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Latest Neonatal intensive-care unit Stories

2012-05-31 13:09:13

A treatment to reduce the body temperatures of infants who experience oxygen deficiency at birth has benefits into early childhood.

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
dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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