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Latest Neonatal intensive-care unit Stories

2012-05-22 09:16:11

Tufts Medical Center researchers have shown that presence of a gene strongly linked to appetite regulation is highly predictive of a premature infant's readiness to feed orally.

2012-05-22 09:09:10

Many premature babies enter the world with a mountain of challenges in front of them.

2012-04-26 09:15:16

Choosing the right hospital may make the difference between life and death for very low birth weight infants.

2012-04-20 10:21:35

Giving women who have previously given birth and who are at low risk of complications the opportunity to give birth at home or in a midwifery unit saves the NHS money, is safe for the baby and improves outcomes for the mother.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.