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Groundbreaking images of unborn baby in womb

Groundbreaking images of unborn baby in womb

Technology
Scientists have created 3D images of a baby's heart while still inside the womb - a development that could revolutionise the treatment of congenital disease before birth.Regular MRI scans of pregnant women were put through a powerful computer program developed by experts at King's College London and Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Trust. This then transformed the standard images - which are often unclear due to the baby's movement and the speed its heart beats - into clear three-dimensional images. Image: The development could revolutionise the treatment of congenital disease before birth These images then provide doctors with a clear view of any abnormality.Professor Reza Razavi, consultant paediatric cardiologist, said: "Application of thi...
Stacey Solomon PREGNANT with Joe Swash's baby

Stacey Solomon PREGNANT with Joe Swash's baby

Entertainment
Taking to Instagram, Stacey, 29, shared a picture of her baby scan before captioning the shot: "Every time I go to write anything I sob so... what he said @realjoeswashy."Gushing over the happy news, former EastEnders actor Joe, 37, uplaoded a string of pictures of Stacey sleeping, before telling his followers: "Have been driving myself mad thinking that she’s bored senseless of me and can’t stand to be awake for longer than 10 minutes of my company."So you can imagine my delight to find out that she still loves me and my company very much, she’s just been growing a baby."The ITV regular continued: "I can’t begin to describe how happy we are to be able to share this wonderful news. Related Articles "We’ve been so blessed with 3 incredible children that we&r...
Rescuers free South African baby from storm drain

Rescuers free South African baby from storm drain

Business
Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Authorities in South Africa rescued a newborn baby that had been trapped in a storm drain for several hours Monday afternoon. The newborn girl, whom doctors believe is no more than 3 days old, was diagnosed with mild hypothermia at a local hospital after she was freed from the drain in the city of Durban. Hospital staff declared her survival a "miracle," as she was discovered after passersby heard the faint sounds of her crying. People used their cupboard doors to form makeshift barriers to hold back dirt around rescuers as they worked to free the infant. "The main problem was that she was very cold," Timothy Hardcastle, a doctor at Chief Albert Luthuli Hospital, told News 24. "We warmed her up and washed off dust and cleaned her abrasions. Our colleagues from pediatrics ...
Special airlift for baby flamingos in peril in South Africa

Special airlift for baby flamingos in peril in South Africa

Technology
A reservoir that hosts one of southern Africa's largest flamingo populations is drying up. The flamingo eggs are losing their cool, moist protective cover and their inner membranes are hardening, making it difficult for chicks to peck their way out. Predators such as meerkats, dogs and hawks are nearby, waiting for the exhausted chicks to emerge. The site is littered with the bodies of hundreds of dead chicks. The cheeps of chicks trapped inside overheating eggs can be heard. Local and national groups, along with environmental authorities, have stepped in for the rescue operation swiftly organized online and by word of mouth. Bird experts and veterinarians have pitched in. Local diamond mines paid for an emergency flight to carry the first batch of 900 chicks to the capital, Pret...