Health

Infant mortality is higher for low-skilled parents

Infants of women with a short-term education are more likely to die within the first year of life. In more than half of cases, the cause of death is premature childbirth and low foetal weight. This is shown by research from ...

Pediatrics

Shaking up newborn ambulance transportation for a brighter future

The multidisciplinary team led by Professor Donal McNally, Professor of Bioengineering and Head of the Bioengineering Research Group, along with researchers from the Centre for Healthcare Technologies, has launched a three-year ...

Pediatrics

Melinda Gates spearheads global push to save newborns

Most of the nearly three million newborn babies who die each year could easily be saved with a few simple steps such as breastfeeding or skin contact after birth, Melinda Gates told AFP Tuesday.

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