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A mother's milk bank catering to needy infants free of cost has been set up in northwestern India as part of a drive to save the lives of vulnerable children, officials said Monday.
Health Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study from researchers at UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital and other centers suggests that preterm infants with a low-grade bleeding in the brain may have similar neurodevelopmental outcomes as infants with ...
Pediatrics Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Research published in BMJ today suggests that although more babies survived shortly after extreme preterm birth in England in 2006 compared with 1995, the number with major conditions on leaving hospital remained largely unchan ...
Pediatrics Dec 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Results of new research from the University of Adelaide are a promising step forward in helping to improve the quality of life-saving blood transfusions for preterm babies, by reducing ...
Pediatrics Nov 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The lives of at least 750,000 premature babies could be saved every year by taking simple and inexpensive steps to limit preterm birth, the world's largest killer of newborns, UN health experts said Friday.
Health Nov 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 3
Best-available science will allow 5 percent relative reduction in high-income countries' preterm birth rates
New research, published in The Lancet today ahead of World Prematurity Day on Saturday Nov. 17, has found that if the world's 39 highest-income countries were to fully implement five interventions to prevent preterm births ...
Health Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
(Medical Xpress)—Nearly one-third of premature babies develop bleeding in the brain after birth, a problem associated with serious long-term effects such as cerebral palsy, seizures and blindness.
Medical research Sep 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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
Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is the second most common cause of childhood blindness in the United States, occurring in half of premature infants born earlier than or at 28 weeks gestational age. The condition is caused ...
Pediatrics Jun 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Getting a flu shot during pregnancy provides unanticipated benefits to the baby, according to the authors of a large population-based study examining the issue. Specifically, the study showed that H1N1 vaccination during ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Preterm babies are born at a higher rate in the United States than in 130 other countries of the world, including many poorer nations, according to the just-released report Born Too Soon: The Global Action Report on Preterm ...
Health May 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
From the 31st week of pregnancy, preterm babies are capable of recognizing with one hand an object they have already explored with the other. This ability, known as "intermanual transfer", has been demonstrated ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For children with autism, being born several weeks early or several weeks late tends to increase the severity of their symptoms, according to new research out of Michigan State University.
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Children who were born prematurely may lag behind their peers when it comes to more advanced language skills, according to an international study that involved more than 2000 children.
Health Mar 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0