The premature baby's life is well monitored, but precarious.
A team of researchers has shown that 8-month-old infants expect objects they identify as animals to have insides. The study appears in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
A Las Vegas family is nearly twice as big as it was last week after welcoming quintuplets.
The average age of women giving birth in America rose last year as the nation's birthrate held steady after several years of decline, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
While herpesviruses infect most animals – including humans – with incurable disease, Cornell researchers have found a genetic trail to thwart its reproductive powers, cutting its infective powers by a ...
Becoming infected with chlamydia or gonorrhoea in the lead-up to, or during, pregnancy, increases the risk of complications, such as stillbirth or unplanned premature birth, indicates research published online in the journal ...
If your attendance at too many rock concerts has impaired your hearing, listen up.
A stressful pregnancy might be the last thing a future mother needs, but it is to her unborn baby that this stress spells real trouble. All because stress hormones (called glucocorticoids or GCs) can change foetal brain development, ...
Hospital officials say conjoined boys born last month in Dallas have been safely separated and are doing well.
Doctors frequently prescribe one treatment over another without any evidence to know which option works best, and they don't have to tell their patients that they're essentially guessing.
Men are nearly three times more likely than women to be accused of violently shaking an infant, The Medill Justice Project reports in a story published today.
(HealthDay)—If you feel like talking to your fetus in the womb, a new study suggests you should: The research finds that babies develop a memory of words they hear frequently before they are born.
Melbourne researchers call on parents, dentists and other health professionals to act to save children's teeth.
A new contamination scare hit New Zealand's multi-billion dollar dairy industry on Monday after it was revealed a milk product with excessive nitrate levels had been exported to China.
After three decades of increases, adult obesity rates held steady in the past year in virtually all 50 US states, according to an annual report released Friday.