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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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Mom’s voice perks up premature baby’s condition


March 9th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 9 (IANS) Premature babies, thrust into a highly specialised neo-natal unit which protects them from the ravages of untimely birth, sorely miss the soothing maternal sound. But, new ... Read more...

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Complex heart surgery on 26-week premature baby


October 18th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Oct 18 (IANS) A 26-week premature baby girl suffering from congenital heart disorder was successfully treated in this satellite town of the national capital, a doctor said Tuesday. An ... Read more...

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Baby stolen from Colombian woman’s womb


September 3rd, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 3 (IANS/EFE) A 19-year-old pregnant Colombian woman's unborn child was stolen after she was drugged and cut open, authorities in the northern province of Magdalena said.The case occurred ... Read more...

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World’s most premature baby, born at 21 weeks, goes home healthy!


April 26th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 26 (ANI): A German baby girl, born at just 21 weeks and five days, has been released from the hospital and sent home with her parents after five months in ... Read more...

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Women living near roads more likely to have premature birth


December 3rd, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) Pregnant women who live near busy roads have a higher risk of delivering a premature baby compared to those residing in quieter areas, a study has pointed out.Study ... Read more...

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Half of antibiotics produced in China fed to animals


November 26th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 26 (IANS) Nearly half of the antibiotics produced in China are being fed to animals rather than used to fight viruses in people, a media report said Friday.Of the 210,000 ... Read more...

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Miracle Oz mum’s 2 hours of loving cuddles brings dead son back to life!


August 27th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 27 (ANI): In an incident of miraculous survival, an Oz mother brought her premature baby to survival with her cuddles, after he was declare dead.Kate Ogg, whose son Jamie is ... Read more...

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Mum’s cuddle brings new-born back to life


August 27th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) A woman in Australia cuddled her premature baby back to life even though doctors had told her he was dead, a media report said Friday. Kate Ogg gave birth ... Read more...

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Makeshift plastic bag incubator saves premature baby


August 8th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) A paramedic in Britain saved the life of a baby girl born 14 weeks ahead of schedule by building a makeshift incubator out of a plastic bag. Sophie Thomlinson ... Read more...

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Don’t delay the next try after a miscarriage, women warned


August 6th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) After the trauma of a miscarriage many women take a break to recover before they begin to try again for a baby. But they may in fact be ... Read more...

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Kolkata’s SSKM hospital to open breast milk bank


August 2nd, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Pradipta Tapadar Kolkata, Aug 2 (IANS) Kolkata's state-run SSKM hospital, one of the elite healthcare centres in West Bengal, is all set to have a breast milk bank - the first of ... Read more...

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Overweight, obese mums ‘at higher risk of premature births’


July 21st, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): Being overweight and obese could up your risk of giving birth to a premature baby, says a new study.The babies could also suffer from numerous health problems due ... Read more...

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Premature birth risk ‘genetic’


May 25th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 25 (ANI): Premature birth risk is genetic, according to a group of researchers.In the University of Aberdeen study, which was published in Obstetrics & Gynecology journal, boffins found that early ... Read more...

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World’s smallest ever baby boy weighs only 9oz


March 6th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6 (ANI): A baby boy born in Germany has become the world's smallest ever, weighing just nine ounces at birth.The baby, who is said to be smaller than a can ... Read more...

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Diapers’ contents may help detect intestinal disease in kids


February 23rd, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Life threatening intestinal problems in babies could soon be detected with the help of their diapers' contents, say researchers.This medical test, initially researched for aging adults, also could ... Read more...

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Premature births leading cause of infant deaths


February 11th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) Family history, infection and stress all may play a role in raising a woman's risk of having a premature baby, which is the leading cause of infant deaths. But ... Read more...

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Two Sons Of Duggar Family Attempt To Save A 6-Year-Old


February 4th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two sons of the very popular Duggar family attempted to save the life of a young girl following a car crash. Josh Duggar, the eldest of ... Read more...

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19th Baby Of Duggar Family Completes Twenty Days Today


December 30th, 2009 - 9:38 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec. 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The viewers of the popular TLC show, "18 Kids and Counting" must have been delighted as the nineteenth child of the family has completed twenty days ... Read more...

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Premature baby twice declared dead by Cambodian clinic


August 13th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, Aug 13 (DPA) A private health clinic in Phnom Penh mistakenly declared a prematurely born baby dead on two occasions, local media reported. The baby's father, Im Vannarith, told the Phnom ... Read more...

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Dead baby wakes up in funeral!


August 11th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 11 (IBNS) It seemed almost next to a miracle when a baby, declared dead, woke up during his own funeral hours.A premature baby, who was declared dead and sent home for ... Read more...

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Scanty iron in womb may erode premature baby’s ability to hear


May 5th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) Iron deficiency in the womb is likely to erode the ability of premature babies to process sound, vital for later language development in early childhood. The study evaluated 80 ... Read more...

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Couples cope differently following premature baby’s death


April 22nd, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): Parents who have lost a premature baby tend to hold the child in a central place in their lives even after two to six years of the baby's ... Read more...

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Pregnant women consuming flaxseed oil quadruple premature birth risk


October 28th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): Pregnant women consuming flaxseed oil are four times more likely to have premature baby births, according to a new study.Led by University of Montreal researchers, the study ... Read more...

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Indian mum’s mid-air maternity well attended


August 27th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 27 (DPA) An Indian woman was lucky enough Wednesday to have not one but four doctors to help her deliver a baby boy on a flight between Hong Kong and ... Read more...

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Physical abuse during pregnancy linked to premature births


February 23rd, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): A new study at the University of Porto Medical School and the Hospital S. Joao, Porto, Portugal has found that physical abuse during pregnancy may be linked to ... Read more...

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