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Prevention is Key News Goal for Premature Babies by Baby Mum-Mum .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 28 Feb 2010 9:57pm By Colleen Hurley, RD, Certified Kid’s Nutrition Specialist Having a baby prematurely is a harrowing experience for the whole family, and can often leave a baby with lifelong health struggles.  The good news is, more research has been focused on care and treatment for preemies than ever before, finding improved standards of care.  A recent ... Read on »
Learning difficulties risk to premature babies by GoToSee Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 13 Mar 2009 3:39pm Babies born prematurely face an increased risk of developing physical disabilities and learning difficulties later in life. Related News:Booze binging in early pregnancy risks premature... Click on the title to read the post in full Read on »
Mozart Effect: The effect of music on premature babies by Nestor L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Wed 27 Jan 2010 10:04pm Do you remember the Mozart Effect? In the 1990s a small yet very influential study showed that listening to classical music, and in particular Mozart, improved test performance in college students -thus Mozart must make you smarter! The public reacted and an entire industry was born. Parents rushed to the stores to purchase Mozart CDs s ... Read on »
Mother's Voice May Help Premature Babies Breathe Easier by HealthFinder Posted Fri 09 Mar 2012 12:00pm healthnewslink In small study, researchers played recordings of mom's heartbeat and voice in incubators. FR ... Read on »
FDA Drug Safety Communication: Serious health problems seen in premature babies given Kaletra (lopinavir/ritonavir) oral solutio by FDA Posted Tue 08 Mar 2011 10:11am Safety Announcement Additional Information for Patients Data Summary Safety Announcement [3-8-2011] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is notifying healthcare professionals of serious health problems that have been reported in premature babies receiving Kaletra (lopinavir/ritonavir) ... Read on »
Talking to premature babies by Lily's Dad Patient Expert Posted Sun 23 Feb 2014 12:00am Facinating new study about talking to premature babies by a team at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Researchers found that "Premature babies benefit from being exposed to adult talk as early as possible."  Preterm infants exposed to higher wo ... Read on »
High Risks Of Learning Difficulties For Premature Babies by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted Fri 13 Mar 2009 3:57pm Doctors now have the capability to deliver babies that are only at 20 weeks - half the full term of a standard pregnancy. However, an ethical question mark overhangs the consequences of such a premature birth, with high numbers of babies developing a wide range of problems later on, including an inability to walk along with learning difficulties ... Read on »
Music by Mozart calms premature babies, helps them grow by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 11 Jan 2010 12:00am Published January 11th, 2010 in , , , , , , , , , , - The music that preemies listen to doesn’t have any lyrics that tell them to grow, but new research finds that premature babies who are exposed to music by 18th-century composer ... Read on »
Hold The Gas? Inhaled Nitric Oxide of No Benefit to Most Premature Babies by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Thu 13 Jan 2011 9:30pm A new Johns Hopkins Children’s Center study challenges the widespread practice of treating premature babies with nitric oxide gas to prevent lung problems, neurological damage and death. The research, based on analysis of 22 major studies of the effect of nitric oxide in babies born before 34 weeks of age, found no evidence of benefit in most i ... Read on »
DHA supplements for breastfeeding mothers may help premature babies by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 11 May 2010 12:00am - Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), an omega-3 fatty acid, is essential for the growth and development of infants’ brains. Very premature infants may be deficient in DHA because they miss out on the third trimester in utero when the omega-3 f ... Read on »