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Cause of disease that turns babies' lips blue identified

The disease starves the pulmonary system of oxygen after the lung's blood vessels do not form properly during organ development. The lack of tiny blood vessels called alveolar capillaries causes hypoxia, inflammation and death.

Jun 20, 2019, 12:43 PM IST

Herbal medicines aid newborns digestive system: Expert

To relieve the baby's digestive discomfort, the parents must ensure that the baby is fed in small quantities at frequent intervals and include enough liquids. 

May 30, 2019, 11:23 AM IST

Bodies of 11 babies found hidden in former funeral home in Detroit: Police

"We have to find out what happened and why it happened," he said, adding that police were trying to contact Raymond Cantrell, the former owner of the funeral home.

Oct 13, 2018, 13:41 PM IST

C-section births rise rapidly to more than 20 percent worldwide

In at least 15 countries, more than 40 percent of all babies born are delivered by C-section. 


Oct 12, 2018, 06:45 AM IST

Karan Johar's twins Yash and Roohi wish him on Father's Day in the most adorable way-Watch

Yash (son) has been named after Karan’s late father, while Roohi (daughter) is an anagram of Hiroo ( KJo’s mother’s name).


Jun 17, 2018, 21:42 PM IST

Consumption of choline during pregnancy may boost babies' metabolism

Researchers has found that consuming more foods with choline during pregnancy may boost metabolism and brain development of babies.

Mar 27, 2018, 16:15 PM IST

Here's why breastfeeding is important for infants

A new study has revealed that breastfeeding can protect the high-birthweight infants from being overweight or obese in childhood.

Mar 19, 2018, 18:14 PM IST

Post stroke, babies use opposite side of brain for language

The study found that all the individuals studied, aged 12 to 25, who had a left-brain perinatal stroke, used the right side of their brains for language. 

Feb 19, 2018, 17:53 PM IST

New DNA test to screen your child for 193 genetic diseases

The genetic test can be performed at home with a gentle cheek swab and allows parents to gain early insight into their baby's health

Feb 12, 2018, 18:26 PM IST

Beware! Adulterated milk may cause abortions and deformities in babies

Cattle are fed with many steroids and hormonal injections to boost the delivery of milk production.

Dec 27, 2017, 17:05 PM IST

Air pollution linked to increased risk of low-birth-weight babies: Study

The study “should increase awareness that prenatal exposure to small particle air pollution is detrimental to the unborn child.

Dec 20, 2017, 18:58 PM IST

High BP in pregnancy elevates heart risk in babies, says study

The research team studied medical records from 19,107 pairs of mothers and their babies born between 2009 and 2015.

Dec 16, 2017, 12:44 PM IST

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

Babies can infer motivations of others much earlier than thought

The ability to assess how much someone values a particular goal requires integrating information about both the costs of obtaining a goal and the benefit gained by the person seeking it.

Nov 25, 2017, 18:07 PM IST

IVF babies at greater heart disease risk, says study

 Increased risk of congenital heart defects in newborns when women become pregnant via in vitro fertilization

Nov 23, 2017, 20:34 PM IST

Babies can estimate probability of events, says study

The babies already succeed in determining which colour makes up the majority of the balls and therefore which one is more likely to be drawn.

Nov 05, 2017, 18:34 PM IST

Late preterm birth may elevate heart risk in later life

Preterm babies are more likely to show an altered control of the heart rate during any high and low energy functions.

Nov 02, 2017, 20:40 PM IST

World Breastfeeding Week 2017: Nursing mothers should avoid these foods!

Breastfeeding moms should be very particular of the food they eat as it can affect their baby's health and behaviour

Aug 04, 2017, 14:51 PM IST

'50% new mothers quit jobs for lack of breastfeeding facilities'

Fifty per cent of working women in Indian metro cities feel that corporate houses lack breastfeeding facilities and nearly 54 per cent quit their jobs after giving birth to ensure that their newborns are breastfed, revealed a survey on Tuesday.

Aug 01, 2017, 23:16 PM IST

Babies can identify socially dominant people: Study

The study evaluated reactions of 80 toddlers who watched three short videos of puppets in simple social situations.

Jul 30, 2017, 19:18 PM IST