A heartbreaking story puts the risks linked to exclusive breastfeeding into the spotlight, sparks debate if breast is indeed best.
The earlier the intervention for autism, the better the outcome. Researchers believe being able to predict the likelihood of autism in children is one way of reducing the severity of the developmental disorder.
Infantile colic affects many babies and now, a study suggests that acupuncture may be used to reduce this discomfort.
A blood biomarker may hint if a pregnant woman is more likely to suffer from depression.
A 10-month-old baby girl nearly lost her life after being exposed to a synthetic opioid drug, fentanyl.
The components of human breast milk have long been distinguished along with the different functions it plays in an infant's primary meal however researchers are still baffled on why the configuration of these sugars changes during breastfeeding.
After a long study about Zika virus and its connection to microcephaly, it is now official that the virus is indeed causing the birth defect that affects the infant's brain, according to the health officials.
Zika virus invades fetal nerve cells and delay brain development, brain scan done to 23 Brazilian infants with microcephaly suggested.
Many parents believe that when their child is cranky, not eating, drooling and not sleeping enough, they may be experiencing the teething problems. However, despite the advice that the parents have been following for years, a new study in the journal Pediatrics confirms that fevers are not caused by teething infants, rather it may be pointing to another illness that the parents and doctors shouldn’t just ignore.
President Barack Obama is calling for more research on the mosquito-borne Zika virus that has been linked to a birth defect.
Spanish doctors diagnosed a rare case of scurvy in an 11-month old baby whose diet consisted mainly of vegan-based almond milk
Contraceptive pills taken orally before or during the pregnancy do not increase the birth defect risk, revealed a comprehensive study published on Wednesday
A newly published study that appeared in The New England Journal Medicine suggests greater health risks for out-of-hospital births leading to maternal and newborn complications.
Olive and sunflower oils are not good for babies' skin, a new study found.
At least 1,000 people, including more than 300 infants, at a California hospital could have been exposed to tuberculosis.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.