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Complications of premature birth decline in California, study finds

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Complications of premature birth decline in California, study finds Complications of premature birth decline in California, study finds Credit: CC0 Public Domain California’s most vulnerable premature babies are now healthier when they go home from the hospital, according to a new study led by researchers at the Stanford University School …

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    Rapid chip medical tests prototyped for premature babies

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    Rapid chip medical tests prototyped for premature babies Rapid chip medical tests prototyped for premature babies Credit: CC0 Public Domain Scientists at the University of Southampton’s Zepler Institute for Photonics and Nanoelectronics are developing a rapid bedside test for diagnosing neonatal respiratory distress syndrome (nRDS) in premature babies. The photonic …

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      Skin-to-skin ‘kangaroo care’ shows important benefits for premature babies

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      Skin-to-skin ‘kangaroo care’ shows important benefits for premature babies Skin-to-skin ‘kangaroo care’ shows important benefits for premature babies Credit: CC0 Public Domain A world-first study led by Monash University has demonstrated significant benefits to a premature baby’s heart and brain function when held by the parent in skin-to-skin contact. Parent-infant …

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        Celiac disease linked to increased risk of premature death

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        Credit: CC0 Public Domain People with celiac disease have increased risk of dying prematurely, despite increased awareness of the disease in recent years and better access to gluten-free food. This is according to a new study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and Columbia University in the U.S. published in the …

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          Risk of heart disease later in life for premature babies

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          Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new study led by researchers from the Royal Women’s Hospital shows that young adults born extremely premature are susceptible to high blood pressure, putting them at higher risk of heart disease in later life. More than 200 adults born in 1991 and 1992 have been …

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