New research in mice may clarify why premature infants who survive necrotizing enterocolitis also develop a severe brain injury.
Jan. 11, 2021 • ~11 min
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Between 1989 and 2010, infant health inequality gradually lessened. New research documents the opposite trend since then.
Dec. 9, 2020 • ~11 min
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Human-based milk fortifiers are better than traditional cow-based fortifiers for severely underweight, premature babies, a new study shows.
Aug. 13, 2020 • ~4 min
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Living near a oil or gas well may increase the chance of spontaneous preterm birth, a new study looking at women living near wells in California finds.
June 14, 2020 • ~7 min
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About 10% of preterm infants experience late-onset sepsis. A component in breast milk may offer protection, mouse research suggests.
March 19, 2020 • ~6 min
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Sixteen women in the hospital for high-risk pregnancies revealed that "they did not receive explicit advice on how to cope, think positive, or calm down."
Dec. 17, 2019 • ~4 min
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New research compares the impulse control of children who were either born very early/very tiny and those who experienced institutional deprivation.
Nov. 12, 2019 • ~2 min
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A drug to protect the lungs of premature babies from pneumonia fell flat before. New research with mice suggests it just needs to go up the nose.
Oct. 16, 2019 • ~1 min
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"We're no longer saying, ‘Let's just start them on antibiotics because it's better to be safe than sorry.' Now we know there's a risk..."
Sept. 11, 2019 • ~7 min
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"The 2016 election, following campaign promises of mass deportation...may have adversely affected the health of Latinas and their newborns."
July 23, 2019 • ~3 min
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