News tagged with head circumference
Indian doctors said Wednesday they have successfully carried out a first round of reconstructive surgery on the skull of a baby suffering from a rare disorder that caused her head to nearly double in size.
Surgery May 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A study by researchers at the University of California, San Diego Autism Center of Excellence shows that brain overgrowth in boys with autism involves an abnormal, excess number of neurons in areas of the brain associated ...
Neuroscience Nov 08, 2011 | 4.9 / 5 (13) | 5 |
Children and adolescents who use mobile phones are not at a statistically significant increased risk of brain cancer compared to their peers who do not use mobile phones, according to a study published July 27 in the Journal of ...
Health Jul 27, 2011 | 2.3 / 5 (3) | 2 |
There is a link between vitamin D insufficiency and adverse health outcomes such as gestational diabetes and preeclampsia in mothers-to-be and low birth weight in newborns, suggests a paper published in BMJ today.
Health Mar 26, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers studying the origins of sudden cardiac death have found that in both men and women a thin placenta at birth was associated with sudden cardiac death. A thin placenta may result in a reduced flow of nutrients from ...
Cardiology Sep 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The poor growth seen in children born with complex heart defects may result from factors beyond deficient nutrition. A new study by pediatric researchers suggests that abnormalities in overall growth regulation play a role.
Pediatrics Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Children who had significant prenatal exposure to alcohol may have delayed weight gain during infancy and alcohol-related growth restriction from early infancy until 9 years of age, researchers ...
Addiction Aug 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants taken by a woman during pregnancy do not impact her infant's growth over the first year, reports a new study from a Northwestern Medicine scientist.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—The incidence of recurrent anal sphincter rupture (ASR) is 7.1 percent, and several risk factors are associated with an increased risk, including excessive birth weight, vacuum extraction, and ...
Health Oct 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Standing for long periods during pregnancy may curb the growth of the developing fetus, suggests research published online in Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jun 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new study published in Biological Psychiatry suggests that autism is associated with reductions in the level of cellular adhesion molecules in the blood, where they play a role in immune function.
Autism spectrum disorders Dec 11, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Mothers' vitamin D levels at a gestation of 26 weeks or less were positively related to birth weight and head circumference, and, in the first trimester were negatively associated with risk of a baby being born small for ...
Health Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Two studies from France and Denmark have shown that children born after frozen embryo transfer are larger and heavier. The risk for a baby to be too heavy for its gestational age at birth is increased 1.6 fold compared to ...
Health Jul 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Indian doctors on Friday began draining excess fluid from the head of a baby suffering from a rare disorder that caused her skull to swell to nearly double its size, a neurosurgeon told AFP.
Other Apr 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The parents of an 18-month girl in India whose head has swollen to more than double its normal size reacted with joy on Monday after a top private hospital offered to fly her to New Delhi for tests.
Other Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0