Pediatrics

Preemie boys age faster as men, study shows

Boys born weighing less than a kilogram are miracles, but they do not age as well as the girls, according to new research from McMaster University.

Pediatrics

'Troubling care' in the NICU

In neonatal intensive care units (NICU) across the country, a variety of professionals work together for a single goal: to care for babies who need treatment and help get them out of the unit and on to living happy, healthy ...

Neuroscience

Could reducing painful procedures help premature infants' brains?

Premature infants born earlier than 28 weeks gestation who experience fewer needle pokes while receiving life-saving care in the neonatal intensive care unit may have better growth of a part of the brain called the thalamus. ...

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