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DNA screening to help choose life partners


July 13th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) In the future, men and women may rely on their genetic compatibility to choose their life partners rather than through a fickle emotion such as love.... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Moderate drinking during pregnancy doesn’t harm baby’


June 20th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS) Pregnant women can have a glass or two of alcoholic beverages daily without harming their child, says a new Danish study. Popular belief has it that ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Chinese pregnant woman saves toddler


June 11th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) A 27-year-old pregnant Chinese woman who can't swim is being hailed as a hero after she jumped into a pond to save a neighbour's toddler.Peng Weiping, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Briton held with roasted human foetuses


May 19th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) A Briton has been held in Thailand with a haul of roasted human foetuses while being on his way to sell these off for black ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Woman gives birth after lying upside down for 75 days


March 9th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Polish woman gave birth to twins after a 75-day ordeal in which she had to lie upside down to save her babies' lives.According to ... Read more...

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Monkeys suffer shocking tests in Britain


February 27th, 2012 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (IANS) More than 2,600 monkeys in Britain have became targets of "horrifying experiments" that included sawing open their skulls while still alive, putting electrodes in them and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

100 babies aborted in Britain by women not wanting multiple births


December 29th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) Over 100 unborn babies were aborted in Britain in 2010 by women who were pregnant with multiple foetuses but wanted to give birth to fewer children, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Living in a city makes you fat, infertile, depressed


November 22nd, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) Babies born in cities face a number of health problems, as more and more people are shunning pastoral life to stay in urban centres.In 1900, only ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Two female foetuses recovered in Rajasthan


November 6th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 6 (IANS) Two female foetuses have been recovered from different places in Rajasthan, one floating in a dam and another from a sewer pipeline, police said Sunday. The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pollution ups odds of premature birth by 30 percent


October 7th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) Traffic-related pollution in cities ups the odds of premature birth by 30 percent among pregnant women.A study of 100,000 births found that the "toxic" chemicals emitted ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Overweight mothers give birth fat babies


September 26th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Childhood obesity originates in the mother's womb, says a new study which used the latest technology to monitor fat levels in unborn babies. These babies, part ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Pregnant women may pass toxins in GM foods to babies


May 20th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) Pregnant women, beware! The milk you are drinking to nourish your unborn baby may be harmful.Toxic pesticides which are implanted into genetically modified (GM) food crops ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Seafood could carry toxic levels of mercury


April 28th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 28 (IANS) That succulent lobster you order at a fancy restaurant might be carrying toxic levels of mercury.University of Alberta researchers found that harmless inorganic mercury, discharged by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Thirdhand smoke’ dangerous to unborn babies’ lungs


April 20th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): Prenatal exposure to toxic components of a newly recognized category of tobacco smoke-known as 'thirdhand smoke'-can have as serious or an even more negative impact on an infants' ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Simple blood test to detect Down’s syndrome cuts miscarriage risk


March 7th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): Scientists have developed a simple blood test to check unborn children for Down's syndrome, which would save pregnant women from undergoing invasive examinations that risk losing their baby. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Uproar over anti-abortion billboard in New York


February 24th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): A billboard featuring a young black girl has sparked outrage in New York because of its anti-abortion message - the most dangerous place for an African-American is in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

No Birth Defects Seen in Pregnant Malaria Drug Recipients


February 23rd, 2011 - 2:10 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a report from Reuters, there is possibly no risk to the unborn children of pregnant women who are given the anti-malarial drug known as Malarone during ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Mother’s bone marrow could cure diseases in unborn baby


January 19th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Scientists have developed a stem cell cure for deadly blood related diseases in unborn babies. Researchers extracted bone marrow cells from a pregnant mother and injected these into ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Dieting in pregnancy can lower baby’s IQ


January 18th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Women may be risking a low intelligence quotient (IQ) for their unborn babies by dieting during pregnancy, a new research indicates.Cutting back on vital nutrients and calories in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Chemical in toothpastes ‘can leave unborn babies brain damaged’


December 1st, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): Toothpastes and soaps contain a chemical that can leave unborn babies brain damaged, according to scientists.They fear pregnant women who are exposed to high levels of the chemical, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

What a pregnant woman eats, drinks, feels affects baby well into adulthood


November 2nd, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 2 (ANI): It's a known fact that a mother's diet affects her baby's health, but new studies are showing that these effects are carried out well into adulthood.The food ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fasting during pregnancy may harm your unborn baby


August 12th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): Pregnant women could be putting their unborn babies at risk by fasting during Ramadan, says a new study.As part of the research, Nick Ashton at the University of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Special protein to cure anaemia discovered


August 5th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, August 5 (ANI): Researchers have announced the discovery of a special protein that can improve treatment of hereditary anaemia.The KLF1 blood protein is less active in many members of a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Celine Dion Expecting Twins Twins


June 1st, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 1, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Celine Dion was ecstatic after she managed to conceive twins successfully. The occasion has become even more joyous as the IVF method worked ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New warning to pregnant women who smoke


May 31st, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 31 (ANI): Health experts have voiced concern about the number of women who continue to smoke throughout pregnancy, warning them the health of their unborn babies is at risk.The British ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Drinking during pregnancy could increase epilepsy risk


April 7th, 2010 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
London, April 7 (IANS) Women who drink during pregnancy could be increasing the risk of their child developing epilepsy, a study has indicated. The research found that children who suffer from Fetal Alcohol ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Abortion Doctor’s killer used his sentencing as a forum to voice his views


April 2nd, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wichita, Apr 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scott Roeder who had murdered one of US doctor’s who used to perform late abortions, successfully used his sentencing as a forum to voice his views. He ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Crickets can forewarn their unborn babies about predatory spiders


February 18th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A new research by scientists has shown that crickets can warn their unborn babies about potential predator threats.The research was carried out by Jonathan Storm of the University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

At least 125.2m women at malaria risk become pregnant each year


January 26th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A new research has found that nearly 125.2 million women at risk of malaria fall pregnant annually.The study has appeared in PLoS Medicine.Plasmodium falciparum, a protozoan parasites thriving ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

125 million pregnancies at risk of malaria annually


January 26th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) At least 125.2 million pregnant women are exposed to the risk of malaria each year, says a new study. Most malaria deaths are caused by Plasmodium falciparum, which thrives ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Dannii Minogue to sue newspaper for false pregnancy report


January 11th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Australian pop star Dannii Minogue is taking legal action against a British tabloid after they falsely reported that she is pregnant. Reports that the singer was expecting her first ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New hyperlens for clearer ultrasound images


November 23rd, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 23 (ANI): A newly developed hyper-lens could soon give expecting parents high-definition baby pictures and also provide ship captains incredibly accurate maps of the sea floor.With the new discovery, high-resolution ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kissing spreads bugs that protect pregnancy


October 31st, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 31 (ANI): Kissing was created to spread germs which build up immunity to illness, believe scientists.The loved-up gesture allows a bug, which is dangerous in pregnancy, to be passed from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vegetables can protect unborn babies from diabetes


October 28th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 28 (IANS) Pregnant women who eat vegetables daily seem to bring forth children who are much less likely to develop type-1 diabetes, says a new study. "This is the first ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Sharon Stone bares pain over past miscarriages


October 7th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 7 (ANI): Sharon Stone has poured out her heart over the loss of her two unborn babies in the past.The actress, 51, who has three adopted sons Roan, Laird and ... Read more...

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