News tagged with infant health
Pregnant women are advised not to smoke during pregnancy because it can harm the baby's lungs and lead to wheezing and asthma, among other problems. If a woman absolutely can't kick the habit, taking vitamin C during pregnancy ...
Pediatrics May 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In a comparison of the effect of different dosages of vitamin D supplementation in breastfed infants, no dosage raised and maintained plasma concentrations within a range recommended by some pediatric societies. However, ...
Health Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
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
A mother's milk bank catering to needy infants free of cost has been set up in northwestern India as part of a drive to save the lives of vulnerable children, officials said Monday.
Health Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Australian mums have been given a tick of approval when it comes to choosing the right time to give their babies solid foods.
Health Apr 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Longitudinal studies of children exposed to methadone in the womb need to accompany methadone maintenance treatment for drug-addicted pregnant mothers, according to a research team led ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Dartmouth researchers have taken an important step in the ongoing battle against secondhand tobacco smoke. They have pioneered the development of a breakthrough device that can immediately detect the presence ...
Health Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 1 |
Very low birth weight infants, those weighing less than 3.25 pounds, account for half of infant deaths in the United States each year, yet a new study released in today's issue of JAMA Pediatrics documents that these critic ...
Pediatrics Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Pediatricians regularly dispense advice to parents of young children during well-child visits, but a new University of Michigan poll shows that many aren't following doctors' orders.
Pediatrics Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new research technique, pioneered by Dr. Maria Angela Franceschini, will be published in JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) on March 14th. Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard M ...
Medical research Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Infant girls exposed to high levels of the pesticide DDT while still inside the womb are three times more likely to develop hypertension when they become adults, according to a new study led by the University of California, ...
Health Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Low birth weights are more prevalent among Brazilians with African ancestry and may be attributed to less use of prenatal care facilities and where those ethnic groups live, according to a new study.
Health Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The Earned Income Tax Credit is known to reduce poverty, but according to a new University of California, Davis, study it also is linked to reduced rates of low birth weight and increased average birth weight—key factors ...
Health Feb 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—The rate of premature births has declined to 11.7 percent, the lowest rate in a decade, according to the March of Dimes 2012 Premature Birth Report Card.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Many mothers of newborns in neonatal intensive care units have difficulty finding private, quiet places in the hospital to express milk, according to a new study from the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western ...
Health Jan 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0