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babies born - Dubai does well to curb thalassaemia in newborns

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Dubai does well to curb thalassaemia in newborns

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(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Drop in the number of disease cases attributed to awareness campaigns screenings.The number of cases of thalassaemia in newborns in Dubai has drastically reduced due to the rise in awareness levels and compulsory premarital screenings for couples. Dr Khawla Belhoul with patients at the Thalassaemia Centre.

Dubai does well to curb thalassaemia in newborns

menafn.com

Dubai does well to curb thalassaemia in newborns

menafn.com2014-09-02 21:15:12Cache

(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Drop in the number of disease cases attributed to awareness campaigns screenings.The number of cases of thalassaemia in newborns in Dubai has drastically reduced due to the rise in awareness levels and compulsory premarital screenings for couples. Dr Khawla Belhoul with patients at the Thalassaemia Centre.

Recovery center for babies gets certified

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Recovery center for babies gets certified

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Sep. 01, 2014 @ 10:09 PM HUNTINGTON -- As of this month, Lily's Place has its state license to care for babies. The infant recovery center, located at 1320 7th Ave., will provide short-term residential care for babies born under the circumstances of addiction.

Tremors in the Universe: Independence Day is my Labor Day

suntimes.com2014-08-31 14:16:45Cache

My name is Robert Baittie. I am a neighbor and a resident of Vernon Hills. Two years ago at the age of 52 I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. What started as a personal setback has turned into a much stronger push forward to fight against this disease and make everyday count. I am very fortunate to be working with a wonderful team from the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation and the Michael J. Fox Foundation and I am doing fantastic.

What do healthy moms have in common the world over? Babies of the same size, study says

mysinchew.com2014-08-31 11:27:40Cache

(Relaxnews) - A landmark international study tracked almost 60,000 pregnancies from a diverse selection of countries that included Brazil, China, India, Italy, Kenya, Oman, the UK and the USA. They found that the babies were overwhelmingly similar in size under the condition that they were born to well-educated mothers in good health who ate well during pregnancy.

China launches birth defects research

xinhuanet.com2014-08-29 12:33:33Cache

BEIJING, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- Chinese experts on Friday kicked off a research project looking into birth defects and genetic disorders, as 900,000 babies are born with mental or physical disabilities each year in the country. The figure makes up about 5.6 percent of all newborns, said the Ministry of Technology when announcing the research, which will cover 79 major categories of birth defects and genetic disorders and involve surveys and analysis of biological samples.

Australia seeks Thai help for Aussie couples, surrogate babies

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Australia seeks Thai help for Aussie couples, surrogate babies

asiaone.com2014-08-29 08:46:22Cache

BANGKOK - Australia urged Thailand on Friday to allow Australian couples with babies born by Thai surrogate mothers to return home with their children following a crackdown on commercial surrogacy that has left many couples in limbo.

Australia seeks Thai help for surrogate families

stuff.co.nz2014-08-29 08:46:10Cache

The case of baby Gammy shed light on the murkey world of Thai surrogacy. Australia urged Thailand to let Australian couples with babies born by Thai surrogate mothers to return home with their children following a crackdown on commercial surrogacy that has left many couples in limbo.

BlueCross Foundation Commits $1 Million To Neonatal Abstinence Fight

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In response to a surge of babies being born dependent on drugs and suffering the painful symptoms of neonatal abstinence syndrome, the BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Foundation has awarded a $1 million grant for construction of a new NAS treatment unit at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital in Knoxville.

Eight babies a week born with heart defects in the East of England

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5:33pm, Thu 28 Aug 2014Eight babies a week born with heart defects in East - last updated Thu 28 Aug 2014 Seven year old Lucy Bluett (left) from Bury St Edmunds was born with heart defects. Photo: It's been revealed that eight babies a week are born with heart defects in the East of England. Seven year old Lucy Bluett from Bury St Edmunds was one of those and she has had to undergo major open heart surgery - and it's likely she will have to have more operations as she gets older.

'3-Parent Babies' Hit 15-Y-O; Researchers to Examine Current Health of Lab-Created Embryos

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August 27, 2014|7:58 pm(Photo: Reuters/Michael Dalder)A woman works with human genetic material at a laboratory May 23, 2011.A new investigation will look into the well-being of 17 teenagers born in a New Jersey hospital 15 years ago that are believed to be the world's first group of individuals born using and advanced fertilization technique that utilizes a "three-parent" embryo to avoid the risk of passing on maternally inherited, life-threatening mitochondrial diseases.