Thursday, Sep 29, 2022



Raising 'immature' babies have made us smarter now: Study

May 25, 2016 4:01 pm

Human babies are born far more immature than the infants of other species.

Exposure to antidepressants in pregnancy may lower babies' birth weight

May 23, 2016 2:54 pm

Studies have shown that babies exposed to antidepressants during pregnancy weigh, on an average, 205g less than other babies.

Did you know that infants can sense colours even before they can speak?

February 11, 2016 3:35 pm

Researchers from Chuo University, Japan Women's University and Tohoku University tested 5-7 months old infants to see if brain activity is different for colours in different categories.

Two in 100 infants in India born with congenital defects: Study

February 07, 2016 9:06 am

The study is being funded by the University Grants Commission project under its University with Potential for Excellence programme.

Infants can think before they learn the words

May 27, 2015 2:50 pm

Human babies can understand basic abstract relations - whether two objects are the same or different - even before they learn the words to describe such relations.

Surprise, surprise! This is how your infant can learn better

April 03, 2015 1:38 pm

Researchers reported a series of experiments that demonstrated that babies actively sought to learn when they witnessed something surprising.

Better medicare plan for infants in J-K not fully implemented

June 10, 2012 6:08 pm

There are no records in the department to suggest that action has been taken on all the recommendations which also favoured strengthening of faculty and doctors in the pediatrics wing.

Breastfeeding 'fends off asthma'

February 13, 2012 11:59 am

Breastfeeding has a clear protective effect against the children developing asthma or wheezing up .

‘Radiation in Tokyo water down by more than half’

March 25, 2011 12:54 am

Even as the Japanese authorities began distributing bottled water for the estimated 80,000 children less than a year old in the Tokyo area.

‘Early diagnosis of HIV in infants possible now’

January 14, 2011 1:37 am

The Chandigarh State AIDS Control Society claims to have taken several initiatives to support people living with HIVs and also ensured that the treatment can be accessed universally.