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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Neurology:

    TUESDAY, June 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Being born just a few weeks early may have more impact on brain size and maturity than previously thought, a new study suggests.

    Using MRI scans, Australian researchers compared the size and development of various brain structures in babies bor...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Obstetrics & Gynecology:

    THURSDAY, June 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women who wait less than 18 months after having a child to get pregnant again are more likely to have a shorter pregnancy and a preterm birth, according to a new U.S. study.

    The study authors recommended that women be educated about the importanc...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Nephrology:

    THURSDAY, May 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Italian researchers have successfully used a small kidney dialysis machine they invented to treat newborns with kidney failure.

    "We have developed a machine for neonates [newborns] who were not treatable before," said lead researcher Dr. Claudio ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    TUESDAY, April 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A wave of new nonprofit breast milk banks are opening across North America, driven by research that has promoted the use of donated mother's milk for healthy babies.

    Five new milk banks are expected to open this year in the United States and Can...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nursing:

    FRIDAY, April 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Patients may get the best care when treated in hospital units staffed by highly experienced nurses, a new study shows.

    Researchers analyzed data from more than 900,000 patients admitted over four years to U.S. Veterans Administration hospitals an...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Years later, people who were underweight at birth, and those who were breast-fed only a short time or not at all, could be at increased risk for chronic inflammation and related health problems, a new study suggests.

    Researchers examined health...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    TUESDAY, April 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women may face increased risk for early-term delivery during heat waves, according to a large new study from Canada.

    Researchers analyzed data from 300,000 births in Montreal between 1981 and 2010, and also looked at summer temperatures ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    TUESDAY, March 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Expectant mothers are often told to eat lots of fruits and vegetables, and a new study adds to evidence that a healthy diet is linked to a reduced risk of premature birth.

    Researchers analyzed data gathered from more than 66,000 pregnant women in...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Obstetrics & Gynecology:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More than 14 percent of American women take powerful narcotic pain medications during pregnancy, according to a large new study.

    Since these drugs, which may cause addiction, are so often prescribed to pregnant women, the study authors called for ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Endocrinology:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Based on tests of newborns and young children, a new study suggests that premature babies could face a higher risk of diabetes much later in life.

    The findings don't confirm a connection between premature birth and diabetes, although other studie...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, Feb. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Premature infants face a number of challenges, including a known risk of language delay. But a new study suggests that exposing "preemies" to more adult language in the neonatal intensive care unit can increase their language abilities at 18 months.

    ...Full Article
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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Premature infants who develop an eye condition that can threaten their vision are three to four times more likely to have other serious health problems by the age of 5, a new study found.

    The finding suggests that doctors be on the lookout for fut...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Premature infants who develop an eye condition that can threaten their vision are three to four times more likely to have other serious health problems by the age of 5, a new study found.

    The finding suggests that doctors be on the lookout for fut...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Premature infants who develop an eye condition that can threaten their vision are three to four times more likely to have other serious health problems by the age of 5, a new study found.

    The finding suggests that doctors be on the lookout for fut...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Premature infants who develop an eye condition that can threaten their vision are three to four times more likely to have other serious health problems by the age of 5, a new study found.

    The finding suggests that doctors be on the lookout for fut...Full Article