News tagged with neonatal intensive care unit
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(Medical Xpress)—Some infants are more susceptible to potentially life-threatening breathing problems after birth, and rare, inherited DNA differences may explain why, according to research at Washington ...
Pediatrics Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
In pregnancy, Type 2 diabetes may pose less risk than Type 1: Women with more common type may have better outcomes
Pregnant women with Type 2 diabetes have a better chance at good outcomes than those with Type 1, particularly if they receive proper care before and during their pregnancy, according to a University of Rochester ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—For stable, preterm infants, daily massage therapy (MT) is positively associated with higher natural killer (NK) cell cytotoxicity and weight gain, according to a study published online Nov. ...
Pediatrics Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Premature infants are born into a world their tiny bodies often are not ready for. Developmental differences between those babies and full-term infants often are apparent prior to a preemie's ...
Pediatrics Nov 08, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Every week, 150 bobwhite quail eggs arrive in the mail for Robert Lickliter, professor and director of graduate studies in the Psychology Department at FIU.
Health Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For the last decade, prematurity has been the leading cause of infant mortality in the United States. As a result of prematurity many infants enter this world too early with a small chance of survival. In ...
Pediatrics Oct 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Babies exposed to cigarette smoke are at increased risk for developing childhood respiratory diseases such as asthma, according to a new study.
Inflammatory disorders Oct 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Is delaying premature delivery safe? Professor questions the use of drugs that delay premature birth
Professor Alfirevic from the Department of Women's and Children's Health at the University of Liverpool argues that although premature children tend to have lower cognitive ability than their peers and 14.9 million are born ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Among premature, very low-birth-weight infants requiring a transfusion, use of fresh red blood cells (RBCs) compared with standard RBC transfusion practice did not improve clinical outcomes that included rates of complications ...
Other Oct 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Today investigators at Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics in Kansas City reported the first use of whole genome information for diagnosing critically ill infants. As reported in Science Translational Medicine, the te ...
Genetics Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 4 |
The newborns of obese pregnant women suffering from obstructive sleep apnea are more likely to be admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit than those born to obese mothers without the sleep disorder, reports a study published ...
Sleep apnea Sep 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Biju Parekkadan saw his future in the plight of a newborn thousands of miles away.
Medical research Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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
In a new study released today in New England Journal of Medicine, researchers demonstrate that whole genome sequencing can provide clinically relevant data on bacterial transmission within a timescale that can influence infect ...
Genetics Jun 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Maternal smoking has been identified as a risk factor associated with the development of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) in premature infants, according to a study published June 11 in Pediatrics.
Pediatrics Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0