Pediatrics

Study sheds light on 'newborn falls'

Recent research that has received national attention had its origins in a Vermont hospital where a maternity nurse worked prior to enrolling in an Indiana State University graduate program.

Oct 10, 2014
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Teens still sending naked selfies

A new study from the University of Utah confirms that substantial numbers of teens are sexting – sending and receiving explicit sexual images via cellphone. Though the behavior is widely studied, the potentially serious ...

Oct 08, 2014
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Ultrasound guides tongue to pronounce 'r' sounds

Using ultrasound technology to visualize the tongue's shape and movement can help children with difficulty pronouncing "r" sounds, according to a small study by NYU's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, ...

Oct 27, 2014
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Mum's health plays greater part in premmie babies

An international study on premature babies has found medical conditions such as chronic hypertension and pre-eclampsia play a greater role in the untimely birth and not the mother's sociodemographic status, ...

Oct 20, 2014
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