Disabled baby denied heart transplant
The couple's 5-month-old son ... denying their baby a life-saving transplant was that children with Maverick's genetic condition grow up to have disabilities. They don't want to give Maverick a heart because he won't grow up to be "normal," she thought.
The Claim: Fetal Heart Rate Can Predict the Baby’s Sex
Typically, the embryonic heart rate starts out at about 85 beats per minute and then accelerates roughly 3 beats per minute each day during the first month. After the rate reaches an average of about 175 beats per minute, studies show, the acceleration ...
U.S. Mortgage Rates Drop to a Two-Month Low
U.S. mortgage rates fell to a two-month low, cutting borrowing costs for homebuyers prior to a Federal Reserve move to further scale back stimulus measures that have helped keep loans inexpensive. The average rate ... of 2013 jumped 16.4 percent, the ...
Jakub Halik, Czech Man, Has Lived Without A Real Heart For Six Months (PHOTO)
Thanks to a revolutionary surgery, a former firefighter from the Czech Republic has become the first man to live without a heart for six months ... the 37-year-old says, he is practically back to normal. "I have no pulse anymore," he said, according ...
The Normal Heart Rate at 15 Months
The heart rate of a 15-month-old child is faster than that of an adult. Photo Credit James Woodson/Photodisc/Getty Images The heart rate is one of your body’s vital signs, indicating its level of functioning. A normal ... a newborn baby but still faster ...