

Oct 19, 2015, 08:18 AM IST

Dengue during pregnancy can increase premature birth risk

Getting infected by the dengue virus during pregnancy, especially those who are in the second or third trimester, can increase the risk of premature birth, say doctors.

Sep 30, 2015, 18:46 PM IST

Prematurely born babies likely to have socially withdrawn personality as adults

Babies born very prematurely are more likely to have socially withdrawn personalities as adults, a new study has found.

Jul 26, 2015, 17:32 PM IST

Premature birth can run in families: Study

Women who were born preterm are at an increased risk of giving birth to premature babies, new research says.

May 20, 2015, 14:49 PM IST