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2014-07-08 09:55:53

Imperial College London Preterm babies admitted to high volume neonatal units are less likely to die compared to those admitted to low volume units, according to researchers. A study, published in BMJ Open, has provided new estimates to assess how organizational factors in England impact clinical outcomes of infants born preterm. Results demonstrated that for preterm babies born at less than 33 weeks gestation, the odds of dying in hospital were 32 per cent less if they were...

2014-06-24 08:30:10

ALBANY, New York, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Prenatal, Fetal and Neonatal Equipment Market (Prenatal & Fetal Equipment: Ultrasound & Ultrasonography, Fetal Dopplers, Fetal MRI and Fetal Monitors; Neonatal Equipment: Infant Warmers & Incubators, Phototherapy Equipment, Neonatal Monitoring & Respiratory Assistance & Monitoring Devices; and Others) - Global Industry Analysis, Size,...

2014-06-19 16:25:31

DUBLIN, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5pwdkb/prenatal_fetal) has announced the addition of the "Global Prenatal, Fetal and Neonatal Equipment Market - Trends and Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Prenatal, fetal and neonatal equipment comprise of those equipment and devices that help in taking care of newly born children and babies developing inside mother's womb....

2014-06-10 13:53:17

Radiological Society of North America Babies born 32 to 36 weeks into gestation may have smaller brains and other brain abnormalities that could lead to long-term developmental problems, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. Much of the existing knowledge on preterm birth and brain development has been drawn from studies of individuals born very preterm, or less than 32 weeks into gestation at birth. For the new study, researchers in Australia focused...

2011-12-22 06:45:57

Fetal heart rate monitor also tracks how well an infant is using oxygen Despite the numerous medical advances that happen every day, the infant mortality rate in the United States is still higher than most European countries. While experts believe this is closely linked to the growing rate of pre-term births, researchers are committed to finding ways to make labor and delivery safer. Northwestern Medicine® researchers are examining a new device that may support improved newborn health...

2011-11-09 10:02:47

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 authors, led by Nynke Van Den Broek from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, and Melissa Gladstone, from the University of Liverpool say that their findings show that...

2011-09-27 13:45:59

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, according to a new study. The research will be presented at the European Respiratory Society Annual Congress in Amsterdam today (27 September 2011). Normal pregnancy lasts 40 weeks, which allows enough time for the infant to fully grow and develop before birth. Babies born prematurely...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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