News tagged with preterm infants

The NICU environment: Not all silence is golden

Medical technology has improved the survival rates of premature infants, but adverse developmental outcomes are a continuing problem. Researchers have turned their attention to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), where ...

Oct 17, 2013
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Model can predict preemie neonatal outcome severity

(HealthDay)—A statistical prediction model comprising eight characteristics can be used to determine the severity of neonatal outcomes for infants born at 23 to 30 weeks of gestation, according to a study ...

Sep 24, 2013
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Report shows some improvements in child well-being

(HealthDay)—Preterm births are continuing to decline and smoking levels are at their lowest ever, but obesity has remained stable and diet quality still falls short of recommendations, according to the ...

Jul 12, 2013
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Preterm infants may need 800 IU of vitamin D3 per day

Preterm infants may need to be given 800 international units (IU) of vitamin D a day to ensure they develop strong bones, according to a study to be presented Sunday, May 5, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual ...

May 05, 2013
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