Pediatrics

App detecting jaundice may prevent deaths in newborns

A smartphone app that allows users to check for jaundice in newborn babies simply by taking a picture of the eye may be an effective, low-cost way to screen for the condition, according to a pilot study led by UCL and UCLH.

Medical research

Fetal heart rate monitoring during labour in low-resource countries

Worldwide, there are over 3 million stillbirths and approximately 3 million newborn deaths each year, most in low-resource countries. About 2 million of these deaths are due to intrapartum hypoxia. There is a strong association ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Healing the heartbreak of stillbirth and newborn death

Parents who experience stillbirth or neonatal death will be offered "the best possible care in the worst possible circumstance," thanks to guidelines developed by the Stillbirth Centre of Research Excellence and The University ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

New research partnership makes childbirth safer in Mozambique

As the world awakens to deep injustices for women globally, an ambitious project led by University of Saskatchewan researchers in Mozambique is striving to reset the course —reducing maternal mortality and improving newborn ...

Pediatrics

UNICEF says Pakistan is riskiest country for newborns

The U.N. children's agency in a report released Tuesday singled out Pakistan as the riskiest country for newborns, saying that out of every 1,000 children born in Pakistan, 46 die at birth.

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