infant death

Bengal government orders inquiry into crib deaths


May 24th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) In the wake of frequent deaths of infants in government-run hospitals in the state, the West Bengal health department has directed all sub-divisional, district hospitals ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

6 months of breastfeeding alone could harm babies, say experts


January 14th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): Child health experts are questioning the current guidance that advises mothers to exclusively breast feed their babies for the first six months.The researchers, led by Dr Mary Fewtrell, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sad mothers have small babies who die early


August 26th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) Sad and anxious mothers tend to have smaller babies who are more likely to die in infancy. The study, which focused on women living in rural Bangladesh, provides ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Sad mothers give birth to smaller babies: Study


August 26th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): A new research has revealed that clinical depression and anxiety during pregnancy results in smaller babies who are more likely to die in infancy.The study, which focused ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nap Nanny Recliner Recall Triggered By Infant Death


July 27th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This year a number of products and medicines have been recalled and the latest to join the recall bandwagon is baby recliners. As many as 30000 ... Read more...

Posted in Business, World |

New findings on sleeping sickness pave way for novel treatments


June 15th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): New revelations about the parasite that causes sleeping sickness could lead to new avenues of research into treatments for the disease.Scientists studying the parasite - which is spread ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Genes linked to preterm birth risk identified


February 5th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): Scientists have identified certain genetic variants in mothers and foetuses that appear to play a vital role in premature labour.The variants were found in genes involved in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Afghan-international security force joint-operation results in infant death


February 1st, 2010 - 1:55 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) – An Afghan-international security force on Saturday conducted an operation targeting insurgents in Uruzgan province, resulting in the death of an infant.When the unit approached the suspected insurgent compound, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Antibiotic fails to prevent preterm labor


December 1st, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): A new British study has found that antibiotic azithromycin is ineffective in preventing preterm labour.Scientists at Liverpool looked into the effectiveness of the antibiotic in keeping a check ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kids conceived during spring, summer register highest birth defects


March 31st, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (IANS) Kids conceived during spring and summer have been found to have the highest birth defect rates, according to a new study. Its authors co-related the defects with enhanced ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Chinese health ministry says only six infants died of tainted milk powder


December 2nd, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec.2 (ANI): Chinas Ministry of Health has claimed that only six infants died from consuming melamine-tainted milk powder. According to the official Xinhua news agency, health ministry experts have looked into ... Read more...

Posted in National |

What increases post-partum suicide risk among women


August 7th, 2008 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): A new study has found that women with a history of psychiatric disorders and substance abuse are more likely to attempt post-partum suicides.Led by Dr. Katherine ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Nearly 8% obstetricians traumatised by stillbirths and infant deaths


June 30th, 2008 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Obstetricians may be considered as life-saving angels for a lot of children, but the trauma associated with stillbirths and infant deaths takes an emotional toll on these ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Pre-term babies at double risk of birth defects than full-term infants


May 21st, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Premature babies born in the United States are more than twice as likely to have a major birth defects than full-term infants, a new analysis of nearly ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Largest-ever study underlines risk of pre-term births


May 21st, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by admin
New York, May 21 (IANS) An analysis of close to seven million births has concluded that pre-term babies are more than twice as likely to have major birth defects as full-term infants. ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Baby boys in developed nations more likely to die than baby girls


March 25th, 2008 - 11:37 am ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Baby boys in developed countries are more likely to die than baby girls, says a new study, which also states that giving birth through a C-section and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Vitamins C and E don’t avert pre-eclampsia


January 23rd, 2008 - 6:10 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): A recent study has revealed that antioxidants such as vitamins C and E do not reduce pre-eclampsia risk in pregnant women.Pre-eclampsia is a condition where hypertension arises ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Send2Press Technology and Software News Weekly Summary: Dec. 14, 2007


December 30th, 2007 - 12:14 am ICT by admin
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Dec. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The weekly news feature summary from the Send2Press Wire Service includes this week: B Real of Cypress Hill releases new mixtape, 'The Gunslinger ... Read more...

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