Tuesday, Jun 18, 2024 | Last Update : 05:25 PM IST

premature babies

Stress and anxiety in pregnant women can lead to premature birth

Study finds women need professional emotional support during high-risk pregnancies.

18 Dec 2019 9:56 AM

Breast milk plays critical role in preventing heart diseases

Breast milk may prevent heart diseases in premature babies.

10 Dec 2019 1:38 PM

Premature babies with heart abnormalities finds cure

Heart abnormalities from premature birth can be corrected with exercise in young adulthood.

06 May 2019 9:30 AM

Brain development different in premature boys and girls

Brain measurements taken from MRI scans showed there are major sex differences in the structure of the brain.

24 Sep 2018 11:59 AM

Breast milk helps brain development in premature babies

Premature birth has been linked problems with learning and thinking skills in later life.

24 Sep 2018 10:37 AM


Breast milk helps in brain development in premature babies

Experts say helping mothers to provide breast milk in weeks after giving birth could improve long-term outcomes for children born pre-term.

22 Sep 2018 5:10 PM

Children born from IVF treatment may have greater risk of developing heart disease

Findings important as premature or small babies have greater chance of developing long-term health problems.

09 Apr 2018 5:04 PM

More preemies developing motor impairments

Pregnancy normally lasts about 40 weeks, and babies born after 37 weeks are considered full term.

23 Mar 2018 4:02 PM

Recent return from deployment tied to preterm births for military women

It’s likely that many women on active duty didn’t realize they were pregnant or receive prenatal care early in their pregnancies.

03 Mar 2018 11:17 AM

Preterm babies may get metabolic boost from mother’s milk

Researchers identify nine microRNAs that are different in premature breast milk which help them to fight developmental delays.

15 Sep 2017 7:58 AM


Free incubators save lives of premature babies in Indonesia

Indonesia has the fifth greatest number of premature births of any nation in the world, at 675,700 a year, according to the WHO.

15 May 2017 10:36 AM

A wireless camera system that can monitor babies' vital signs

Swiss researchers have developed a wireless camera system that can monitor vital signs in premature babies.

11 Apr 2017 12:19 PM

Pre-cancer cervical surgery tied to the birth of small babies

The odds of pregnancy complications triple when it happens in the first year after surgery

27 Jan 2017 4:03 PM

Pre-mature babies do better in early language development

The linking ability between language and meaning is faster

06 Jan 2017 11:11 AM