Navigation Links

Tag: "prematurity" at medical news

Protein That may Prevent Eye Damage in Premature Babies Identified

...ors in Sweden observed infants with retinopathy of prematurity in a forthcoming clinical study and found that the IGFBP-3 levels were lower than those of healthy infants, further suggesting that the protein helps stop oxygen-induced blood vessel loss and promotes healthy vascular regrowth. "The implications fo...

Omega-3 Fattyacids Keeps Retinopathy at Bay

...se shares many characteristics with retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) in humans. ROP is a disease of the eyes of prematurely born infants in which the retinal blood vessels increase in number and branch excessively, sometimes leading to bleeding or scarring. Infants who progress to a severe form of ROP are in dan...

Premature Birth Linked With Increased Use of Pesticides

... a low of 10.44% in September. The highest rate of prematurity occurred in May-June (11.91%) and the lowest for Aug-Sept (10.79%) regardless of maternal age, race, education, marital status, alcohol or cigarette use, or whether the mother was an urban, suburban or rural resident. Pesticide and nitrate levels in ...

Masimo SET Pulse Oximetry Technology Significantly Reduce the Risk of ROP

...th weight (ELBW) infants developing retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) by 40%.(1) One of the most common causes of visual impairment and blindness in premature infants, ROP has been shown to be exacerbated by hyperoxia caused by the excessively high levels of supplemental oxygen often used to treat these patients,...

Multivitamins Improve Birth Outcomes Among Children Born With HIV

...re no significant effects observed on the risks of prematurity or fetal death. Birth weight is directly influenced by a number of factors, including maternal health, nutritional status and micronutrient deficiencies. Iron and folate supplements are routinely administered to pregnant women in many developing c...

African-American Mothers More Likely to Deliver Prematurely

...amental mechanisms responsible for the epidemic of prematurity in the United States,' said F. Sessions Cole, M.D., assistant vice chancellor for children's health at the School of Medicine and director of the Division of Pediatric Newborn Medicine and chief medical officer at St. Louis Children's Hospital. Sou...

Genetics Plays A Crucial Role In Preemies' Destructive Eye Disease

...ics 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 a...

Eye Tests in Preemies Predict Vision Trouble of Later Years

... these children. Another condition, retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is a condition where there is abnormal devel...fractive error, irrespective of the retinopathy of prematurity stage.' NLA...

One third of Infant Deaths from Premature Births in U.S.

...reporting system may not give the actual impact of prematurity in infant deaths. Therefore their analysis used a...efore while looking at infant deaths they included prematurity as well as other conditions like respiratory distress syndrome commonly occurring in "preemie" babie...

Premature Birth Could Lead to ADHD

...t. Earlier studies had only shown a link between prematurity of less than 28 weeks of gestation and increased risk of ADHD. Researchers used data from Danish national registers to compare the risk of ADHD or the related hyperkinetic disorder and preterm birth in 834 children with the conditions and 20,100 co...

Link Established—Assisted Fertilization Can Complicate Pregnanc

...ations during delivery like hemorrhage and lead to prematurity and perinatal complications in the newborn babies. This finding has been documented after a study in Norway of more than 845,300 pregnancies during the period between 1988 and 2002 .It concluded that mothers with single-baby pregnancies conceived t...

Caffeine Therapy May Help Protect Lungs Of Premature Babies

...he treatment of apnoea of prematurity. Apnoea of prematurity is very common in preterm infants, because the lungs are underdeveloped and the central nervous system, which automatically directs the body to breathe, is still immature and often not functioning properly. Though still not exactly known exactly how ...

Number Of Babies Born Prematurely Nears Historic Half Million Mark In US

...nment began tracking premature births in 1981. The prematurity rate was 9.4 in 1981; it has increased every year ...ler of newborns. Latest statistics reveal that the prematurity crisis in this country continues to intensify. Babies are dying and those who survive are too often ...

Premature Babies More Likely If Women Have Higher Protein Albumin In Urine

...ty of Alabama at Birmingham. "If so, some cases of prematurity may be caused by a dysfunction in the blood vessels supporting a fetus-a finding that may point to new, future treatments that help babies stay longer in the womb." Proteinuria or albuminuria is an early sign of kidney disease. It occurs due to t...

Unpredictable Premature Birth

...y lives, we need more research aimed at preventing prematurity from occurring in the first place....

A treatment for blindness

...term benefits. Children born with retinopathy in prematurity (ROP) have an abnormal growth of blood vessels along the surface of the retina.If this is not treated , the condition can lead to legal blindness in about 60 percent of patients. A surgical procedure Cryotherapy, is employed in which a freezing pro...

1

Other Tags
(Date:9/21/2014)... (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 Faculty and staff ... a coed preschool in Owings Mills, Md., kicked off the ... Garmin Vivofit bands. GFS is the first independent school to ... calories burned and even sleep patterns— as part of a ... area running and walking specialty chain. The Vivofit bands are ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... Recently, iFitDress.com, a well-known wedding dress manufacturer and ... dresses . In addition, the company has launched a special ... promotion is to benefit all of its big fans. Worldwide ... now. , Along with beautiful party dresses, the company ... recently released its new sexy short prom outfits and purple ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 ... and method created by fitness expert Craig Ballantyne that is ... boost their metabolism and blast away stubborn body fat using ... the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an investigative review. ... equation isn’t always calories in vs. calories out for all ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... Increases in household, construction and commercial ... volumes. However, government regulations and higher landfill disposal ... to IBISWorld industry analyst Alen Allday, “over the ... reducing the volume of waste generated, and increasing ... a large proportion of waste generated by households ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... York, New York (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 ... filings continue to grow in federal court, Bernstein ... Food & Drug Administration (FDA) have voted overwhelmingly ... low testosterone in men be subjected to further ... According to a report published on September 18th ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Garrison Forest School Leader in Independent School Wellness Programs 2Health News:Beautiful Party Dresses For Autumn Unveiled By iFitDress.com 2Health News:6 Minutes to Skinny: Review Exposes Craig Ballantyne’s Method to Jump Starting the Metabolism and Blasting Away Body Fat in Just 6 Minutes Per Day 2Health News:Waste Treatment and Disposal Services in Australia Industry Market Research Report Now Updated by IBISWorld 2Health News:Waste Treatment and Disposal Services in Australia Industry Market Research Report Now Updated by IBISWorld 3Health News:As Testosterone Lawsuits Grow, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Overwhelming Vote Calling for Further Study of Testosterone Heart Risks 2Health News:As Testosterone Lawsuits Grow, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Overwhelming Vote Calling for Further Study of Testosterone Heart Risks 3
(Date:9/18/2014)... The ability to acquire and creatively manipulate spoken language ... over the past 6 million years of human evolution ... is the best candidate gene we now have," says ... LMU. In his efforts to understand the molecular biological ... step forward. The results of his latest study, undertaken ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... cheerful, happy-go-lucky characters, so you might expect that most ... In fact some dogs are distinctly more pessimistic than ... , "This research is exciting because it measures positive ... It offers researchers and dog owners an insight into ... Dr Melissa Starling, from the Faculty of Veterinary Science. ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... is it that when people are too stressed they ... from the Brain Mind Institute (BMI) at EPFL have ... relationship between chronic stress and the loss of social ... enzyme attacks a synaptic regulatory molecule in the brain. ... Nature Communications . , Carmen Sandi,s team went ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Language evolution: Quicker on the uptake 2Language evolution: Quicker on the uptake 3Dogs can be pessimists too 2Dogs can be pessimists too 3How stress tears us apart 2
Other Contents