Navigation Links
Preemies May Have Higher Risk of Blood Clots, Even as Adults
Date:7/28/2014

By
HealthDay Reporter

MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Babies born prematurely appear to have a slightly increased risk of potentially fatal blood clots that they will carry into adulthood, Swedish researchers report.

Doctors have previously suspected that babies born earlier than 37 weeks' gestation have a raised risk of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, two serious conditions caused by blood clotting in the veins, the researchers noted in background information.

This new study confirms that link, and takes it even further. Premature birth appears to be linked to an increased chance of blood clots in the veins in childhood and early adulthood, according to findings published online July 28 in the journal Pediatrics.

The researchers also reported that a baby's chances of blood clot-related illnesses are directly related to the degree of prematurity. "The more premature, the higher the risk," said Dr. Edward McCabe, chief medical officer of the March of Dimes. A full-term pregnancy lasts from 39 to 40 weeks.

While parents and doctors should keep this risk in mind, they should also be aware that the risk is not huge, said Dr. Kristi Watterberg, chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics' committee on the fetus and newborn. Watterberg and McCabe were not involved with the study.

The association between premature birth and clot risk seen in the study does not prove a cause-and-effect relationship.

The study involved 3.5 million babies born in Sweden between 1973 and 2008, including almost 207,000 born preterm. Out of all the births, only about 7,500 children -- 0.2 percent -- suffered either deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism later in life.

"I think it's important scientifically to know, but it's such a low inc
'/>"/>

Copyright©2014 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Most Extreme Preemies Grow Into Happy, Healthy Teens
2. Oxygen Treatment May Improve the Odds for Extreme Preemies
3. Lullabies Soothe Preemies, Parents Alike
4. Preemies Increased Survival Comes With No Rise in Disabilities: Study
5. Reducing Respiratory Virus in Preemies Lessens Wheezing: Study
6. Loyola researchers identify risk factor for life-threatening disease in preemies
7. Higher-spending hospitals have fewer deaths for emergency patients
8. Taller, Heavier Women May Face Higher Ovarian Cancer Risk
9. Heart failure patients with diabetes may benefit from higher glucose levels
10. Cancer Care Costs Higher in U.S. Than Europe, But Survival Longer
11. Children Born to Obese Moms May Face Higher Autism Risk: Study
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Preemies May Have Higher Risk of Blood Clots, Even as Adults
(Date:1/22/2015)... January 22, 2015 A new white ... experience and person-centeredness in the long-term care environment as ... across the continuum. The paper, “The Power of Person-Centeredness ... perspectives and practices of the patient, resident and family ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... For over 20 years, Dr. David Cruz of Cruz ... has treated just about every type of injury that can result ... those same twenty-plus years, the team at Doctors on Liens ... best possible doctor. With the combined breadth of experience ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... New York, NY (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 ... American College of Sports Medicine flagship journal Medicine ... supplementation with L-Citrulline before exercise may help reduce ... strenuous exercise. 1 , Participants in the ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... IsoComforter, Inc. has introduced the most innovative and ... to treat specific body parts and muscle groups. , ... to use patented cold therapy machine with the innovative IsoTube ... muscle injuries. IsoComforter has become the industry leader in ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 EBSCO Information ... (AMA) are expanding their relationship in an effort to further ... the world. While EBSCO has long made AMA journals available ... sales agent for The JAMA Network. , Long ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The Power of Person-Centeredness in Long-Term Care Explored by The Beryl Institute 2Health News:The Power of Person-Centeredness in Long-Term Care Explored by The Beryl Institute 3Health News:Industry Leading Chiropractor in Oceanside Joins the Doctors on Liens Network 2Health News:Study Shows Kyowa Hakko’s L-Citrulline May Help Reduce Gastrointestinal Injury During Strenuous Exercise 2Health News:Study Shows Kyowa Hakko’s L-Citrulline May Help Reduce Gastrointestinal Injury During Strenuous Exercise 3Health News:IsoComforter Introduces Best of Class Cold Therapy Product to the Worldwide Market 2Health News:EBSCO Expands Partnership with the American Medical Association 2Health News:EBSCO Expands Partnership with the American Medical Association 3Health News:EBSCO Expands Partnership with the American Medical Association 4
... from a national survey of more than 149,000 Americans including ... that 25% of adults with disabilities, compared to 16 per ... was defined as having a Body Mass Index greater than ... limb mobility difficulties and those who had not received exercise ...
... on both mice and humans are showing why some people absorb ... if you eat a fatty meal or snack - a fried ... you absorb is strongly influenced by your genes. Experts know that ... fat diet is bad for you. But little has been discovered ...
... why surgery may trigger cognitive problems in some people ... older people develop problems with memory and other mental functions ... Cognitive Dysfunction (POCD).Often relatives will say that the person has ... was assumed, at first, that the anaesthetic was to blame. ...
... it is observed that a drug already being used ... an effective male contraceptive. Researchers hypothesized N-butyldeoxynojirimycin, or NB-DNJ, ... disease, might work// as a male contraceptive because it ... fertility. They tested their theory in an animal study ...
... new study, a protein in the eye has prevented and ... this could lead to promising treatments for other// autoimmune diseases ... from the Schepens Eye Research Institute in Boston found the ... drug. The drug can then prevent the onset of and ...
... researchers suggests that nurses and junior doctors can both carry ... competence.,There's a shortage of junior doctors in the UK// and ... to take over some of their roles. Researchers in Ireland, ... nurses assess people before surgery. ,They found that ...
Cached Medicine News:
(Date:1/23/2015)... , Jan. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/-- Harwood Feffer LLP ( ... of directors of Advaxis, Inc. ("Advaxis" or the "Company") ... has breached its fiduciary duties to shareholders. ... an investing website reporting that Advaxis had misrepresented the ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... , Jan. 23, 2015  Lixte Biotechnology Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: ... Phase I trial of Lixte,s lead compound, LB‑100, is being ... John S. Kovach , M.D., the founder and ... to be completed at a single site. Accrual of patients, ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... Gem Pharmaceuticals announced today that the initial soft tissue ... Phase 2 clinical trial.  This open-label study will assess ... (an investigational medication), in approximately 30 adults as first-line ... Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150123/170966LOGO GPX-150 is ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Advaxis, Inc. 2Lixte Biotechnology Holdings Announces Expansion Of Clinical Sites For Its Phase I Trial Of Its Lead Anti-Cancer Compound, LB-100 2Lixte Biotechnology Holdings Announces Expansion Of Clinical Sites For Its Phase I Trial Of Its Lead Anti-Cancer Compound, LB-100 3Gem Pharmaceuticals Announces Enrollment of Initial Patients in its Phase 2 Clinical Trial to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of GPX-150 in Sarcoma Patients 2
Allows for the organized storage of blocks that have been embedded using: Tissue Cassettes, Biopsy Cassettes, Mesh Cassettes, Mega Cassettes, Processing/Embedding Cassettes and Embedding Rings....
Unit System Slide Cabinet is constructed from hardwood for long lasting....
Shandon Slide File Storage System...
Shandon Microscope Slide Trays...
Medicine Products: