Congenital hypothyroidism is thyroid hormone deficiency at birth that, if left untreated, can lead to neurocognitive impairments in infants and children. Although the World Health Organization recommends 200-300 µg of ...
Pediatrics Jul 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Events that take place early in life almost certainly have consequences for later cognitive development. Establishing the connections is difficult, however, because human infants cannot be used as laboratory subjects.
Neuroscience Jul 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Infants are able to detect how speech communicates unobservable intentions, researchers at New York University and McGill University have found in a study that sheds new light on how early in life we can rely on language ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 23, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Premature babies are more likely to survive when they are born in high-level neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) than in hospitals without such facilities, and this benefit is considerably larger than previously reported.
Pediatrics Jul 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and Makerere University in Uganda have used hair and blood samples from three-month old infants born to HIV-positive mothers to measure the ...
HIV & AIDS Jul 21, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- The controversial plastics chemical bisphenol A (BPA) is now banned for use in baby bottles and sippy cups, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday.
Health Jul 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The ability of infants to recognize speech is more sophisticated than previously known, researchers in New York University's Department of Psychology have found. Their study, which appears in the journal Developmental Ps ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 17, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 1 |
(HealthDay) -- Infant mortality, preterm births and teen births have dropped across the United States as have violent crime and victimization among children, U.S. health officials reported Friday.
Health Jul 13, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Because infants are so much smaller than adults and lack the ability to sweat, heat and sun exposure pose specific risks for babies, experts say.
Health Jul 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- When Hacah Boros gave birth to her daughter three years ago, giving her infant formula was "completely out of the question," said the 35-year-old nurse from central Connecticut.
Health Jul 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) Even for infants born full-term, a little more time in the womb may matter.
Pediatrics Jul 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A new study shows significant differences in brain development in high-risk infants who develop autism starting as early as age 6 months. The findings published in the American Journal of Psychiatry reveal that this abnorm ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jun 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Genetic researchers have made an important step towards resolving the mystery of the causes of intrauterine fetal demise (IUFD), or stillbirth, where a baby dies in the womb after the 14th week of gestation. IUFD is responsible ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jun 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The tiniest and the heaviest fetuses are at much higher risk of being stillborn than those of average weight, new research has found.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jun 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cigarette smoking among drug dependent pregnant women is alarmingly high, estimated at 77 to 99%. Programs that treat pregnant patients for substance use disorders often fail to address cigarette smoking despite the clear ...
Addiction Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0