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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...

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Mums abused in childhood more likely to have low-birth weight babies


March 30th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): A new study has suggested that mothers abused as children have increased risk for giving birth to low-birth weight infants.The findings, by researchers at the University of Washington, ... Read more...

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Low birth weight children ‘programmed to eat more’


March 10th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): A new study has revealed that low birth weight children are "programmed" to eat more because they develop less neurons in the region of the brain that controls ... Read more...

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Asthma warning for expecting mums


July 13th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): A new research has revealed that asthma is the most common complication of pregnancy in Australia with harmful effects on babies, but many of these could be prevented.Asthma ... Read more...

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Scientists unravel how alcohol harms developing foetus


January 20th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 20 (IANS) The fact that alcohol consumption during pregnancy can harm the developing foetus is long known. Research now explains the underlying mechanism behind the ill-effects of alcohol during pregnancy. Even ... Read more...

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Key factor in regulating placenta, foetal growth identified


September 21st, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 21 (ANI): A common biological protein molecule, called SHP-2, plays a crucial role in encouraging placenta growth.The study led by Dr Melissa Westwood, one of the team at the University ... Read more...

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Scientists make a breakthrough in diagnosis of pre-eclampsia


February 13th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): In a breakthrough discovery, researchers at the University of Leeds have uncovered a new way of diagnosing pre-eclampsia, a condition which affects almost one in ten pregnant women ... Read more...

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