Girl's story had raised hopes that, with strong anti-retroviral drugs shortly after birth, young children born HIV-positive could be cured.
Research out of the U.K. raises the possibility of doing an end-run mitochondrial defects that can harm babies by swapping out the "broken" mitochondria for healthy ones from another woman.
Are young women whose friends are having babies more likely to join the babymaking parade as well? Laci presents some new research findings.
Parents of newborn babies are often woken up in the middle of the night by an infant crying. Conventional wisdom says they do this because they're hungry or need to be changed. But do they really just want to keep mom from having another child?
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 →
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