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Training parents to work in hospitals benefits premature babies

Added: 17.02.2018 23:38 | 0 views | 0 comments

When the parents of premature babies in intensive care units are trained in basic nursing care and put to work, their infants put on weight more quickly

From: www.newscientist.com

Oxfam CEO: It's not like we killed babies

Added: 17.02.2018 16:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

February 18, 2018 5:00 AM
LONDON • The head of Oxfam has hit back at criticism over a prostitution scandal that he said was "out of proportion", as the British charity agreed not to bid for more government funds until it cleans up its act.

From: www.straitstimes.com

How the lungs of premature babies can undergo damage

Added: 16.02.2018 21:32 | 0 views | 0 comments

Premature babies that need ventilation to support their breathing often suffer from a condition known as bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Researchers have now discovered a molecular mechanism that plays a key role in the development of the disease.

Tags: Babies, Cher
From: www.sciencedaily.com

Low carbohydrate intake to increased risk of birth defects

Added: 16.02.2018 17:29 | 0 views | 0 comments

Women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant may want to avoid diets that reduce or eliminate carbohydrates, as they could increase the risk of having babies with neural tube birth defects, according to a new study.

Tags: EU, Women, Babies
From: www.sciencedaily.com

Information sought from South African Listeria victims

Added: 16.02.2018 0:02 | 0 views | 0 comments

The biggest listeriosis outbreak to date in the world, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) is asking victims in South Africa to list everything they can remember eating in the past month with the hopes of identifying a source. Of the 872 confirmed cases, 164 people have died, 43 percent of which were babies less than a month old. “Given the scale of our mystery outbreak,...

From: www.foodsafetynews.com

Low carbohydrate intake to increased risk of birth defects

Added: 15.02.2018 21:37 | 0 views | 0 comments

Women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant may want to avoid diets that reduce or eliminate carbohydrates, as they could increase the risk of having babies with neural tube birth defects, according to a new study.

Tags: EU, Women, Babies
From: www.sciencedaily.com

Declining U.S. Fertility Rates Blamed In Part On Smartphones

Added: 14.02.2018 19:03 | 1 views | 0 comments

New research shows a sharp drop in the number of babies born in the United States last year, CBS News reports. An analysis reported in the New York Times found an estimated 3.84 million babies were born nationwide in 2017. That's down more than 100,000 from the year before. The number of people 18 to 30 who say they haven't had sex in the previous year jumped to nearly 20 percent in 2017, compared with about 10 percent in earlier decades. Previous studies have also found that millennials are having less sex than previous generations at that age. One possible culprit? Smartphones, according to the report by The Times' Lyman Stone. "I think the worry is about the decay of social bonds...

From: article.wn.com

How best to treat opioids' youngest sufferers? No one knows

Added: 14.02.2018 16:17 | 0 views | 0 comments

Two babies, born 15 months apart to the same young woman overcoming opioid addiction.

Tags: Women, Babies
From: feeds.foxbusiness.com

Pregnant women deficient in vitamin D may give birth to obese children

Added: 14.02.2018 14:33 | 0 views | 0 comments

Vitamin D deficiency in pregnant women could preprogram babies to grow into obese children and adults, according to a new study. Researchers found that 6-year-olds born to mothers with very low vitamin D levels during their first trimester had bigger waists -- about half an inch plumper on average -- than peers whose mothers had enough vitamin D in early pregnancy. These kids also had 2 percent more body fat.

From: www.sciencedaily.com

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