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2011-08-03 12:37:00

Experts believe breast milk is still best, especially for premature babies. Hospital encourages moms to donate excess milk to local milk bank HOUSTON, Aug.

2011-06-28 01:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The road home for newborns who must spend the first days, weeks or even months of their lives in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is always difficult. But it's often even more so for their parents and siblings.

2011-04-13 21:18:06

In low-risk pregnant women, high induction and first-cesarean delivery rates do not lead to improved outcomes for newborns.

2011-03-30 12:35:00

March of Dimes and Stanford University School of Medicine Launch Research Center to Understand and Prevent Prematurity STANFORD, Calif., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The March of Dimes and Stanford University School of Medicine today launched the nation's first transdisciplinary research center dedicated to identifying the causes of premature birth.

2010-11-03 16:34:42

A potentially life-threatening challenge characterized by pauses in breathing that can last for more than 20 seconds, apnea of prematurity (AOP) affects more than 50 percent of premature infants and is almost universal in the smallest of preemies.

2010-09-09 11:07:47

Stanford University researchers have developed a revolutionary, non-invasive way of quickly predicting the future health of premature infants, an innovation that could better target specialized medical intervention and reduce health-care costs.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.