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12 newborns dead in Baghdad hospital blaze

12 newborns dead in Baghdad hospital blaze

🕔21:08, 10.Aug 2016

BAGHDAD: A fire tore through the maternity ward of one of Baghdad’s largest hospitals Wednesday, killing at least 12 premature babies, medical and security officials said.

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WHO says $122 million needed for global response to Zika virus

WHO says $122 million needed for global response to Zika virus

🕔00:17, 18.Jun 2016

LONDON: Almost $122 million is needed to prevent and manage the medical complications of the Zika virus spreading throughout the Americas and causing birth defects in babies, the World Health Organization said on Friday.

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New study finds links between a person’s illness and birth month

New study finds links between a person’s illness and birth month

🕔15:42, 13.May 2016

Babies born in October are at a higher risk of contracting an illness than any other month, says a new research.

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Romania health minister resigns after scandals, baby deaths

Romania health minister resigns after scandals, baby deaths

🕔08:29, 10.May 2016

BUCHAREST: Romania’s health minister resigned on Monday in the wake of scandals in the country’s hospitals, including the death of three babies from a mysterious infection.

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Music helps babies learn speech: study

Music helps babies learn speech: study

🕔10:31, 26.Apr 2016

MIAMI: Babies who engage in musical play may have an easier time picking up language skills, suggested a study Monday.

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WHO meets to decide whether to declare Zika virus a global emergency

WHO meets to decide whether to declare Zika virus a global emergency

🕔18:22, 1.Feb 2016

GENEVA: Independent experts to the World Health Organization began deliberating on Monday whether to declare a global emergency over the Zika virus, which has been linked to thousands of birth defects in Brazil.

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More than 7000 babies stillborn every day

More than 7000 babies stillborn every day

🕔12:00, 19.Jan 2016

PARIS: About 7,200 babies are stillborn every day — some 2.6 million per year —  and half of these deaths occur during delivery, according to a quintet of studies published by The Lancet on Tuesday.

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Many babies exposed to unnecessary pain in research

Many babies exposed to unnecessary pain in research

🕔19:51, 10.Oct 2015

Babies often suffer unnecessary pain in clinical studies, potentially breaching international standards for ethical research, according to a new review of the medical literature.

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Babies and children die in new migrant tragedy off Greece

Babies and children die in new migrant tragedy off Greece

🕔19:14, 13.Sep 2015

ATHENS: At least 28 people, half of them babies and children, drowned in another migrant tragedy off Greece on Sunday, the coastguard said.

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First infant MRI study finds babies feel pain ‘like adults’

First infant MRI study finds babies feel pain ‘like adults’

🕔23:04, 21.Apr 2015

LONDON: The brains of babies “light up” in a similar way to adults when exposed to the same painful stimulus, suggesting they feel pain much like adults do, researchers said on Tuesday.

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