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Asthma may actually be prevented by Dust and Dirt

...oxin may have an allergy-protective effect in some infants whose homes have high levels of the bacteria by-product. "Endotoxin seems to drive the immune system to produce cytokines that inhibit certain processes in the body that may lead to asthma," said Andy Liu, M.D., a National Jewish childhood asthma spe...

Developmental, neurologic problems common in extremely preterm infants

Extremely preterm infants born before 25 weeks' gestation often have severe neurologic and developmental disabilities, researchers report in the August 10th issue of The New EnglandJournal of Medicine.The EPICure Study Group identified 308 children born at the gestational age...

Doctors advice early anemia tests

...ills such as standing and walking. Eight-month-old infants with low levels of hemoglobin are significantly more likely to have deformities of the motor system, according to a study conducted by British scientists.Screening babies for iron deficiency with a simple blood test can prevent these problems, as the...

CDC reveals relationship between prepregnant weight and heart defects in infants

...Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia have found that the infants born to those who were overweight in their prepreg...n. In their extensive research which compared 608 infants born with an isolated heart defect with 2,767 infants without heart defects between 1968 and 1980, t...

Minor mutations in HIV virus

...d virus to their infants, showed that the infected infants are less able to control the virus because of mutations that occured in the mothers. The effects of these mutations were particularly apparent in the children since they inherit key elements of their immune systems from their parents, and thus ther...

Gene therapy restores sight

...LCA), a form of blindness, that also affects human infants and for which there is no treatment. The disease ... blindness, 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 mod...

Zinc supplements improve survival rate

...rove survival rates, especially in countries where infants often die from infectious diseases. The research involved 1,154 full-term but smaller than normal babies born in New Delhi, India, most weighing 5 1/2 pounds or less. Mothers fed them supplements containing zinc or minerals for nine months. Fifteen o...

Night borns' risk

According to a new study infants born during the night have a greater risk of infan...are.The observations confirm previous reports that infants born at night have a higher chance of early death//, in the first six days, than those born during t...

Radiofrequency catheter ablation safe for infants

... for both patients and physicians. "Where you have infants with serious arrhythmias, some clinical problems, ...ged 19 months to 21 years, who had RFCA. Among the infants in the study, 36% had congenital heart defects, compared with 11% of the older patients and 33% unde...

High Demand for a child vaccine

...sman Douglas Pet, who estimates that 90 percent of infants in the United States have now received the vaccine. According to Hegan pediatricians are being told to delay the booster shot that children usually receive when they are a year old. Henceforth if we immunize your baby at 2, 4, and 6 months, that imm...

Good News For Women With Gestational Diabetes

...lood sugar. Their babies' health was comparable to infants born to mothers with less severe gestational diabetes....

Baby Talk Better Than Adult Speech

...found that adults do, in fact, talk differently to infants than they do to other adults. They were able to sh... how adults pronounce vowel sounds when talking to infants vs. adults. They discovered that baby talk sounds are not only clearer but are actually spoken diffe...

FDA approves drug for rare liver disease

...hat all newborns are tested for at birth, so often infants die undiagnosed. This is an absolutely fatal disease until now. Children born with such a very rare but very lethal liver disease have won the first drug that promises to help them live years longer. The drug, named Orfadin, amazingly is a failed we...

Babies Need Vaccination

...epatitis B shots was made out of concern that some infants of mothers mistakenly thought to be disease-free m...te this year's list.Doctors also worried that some infants were not being vaccinated early because of concerns that some shots had a mercury-containing preserv...

Cooling treatment for newborn asphyxia

...ffering from asphyxia will be asked to allow their infants to take part in the trial. Half the children will ... will not cause the babies any discomfort, and the infants will be closely monitored at all times....

Breast feeding can alter hormones

...lled pheromones given off by the mother - or their infants - made the cycles significantly longer or shorter, claims Dr.Mclintock lead researcher, from Ohio University.// She suggests this is due to the body attempting to maximise its chances of fertility as part of a human's desire to raise children in soc...

Gene therapy restores sight

...LCA), a form of blindness, that also affects human infants and for which there is no treatment.// The diseas... blindness, 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 mod...

Caffeine reduces infant blood flow

... brain and intestines. Researchers gave 20 preterm infants an initial dose of 25 milligrams of caffeine over ...riventricular leukomalacia, a disease in premature infants characterized by swelling of cerebral blood vessels and tissue death due to lack of oxygen in the br...

Breastfed babies grow rapidly

Researchers feel that, healthy infants breast-fed uniquely for the first three months of ...r. The findings contradict research that suggests infants who are fed only breast-milk for the first year of life gain less weight than babies given at least ...

Eczema patients lack natural antibiotic in skin

... easily irritated skin. It occurs most commonly in infants and young children, but can persist into adulthood. Severe cases can lead to sleep deprivation, chronic bacterial infections, and depression. Approximately one in nine people in the United States suffer from this diseases at some point. Along with ot...

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