Over 50 years, infant mortality rose in the years that a Republican was president, researchers were surprised to find.
Unborn babies in the womb touch themselves following a distinct sequence, helping to explain thumb-sucking and other behaviors after birth. Continue reading →
A young boy in India was said to suffer burns from spontaneous combustion -- but officials are skeptical. Continue reading →
Neanderthal mothers weaned their children earlier than their human counterparts. Continue reading →
A baby's immune system could get a boost when the binkie gets a lick from parents. Continue reading →
Researchers are investigating whether antibiotic use in newborns affects intestinal bacteria, triggering allergies and asthma later in life.