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Religious beliefs cause sick children to suffer


August 14th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) Parental hopes of 'miraculous intervention' are subjecting very sick children to futile care and prolonged suffering.Joe Brierley from Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Great Ormond ... Read more...

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Premature babies survive better in neonatal ICUs


July 24th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) Premature babies have greater chances of surviving in high-level neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) than in general hospitals, and this benefit is considerably larger than previously ... Read more...

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‘Death of babies in Pakistan hospital fire shocking’


June 9th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) The death of seven babies in a fire at a hospital in Lahore is shocking, said a Pakistani daily that noted the "total absence of fire-extinguishing ... Read more...

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Texas woman gives birth to six babies


April 24th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by BNO News
HOUSTON, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- A Texas woman gave birth to six babies at a hospital in Houston on Monday morning, the hospital and the parents announced on Tuesday. The sextuplets are ... Read more...

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Beyonce, Jay-Z threw star tantrums in hospital


January 9th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 9 (IANS) Singers Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z, who welcomed their first child together, reportedly caused a havoc in the hospital during delivery.The 30-year-old gave birth to a ... Read more...

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Stress likely to reduce brain size of preterm babies


October 4th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) Infants born prematurely are placed in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) to help them develop fully. They are likely to be exposed to stress factors ... Read more...

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Link between low birth weight and H1N1 flu revealed


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Two research papers have shown that women who contracted H1N1 were more likely to give birth to lower birth weight babies as compared with women who had "influenza-like ... Read more...

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Formula-fed preemies at higher risk for dangerous GI condition


May 1st, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): A new study has found that premature babies fed with a standard premature infant formula derived from cow's milk are at a greater risk of developing the dangerous ... Read more...

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Breastfeeding can benefit even the sickest babies


October 28th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): It looks like even the sickest babies can benefit from breast-feeding.Pediatric researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia describe a successful program in which nurses helped mothers attain ... Read more...

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Oz researcher finds radical therapy to save MAS babies


October 25th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 25 (ANI): A radical therapy to save newborn babies who may die from a birth complication caused by inhaling their own waste, has been unveiled by Australian researcher.Meconium Aspiration ... Read more...

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Late preterm birth increases risk of respiratory illness


July 28th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): A new research has found that babies born between 34 weeks and 37 weeks gestation are much more likely to have respiratory illness compared to infants born at ... Read more...

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Newborn abandoned in hotel, but dad promises to return


May 3rd, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 3 (IANS) A seven-day-old girl was found abandoned in Madhya Pradesh's Dewas district, along with a handwritten note that said she would be taken back after two years, police said ... Read more...

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Premature kids more likely to have psychiatric disorder


April 26th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) Significant advances in neonatal intensive care have led to increased survival rates of children born at less than 26 weeks of gestation known as "extremely preterm children" -- ... Read more...

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Extremely preterm kids 3 times as likely to have psychiatric disorder


April 24th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): With significant advances in the neonatal intensive care, there has been a 3 times increase in the survival rates of children who are born at less than 26 ... Read more...

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Baby Number 19, Josie Duggar Back In Hospital


April 13th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Just a few days after she had been released from the hospital to go home for the first time, tiny baby Josie Duggar has been re-admitted on ... Read more...

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Baby Number 19, Josie Duggar Comes Home!


April 7th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Josie Brooklyn Duggar has had a rough time for the first four months of her tiny little life. She was born at 25 weeks, weighing in at 1 pound and six ... Read more...

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The Duggar Family’s 19th Child, Josie Duggar, Discharged From The Hospital


April 7th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 7, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar have taken their nineteenth child, Josie Duggar, home. The Duggar family has a reality program, 19 Kids and ... Read more...

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Josie Duggar Joining The Cast Of “19 And Counting”


April 7th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Arkansas, Apr 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Josie Brooklyn Duggar, the youngest member of the Duggar family, is finally ready to join his family after spending four months after her birth in ... Read more...

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Woman gives birth to four babies


February 21st, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 21 (IANS) A woman in the northern outskirts of Kolkata has given birth to four premature babies - two males and two females - in a rare case which ... Read more...

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New discovery could help inhibit deadly immune response


February 10th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Scientists from Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters (CHKD) and Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) in Norfolk, Va. have made a novel discovery that could help halt deadly ... Read more...

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Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar: ‘19th Duggar baby doing well’


January 29th, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Little Rock, Jan 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The stars of “18 Kids and Counting” who have had their 19th baby – Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar have revealed to the media that ... Read more...

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Florida Twins Get Born In Different Decades


January 9th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are many instances of twins being born on New Year 's Eve but it is not commonplace to see twins getting born in different decades ... Read more...

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Duggar Baby No. 19 Josie Brooklyn doing well


December 21st, 2009 - 9:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Arkansas, Dec date (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michelle Duggar’s daughter Josie Brooklyn who is the Duggar Baby no. 19 is doing well, despite being born quite prematurely at just 25 weeks. Josie is still ... Read more...

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US ’supermom’ gives birth to 19th child


December 12th, 2009 - 4:16 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Dec 12 (DPA) An American reality TV star has given birth to her 19th child following an emergency C-section, it was announced. Michelle Duggar, star of 18 Kids and Counting, The ... Read more...

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Duggars welcome their baby no. 19 by emergency C-section


December 12th, 2009 - 12:54 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Arkansas, Dec 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 19th baby for the Duggars popped in a bit early at just 25 weeks. Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar welcomed their daughter Josie Brooklyn, who ... Read more...

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Kisha Jones tries to kill husband’s lover’s baby through evil means


December 5th, 2009 - 7:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Brooklyn, Dec 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kisha Jones was very unhappy that her husband Anthony had cheated on her and had also sired a baby out of wedlock from his lover Monique Hunter. ... Read more...

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No link between pets and childhood asthma: Study


October 14th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, October 14 (ANI): The traditional belief that childhood asthma is linked to pets or the modern obsession with hygiene has been established as untrue by a new study.The study 'Asthma in ... Read more...

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Milk protein supplement may save low birth-weight infants from sepsis


October 7th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): Newborns with very low birth-weight, who received the milk protein lactoferrin alone or in combination with a probiotic, were less prone to develop late-onset sepsis, according to a ... Read more...

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Antidepressant use during pregnancy puts newborns at increased health risk


October 6th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): Use of antidepressants during pregnancy might put the newborn child at increased health risk, according to researchers.The study led by Dr Najaaraq Lund showed that exposure to certain ... Read more...

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How infant pain has repercussions in adulthood


September 26th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 26 (ANI): Researchers at Georgia State University have thrown light on how pain in infancy alters the brain's ability to process pain in adulthood.The study has now indicated that ... Read more...

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Mumbai woman gives birth to India’s first male quintuplets


September 5th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Sep 5 (ANI): A 24-year-old woman gave birth to five babies at a private hospital in Mumbai.Sabeera Khan, a housewife from Mira Road, delivered male quintuplets at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai ... Read more...

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IVF twins more likely to be in hospital in first three years


May 22nd, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 22 (IANS) Twins born out of in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) are more likely to be hospitalised during the first three years than spontaneously conceived twins, besides having to stay in a ... Read more...

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Twins born via fertility treatment at higher risk of problems in first 3yrs of life


May 21st, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): One of the two studies conducted in Australia and UK suggests that twins born after fertility treatment are at a greater risk of developing problems in their first ... Read more...

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Preemies lack ”death net” needed to fight severe infection


March 22nd, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 22 (ANI): Newborn infants, born either at term or prematurely, lack a DNA net, called a neutrophil extracellular trap (NET), cast by mature white blood cells to fight severe ... Read more...

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GE research develops low-cost wireless medical sensing device


March 13th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 13 (IANS) General Electric's (GE) global research lab has developed an intelligent wireless medical sensing device to improve neonatal and home patient monitoring, the industrial major said Friday. "Our researchers have ... Read more...

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