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2014-07-09 23:02:54

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Prenatal, Fetal and Neonatal Equipment Market: Global Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/prenatal-fetal-neonatal-equipment-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Prenatal, Fetal and Neonatal Equipment Market...

2014-06-24 08:30:10

ALBANY, New York, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Prenatal, Fetal and Neonatal Equipment Market (Prenatal & Fetal Equipment: Ultrasound & Ultrasonography, Fetal Dopplers, Fetal MRI and Fetal Monitors; Neonatal Equipment: Infant Warmers & Incubators, Phototherapy Equipment, Neonatal Monitoring & Respiratory Assistance & Monitoring Devices; and Others) - Global Industry Analysis, Size,...

2014-04-16 10:09:13

Higher maternal body mass index (BMI) before or in early pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of fetal death, stillbirth, and infant death, with women who are severely obese having the greatest risk of these outcomes from their pregnancy, according to a study in the April 16 issue of JAMA. Worldwide, approximately 2.7 million stillbirths occurred in 2008. In addition, an estimated 3.6 million neonatal deaths (death following live birth of an infant but before age 28 days) occur...

2013-11-15 10:56:58

Solutions Pathway article published in The Lancet Global Health Leading researchers and global health organizations today issued a call-to-action to advance a comprehensive research agenda to address the global burden of preterm birth, which has become the leading cause of newborn deaths worldwide. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth...

Infant Mortality Rates In The US Are Down
2013-04-18 04:48:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The infant mortality rate in the US fell 12 percent from 2005 to 2011, with improvements reported in all major racial and ethnic groups, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a report issued on Wednesday. According to the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), the country´s infant mortality rate fell from 6.87 infant deaths per 1,000 live births in 2005 to 6.05 infant deaths per 1,000 live births...

2013-04-12 15:38:17

Reanalysis of the World Health Organization's Antenatal Care Trial (WHOACT) shows that there is an increased risk of fetal death at between 32 and 36 weeks for women who have a reduced antenatal care package, finds research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Reproductive Health. Original analysis of the WHOACT concluded that reducing antenatal visits of low risk women from eight to four was not detrimental to their or their babies' health and could cut costs. Based on this...

2013-04-10 13:28:52

In a molecular genetic evaluation involving 91 cases of intrauterine fetal death, mutations associated with susceptibility to long QT syndrome (LQTS; a heart disorder that increases the risk for an irregular heartbeat and other adverse events) were discovered in a small number of these cases, preliminary evidence that may provide insights into the mechanism of some intrauterine fetal deaths, according to a study in the April 10 issue of JAMA, a Genomics theme issue. "Intrauterine fetal...


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