Keyword Results for   'newborns'  
Breastfeeding good for newborns' immune system development  Feb 22, 4:09 pm
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): A new research has revealed that breastfeeding boosts a baby's immune system even at long run and prevents them from allergies and asthma.
Delaying cutting of umbilical cord by 2 mins good for newborns  Dec 16, 1:08 pm
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Scientists have claimed that delay in cutting of the umbilical cord by 2 minutes makes newborns develop better in their first days of their lives.
Too many new mums and newborns dying due to unsanitary conditions at birth  Dec 13, 12:38 pm
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): A new research has revealed that lack of safe water, sanitation and hygiene in birth settings is killing mothers and newborns in the developing world.
Breast milk protects newborns from 'lethal' intestinal disorder  Sep 10, 1:24 pm
Washington, Sept 10 (ANI): A new research has revealed that proteins found in breast milk protect newborn infants from devastating intestinal disorder.
Half of women in middle income countries not receiving low cost drugs to protect newborns   Aug 13, 1:55 pm
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): A new study has found out that in middle-income countries half of women are not getting simple, effective and low-cost treatment to prevent death and disability in their newborn babies.
Vitamin C supplements may improve lung function in newborns of smoking women  May 19, 9:44 am
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that supplemental vitamin C taken by pregnant smokers improved measures of lung function for newborns and decreased the incidence of wheezing for infants through 1 year.
Why newborns get sick so often  Nov 1, 10:03 am
Washington, Nov. 1 (ANI): A new study has suggested that newborns are lacking in the toll-like receptor 3 (TLR3) that recognizes different viruses and mediates immune response to these viruses
Baby heart disease gene found  May 27, 12:05 pm
London, May 27 (ANI): Newcastle University researchers have discovered a gene that is associated with a form of congenital heart disease found in newborns.
Now, iPads to help mums bond with newborns in hospitals  Apr 8, 4:33 pm
Washington, Apr. 8 (ANI): A new iPad program is enabling mothers to bond with their babies soon after delivery - even when they are hospitalized on different floors.
Vitamin D insufficiency linked to adverse pregnancy outcomes  Mar 27, 11:47 am
Washington, Mar. 27 (ANI): There is a link between low doses of vitamin D and adverse health outcomes like gestational diabetes and preeclampsia in mothers-to-be and low birth weight in newborns, a new study has suggested.
Signs of heart disease found in newborns of overweight/obese mums  Feb 28, 11:33 am
Washington, February 28 (ANI): A new study has found first signs of heart disease in babies born to mums who are overweight or obese.
Early life stress may up risk of heart disease  Feb 22, 2:56 pm
Washington, February 22 (ANI): Early life stress like that experienced by ill newborns appears to take an early toll of the heart, affecting its ability to relax and refill with oxygen-rich blood, researchers have revealed.
Breastfeeding within 'power hour' could save 95 babies every hour  Feb 18, 10:03 am
London, February 18 (ANI): A children's charity has said that the lives of 95 babies could be saved every hour if mothers started breastfeeding their newborns in the hour after their birth.
Alzheimer's and mental illness genes tied to brain changes at birth  Jan 6, 1:35 pm
Washington, January 6 (ANI): Some brain changes that are found in adults with common gene variants linked to disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, schizophrenia, and autism can also be seen in the brain scans of newborns, researchers say.
Breast milk 'has over 700 species of bacteria'  Jan 5, 11:33 am
Washington, January 5 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have traced the bacterial microbiota map in breast milk, which is the main source of nourishment for newborns.
Middleton family 'cashing' in on Wills-Kat's impending new arrival  Dec 30, 10:33 am
London, Dec. 30 (ANI): Duchess Kate's parents are facing accusations of cashing in on the royal baby by launching products for newborns.
Parents naming kids after Disney characters Tinkerbell and Nemo  Dec 27, 12:34 pm
London, Dec. 27 (ANI): Disney character names Tinkerbell, Nemo and Buzzbee are among the unusual names that parents have chosen for their newborns this year.
Preventive steps could dramatically reduce preterm births  Nov 16, 1:13 pm
London, Nov16 (ANI): Lowering preterm birth rates by an average of 5 percent across 39 high-resource countries, including the United States, through preventive measures would prevent prematurity for 58,000 babies a year by 2015, according to experts.
Chemical in plastics lower thyroid hormone levels in pregnant women and newborns  Oct 5, 10:12 am
Washington, October 5 (ANI): Bisphenol A (BPA) - a chemical found in hard plastics, linings of canned food, dental sealants, and sales receipts on thermal paper- has been linked to changes in thyroid hormone levels in pregnant women and newborn boys, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley.
Urban air pollution raises Vitamin D Deficiency risk in newborns  Sep 16, 3:02 pm
Washington, September 16 (ANI): Gestational exposure to ambient urban air pollution, especially during late pregnancy, may contribute to lower vitamin D levels in offspring, a new study has revealed.
Smoking during pregnancy affects neurodevelopment in babies  Sep 15, 12:03 pm
Washington, September 15 (ANI): Newborns exposed to nicotine from both active and passive smoking mothers show poor physiological, sensory, motor and attention responses, a new study has shown.
Heart stem cells from newborns may help mend kids' broken hearts  Sep 11, 10:58 am
Washington, September 11 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine including one of an Indian origin have found a novel way to treat serious heart problems in children.
How viral infections lead to asthma  Sep 10, 12:20 pm
London, September 10 (ANI): Study on mice has found that viral infections in newborns "cripple" part of the immune system and increase the risk of asthma later in life.
Isabella, Jayden most popular baby names in New York  Aug 30, 4:04 pm
New York, August 30 (ANI): Isabella and Jayden have topped as the most popular names for newborns in New York City for the third year in a row,
What makes breast milk better than infant formulas for newborns  Aug 28, 2:21 pm
Washington, August 28 (ANI): Scientists at Duke University Medical Center have described a unique property that makes mother's milk better than infant formula in protecting infants from infections and illnesses.