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2014-06-16 16:24:45

Texas Children's Newborn Center features nation's largest Level-IV NICU HOUSTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce it has been recognized as a national leader in neonatology in U.S. News & World Report's 2014-15 edition of Best Children's Hospitals. The hospital's neonatology program ranked #2 among all children's hospitals in the U.S. To learn more about Texas Children's Newborn Center visit texaschildrens.org/newborn....

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...

2014-06-04 20:22:01

HOUSTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For Chief Nursing Officer Lori Armstrong the NICU is a special place. It's where she began her career 29 years ago and where she learned the skills she now uses as a leader for the nursing team of nearly 2,500. Armstrong, who joined Texas Children's a little more than two years ago, has already changed the face of nursing at the hospital through the reinvention of the nursing staff, advocating for more front-line managers, a reinvigorated...

2014-05-28 23:14:49

Medical Predictive Science Corporation has broadened its portfolio of life-saving neonatal monitors with HeRO Solo – a turnkey single patient HeRO monitor; HeRO monitors detect early signs of distress in NICU patients, commonly caused by infection and other potentially life-threatening illnesses. In the largest randomized controlled trial ever published among NICU patients, HeRO monitoring reduced mortality by 22%. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Medical Predictive Science...

2014-05-19 00:20:14

Launch Marks One-Year Anniversary of Ohio Research Collaborative to Learn Unknown Causes of Prematurity CINCINNATI, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new program to support families with sick and premature babies hospitalized immediately after birth was unveiled at University of Cincinnati Medical Center (UCMC) today. UCMC is a partner in the March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center--Ohio Collaborative, a unique, team-based research initiative that brings together the brightest...

2014-05-15 23:07:04

LLUCH is the first hospital in the Inland Empire and only the fourth in California to offer Neuro NICU services. Loma Linda, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital (LLUCH) has opened a Neuro NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) offering specialized neurological services to babies. LLUCH is the first hospital in the Inland Empire and only the fourth in California to offer such services. “With the opening of the Neuro NICU at Loma Linda University Children’s...

2014-05-07 23:13:07

American Sentinel University will hold a fundraising initiative the month of May to honor the selfless work and commitment of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) nurses at the Denver Health Medical Center in recognition of National Nurses Week May 6 – 12. For more information about American Sentinel University’s nursing programs, go to http://www.americansentinel.edu/nursing. Aurora, CO (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 American Sentinel University, an accredited online university, will hold a...

2014-05-07 23:09:56

Mississippi’s Memorial Hospital in Gulfport ready to accept additional breastmilk donations from healthy, lactating mothers who want to help feed premature, medically fragile infants. Gulfport, MI (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Memorial Hospital in Gulfport, Miss., and the Mothers’ Milk Bank of North Texas today announced its plans to increase the supply of donor human milk in Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs) in hospitals in Gulfport and across the state by offering free screenings to...

2014-05-06 08:33:39

- Medela Expands Neonatal Services and Solutions to Support More At-Risk Infants - MCHENRY, Ill., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medela today announced the signing of an agreement to acquire the enteral feeding assets of Acacia, Inc., a Brea, Calif.-based company that designs and produces a line of high-quality neonatal feeding devices. The acquisition, which is expected to be finalized in the coming weeks, further expands Medela's commitment and leadership in feeding solutions for...

2014-04-28 23:12:18

Companies are starting to think outside the box when it comes to perks for employees. As healthcare costs skyrocket, employers are incentivizing expectant women to participate in prenatal wellness programs. Such programs have been statistically proven to actually lower costs for employers by reducing the risk of premature births. As an example, many companies are now giving employees A Year of Diapers as part of their maternity benefits package. This is not only a generous perk, but...


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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.