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Washington, May 21 (ANI): An infant has a fivefold increased risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) when they share their bed with their parents, according to an analysis.
Put baby on back to sleep and on stomach to play May 19, 9:55 am
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A pediatrician has said that if infants don't spend time on their stomach, it will be much harder for them to push on their arms, which will not only delay rolling over but may also flatten the back portion of their skull.
London, May 14 (ANI): A new study has identified pathogens associated with moderate-to-severe diarrhoea in infants.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Countries in which girls are commonly married before the age of 18 have significantly higher rates of maternal and infant mortality, a new study by an Indian origin researcher and her team has found.
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): A new report released on Wednesday by "Save the Children" has revealed that India has the highest number of new-borns, dying on the first day from infections, low birth weight and asphyxia.
Washington, May 8 (ANI): Parents who suck on their infants' pacifiers may protect their children against developing allergies, a new study has revealed.
Washington, May 7 (ANI): An ingredient that naturally occurs in breast milk might be used to prevent premature babies from developing a deadly intestinal condition that currently is largely incurable, a new study has revealed.
Cabinet approves launch of National Urban Health Mission May 1, 6:33 pm
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the launch of National Urban Health Mission (NUHM) to reduce rates of infant mortality, maternal mortality and for universal access to reproductive health care.
Yahoo chief to include baby gifts and pups in employee perks May 1, 3:20 pm
Sydney, May 1 (ANI): Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer has proposed gifts for infants of its employees, besides puppies and kittens as perks to boost work morale.
400 IU daily dose of vitamin D 'sufficient for infants' May 1, 1:22 pm
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Babies should be given a daily dose of vitamin D of 400 IU (international units) to help them stay healthy, a new study suggests.
Sweat predicts aggression in children Apr 24, 3:19 pm
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Infants aged 1 who sweat less when they are scared may become more aggressive at age 3, according to new research.
Four-year-old MP rape survivor critical, main accused absconding Apr 23, 10:05 am
Nagpur (Maharashtra), April 23 (ANI): Doctors attending to a four-year-old infant, who was allegedly raped in the Ghansour town of Madhya Pradesh and shifted to Nagpur, have said that she continues to be critical.
Enlarged head of infant amazes Gugaon doctors Apr 19, 4:13 pm
Gurgaon, April 19 (ANI): Doctors at a hospital in Gurgaon have expressed amazement over the size of the enlarged head of 16-month-old baby girl, Runa Begum, who suffers from hydrocephalus.
Ghulam Nabi Azad lauds South India for progress in health sector Apr 13, 7:17 pm
Thrissur, Apr. 13 (ANI): Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has appreciated South India in general and Kerala in particular for the rapid strides made in the health sector and having indicators such as Mother Mortality Rate (MMR), Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) and Total Fertility Rate (TFR), comparable to the developed countries.
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): Researchers are digging deeper into whether infants' ability to learn new words is shaped by the particular language being acquired.
Antidepressants during pregnancy don't affect infants' growth Mar 21, 11:20 am
Washington, March 21(ANI): Taking selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants during pregnancy do not impact infants' growth over the first year, a new study has found.
Most complex ground-based telescope 'ALMA' inaugurated in Chile Mar 14, 11:12 am
Washington, March 14 (ANI): Scientists across the UK are proudly celebrating the monumental achievement of the completion of ALMA - the most complex ground-based telescope in existence.
Prenatal exposure to pesticide DDT linked to high BP in women Mar 13, 3:29 pm
Washington, March 13 (ANI): Infant girls exposed to high levels of the pesticide DDT while still inside the womb have a tripled risk for hypertension in adulthood, according to a new study led by the University of California, Davis.
Babies are born with a mean streak Mar 13, 1:42 pm
Washington, March 13 (ANI): Infants as young as nine months old prefer individuals who punish those who are not like them, and this seemingly innate mean streak grows stronger in the next five months of life, a study by researchers at Yale University has found.
Expectant mums' use of folic acid can lower infants' autism risk Mar 12, 12:17 pm
Washington, March 12 (ANI): Women taking a folic acid supplement before and during pregnancy can halve the risk of having a child being diagnosed with autism later.
Bandipora (Jammu and Kashmir), Mar.5 (ANI): The infant mortality rate has come down in most parts of Jammu and Kashmir after the state government took steps to upgrade healthcare facilities under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) and infrastructure in rural areas.
HIV-infected baby 'functionally cured' for first time Mar 4, 9:39 am
Washington, March 4 (ANI): A team of researchers has described the first case of a so-called "functional cure" in an HIV-infected infant.
General Bikram Singh attends chairs 5th Biennial Mechanised Forces Conference at Ahmadnagar Feb 26, 8:36 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 26 (ANI): Chief of the Army Staff General Bikram Singh on Tuesday chaired the proceedings of the Fifth Biennial Mechanised Forces Conference, being hosted by the Armoured Corps Centre and School here from January 25 to 27.
Washington, February 26 (ANI): Researchers have found that the infants of mothers who were given 600 milligrams of the omega-3 fatty acid DHA during pregnancy weighed more at birth and were less likely to be very low birth weight and born before 34 weeks gestation than infants of mothers who were given a placebo.
Washington, February 26 (ANI): Most babies who are slow to put on weight in the first nine months of life caught up to within the normal range by the age of 13, but remain lighter and shorter than many of their peers, a new study found.
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