Tag Archives: Babies

Shocking reason seven babies have died

A medieval disease is making a resurgence in Australia and authorities are struggling to get it under control. Once a problem contained to the North End, the sexually transmitted disease syphilis has now spread further across Australia, killing seven babies in its wake. There have now been outbreaks in South Australia and in August the… Read More »

Why Are Scientists So Upset About the First Crispr Babies?

A Chinese scientist recently claimed he had produced the world’s first gene-edited babies, setting off a global firestorm. If true — the scientist has not yet published data that would confirm it — his actions would be a sensational breach of international scientific conventions. Although gene editing holds promise to potentially correct dangerous disease-causing mutations… Read More »

Opioid case has new complication: Babies born in withdrawal

The long-running federal court case seeking to hold drugmakers responsible for the nation’s opioid crisis has a new complication: How does it deal with claims covering the thousands of babies born to addicts? Attorneys representing the children and their guardians want their claims separated from the federal case in Cleveland that involves hundreds of local… Read More »