‘Riwayat’ a film on female foeticide by doctors

September 3rd, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Bollywood continues to raise its voice against female foeticide with "Riwayat", a movie produced by two NRI doctors from Australia.The film, releasing Friday, promises ... 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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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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Premature, underweight triplets doing well

November 23rd, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Faridabad, Nov 23 (IANS) The premature triplets born in this industrial town in Haryana a month ago via in vitro fertilisation (IVF) method have gained weight and are doing well, ... Read more...

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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...

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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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Taking antioxidants during pregnancy ‘prevents obesity in kids’

March 15th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 15 (ANI): Women who take antioxidants before and during their pregnancies may be protecting their offspring against obesity and diabetes, according to a new study on animals.Noting that a high-fat, ... Read more...

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A Married Woman In Houston Feels Blessed As She Delivers A Set Of Quintuplets

August 6th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 06, 2010 (Just Flashed): This is an adorable piece of news. An American female named Veronica Real-Mayorga has procreated quintuplets in the zone of Houston. 23 physicians were responsible ... Read more...

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A snip to help babies breastfeed

July 5th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 5 (IANS) Mothers are advised to breastfeed for the first six months of a baby's life, but a simple yet often untreated problem can sabotage their efforts, according to researchers. ... Read more...

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Proteins that regulate early embryonic development identified

May 13th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): American scientists analysing the chromosome 22q.11 deletion syndrome have identified proteins that play a key role in early embryonic development.Though the findings of the research do not currently ... Read more...

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US-based doctors help needy and destitute people in Punjab

February 15th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, Feb 15(ANI): A team of 35 US-based doctors, including a physician of Indian origin, was on a health mission to India, during which they visited Punjab for ... Read more...

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Screening newborns’ blood can lower risk of severe jaundice in infants

September 28th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 28 (ANI): The incidence of severe jaundice in infants can be significantly decreased by screening all newborns for excessive bilirubin in the blood, according to a study.This proposition attains ... Read more...

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Babies born with drug, alcohol addiction problems on the rise in Scotland

August 17th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 17 (ANI): There has been a drastic increase in the number of babies born with drug and alcohol addiction problems in Scotland.According to the Scottish Sun, one in every 264 ... Read more...

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The 14-pound baby that needed two docs to lift after birth!

December 30th, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): An Orange County couple were left elated after the birth of their baby boy, especially since he weighed 14 pounds and 2 ounces, a first at the ... Read more...

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Preemies get no benefit from steroid treatment

October 10th, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): A new study at Johns Hopkins Childrens Center has raised questions against the age-old practice of treating premature babies with hydrocortisone, a steroid considered to fight inflammation ... Read more...

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New treatment could ease chronic lung disease in preterm babies

April 30th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 30 (ANI): Doctors at Medical College of Georgia physicians, including an Indian origin boffin, have suggested that a less traumatic way of delivering surfactant - a lung lubricant that ... Read more...

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Factors influencing survival of extremely premature babies identified

April 30th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): Researchers claim that they have identified factors that may affect the survival and disability risk of extremely premature infants.Gestational age has long been used to predict ... Read more...

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Simple talk therapy effectively heals stomach pain in kids

January 23rd, 2008 - 6:00 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): A simple talk with reassurance and support can effectively heal chronic stomach pain in children, according to a review.The new review examined six studies including 167 children, ... Read more...

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