Latest Neonatal intensive-care unit Stories

2011-10-04 10:22:53

New research shows that exposure to stressors in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is associated with alterations in the brain structure and function of very preterm infants.

2011-09-13 05:15:21

This novel study has revealed the time in development when infants gain the ability to distinguish pain from basic touch. The researchers came to this conclusion based on recordings of brain activity in preterm infants.

2011-08-25 12:26:04

In a long-running randomized study of over 3,000 preterm infants, those whose care included the Heart Rate Observation System, or HeRO® monitor, experienced greater than 20 percent reduced mortality, effectively saving one infant's life for every 48 who were monitored.

2011-08-19 15:43:00

Addition includes all private suites, top-notch NICU and state-of-the-art Breast Center TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most expectant mothers enjoy optimistic dreams of delivering a healthy baby and soon leaving the hospital with their new bundle of joy.

2011-08-15 09:35:00

First Prematurity Program in nation to receive Gold Seal of Approval FALLS CHURCH, Va., Aug.

Word of the Day
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.