25th week of pregnancy

New magnetic detector pinpoints tiny foetal heart’s problem

April 6th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) One of the world's most powerful magnetic detectors is helping screen high-risk pregnant women for rare but very serious foetal heart rhythm problems. The passive detector, mounted on ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Smallest ever’ baby born in Germany, survives

March 4th, 2010 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Goettingen (Germany), March 4 (DPA) A baby weighing just 275 grams has been born in Germany and survived, the lowest weight for a viable birth of a boy ever recorded, doctors said ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Apex court to examine if abortion be allowed after 20 weeks

February 13th, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Can women be allowed to undergo abortion beyond the 20th week of pregnancy, the legal limit, in case the foetus is detected with life threatening deformities? The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cruel blow for parents as ‘dead’ child revives, to die again

December 13th, 2008 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam (Kerala), Dec 13 (IANS) It was a double blow for the parents of new born twins who were declared dead by the doctors. To the surprise of the mother, the baby ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |