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Mohamed Among Top Baby Names in U.S. City

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SHAFAQNA- The St. Cloud Hospital in Minnesota’s announcement that ‘Mohamed’ came third in the city’s most popular baby names list has triggered a wave of hate comments, while Muslims celebrated the city’s growing diversity. “Our…

Fish oil could prevent diabetes in babies, study shows

SHAFAQNA- Dr Ben Albert (pictured) led the research with Professor Wayne Cutfieldat the University of Auckland-based Liggins Institute. Fresh fish oil could one day be used to prevent babies from becoming overweight and developing diabetes…

Palestinian baby dies after inhaling Israeli teargas

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SHAFAQNA- A Palestinian baby has died of asphyxiation two months after inhaling fatal volumes of teargas fired by Israeli forces at Palestinian protesters. Abdul-Rahman Mohammad al-Barghouthi, 1.5 years old, died at a hospital in the city…

Premature infants at greater risk of SIDS

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SHAFAQNA- A new study from Rutgers University researchers has found that premature infants are still at a greater risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). The greater risk of SIDS in premature infants compared to full-term infants…