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Bihar: Newborn dies of rat bites in NICU in Darbhanga, alleges family

A nine-day-old baby died after being bitten by rats in the ICU of a government-run hospital in Bihar Darbhanga district, the family said on Tuesday.

Oct 30, 2018, 14:46 PM IST

Bodies of 14 newborns found at vacant plot in South Kolkata, probe begins

The bodies were found in various stages of decomposition during a cleaning programme on Sunday.

Sep 02, 2018, 17:44 PM IST

Should babies have their genomes sequenced?

Researchers stated that health professionals should recommend parents to use direct-to-consumer genetic sequencing to diagnose or screen their newborns.

Aug 17, 2018, 10:31 AM IST

Punjab Shocker: Man carries newborn daughter in polybag for hours, tries to sell

In a shocking case, a man carried his newborn daughter inside a polythene bag for hours, trying to sell the baby to various persons. The incident took place in Punjab's Mohali on Monday night. 

May 18, 2018, 11:28 AM IST

Newborn dies after being dumped by mother in Delhi

A young married woman was arrested for allegedly throwing her 25-day-old daughter in a garbage dump in east Delhi, police said today.

Feb 25, 2018, 14:08 PM IST

Meet Manushi, Asia's smallest surviving baby at just 400 gms

Rajasthan witnessed a miracle when a mother gave birth to a baby girl weighing the same as a chocolate bar.

Jan 13, 2018, 11:35 AM IST

Treatment to cut brain injury in newborns identified

Consequences of brain injury resulting from oxygen deprivation affect the entire lifespan and range from mild (learning disabilities) to severe (inability to breathe, walk, talk or see). 

Nov 11, 2017, 13:21 PM IST

Newborn girl found dumped in garbage, bitten by ants

The infant was found in polybag, swarmed with ants, by a tea stall owner. 

Oct 17, 2017, 14:10 PM IST

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

Chhattisgarh: 3 newborns die; kin blame it on disruption in oxygen supply

While relatives claimed the children died due to irregular oxygen supply, health officials denied the charge and claimed the deaths were because of different reasons.

Aug 21, 2017, 17:00 PM IST

Underweight, premature infant birth has another reason – Pollution

The researchers noted if the pregnant mother was exposed to pollution, it could further lead to high risk for vision and hearing problems, learning problems and even death.

Jul 28, 2017, 16:21 PM IST

Father held after stray dogs found feeding on his stillborn baby girl's body

Reports say the father of the baby girl, allegedly dumped the body near the blood bank on the hospital premises and escaped instead of performing the last rites.

Jul 27, 2017, 09:53 AM IST

Britain's first man to give birth says he will not raise daughter as gender neutral

Cross, who became pregnant in September using an anonymous sperm donor, revealed he had given birth to his daughter Trinity-Leigh on June 16.

Jul 10, 2017, 10:48 AM IST

Furore at MGM Hospital after 'dead baby' shows signs of life at burial ground

As per reports, the baby girl, who weighed just 450 grams, was born three days ago at a private hospital with several complications.

Jul 03, 2017, 09:30 AM IST

Shame! Safdarjung Hospital hands over 'dead' newborn to family; found alive later

A newborn who was declared dead in a shocking case of negligence by doctors' team at Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital, was found alive minutes before he was to be buried.

Jun 19, 2017, 13:07 PM IST

US woman delivers 'Big Baby', gives birth to 13-pound girl through C-section

The mother gave birth to baby girl weighing an unbelievable 13 pounds, which came as a clear surprise for her and others.

Jun 08, 2017, 14:07 PM IST

Baby undergoes surgery after rats bit her 100 times, parents arrested

The teenage parents, 19-year-old Erica Shyrock and and 18-year-old Charles Elliott, who were taken into police custody, have been charged with endangering the welfare of the minor.

May 18, 2017, 09:30 AM IST

This is why newborns are at greater Herpes simplex virus disease risk – Read

Interferon is a crucial component of the human immune system`s response to infection by herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1), but how important a role it plays in determining the severity of disease and explaining why newborns are so much more susceptible to HSV-1 infection than adults remains unclear.

Apr 30, 2017, 19:31 PM IST

Revealed – Babies as young as six months of age show racial bias

Researchers found that infants at six to nine months of age looked longer at own-race faces when paired with happy music as opposed to with sad music.

Apr 12, 2017, 14:34 PM IST

Nursing staff declare newborn dead – Read story to know what happened next

The incident happened at the hospital, when the on-duty nursing staff performed the delivery of 25-year-old Durgesh Rathore, a resident of Barnara village under Silor primary health centre of district.

Apr 05, 2017, 14:25 PM IST