Tag Archives: Infant

Baby Inside a Baby? Indian Infant Born With Sister Inside Her Stomach In a Condition Called Fetus in Fetu

Image used for representational purpose (Photo Credits: Pexels) A baby born in India with her twin sister inside her had her dead sibling removed in a one-and-a-half-hour surgery. The condition known as fetus in fetu is medical aberration where one twin gets embedded inside its sibling while they are still in the mother’s womb. The… Read More »

Digital health services highly effective in early infant diagnosis of HIV in Kenya

A digital health system combining online services with text messages is highly effective in early infant diagnosis of HIV according to findings from a cluster-randomised controlled trial in Kenya published in The Lancet HIV. The HIV Infant Tracking System (HITSystem), a novel integrated system, links providers of early infant diagnosis, laboratory technicians and mothers and… Read More »

The New Health Care: The U.S. Is Failing in Infant Mortality, Starting at One Month Old

Another such review examined how the number of prenatal visits affected infant mortality. Seven studies involved more than 60,000 women in countries of varying income. There was no difference in high-income countries in the number of deaths of those who had more or fewer visits (although the number of deaths over all was low). In… Read More »