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Musical device to help premature babies feed better


May 22nd, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Many premature babies face typically unpleasant medical procedures, long hospital stays and increased chances of chronic health issues throughout their lives. To help address one of ... 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...

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Streptococci, E. coli put newborns at risk for sepsis


April 26th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): A study has found that the most frequent pathogens associated with sepsis are group B streptococci (GBS) in full-term infants and Escherichia coli in pre-term infants.The new nationwide, ... Read more...

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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 |

Prepregnancy, obesity, gestational weight gain influence preterm birth risk


February 11th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Pre-pregnancy obesity and gestational weight gain are associated with an increased risk of preterm birth, say researchers at Boston University School of Medicine's (BUSM) Slone Epidemiology Center and ... Read more...

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Smoking mum’s babies ‘at increased Sudden Infant Death Syndrome risk’


April 4th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): Babies born to mothers who smoke are more likely to be slower to wake or respond to stimulation - and this might explain their raised risk of Sudden ... Read more...

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Smoking by mother is biggest baby killer


April 3rd, 2009 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 3 (IANS) Maternal smoking has replaced sleeping on stomach as the biggest risk factor for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), according to a new study. The study showed that babies exposed ... Read more...

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Tuna fish oil helps premature babies develop normally


January 15th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 15 (IANS) Tuna fish oil in high doses helps premature babies develop normally, according to a new study. A six-year study led by Maria Makrides of Women's & Children's Health ... Read more...

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Baby girls benefit the most from breast feeding


June 2nd, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by admin
London , June 2 (ANI): Baby girls enjoy the benefits of breast feeding much more than breast-fed boys.In fact breast- fed babies overall have an upper hand on infants on ... Read more...

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Pre-term babies at double risk of birth defects than full-term infants


May 21st, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Premature babies born in the United States are more than twice as likely to have a major birth defects than full-term infants, a new analysis of nearly ... Read more...

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Largest-ever study underlines risk of pre-term births


May 21st, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by admin
New York, May 21 (IANS) An analysis of close to seven million births has concluded that pre-term babies are more than twice as likely to have major birth defects as full-term infants. ... Read more...

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Early nutrition in infants linked to higher IQ in adulthood


February 20th, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 20 (ANI): A new study has shown that early nutrition has a long-term effect on a baby's developing brain.The research team from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and the ... Read more...

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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 |

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