Tag: "babies" at medical news
Cedars-Sinai researchers present findings suggesting link between high soy diet and eventual developmental changes in children
..., negative or irrelevant?" To determine if unborn babies
are indeed exposed to phytoestrogens, the research...being transferred through the mother's milk to the babies
or it is possible that the mom's intake of genistein changed the amount of her own steroids going in...
Animal model shows pain and tissue injury in newborns alters nerve circuitry and reaction to pain later in life
...cience Section. Each year, more than 400,000 babies
in the U.S. are born either prematurely or at a lo...to advances in medical technology. Yet these tiny babies
face a host of problems. Not only are they confronted with the trauma of living in the outside worl...
Babies born at night are at greater risk of early death
...born at night are almost twice as likely to die as babies
born during the day, according to a study in this ...verall low risk of death of these births. However, babies
born between 9pm and 6.59am - defined as night time births - were almost twice as likely to die as b...
Hypnosis helps patients control stress and anxiety, UF researchers say
...nd that women who learn hypnosis before delivering babies
suffer fewer complications, need less medication and are more likely to have healthier babies
than are women without hypnosis. And in an ongoing pilot study, Schauble's preliminary results show...
Findings of Griffiths review into allegations of research misconduct fundamentally flawed
...after several parents alleged that their premature babies
had been entered into a controlled trial of a brea...ere discrepancies between the stated ages at which babies
were entered into the trial. Parental recall may indeed be faulty, they agree, but add: "this does n...
Post-cesarean delivery dilemma: to cesarean again, or not?
...s of morbidity and mortality rates for mothers and babies
associated with trial of labor compared to elective repeat cesarean delivery. She and co-author Eileen Hutton, MNSc., a registered midwife who is studying for a doctoral degree at the University of Toronto, examined and pooled data from 15 previous...
Common hearing test for newborns may be wrong up to a third of the time
...tly more complex test seems to give normal-hearing babies
a passing grade nearly all the time. The new findi... for a "pass" in DPOAE testing. Data came from 596 babies
born at the U-M Health System who had no hearing-loss risk factors. All were tested with both techni...
UC Davis child abuse conference focuses on emerging trends, including self-mutilation, violent young males
...s inception nearly three years ago. More than 150 babies
are born at UC Davis Medical Center every year addicted to drugs, yet a potentially larger group of children suffering from drug exposure goes undiagnosed and untreated. Sexually abused teen-agers require special handling and understanding when coll...
UF researchers: rural residents less apt to seek Alzheimer's care from family doctors
...heir family doctors for everything from delivering babies
to dealing with heart trouble and fixing broken bones. But when faced with the kind of memory difficulties associated with Alzheimer's disease, just a third of older rural residents with problems ask their primary-care health provider for help, compa...
Drug regimen adherence key in keeping babies virus-free, study suggests
...neumonia or bronchiolitis - in babies
born prematurely or those with...unger, and then only for those babies
whose lungs aren't fully developed or have other complications. ...
Unique study to begin examination of whether treating periodontal disease cuts heart disease
...whether gum disease and inflammation contribute to babies
being born prematurely and weighing less than they should....
Researchers recommend community advisory boards to prevent lapses in informed consent
...y, he said. For example, parents of critically ill babies
in a United Kingdom study were confused about the words random and placebo. Health workers told HIV-positive subjects in a Ugandan tuberculosis study that they would be treated with a placebo drug, although placebos are chosen so as not to produce an...
Neuroscientists searching for roots of empathy find brain regions involved in learning by imitation
...life. It may be linked to imitation, which we know babies
do from a very early age. In the two studies, which are being published in the January and February issues of the journal NeuroImage, the researchers used positron emission tomography (PET) to explore the neural mechanisms of imitation by measuring ...
UF study: Healthy aging depends on social as well as physical activity
...often feel isolated, just as mothers do when their babies
are born, said Heather Gibson, a professor in UFs department of recreation, parks and tourism and a core faculty member in the Institute on Aging. Whether its joining a senior center or having a group to hang out with, doing certain things makes the...
Mayo Clinic researchers identify gene for inherited kidney and liver disease in young children
...wborn survival, but roughly 30 percent of affected babies
still die in infancy. Renal disease is usually evi...in cyst size. Approximately 50 percent of affected babies
who survive the neonatal period progress to end-stage renal disease (ESRD) within 10 years. About 45...
Safety of home births
... none in the midwife-attended hospital group. Five babies
(0.6%) in the home birth group required ventilator assistance for at least 24 hours, as compared with none in either comparison group. The data suggest that there is no increased risk associated with planned midwife-attended home births, but the auth...
Small babies who gain weight too fast have higher BP as adults
... weight gain in children who were low birth weight babies
may increase their risk for high blood pressure in... Pediatricians often encourage catch-up growth for babies
with low birth weight, but we didnt know if this might lead to higher blood pressure in these people...
IVF children at increased risk of neurological disorders
...regnancies, low birthweight, and prematurity among babies
born after IVF. To limit these risks, we recommend that only one embryo should be transferred during IVF. In an accompanying Commentary (p 459), David Healy and Kerryn Saunders from Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, conclude: The study by Str...
Cycled light promotes growth in pre-term infants
...rsity Medical Center study has shown that exposing babies
born before 31 weeks of gestation to cycled light ...Currently, many neonatal intensive care units keep babies
in near darkness to simulate the mother's womb. Constant bright light has been shown to be too stres...
New report links birth defects, premature birth to being overweight before pregnancy
...rth, and other severe health problems in tomorrows babies
are linked to the soaring rates of obesity among w...defects and other severe problems. And when these babies
grow up, they are more likely to suffer from obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and other he...
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