(HealthDay)—Bathing a baby and caring for the newborn's skin can intimidate new parents, an expert says.
Health Feb 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
About one-third of American infants and children who suffer bleeding into brain tissue, may later have seizures and as many as 13 percent will develop epilepsy within two years, according to new research reported at the American ...
Neuroscience Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A father's obesity is one factor that may influence his children's health and potentially raise their risk for diseases like cancer, according to new research from Duke Medicine.
Overweight and Obesity Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The world's most advanced tuberculosis vaccine failed to protect babies against the infectious disease, according to a new study in South Africa.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
On April 14, 2003 a map of the human genome was completed, ushering in a new era of genetics in medicine with applications that include genetic testing; newborn screening; susceptibility to diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular ...
Genetics Feb 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Bathing a tiny newborn can be an exciting experience for parents, but it can also be intimidating. Newborns are small and vulnerable, slippery when wet, and the products marketed for their delicate skin can leave parents ...
Pediatrics Jan 22, 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
As an automatic piano chimed a wedding march, new mother Wang Dan walked down a red carpet towards a hospital room called the "White House", minutes after giving birth in a candlelit water pool.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Some brain changes that are found in adults with common gene variants linked to disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, schizophrenia, and autism can also be seen in the brain scans of newborns.
Neuroscience Jan 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Today, mothers of newborns find themselves confronting a common dilemma: Should they let their babies "cry it out" when they wake up at night? Or should they rush to comfort their crying little one?
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 02, 2013 | 2.3 / 5 (13) | 13 |
(HealthDay)—Varizig (varicella zoster immune globulin) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to minimize chickenpox symptoms when administered within four days of exposure to the virus ...
Medications Dec 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A single genetic defect on the X chromosome that can result in a wide array of conditions—from learning and emotional difficulties to primary ovarian insufficiency in women and tremors in middle-aged men—occurs at a much ...
Genetics Dec 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(AP)—An Austrian university says that the number of newborns deliberately killed within 24 hours of their birth has been cut by more than half in the country because of a law allowing mothers to remain anonymous during ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Dec 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For Ottawa scientist and neonatologist Dr. Bernard Thébaud, even a major paper that answers five significant questions still doesn't seem quite enough in his determined path to get his laboratory breakthrough into the neonatal ...
Medical research Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Boys whose testes have not descended at birth—a condition known as cryptorchidism—are almost three times as likely to develop testicular cancer in later life, finds an analysis of the available evidence published online ...
Cancer Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0