preterm infants

Premature babies survive better in neonatal ICUs


July 24th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) Premature babies have greater chances of surviving in high-level neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) than in general hospitals, and this benefit is considerably larger than previously ... Read more...

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Mom’s voice perks up premature baby’s condition


March 9th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 9 (IANS) Premature babies, thrust into a highly specialised neo-natal unit which protects them from the ravages of untimely birth, sorely miss the soothing maternal sound. But, new ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Stress likely to reduce brain size of preterm babies


October 4th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) Infants born prematurely are placed in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) to help them develop fully. They are likely to be exposed to stress factors ... Read more...

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Drug therapy shows promise in treating leading cause of childhood blindness


February 17th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): The results of a multicenter clinical trial, led by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), hold potentially good news for preterm infants ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Late preterm birth increases risk of respiratory illness


July 28th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): A new research has found that babies born between 34 weeks and 37 weeks gestation are much more likely to have respiratory illness compared to infants born at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Six Months of Breastfeeding Could Save $13B A Year & 1000 Babies


April 6th, 2010 - 12:35 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 05 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers at Harvard University have released an amazing statement recently. Just by simply breastfeeding babies for 6 months after birth, the lives of almost one thousand babies per ... Read more...

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Preterm births higher among women from deprived areas


December 2nd, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): Women from deprived areas are twice as likely to have very preterm births than those from more affluent areas, say researchers.They say that receiving equal care, poor women ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Omega-3 fatty acid may be good for female preemies brains


January 14th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): A new study has revealed that intake of omega-3 fatty acid, which is found in fish oil, may boost cognitive development in preterm infant girls.Infants born before ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Breastfeeding protects preemies against urinary tract infections


December 21st, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): A new study has revealed that breastfeeding can protect preterm infants against urinary tract infections.For the study, lead researcher Dr. Itzhak Levy performed a case controlled study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Preterm birth linked to diminished long-term survival, reproduction


March 26th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C., has found that premature babies have an increased risk of death throughout childhood and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Healthy preemies’ confront prolonged lung function impairment


December 15th, 2007 - 1:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): While it was already known that many premature babies face serious health challenges such as breathing, a new study has suggested that even relatively healthy preemies confront deficits ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Caffeine may hold long-term benefits for very premature babies


November 14th, 2007 - 10:15 am ICT by admin
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