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Did you know the foetus too has gut bacteria?

Researchers also confirmed that foetal microbiome is transmitted from the mother.

25 Oct 2019 1:20 PM

2,000 Fetal remains found at abortion doctor's home days after he dies

Klopfer, who died September 3, was a longtime doctor at an abortion clinic in South Bend, Indiana.

15 Sep 2019 12:47 PM

Mum dies from rare dementia years after catching it from own baby while pregnant

Doctors believe son inherited mutated gene responsible for disease from father, before passing it back to his mother while in the womb.

28 Nov 2018 4:49 PM

Caffeine in tea, coffee may be risky to foetus, says study

Every additional 100 milligrams of caffeine taken daily during first trimester of pregnancy was associated with 72-gram lower birth weight.

23 Nov 2018 9:00 PM

Caffeine in tea, coffee may be equally risky to foetus

Researchers say the public doesn’t seem to recognise tea’s caffeine content

23 Nov 2018 9:49 AM


14 ‘foetus’ packets reveal only dry ice

The land has a waterbody and an under-construction building. But there was no security guard posted at the site, according to local residents.

03 Sep 2018 12:35 AM

With foetus in bag, woman goes to police station to file rape complaint in UP

The woman alleged that she was raped six months back and forcefully given contraceptive pills after she got pregnant.

22 Jul 2018 9:27 PM

HC rejects rape victim’s plea to abort foetus

The court kept the next hearing on July 31.

22 Jul 2018 2:35 AM

Woman approaches Bombay High Court to terminate her 22-week-old foetus

Doctors who have performed the ultra sound and gynecologist opined her that her foetus is suffering fetal anomaly.

25 Jun 2018 6:32 AM

Here’s what scientists know today about Zika and its effect on foetuses

Zika began spreading in Brazil in April 2015 and the country saw more than 260,000 probable cases in 2016, according to Health Ministry.

06 Jun 2018 10:25 AM


Counseling for pregnant women gets personalized

The risk is 20 percent for fetuses with these types of aberrations.

28 May 2018 9:37 AM

Scientists discover 'protective' protein that could save babies from dying in womb

As foetus spends more time deprived of oxygen and nutrients, instead of growing in womb, its cells actually begin to die.

04 Apr 2018 2:57 PM

Woman gets Bombay HC nod to abort 25-week foetus

The court directed the Sasoon hospital, Pune to terminate her pregnancy within three days.

26 Mar 2018 1:21 AM

Here’s things you probably didn’t know about your penis

From having erections before being born to having one, after death, here are things you probably did not know about your manhood.

10 Feb 2018 4:24 PM

Bombay HC: Foetus can be aborted if child has severe disabilities

The HC also referred to an order that upheld a woman’s right to decide when she wants to reproduce.

10 Jan 2018 3:18 AM


Immune response to Zika virus may harm foetal development: Study

Here is what a new study has found.

07 Jan 2018 11:25 AM

New MRI can detect abnormalities in foetuses in second trimester

The team was able to distinguish between the placenta perfusion contributions by the fetus and the mother.

07 Jan 2018 11:04 AM

New Ohio law bans Down Syndrome abortions

The law has been introduced in a bid to promote the lives of people with Down syndrome as lives worth living.

25 Dec 2017 12:40 PM

Folic acid supplements ups allergy risk in babies

You may want to avoid taking folic acid supplements during late pregnancy if you do not want your baby to be at risk, a study has said.

24 Dec 2017 8:00 AM

Medical experts lay down policy for foetal viability

The committee recognised the issues involved and felt the need of having defined principles to tackle such cases.

18 Dec 2017 2:18 PM