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Researchers from Murdoch University's School of Health Professions are urging health organisations to reconsider their attitudes to mothers and babies bedsharing.
Health Apr 29, 2013 | 4.1 / 5 (34) | 0
Free fatty acids created during the digestion of infant formula cause cellular death that may contribute to necrotizing enterocolitis, a severe intestinal condition that is often fatal and occurs most commonly ...
Pediatrics Dec 10, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (12) | 1 |
When mice are born lacking the master gene Atoh1, none breathe well and all die in the newborn period. Why and how this occurs could provide new answers about sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), but the solution has remained ...
Neuroscience Sep 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Doug Brugge, a professor of public health and community medicine at Tufts, assesses the possible reasons.
Inflammatory disorders Nov 12, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
NIH-funded scientists have developed a strain of mice with a built-in off switch that can selectively shut down the animals' serotonin-producing cells, which make up a brain network controlling breathing, temperature regulation, ...
Medical research Jul 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
A woman goes into labor, and gives birth. The newborn is swaddled and placed to sleep in a nearby bassinet, or taken to the hospital nursery so that the mother can rest. Despite this common practice, new research published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
University of Texas at Arlington researchers have obtained a patent for a device aimed at saving babies lives through improved and rapid detection of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
Pediatrics May 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The United States suffers far more violent deaths than any other wealthy nation, due in part to the widespread possession of firearms and the practice of storing them at home in a place that is often unlocked, ...
Health Jan 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers from the Stony Brook University School of Medicine in New York, led by Lauren Hale, released a new study in the August issue of Pediatrics that shows bed-sharing or co-sleeping with your t ...
Health Jul 19, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- In a new study published in Pediatrics, lead researcher Dr. Fern Hauck from the University School of Medicine analyzed previous sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS, studies and agrees ...
Health Jun 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Parents who lose a new baby run a high risk themselves of dying prematurely, according to a British study published on Thursday.
Health Sep 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Common causes for stillbirth include obstetric complications and placental abnormalities, while factors that could be known at the start of pregnancy, such as previous stillbirth or pregnancy loss, were associated with an ...
Medical research Dec 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(AP) -- For the first time in 45 years, homicide has fallen off the list of the nation's top 15 causes of death, government health officials said Wednesday.
Health Jan 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University have discovered that brain cells commonly thought to play a supporting role actually are critically important for the growth of brainstem neurons responsible for cardiorespiratory ...
Neuroscience Feb 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists have gained insight into how second-hand tobacco smoke damages the earliest stages of human embryonic development.
Medical research Mar 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3 |