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Developmental, neurologic problems common in extremely preterm
Extremely preterm infants born
before 25 weeks' gestation often have severe neuro...ne.The EPICure Study Group identified 308 children born
at the gestational age of 25 weeks or earlier in the UK and Ireland. Of these, 283 were assessed for...
Naked DNA Vaccination May Conquer Arthritis and Multiple Sclerosis
A novel modification of a new technology born
of genetic engineering, and known as naked DNA vaccination, holds the potential of overcoming autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis. The vaccine is currently being successfully tested in animals. In multiple sclero...
Poor health care in Russia maybe causing Decline in its Population
...lion to 145 million. About 1.2 million babies are born
in Russia each year, while the country needs 2 million babies to reverse the population decline, Kulakov told the news conference....
Levothyroxine Thyroid Hormone Replacement, Approved for Hypothyroidism
...dism include poor growth in children and, in those born
with this disorder, impaired intellectual development if this disorder is not promptly and adequately treated. Symptoms of hypothyroidism in children and adults include fatigue, cold intolerance, dry skin, lethargy and weight gain....
Now you can identify Sperm and Egg donors
...ren over 16 years of age can find out if they were born
from donated sperms or ova. And this new ruling will come into force only in the New Year and only after extensive debating by the decision makers. However the ruling is not retrospective- so old donors will not be identified. Only people who donate ...
Starvation in pregnant women can cause heart disease to their children
...egnancy don’t have a telling effect. Thus children born
to mothers who go hungry during early gestation are at increased risk of heart disease as adults....
Test-tube babies show no emotional problems
with the help of fertility treatment grow into emo...ouise Brown, the world's first test tube baby, was born
23 years ago, more than a million children worldwide have been born
using Assisted Reproductive Tech...
CDC reveals relationship between prepregnant weight and heart defects in infants
...on in Atlanta, Georgia have found that the infants born
to those who were overweight in their prepregnant ...heir extensive research which compared 608 infants born
with an isolated heart defect with 2,767 infants without heart defects between 1968 and 1980, they f...
Big and Bright
... studies have shown low birth weight babies (those born
weighing less than 2500 grams) have lower IQ test ...hildren.But since seven times as many children are born
in the normal weight range compared to the low range, even small shifts in the distribution of birth...
A treatment for blindness
...ies appears to have long-term benefits. Children born
with retinopathy in prematurity (ROP) have an abno...York report on a 10-year follow up of 291 children born
prematurely in 1986 and 1987. Those with ROP in both eyes were treated with cryotherapy in one eye. ...
Acupuncture for conception
...e problems when it comes to conception. A woman is born
with a certain number of eggs, hundreds are lost with each menstrual cycle and those that are left after 35 years are more fragile, making fertilization and normal conception more difficult.// Because the body rejects embryos that aren't developing...
Babies of the deaf communicate
Healthy, hearing babies born
to deaf parents and exposed mainly to sign languag...g to three babies with normal hearing who had been born
into homes of deaf parents who mainly communicated to them through sign language. The babies were vi...
Birth weight key factor in heart diseases
...stitute in Helsinki looked at records of 4630 boys born
in a Finnish Hospital between 1934 and 1944, of wh...disease in adulthood, regardless of whether he was born
heavy or light. According to Barker, if all the boys had been the right birth weight and acheived av...
Gene therapy restores sight
...a process which begins before birth so infants are born
partially blind. Bennett's team injected the eyeballs of dogs born
with LCA with cells modified to contain the appropriate functional genes which restored the animals'...
Complementary and Alternative medicine
... the 1960s to the 1970s. Seven out of ten of those born
between 1965 and 1979 had used CAM, compared to five out of ten of those born
between 1945 and 1964. And only three out of 10 of those born
pre-1945 had ever used CAM. But when...
The new born nightmare
...ervations –the investigators studied 13,576 babies born
between January 1995 and December 2000.// They found that those babies given oral erythromycin during the first two weeks of life were 12 times more likely to develop pyloric stenosis than those who were not, although babies treated with erythromyc...
Detecting brain aneurysms
...ey are above a certain diameter.// Some people are born
with a malformation of a blood vessel within the brain that leads to a weakness that, in turn, may cause a brain bleed. Till now, the technique for finding an aneurysm has involved injecting a dye into the blood vessels and imaging the result. Natur...
Diabetics and their babies
to women with diabetes are five times more likely to die at birth than those born
to mothers without the condition, say doctors. A study carried out by doctors in the north-west of E...
New gene for hairloss
...yelashes and body hair fail to develop. Babies are born
with scalp hair, but it fails to regrow after being shaved, as is the custom in the Pakistani family in which the gene was identified. Other work has shown that a malfunctioning hairless gene can cause another hair-loss disorder, called papular atri...
Older men 'father' schizophrenics
... study looked at records of almost 56,000 people// born
in Jerusalem between 1966 and 1986, and compared them to data from the Israel Psychiatric Register, which is part of the Israeli Ministry of Health. Lead researcher Professor Dolores Malaspina, of the Columbia University College of Physicians and S...
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