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Frank vitamin E deficiency is rare and overt deficiency symptoms have not been found in healthy people who obtain little vitamin E from their diets. Premature babies of very low birth weight (<1,...
A blood test developed by a team of scientists, including researchers from The University of Western Australia, can identify women who are at risk of having a premature birth but are not displaying s...
The group will focus on two areas of cattle feeding: starting cattle on feed and the end of the feeding period
With 15 million premature babies born worldwide every year, premature birth is the biggest problem in obstetrics.1 It is not only the most common reason that newborn babies die,1 but is also an import...
Compared with adults who were born at term with normal birth weight, adults born premature with very low birth weight or at term but small for gestational age were considerably shorter and had lower b...
Prenatal vitamins are a staple of modern pregnancy. But a new report suggests they don't make much difference in preventing complications such as premature birth, low birth weight, and stillbirth.
Fewer adults who were born prematurely at low-birth weights were employed or had children and they were more likely to have lower incomes, be single and report more chronic health conditions than thei...
Premature birth is a harsh change of environment for a baby. Until birth, the baby is confined to the mother's womb, surrounded by soft lighting and filtered noise. When infants are born, they are att...
(HealthDay)—Smoking pot while pregnant may increase the risk of premature delivery, a new study suggests.
The main determinants of the risk of mortality in the neonatal period are low birth weight and premature birth. The study sought to analyze the adequacy of prenatal care and risk factors associated wi...
to determine the risk factors for premature birth.
Newborns, and especially premature newborns, are at significant risk for developing hypotension in the first week or two after birth. The etiology of hypotension in the newborn may vary, but the very ...
Recently the Korean Neonatal Network (KNN) was established in order to enhance treatment outcomes further through the registration of very-low-birth-weight infants (VLBWI) data. The present study was ...
Premature birth is associated with a wide range of complications in later life, including structural and functional neurological abnormalities and altered pain sensitivity. We investigated whether dur...