Bizarre! Pregnant woman gave 'coffin birth' after she was buried

In a bizarre case, a team of archaeologists have discovered skeletal remains of a woman with a hole in her skull and bones of fetus lying between her legs, reportedly. 

Mar 28, 2018, 15:12 PM IST

Underdeveloped fetus removed from 20-day-old infant's abdomen

 An underdeveloped fetus weighing around 750 grams has been removed from a 20-day-old infant abdomen.

Mar 12, 2018, 17:57 PM IST

Scientists find way to 'pause' embryo development for upto a month

Scientists from University of California, San Francisco have come up with a way to pause development of early mouse embryos for up to a month and later resume normal growth- a finding with potential implications for assisted reproduction, ageing and even cancer.

Nov 24, 2016, 18:20 PM IST

Stillbirth: Lying on your back during pregnancy may increase your risk!

Stillbirths are a common occurrence, with around 1 in 227 births in the UK ending in stillbirth.


Nov 22, 2016, 16:20 PM IST

Drinking during pregnancy - New blood test that predicts severity of fetal alcohol syndrome!

Babies exposed to alcohol in the womb can develop fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs).

Nov 10, 2016, 13:05 PM IST

HORRIFYING! This minor was raped for 6 months; she reached police station with aborted fetus in bag

It's a soul-shaking story of a minor girl who was raped for over six months and forced to abort her baby.

Aug 30, 2016, 15:50 PM IST

Fetus-in-fetu case: One-year-old girl found with 3.5 kg fetus inside stomach in Tamil Nadu!

The little girl had to go through a surgery to get the fetus removed at a private hospital in Mettupalayam on Saturday evening.

Aug 10, 2016, 00:33 AM IST

High-fructose diet during pregnancy may restrict foetal growth: Study

The findings suggest that it may be possible to devise a prenatal screening test and treatment plan for pregnant women with high-fructose levels.

May 05, 2016, 16:13 PM IST

Abortion in India: All that you need to know!

Ritu Singh

Jul 30, 2015, 20:56 PM IST

First accurate measurements of ideal growth from conception to birth revealed

A recent study has explored the new international standards for fetal growth and newborn size, which give the first accurate measurements of ideal growth and development from conception to birth.

Sep 05, 2014, 12:38 PM IST

Fetal exposure to nicotine ups long-term risk of obesity

A new research from Western University in London, Canada, has shown that nicotine from either smoking or nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) causes a wide range of long-term adverse reactions for the offspring, including an increased risk of obesity and metabolic syndrome by influencing the liver to produce more triglyceride.

Jan 17, 2014, 15:44 PM IST

World`s first blood test to check foetus at risk of stillbirth developed

In an attempt to reduce the number of stillbirth, scientists claimed to have developed the world`s first blood test that will aid in monitoring a fetus and determining the chances of stillbirth.

Dec 09, 2013, 15:56 PM IST

World Bank urged to redefine life expectancy

A recent public health report has urged the World Bank to redefine life expectancy starting from the time of conception and not the time of birth.

Oct 26, 2013, 21:14 PM IST

Japanese firm creates 3D model of fetus for pregnant women

Expectant mothers can now show to their friends and relatives how their baby looks like while in her womb.

Nov 28, 2012, 17:59 PM IST

Insight: Stem cell therapy poised to come in from the cold

A rogue surgeon injects stem cells from a fetus into a sick man`s brain. The cells morph and form body parts. When the man dies, the pathologist finds cartilage, skin and bone clumped in his brain.

Dec 05, 2011, 09:05 AM IST

Fetuses can sense moms’ mental state

The fetus growing inside the mother’s womb gets signals about her mental state through the placenta, which effects the baby’s development after birth.

Nov 11, 2011, 13:16 PM IST