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Steroids administered to expectant mothers, a boon for preemie babies

Expectant mothers who run a risk of delivering babies much before the full term are administered steroids. Now, a recent study conducted by researchers // at the University of Adelaide , has found that subjecting expectant mothers to repeated doses of steroids benefits their babies by reducing potential breathing difficulties during delivery. .. ..Researchers studied 980 women and their 1100 bab...

Early Nitric Oxide Treatment Can Help Low Birth Weight Preemies

Inhaled nitric oxide can significantly lower the risk of lung and brain damage in some very low birth weight premature infants// but children must be studied for several years to assess the long-term, protective benefits of the treatment on brain development. .. ..A clinical trial led by John Kinsella, MD, a neonatologist with the Pediatric Heart Lung Center at The Children’s Hospital in Denver a...

Eye Tests in Preemies Predict Vision Trouble of Later Years

Having youngsters undergo eye tests at two-and-a-half years of age can help predict vision problems when they're 10 years old, according to a report by Swedish researchers. // ..Previous research has shown that refractive errors are a common occurrence in children who are born preterm than in full-term children. ..Researchers at Uppsala University Hospital checked for refractive errors in 198...

Genetics Plays A Crucial Role In Preemies' Destructive Eye Disease

Researchers from The Yale School of Medicine have reported that genetics has a major role in influencing retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) in preemies//, a disease known to hamper the development of blood vessels in the retina and could cause blindness. This report is published in the November issue of Pediatrics... ..“This is the first definitive study to show that genetic factors are a significa...
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