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Preterm babies admitted to high volume neonatal units are less likely to die compared to those admitted to low volume units.
ALBANY, New York, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Prenatal, Fetal and Neonatal Equipment Market
DUBLIN, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5pwdkb/prenatal_fetal)
Babies born 32 to 36 weeks into gestation may have smaller brains and other brain abnormalities that could lead to long-term developmental problems.
Despite the numerous medical advances that happen every day, the infant mortality rate in the United States is still higher than most European countries.
A detailed study from Malawi, published in this week's PLoS Medicine, shows that during the first 2 years of life, infants who were born prematurely (before 37 weeks gestation) continue to have a higher risk of death than infants born at term and are also more likely to have poorer growth and developmental delay.
The negative effects that premature birth can have on the lungs of babies could be as severe in moderately premature babies as those born extremely prematurely but may be reversed in their teenage years.
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