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Measuring maternal grief in Africa

Measuring maternal grief in Africa

Measuring maternal grief in Africa Measuring maternal grief in Africa In places where children die with tragic frequency, the collective grief of parents affects all society. Credit: Mary Long/Shutterstock Most parents living in industrialized countries today reasonably presume that all their children will survive childhood. But child death remains woefully …

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    Measuring the injury risks of football, cycling and other sports

    Measuring the injury risks of football, cycling and other sports 3

    Credit: CC0 Public Domain Sporting injuries make a mark every year, with almost one-third of the 60,000 Australians admitted to hospital connected to one of the football codes. A new report by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) found 32% of all hospitalized sports injuries reported in Australia …

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      Measuring blood chemistry levels through the skin of newborns

      Measuring blood chemistry levels through the skin of newborns 6

      Credit: University of Strathclyde, Glasgow Scientists at the University of Strathclyde are researching a system to measure and monitor blood chemistry levels in premature and sick babies through their skin, which if successful, could eventually replace the need for invasive blood tests. When babies are born early or sick there …

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        Directly measuring function in tiny hearts

        Directly measuring function in tiny hearts 7

        Credit: CC0 Public Domain The amount of blood that the heart pumps in one minute (cardiac output) can be directly measured safely in newborns by monitoring changes in blood velocity after injecting saline, indicates a paper published online Dec. 17, 2019 in the Journal of Pediatrics and Neonatal Medicine. The …

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