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Medical experts lay down policy for foetal viability

The committee recognised the issues involved and felt the need of having defined principles to tackle such cases.

18 Dec 2017 2:18 PM

Babies born near industrial sites may face health problems

Infants born to mothers within three kilometres of a industrial site may be at an increased risk of asthma and early death.

17 Dec 2017 1:08 PM

Winter care tips for your baby

Find out how you can keep common health issues at bay.

14 Dec 2017 1:55 PM

How air pollution exposure during early pregnancy can harm babies

The most susceptible time of exposure appears to be the one month before and after conception.

11 Dec 2017 7:24 PM

Combination of breast milk, probiotics cuts cancer risk in babies

Researchers now want to study how the combination of breast milk and probiotics affects the gut health of premature babies.

07 Dec 2017 9:09 AM


Stressed babies may not show they are in pain: Study

Behaviour alone is not a reliable way of assessing pain.

04 Dec 2017 8:57 AM

Stress during pregnancy affects the size of baby

Here is what a new study has found.

29 Nov 2017 11:41 AM

Caring for a preterm baby

Preterm babies are prone to hypothermia or low body temperature

27 Nov 2017 6:08 PM

Taking paracetamol during pregnancy ups risk of neurological disorders in babies

Around 5,000 of the women took aspirin and a similar number took ibuprofen.

26 Nov 2017 3:19 PM


Knowing how badly you want something is literally 'child's play'

This ability requires integrating information about both the costs of obtaining a goal and the benefit gained by the person seeking it.

26 Nov 2017 9:20 AM

Babies recognise words even before learning to speak them

True word learning requires making connections between speech and world around us and learning how different words relate to each other.

21 Nov 2017 8:04 AM

Breastfeeding could prevent risk of eczema in children

Eczema causes the skin to become itchy, dry, cracked, sore and red and affects around one in five children and one in ten adults.

14 Nov 2017 5:25 PM

Even dads experience post natal depression: study

Depression may lead to neglect of the child or inappropriately forceful behaviours.

07 Nov 2017 3:40 PM

Babies too can estimate probabilities, finds new study

According to researchers, six months seems to be the minimum age at which infants start to deal with probability information.

06 Nov 2017 8:03 AM


Babies can perform probability calculations: study

To make sure that the babies were not just more attracted by the colour yellow in some trials, the researchers also used green, red balls.

05 Nov 2017 6:22 PM

Womb transplants could soon allow men to have babies as well

Expert says there plenty of room for an uterus as both men and women have the same blood vessels.

04 Nov 2017 12:30 PM

Breast milk can reduce risk of cot death, new study reveals

Find out what researchers have learned.

01 Nov 2017 12:46 PM

Caesarean born babies more likely to be obese, says study

New study finds children born via caesarean are more likely to have unbalanced amount of good and bad bacteria in their gut.

12 Oct 2017 10:18 AM

Fewer newborns get whooping cough when moms get vaccinated

Health officials in many countries recommend vaccination during pregnancy.

08 Oct 2017 9:49 AM