Tag Archives: Babies

CDC: Fewer American Babies Born Last Year, Preterm Births Rise

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has noted a record low in birth rates but has also made some unsettling observations with respect to preterm births. In the 2016 provisional data made public by the CDC, birth rates for women aged under-30, notably teenage, hit a record low. Accordingly, 3,941,109 births were recorded last year, representing a 1 ...

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Can Breastfeeding Lead To Cavities? Experts Warn Mothers Not To Breastfeed Their Babies For Too Long

New research suggests that extended breastfeeding could cause cavities in babies who do so for two years or longer. A new study published this week in the journal Pediatrics and cited by the New York Daily News in a report suggests that children who are breastfed for at least two years are more susceptible to dental cavities. This is based ...

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A UK Clinic Can Now Create Babies From Three Parents

A team of scientists in the UK has been given the permission to create babies from three parents, CNN reports. UK’s Human Fertilization and Embryo Authority had already green-lit the technique in December 2016. And now they are allowing a clinic at Newcastle University to carry out the technique with the public. The technique, known as mitochondrial donation, will allow ...

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Two Babies With Leukemia Cured Using Breakthrough Treatment Involving Genetically Modified Cells

Two baby girls with leukemia have been cured using a breakthrough treatment involving a special form of gene-editing therapy, which uses modified white blood cells to target cancerous cells, Medical XPress reports. A European team of researchers wrote on a scientific journal for Science Translational Medicine the details on how they were able to cure two baby girls, both of ...

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New Report Warns Of Serious Risk For Babies Left In Car Seats

Parents are being warned not to leave young babies in car seats for more than 30 minutes at a time after a groundbreaking study found that they experience heart and breathing problems when left in car seats for longer periods. Researchers at Bristol University found that the upright position of rear-facing seats, when combined with a vehicle’s movement, could cause ...

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Researchers Warn That Olive Oil And Sunflower Oil Harm Babies’ Skin, Increase Risk Of Eczema And Allergies

Parents are being cautioned not to massage olive oil or sunflower oil on their babies after surprising results of a newly published study showed that the oils damaged babies’ skin barrier and increased their risk of developing allergies, eczema, and other health complications. Olive oil and sunflower oil can weaken the skin barrier that blocks infections and allergens and stops ...

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Hospital fire kills 11 premature babies in Iraq

At least 11 premature babies have been killed in a fire at a hospital in Iraq’s capital, Baghdad. A health ministry statement said the blaze broke out late on Tuesday inside the maternity unit at the Yarmouk Teaching Hospital, in the city’s west. Seven other children and 29 women were moved to other hospitals, it said. Sources told the BBC ...

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Screaming Infant Holds Babies

At a rally in Colorado Springs earlier today, Donald Trump finally got a chance to spend some quality time with his emotional peers. And if for some reason you’ve missed Trump’s most recent tweets, just watch the child on the right. You’ll be caught up in no time. Gawker

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Screaming Infant Holds Babies

At a rally in Colorado Springs earlier today, Donald Trump finally got a chance to spend some quality time with his emotional peers. And if for some reason you’ve missed Trump’s most recent tweets, just watch the child on the right. You’ll be caught up in no time. Gawker

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‘It’s Like Sticking A Knife In Your Foot’: Babies Exposed To Unnecessary Pain For The Sake Of Medical Studies, Not Treated By Doctors

Some medical professionals are raising concerns about the practice of “pain studies” in infants. It was revealed that babies are routinely inflicted with pain and then denied pain relievers during clinical trials in a bid to study new pain treatments. However, some are concerned that the clinical trials are unethical, as the babies are being exposed to unnecessary pain which ...

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