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Tots use known verbs to learn new nouns Mar 9, 10:38 am
Washington, March 9 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that even before infants begin to talk in sentences, they pay careful attention to the way a new word is used in conversations, and learn new words from the information in sentences.
Baby media products don't instill reading skills in infants Feb 26, 1:01 pm
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Even though parents use DVDs and other media in an attempt to teach their kids to read, these tools don't instill reading skills in babies, a new study has revealed.
Pointing is tot's first communicative gesture Feb 25, 10:01 am
Washington, Feb. 25 (ANI): Researchers have said that pointing is infants' first communicative gesture.
Premies benefit from adult talk Feb 21, 9:41 am
Washington, Feb. 21 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that premature babies benefit from being exposed to adult talk as early as possible.
New Delhi, Feb. 20 (ANI): Cleft lip and cleft palate are birth defects that occur when the tissues that form the roof of the mouth and the upper lip fail to fuse from one or both sides.
Controlling appetite could help in preventing childhood obesity Feb 18, 3:29 pm
Washington, February 18 (ANI): Two studies have revealed that heartier appetite could help in tackling obesity and affect more rapid infant growth.
Beijing, Feb. 17 (ANI): The Chinese authorities are reportedly expanding the number of baby hatches by setting up atleast two dozen of them across the country for parents to safely abandon their unwanted toddlers.
Talking to infants sharpens their language processing skills Feb 14, 10:16 am
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): A psychologist at Stanford University has shown as to why talking to kids really matters in their language development.
US Army considering possibilities of shrinking force by replacing soldiers with robots Jan 24, 3:46 pm
Washington, Jan. 24 (ANI): The US Army is reportedly studying the prospect of shrinking the size of its forces by replacing human soldiers with combat robots.
Nine crib deaths reported in Malda hospital Jan 17, 7:34 pm
Malda (West Bengal), Jan.17 (ANI): As many as nine infants have died in the government-run Malda Medical College and Hospital in West Bengal.
Infants can distinguish between friends and foes Jan 9, 1:20 pm
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): A new study suggests that even before babies have language skills or much information about social structures, they can infer whether others are likely to be friends by observing their likes and dislikes.
Low gut microbial diversity could up asthma risk in infants Jan 8, 11:32 am
Washington, Jan. 8 (ANI): Low gut microbial diversity in the intestines of infants could raise the risk for asthma development, a new research has suggested.
Mother's touch critical for premies Jan 7, 11:08 am
Washington, Jan. 7 (ANI): Scientists have claimed that the benefits that premature infants gain from skin-to-skin contact with their mothers is measurable even 10 years after birth.
Blame your genes for forgetting familiar faces Dec 24, 10:17 am
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): a new study has suggested that the oxytocin receptor, a gene known to influence mother-infant bonding and pair bonding in monogamous species, also plays a special role in the ability to remember faces.
Merchant Navy captain says he felt helpless in Togo on hearing of infant son's death Dec 20, 7:54 pm
Mumbai, Dec.20 (ANI): Sunil James, the Merchant Navy Captain who was recently released from a jail in Togo, where he had been kept in custody for the past five months, said Friday that he felt helpless when he heard the news of his son's demise.
Inadequate pregnancy weight gain puts infants at risk of death Dec 20, 12:04 pm
Washington, Dec. 20 (ANI): Researchers have said that women who do not gain enough weight during pregnancy are at increased risk of losing their baby in its first year of life.
Personal care products may be hazardous for babies Dec 12, 1:38 pm
Washington, Dec. 12 (ANI): A new study has revealed that through personal care products (PCPs) such as lotions and shampoos, infants and toddlers are likely becoming exposed to potentially harmful substances, called parabens, at an even higher level than adult women.
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the Chiranjeevi Yojana program in Gujarat, that claimed to reduce infant and maternal deaths in rural India by encouraging mothers to deliver in private hospitals, has been unsuccessful, despite the investment of more than 25 million dollars since 2005.
Cause of infant deaths from SIDS identified Dec 4, 1:45 pm
Melbourne, Dec. 4 (ANI): Researchers have claimed that babies dying from Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) have brain stem abnormalities regardless of whether they were exposed to risks like suffocation or co-sleeping.
Chain-smoking baby quits habit, gets hooked on to junk-food Nov 18, 11:48 am
Melbourne, Nov. 18 (ANI): An Indonesian kids, who achieved world-wide fame as an infant after pictures and video of him smoking 40-cigarettes daily surfaced, has kicked his habit, but is now hooked on to junk food.
Chinese website slammed for selling 'infant sex dolls' Nov 17, 11:40 am
London, Nov. 17 (ANI): A Chinese website has been slammed for selling sex dolls aimed at paedophiles.
Why cot deaths occur in babies Nov 14, 3:20 pm
London, Nov. 14 (ANI): A new study has claimed that cot death of a new-born baby happens when the infant has abnormalities like heart rate and blood control problems.
Autism can be spotted in eyes of kids as young as two months Nov 7, 10:43 am
Washington, Nov. 7 (ANI): Eye contact with others declines in 2 to 6-month-old infants, who are later diagnosed with autism, a new study has suggested.
Breastfeeding may prevent development of autism in kids Nov 7, 10:43 am
Washington, Nov 7 (ANI): A new study has proposed that protein called insulin-like growth factor (IGF), which is delivered via breastfeeding, could help predict an infant's propensity to later develop autism.
How babies learn through imitation Oct 31, 10:41 am
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): A new study has revealed that infant brains are sensitive to other people's movements, like when they observe others moving their feet, activity in the foot areas of their cortex increases.
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