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900,000 Chinese born with birth defects every year


September 12th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) Around 900,000 babies are born with birth defects in China every year, the health ministry said Wednesday.This constitutes about 5.6 percent of the total number of ... Read more...

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Third tiger cub at Patna zoo also dead


September 4th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 4 (IANS) All three tiger cubs born at the Patna Zoological Park July 31 have died within a week, succumbing to infection, a zoo official said Tuesday.The last ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Another tiger cub dies in Bihar


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 3 (IANS) The death of another tiger cub in the Patna Zoological Park here has shocked zoo officials and wildlife lovers as only last month one of the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Austria needs immigration to fill job gaps: Minister


July 11th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, July 11 (IANS) Despite current concerns over unemployment, Austria will need more immigrants to fill job gaps in future, Minister for Social Affairs Rudolf Hundstorfer said here. "Over the ... Read more...

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German birth rate hits all-time low


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:20 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 3 (IANS) Birth rate in Germany, Europe's most-populous nation, hits all time low, with merely 663,000 children born in 2011, down by 2.2 percent, as compared with the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Shahid, Priyanka travel by Mumbai local train


June 14th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Actors Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra recently travelled by a "local" train, and both said they boarded a suburban train after a long time and ... Read more...

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Babies born by caesarean more likely to be obese


May 24th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Babies born by caesarean section are more likely to become obese children than those delivered naturally, according to a media report Thursday.Researchers said the obesity epidemic ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Are we programmed to be fat in the womb?


March 16th, 2012 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) If the extra pounds you are saddled with don't go away no matter what you do, the reason maybe your mother.Research suggests a mother's lifestyle can ... Read more...

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Child abuse hospitalised 4,500 US kids in one year


February 7th, 2012 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) In one year alone, over 4,500 children in the US were hospitalised due to child abuse, and 300 of them died of their injuries, a new ... Read more...

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Alarming number of US kids abused, hospitalised


February 6th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) An "alarming" 4,500-plus children subjected to abuse in the US ended up in hospitals and 300 of them died of injuries in a single year, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Antony blames army for chief’s age row (Lead)


January 31st, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday blamed the army for the dispute over chief Gen V.K. Singh's age and denied that there was any civil-military confrontation ... Read more...

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No civil-military confrontation: Antony on age row


January 31st, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Downplaying the controversy over army chief Gen V.K. Singh's age, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday said the issue should not be seen as a civil-military ... Read more...

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Drug reverses damage caused by seizures: US study


January 2nd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 2 (IANS) Researchers at Boston's Children's Hospital have detailed how early-life seizures disrupt normal brain development. They have also showed in a rat model that it might be ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Chinese couple have eight babies using IVF


December 19th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 19 (IANS) A Chinese couple has become parents to eight children using in-vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment and with the help of two surrogate mothers, a media report said ... Read more...

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Carry gender auditing of government schemes: Pranab


November 19th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday stressed the need of gender auditing and budgeting of policies and programmes of various central government ministries and departments.He ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chinese woman caught, sterilised after second child


November 1st, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 1 (IANS) A woman in China was caught and forced to undergo sterilisation surgery after she gave birth to her second child, a media report said.The woman was ... Read more...

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Identical twins give birth on the same day


October 24th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bloomington, Ind., Oct 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two identical twins seem to have their destinies interwoven together. How then can it be explained that they had their babies on the same day?On Wednesday, ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

In Britain, half of women turn mums in their 30s


October 21st, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 21 (IANS) Nearly half of the total babies born in Britain nowadays are being delivered by women in their 30s as women delay starting a family, a British ... Read more...

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US birth rates decline amid recession


October 14th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) A sharp drop in birth rates in the US in the past few years reflects economic recession in the country that started in 2008, said a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Karisma’s first day shoot nearly called off


September 17th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) It seems the first full-fledged day of Karisma Kapoor's comeback film "Dangerous Ishq" almost didn't happen, all thanks to the ultra-sophisticated equipment that director Vikram Bhatt ... Read more...

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Cuban zoo reports birth of odd animal


July 8th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Havana, July 8 (IANS/EFE) A Cuban zoo has reported the birth of an animal that is a cross between a donkey and a zebra, officials said.The "donkra" has features characteristic ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Motherhood-related deaths down in India by 17 percent


July 8th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) India has in the last five years managed to bring down the rate of deaths among women during delivery by 17 percent, recording 212 deaths ... Read more...

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Britain will be most populated European country by 2060


June 9th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) Britain would become the most populated country in the European Union by 2060, according to latest statistics.The population of Britain would be 79 million by the ... Read more...

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Viper gives birth to 53 at Bangalore park


June 3rd, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 3 (IANS) A Russell's viper, a venomous snake, has given birth to 53 young ones at Bannerghatta Biological Park here -- a record for the park, an official ... Read more...

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Caesarean babies at greater risk of becoming fat


May 15th, 2011 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) Babies born by Caesarean section may be at greater risk of becoming obese later in life than those delivered naturally, according to experts.A report in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brain temperature can now be measured non-invasively


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Researchers have developed a way to measure the brain's precise temperature with a device only as thick as a poker-chip and which rests on a patient's ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Babies born in spring ‘more likely to develop anorexia nervosa’


April 28th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 28 (ANI): Researchers have said that babies born in spring are slightly more likely to develop anorexia nervosa, while those born in the autumn have a lower risk.The researchers analysed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Montana cow gives birth to triplets


April 23rd, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Montana, April 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A cow in Montana defied the odds and gave birth to triplets. Rarer is the fact that all three calves are being nursed by the mother. The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Childbirths outside wedlock in Britain at its highest in 200 years


April 19th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Call it falling social values or diminishing faith in the institution of marriage, Britain is faced with the reality of witnessing an unprecedented number of childbirths ... Read more...

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Half of Brit kids ’see parents divorce before they reach 16′


April 18th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 18 (ANI): Nearly half of children in Britain see their parents separating by the time they turn 16, shocking figures have revealed.It has also emerged that births outside marriage are ... Read more...

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India has world’s highest number of still-births: Lancet


April 14th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) A total of 22 babies were born dead out of every 1,000 births in India in 2009, the highest number of still-births in the world, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

More kids being born with flattened heads


April 6th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) The prevalence of an asymmetrical flattening of the skull seems to be increasing among infants and young children."Plagiocephaly (flattened head) is characterised by unilateral flattening of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Baby boom as UK couples warm up in the cold


March 27th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): Would-be parents, snuggling down to beat last winter's freezing temperatures, have sent UK's birth rate soaring to the highest level since monthly records began.New statistics showed that almost ... Read more...

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By 2050, whites ‘will be the minority race in US’


March 26th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 26 (ANI): Whites will be a minority in the U.S. by 2050 as black and Hispanic birth rates soar, according to official figures.Hispanic, black and Asian people accounted for 90 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US life expectancy is at an all-time high


March 18th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Mar 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The life expectancy of Americans have reached all-time high at 78 years, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Wednesday.The infant mortality has also ... Read more...

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