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Newborn Abandoned On Street; Rescued By Passerby

A newborn male infant soaked in blood was found abandoned along the roadside of East Bengaluru’s HRBR Layout, August 15. The baby was rescued by a passerby as stray dogs were about to attack it. Police on reaching the spot enquired about the baby’s parents, however, nobody saw the person that abandoned the baby. Currently, the baby is under medical supervision at Vanivilas Hospital.

Sat, 21 Aug 2021 - 02:24 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: abandoned, Newborn, Infant, bengaluru, stray dogs

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

A 38-day-old baby boy sold for Rs 1.3 lakh in Bengaluru

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Police Rescues 38-Day-Old Infant Sold For Rs 1.3 lakh: Bengaluru

Bengaluru police rescue a 38-year-old infant, that was sold for Rs 1.3 lakh. Priyadarshini, Wilson Garden police station's sub-inspector grew suspicious after witnessing two men namely Mubarak Pasha and Nishat Kausar, and a woman named Tarannum Banu quarreling. On interrogation, Priyadarshini understood that they were the sellers and "were fighting among themselves over sharing the money". Kausar and Banu have been arrested, while Pasha is on… read-more

Thu, 19 Aug 2021 - 01:42 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Infant, Baby Boy, Bangalore, wedlock

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Indore Hospital

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Medical Negligence: Rat Nibbles 19-Day-Old Baby's Feet In Indore

A 19-day-old baby’s toe was nibbled by rats in a hospital at Indore district of Madhya Pradesh on May 18. The carelessness was reported when the mother went to feed her baby and saw the toe bleeding. Taking an action, the hospital superintendent suspended a nurse citing medical negligence and dismissed two sanitation workers. Meanwhile, the baby is safe now and a three-membered committee is probing the incident.

Thu, 20 May 2021 - 04:13 PM / by Samanth Lanka

Tags: Medical Negligence, Infant, Nurse, Sanitation

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

A baby

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Study: Premature Infant Blindness Declines After Consuming Fatty Acids

A study suggested that blindness in premature infants could be reduced if newborns were exposed to a combination of various fatty acids. The research led by Sweden's University of Gothenburg has pronounced a decline in retinopathy of prematurity, a condition that can cause visual impairment, among extremely premature infants. Reportedly, the reduction was seen in 16 out of 101 babies when they were given prophylactic nutritional supplements … read-more

Sat, 06 Feb 2021 - 06:16 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Retinal Disease, Infant, retinopathy of prematurity, fatty acid

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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Scientists Reveal Mother's Stress Affects Baby's Growth Negatively

According to scientists, mother's stress affects the growth of baby negatively. The scientists found that if mothers are under stress or depression, their babies exhibit increased heart rate. This, according to them, may lead to emotional stress for the children as they grow older. They also said, inability of a mother to communicate with the baby during the early days can develop insecurity in the child.

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 - 08:52 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: health care, Infant, mother, depression

Courtesy: The Economic Times