10 infants confined at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of University of California, Irvine Medical Center were infected with the same strain of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
Alabama joins the short list of states that gives away a so-called "baby box" to all new parents in an effort to promote safe sleep and prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome or SIDS.
The rate of infants that are opiod-dependent is alarmingly increasing, according to a new study.
Maternal obesity may harm babies' immune system at the time of their birth, according to a new study.
As scientists across the nation worry over the issue of antibiotic resistance, which seems to have us utterly surrounded, new research has revealed that infant antibiotic use is linked to various diseases later in adulthood.
It's no secret that babies love a good game of peek-a-boo. Well, it turns out that this type of innocent play can in fact be beneficial to babies, who learn best by being surprised, according to new research.
Attention expecting mothers: eat your fish! Baby will thank you later. New research has determined that if a woman eats a good helping of fish while pregnant, there are a whole hosts of developmental benefits that can be conferred to an unborn child.
In any court of law, if a person is found guilty of intentionally killing a baby, you could bet some smart money that they are not going to get a light sentence. That's because for humans, infanticide is NOT "okay." However, nature regards this deplorable action very differently, and researchers want to know why.
The remains of two Ice Age infants, buried more than 11,000 years ago, were discovered in Alaska, new research describes, providing new insights into ancient burial practices.
A mother's response to a crying infant is a universal tug at the heart strings, regardless of traditional species barriers, according to a new study. This may help explain for some exceptionally stunning moments in nature, when mother predators adopt baby prey, or when utterly unrelated species care for one another.
Women who are exposed to significant levels of air pollution, especially during their second trimester, are more likely to give birth to children who have asthma, researchers have determined.
Children born in the United States have a higher risk of developing skin, food allergies and asthma compared to children born in other countries, according to new research published Monday.
The flu season this year got off to an early and virulent start and worsened, killing 105 this season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said, underlining the importance of vaccinating everyone older than 6 months.