Complications from preterm births and pneumonia are now the leading causes of death in children under five years, according to the latest report. Both of the conditions are responsible for nearly 2 million deaths in 2013.
Women facing difficulty in accepting the fact that they cannot have children following unsuccessful fertility treatment have worse long-term mental health compared to women who are able to let go of their desire for children, according to a new study.
Measurements taken at birth can be used to accurately predict teen lung health, according to a new study.
Premature babies at risk of brain injuries could potentially benefit from using a hormone called erythropoietin (EPO), a new study reported.
A new study found that imprinted genes can affect the age of a girl's first period.
A father's ethnic background has an influence on child's birthweight, a new study has found.
A new study found that women who gave birth naturally after the age of 33 tended to live longer than women who could not.
According to a new study, Hispanic women, in particular, have a higher rate of giving birth to infants with neural tube defects
A new government report found that the rate of induced births is declining in the U.S.
A new drug taken with chemotherapy can increase a breast cancer patient's chances of getting pregnant after treatment ends.
Scientists at Baylor College of Medicine have defined a new genetic cause for two types of birth defects found in newborn boys, according to a new research.
Boys are more likely to be born preterm, stillbirth or suffer neonatal death. Researchers believe that understanding why girls are more likely to survive during infancy may help significantly lower preterm birth rates.
A new study found that a poor diet before pregnancy can increase risk of preterm birth.
Low sperm count cannot determine if an offspring will be born with birth defects, according to a new study.
A new study found that more women are having their first child at an older age.
It is no wonder that when you take care of some things, they last like your mobile phones, or your toy collection, or even your home decorations. The same goes for gardening. Sure, you probably started gardening as a hobby, or you've been talked into creating one. But in the long run, you'll know that it is a lifetime commitment.