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Countries in which girls are commonly married before the age of 18 have significantly higher rates of maternal and infant mortality, report researchers in the current online issue of the journal Violence Ag ...
Health May 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Necrotizing Entercolitis, an infection and inflammation that causes destruction of the intestine,affects about 10,000 babies a year in the country, and mortality rates are roughly 40 percent.
Medical research May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Women in some disadvantaged communities are missing out on support that could potentially reduce high rates of infant mortality, according to an exploratory study at the University of Leeds.
Health Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—For infants with critical congenital heart defects (CCHDs), one-year survival has improved over time, with an increased risk of mortality associated with earlier diagnosis, low birth weight, ...
Pediatrics Apr 22, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 1
HIV-infected women in sub-Saharan Africa who fed their babies exclusively with breast milk for more than the first four months of life had the lowest risk of transmitting the virus to their babies through breast milk, according ...
HIV & AIDS Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—After five years of leveling off, the U.S. infant mortality rate is finally on the decline again, a new government report shows.
Health Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A study by University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) researchers published April 1, 2013, in the journal Pediatrics showed that increasing numbers of premature and other low birth weight ...
Pediatrics Apr 01, 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
(HealthDay)—Maternal alcohol-use disorder increases the risk of both sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and non-SIDS-related infant mortality, according to a study published online Feb. 25 in Pediatrics.
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The authors estimate nearly 40,000 extra admissions to hospital as a result of income inequality over the three year study period.
Health Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—While more black mothers are breast-feeding their babies, they're still far less likely to do so than Hispanic or white women, according to a new U.S. study.
Health Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 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
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
On average, Americans die sooner and experience higher rates of disease and injury than people in other high-income countries, says a new report from the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine. The report finds ...
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(Medical Xpress)—The mortality rate for black and white infants in Dane County was just about equal from 2004 until 2007. However, black infant deaths rose from 2008 to 2010 while the mortality rate for white babies remained ...
Health Jan 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0