News tagged with infant health
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 team of disease experts and health economists at Johns Hopkins warns that steadily declining rates of U.S. infant male circumcision could add more than $4.4 billion in avoidable health care costs if rates over the next ...
Health Aug 20, 2012 | 1.2 / 5 (17) | 10 |
(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
Can pregnant women help boost their children's brainpower by eating fish? The findings of a study, presented in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, show how children born to women who consumed more f ...
Health Jan 10, 2012 | 3 / 5 (4) | 0
In the fierce national debate over a new federal law that requires all Americans to have health insurance, it's widely assumed that private health insurance can do a better job than the public insurance funded by the U.S. ...
Health Dec 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP) -- An Oklahoma baby is the third infant this month sickened by bacteria sometimes associated with tainted infant formula.
Health Dec 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Americans are in worse health, die earlier and suffer from more disease than residents of other wealthy nations, according to a new study out Wednesday.
Health Jan 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A study just published by a Dartmouth team of scientists in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) advances our understanding of the sources of human exposure to arsenic and focuses atten ...
Health Dec 05, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
A study by the University of Liverpool has found that babies admitted to hospital with bronchiolitis from a household where a parent smokes are twice as likely to need oxygen therapy and five times as likely to need mechanical ...
Health Jul 20, 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
New research shows that exposure to stressors in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is associated with alterations in the brain structure and function of very preterm infants. According to the study now available in ...
Neuroscience Oct 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Existing scientific literature suggests the U.S. government nutritional program known as WIC improves birth outcomes of children, but new research is unable to find either a positive or negative impact on infant health.
Health Apr 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Mothers who stroke their newborn infants in the first few weeks of their life could change the effects that stress during gestation has on early-life development, new research from the United Kingdom shows. ...
Health Nov 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—In a new analysis of thousands of US women of childbearing age, Brown University researchers found that most exceeded the median blood level for two or more of three environmental pollutants ...
Health Nov 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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