Tag: "babies" at medical news
Poor health care in Russia maybe causing Decline in its Population
...y three million to 145 million. About 1.2 million babies
are born in Russia each year, while the country needs 2 million babies
to reverse the population decline, Kulakov told the news conference....
Controversial deal on public access of the human genome map
...l function normally or not, enabling one to screen babies
in the womb for diseases, and device specific advancements against many hereditary diseases and remedies for crippling ailments. While it is customary to make the results of such ground-breaking research available for unrestricted public access, Cel...
Heart disease in the newborn is related to maternal malnutrition
...he incidence of coronary heart diseases in newborn babies
can be controlled if the maternal nutrition during...eration that women modify their lifestyles for the babies
in many ways than one, taking care to ensure that they are adequately nourished for the well being o...
Doctors operate upon patients in candlelight- latest from the quake scene
...e work goes on. Many caesarean sections to deliver babies
were conducted in open verandahs. On Jan 27th nearly 1500 patients were operated upon without a break. Many fractures were fixed without x- rays. The worst quake in Indian history has claimed more than 20000 people so far and at least 50000 people ...
How do babies understand language?
...two years.Brent and his colleagues have shown that babies
do in fact learn from isolated words. The research... patterns on a computer.The study started when the babies
were 9 months old and stopped when they were 15 months old. The study showed the more a mother spoke...
Breast Feeding prevents obesity later on in life
...s were 20% less likely to be overweight than those babies
who were given breast milk for 3 months. The link between breast-feeding and weight remained even after Gilman’s team considered key factors like the children’s calorie intake, exercise levels and their mothers’ body weight. The reason why breast-fe...
Doctors advice early anemia tests
... a study conducted by British scientists.Screening babies
for iron deficiency with a simple blood test can p... scored six points lower on motor skill tests than babies
with higher levels. Hemoglobin levels less than 90 were linked with a 12-points drop on motor skill ...
Test-tube babies show no emotional problems
... first study that followed in-vitro, or test tube, babies
to the brink of adolescence showed that youngsters who had been conceived through fertility treatments do not suffer any more psychological problems than other children. Since Louise Brown, the world's first test tube baby, was born 23 years ago, mo...
Folate and famiy planning
... as it is necessary for the healthy development of babies
in early pregnancy.One should not avoid folate due to risks of twin bearing....
Big and Bright
A new study shows that smaller babies
tend to have lower IQs.While the differences are t... Many studies have shown low birth weight babies
(those born weighing less than 2500 grams) have lower IQ test scores at school age - and the smaller...
Breast milk is essential
... The results of intelligence tests on 13-month-old babies
and five- year-old children showed that those who had breast milk for less than three months were not as bright//as those who had been breast-fed for at least six months. However, no difference was found in the development of movement skills, such as...
A treatment for blindness
...nique to correct a blinding condition in premature babies
appears to have long-term benefits. Children born with retinopathy in prematurity (ROP) have an abnormal growth of blood vessels along the surface of the retina.If this is not treated , the condition can lead to legal blindness in about 60 percent ...
Babies of the deaf communicate
Healthy, hearing babies
born to deaf parents and exposed mainly to sign la... order to test that theory, Petitto compared three babies
with normal hearing to three babies
with normal hearing who had been born into homes of deaf parents...
Birth weight key factor in heart diseases
...ow you grew in the past. It's long been known that babies
with a low birth weight are roughly twice as susce...ition of keeping meticulous records to the size of babies
so that they can assess the risks of later heart trouble....
Love the sun
...sh, eggs, butter and margarine - and this goes for babies
Cigerettes unsafe during pregnancy
...es and their baby. "Educating people on how their babies
should sleep has reduced SIDS deaths by 70 per cent since 1989, however last year 158 babies
still died from SIDS," said Dorothy Ford from SIDS Australia."There could be a significant further r...
The new born nightmare
...ian observations –the investigators studied 13,576 babies
born between January 1995 and December 2000.// They found that those babies
given oral erythromycin during the first two weeks of life were 12 times more likely to develop pylo...
Diabetics and their babies
...omen were two and a half times more likely to have babies
with birth defects. The doctors compared these findings with figures from Sweden. They found that babies
born to women with diabetes in Swden were much less likely to either die or have birth defects. A sp...
Avoid stress to have strong babies
...ly serious impact on health in later life. Small babies
are more likely to develop coronary heart disease, diabetes and depression in later life. Dr Glover said more research was needed to determine why stress should impact on development. "One possible reason is that stress raises the levels of hormone...
Morning sickness maybe pronounced
...g sickness is something to do with hormones - girl babies
may produce different hormones, that could be part of the problem....
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