premature babies

Which targeted nutritional approaches can bolster micro-preemies’ brain development?
Which targeted nutritional approaches can bolster micro-preemies’ brain development? (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The volume of carbohydrates, proteins, lipids and calories consumed by very vulnerable preemies significantly contributes to increased brain volume and white matter development, however additional research is needed to determine specific nutritional approaches that best support these infants’ developing brains, ... Read More »

Miracle Month of May
Miracle Month of May (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Prematurity leaves parents struck with guilt 1 in 10 babies in Australia will be born preterm. Prematurity is the number one single cause of death in children in Australia. Preterm parenthood is overwhelming and causes feelings of guilt and helplessness. ... Read More »

Parent care in hospital leads to healthier premature babies
Parent care in hospital leads to healthier premature babies (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A study of thousands of premature babies has found that parents who spend long periods in the hospital caring for their infant experience less stress and that babies show faster weight gain. Parents who spend extended periods of time caring ... Read More »

Premature babies make fewer friends – but not for long
Premature babies make fewer friends – but not for long (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Premature babies make fewer friends and spend less time socialising in early childhood – but this improves when they get to school – according to new University of Warwick research At the age of six, very preterm children reported 4 ... Read More »

Streamlined genetic tests and respiratory risks for premature babies
Streamlined genetic tests and respiratory risks for premature babies (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Streamlined genetic testing for women diagnosed with cancer and strategies to improve outcomes for premature babies in Australia were the subjects of the fifth Professorial Inaugural Lectures at UNSW. As demand for genetic counseling skyrockets, UNSW researchers are leading a nationwide program ... Read More »

Premature birth more likely if mum had a late-stage Caesarean
Premature birth more likely if mum had a late-stage Caesarean (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A Caesarean section delivery at full dilation may raise the risk of premature birth in a subsequent pregnancy, new research reveals. The finding by clinicians and researchers from Sydney’s Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and the University of Sydney was reported ... Read More »

Eye disease treatment for premature babies
Eye disease treatment for premature babies (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Ground-breaking research by Monash University scientists has demonstrated the previously unknown existence of a disease-fighting immune cell in the eye and points to potential novel ways of treating eye disorders in premature babies and diabetic adults. The scientists, led by ... Read More »

Preterm children have more medical sleep problems but fall asleep more independently
Preterm children have more medical sleep problems but fall asleep more independently (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study suggests that while healthy preterm children have more medical sleep problems than full-term children, they are more likely to fall asleep independently. Results show that preterm children displayed more medical sleep problems such as nocturnal movement, restlessness ... Read More »

Preterm babies at risk of developing kidney disease
Preterm babies at risk of developing kidney disease (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

How healthy we are in adulthood is, in many ways, determined while we are still in the womb. Babies born prematurely could be at greater risk of developing kidney disease later in life according to a landmark Monash University study ... Read More »

Artificial womb raises hope for premature babies
Artificial womb raises hope for premature babies (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

An artificial womb has been successfully used to incubate healthy baby lambs for a period of one week, and researchers hope the technology will one day be able to do the same for extremely premature babies. The long-standing collaborative Western ... Read More »

 
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