Latest Neonatal intensive-care unit Stories

2013-02-11 23:00:22

Local organization, “Project: Camerons´ Story,” kicks-off annual program to collect brand new children´s book donations for families with premature infants in NICUs with help from local bookstores such as Barnes & Noble, Scholastic Book Event at the Adirondack Sports Complex (The Dome), Open Door Bookstore, Fairview Books and participating Applebee´s Restaurants. Glens Falls, N.Y. (PRWEB) February 12, 2013 Project: Cameron´s Story...

2013-01-19 23:02:04

Sound Shore Medical Center is one of eight hospitals in Westchester County partnering in the Safe Sleeping Initiative to enhance baby safe sleeping through educating parents and caregivers on best practices. New Rochelle, NY (PRWEB) January 19, 2013 Sound Shore Medical Center is pleased to be one of eight hospitals in Westchester County joining forces with the District Attorney´s Office in launching Westchester County´s Safe Sleeping Initiative — a community partnership...

2012-12-05 11:07:56

Studies predict a rise in number of children with lifelong health problems Research published on bmj.com today suggests that although more babies survived shortly after extreme preterm birth in England in 2006 compared with 1995, the number with major conditions on leaving hospital remained largely unchanged. A second study, also published today, shows some improvement in the number of extremely preterm children who survived without disability at 3 years of age, but no change in the...

2012-12-04 12:48:35

For Ottawa scientist and neonatologist Dr. Bernard Th̩baud, even a major paper that answers five significant questions still doesn't seem quite enough in his determined path to get his laboratory breakthrough into the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Dr. Th̩baud's proposed therapy would use stem cells from umbilical cords to treat a disease previously thought to be untreatable Рbronchopulmonary dysplasia, or BPD. "BPD is a lung disease described 45...

2012-12-04 05:01:43

Hospitals can reduce risks and improve care by reducing unnecessary early births. Portland, OR (PRWEB) December 03, 2012 This conclusion was raised by Dr. Nathana Lurvey, who is board-certified by the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), during a recent webinar hosted by AllMed Healthcare Management/ Dr. Lurvey spoke about the importance of eliminating non-medically indicated (elective) deliveries before 39 weeks in healthy singleton pregnancies. According to Dr....

Word of the Day
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'