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Why do people have tendency to carry babies on their left arm?

Here's why people carry babies on left arm.

18 Jul 2019 9:38 AM

Low receptivity to sounds maybe a sign of autism in babies

Infants less receptive to different sounds might be at risk of developing autism.

25 May 2019 7:30 PM

China draws up tighter rules on human gene and embryo trials

Chinese authorities launched an investigation into He’s work and said they had halted the kind of research he was undertaking.

21 Apr 2019 10:45 AM

Experts call for halt to gene editing that results in designer babies

Gene editing of human eggs, sperm or embryos would result in genetically-altered babies.

14 Mar 2019 9:37 AM

Edit baby genes for health, not smarts

People are torn between the medical promise of a technology powerful enough to alter human heredity.

31 Dec 2018 9:23 AM


Here’s how smoking during pregnancy affects babies

The research examined potential reasons for this phenomenon, using a tissue, which is normally discarded following birth.

24 Nov 2018 8:46 AM

Infants born to obese mothers can develop liver disease, obesity

Childhood obesity has become a growing epidemic.

19 Nov 2018 9:24 AM

Octavius, lone ‘male’ octopus in aquarium gives birth to thousands of babies

Worker found that the tank holding Octavius, the aquarium's sole octopus resident, was full of tiny particles that looked like confetti.

08 Nov 2018 2:30 PM

Umbilical cord stem cells may help repair cleft palate

The study is the first to use stem cells as part of primary surgery to repair cleft palate in an infant.

03 Oct 2018 7:13 PM

Women who breastfeed for 5 months likely to have more kids

Here is what a new study has found.

21 Sep 2018 2:40 PM


Severe delivery complications on the rise among pregnant US women

The increasing complication rate is an urgent public health issue.

07 Sep 2018 1:17 PM

Leader or bully? Infants know the difference

Earlier studies revealed infants can detect differences in power between individuals and expect those differences to endure over time.

05 Sep 2018 7:27 PM

Yes, cuddles can help ease babies' pain from needle sticks

The different pain relief methods in the study were associated with different responses in the brain.

04 Sep 2018 2:48 PM

Research shows cuddles can really help pain of needles for babies

The reason why a combination of methods works better is likely due to the fact that they have different mechanism of action.

31 Aug 2018 7:01 PM

Here's how smoking harms your unborn baby

Pregnant women should keep the following in mind before lighting a cigarette.

22 Aug 2018 1:20 PM


Should babies have their genomes sequenced?

Sequencing these newborns may end the search for a diagnosis, informing medical management.

16 Aug 2018 10:54 AM

Here's why Meghan and Harry's kids will have different surname to Kate and William's

Both Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have previously spoken about their desire to have a family.

02 Aug 2018 10:59 AM

Babies sleep better if they are given solid food early

Infants in the group which had solids introduced early slept longer and woke less frequently.

10 Jul 2018 9:20 AM

Certain types of bacteria could help babies' gut

Here is what a new study has found.

10 Jun 2018 2:04 PM

Experts call for screening of heart defects among newborns

Stakeholders and institutions came together to launch a campaign for formulating a national policy on making CCHD screening mandatory.

30 May 2018 7:22 PM