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Colic in infants is one of the most upsetting features of early infant life. Affecting from a third to a fifth of all babies, it is characterized by the occurrence of frequent and unexplained episodes of excessive crying, which start around the same time on almost every day, and last for three hours or more.
Researchers solve the mystery of genetic defect in horses

Researchers solve the mystery of genetic defect in horses

Study summarizes new evidence on using probiotics for specific health conditions

Study summarizes new evidence on using probiotics for specific health conditions

Drops containing a specific probiotic strain can reduce colic in infants

Drops containing a specific probiotic strain can reduce colic in infants

Teens and adults experience the same rate of biliary side effects after weight-loss surgery

Teens and adults experience the same rate of biliary side effects after weight-loss surgery

How do gallstones form?

How do gallstones form?

Early exposure to antacids could put infants at risk for bone fractures during childhood

Early exposure to antacids could put infants at risk for bone fractures during childhood

Gut bacteria and pregnancy

Gut bacteria and pregnancy

Study provides new understanding of mysterious 'hereditary swelling'

Study provides new understanding of mysterious 'hereditary swelling'

New data highlights GPs’ vital role to support parents with feeding concerns

New data highlights GPs’ vital role to support parents with feeding concerns

New drug offers hope to prevent attacks of hereditary angioedema

New drug offers hope to prevent attacks of hereditary angioedema

Alnylam announces new positive results from Phase 1/2 study of lumasiran in patients with PH1

Alnylam announces new positive results from Phase 1/2 study of lumasiran in patients with PH1

Kidney stones on the rise among Americans, finds study

Kidney stones on the rise among Americans, finds study

Intensive weight management program can help people with type 2 diabetes achieve remission

Intensive weight management program can help people with type 2 diabetes achieve remission

Abdominal pain now due to dental braces swallowed 10 years earlier: Case report

Abdominal pain now due to dental braces swallowed 10 years earlier: Case report

Kingston University London researcher develops first universal chart that sheds light on babies' tears

Kingston University London researcher develops first universal chart that sheds light on babies' tears

Study sheds new light on factors that may contribute to infant fussiness

Study sheds new light on factors that may contribute to infant fussiness

Study shows how the amount that babies cry varies around the world

Study shows how the amount that babies cry varies around the world

Babies cry more in Britain, Canada and Italy than rest of the world, research reveals

Babies cry more in Britain, Canada and Italy than rest of the world, research reveals

Acupuncture may be effective treatment option to resolve excessive crying in colicky babies

Acupuncture may be effective treatment option to resolve excessive crying in colicky babies

Urgent Matters announces recipients of Emergency Care Innovation of the Year Award

Urgent Matters announces recipients of Emergency Care Innovation of the Year Award