Tag : premature

J.R. Smith Ask Fans To Pray For Baby Who Was Born Five Months Early

Dads  17 January '17

NBA Player J.R. Smith Asks For Prayers For Newborn Daughter Who Was Born 5 Months Early

NBA basketball player J.R. Smith and his wife announced that their daughter was born five months early.

Children Head Back To School In Chicago

Health  27 November '16

Premature Babies And Postterm Babies Deliver Academic Future At Stake?

Recent studies have shown that there is a detrimental effect for babies in their future academic performance when they are born pre-term or post-term.

Haiti Struggles With Death And Destruction After Catastrophic Earthquake

Health  9 August '16

Baby Health: Device To Treat Breathing Problems In Premature Infants Developed

Scientists have found a way to treat breathing problems in premature infants.

Brazil Faces New Health Epidemic As Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Spreads Rapidly

Health  31 May '16

Premature Babies More Likely To Have Osteoporosis During Adulthood

When they turn adults, prremature babies have been found to have lower peak bone mass which is a factor in developing osteoporosis.

Lifestyle During Pregnancy

Health  13 May '16

Marijuana News & Update: Marijuana Use Can Result In Pre-Term Birth and Small Babies

Consumption of marijuana during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy can cause premature or pe-term birth, new research reveals. This is the first time that the use of marijuana has been directly linked to pre-term risks.

Anti-smoking laws

Parenting  28 March '14

Anti-smoking laws reduce asthma cases and preterm births

Anti-smoking laws are linked to reduced asthma cases in children and premature births, an international study suggests.

Sandwich bag

Health/Nutrition  27 March '14

Premature infant kept warm in sandwich bag

A premature baby born three months early and weighing only 1 pound was able to survive with the help of a sandwich bag.

Expectant mother who eat fruits and veggies may prevent premature births

Parenting  6 March '14

Fruits and veggies may help prevent premature births

Expectant mothers who eat fruits and vegetables may prevent premature births, a recent study indicates.

Talking to premature babies aids in their language development

Health/Nutrition  13 February '14

Talking to premature babies aids in their language development

Talking to babies who are born premature may help in their language development, a new study finds.

‘Kangaroo Care' May be More Effective than Intensive Care for Premature Babies

Infant  15 November '13

‘Kangaroo Care' May be More Effective than Intensive Care for Premature Babies

Babies who were born prematurely may benefit more from ‘kangaroo care’ or skin to skin therapy than intensive care procedures, a leading expert says.


Health/Nutrition  23 August '13

Advocacy Group Urges US Clinical Study on Premature Babies to End

A new clinical trial funded by the U.S. government exposes premature infants suffering from anemia to risks without fully informing their parents, according to the advocacy group Public Citizen.

Premature Infants More Susceptible to Heart Conditions

Parenting  15 August '13

Premature Infants More Susceptible to Heart Conditions

Researchers from the University of Oxford in England told Medical News Today that premature infants are more susceptible to acquiring heart conditions later on in life.

Premature babies

Parenting  14 August '13

Premature Babies May Later Develop Health Complications, New Study Suggests

Adults who were born prematurely may have a higher risk of developing heart problems later on in life, a small new study suggests.

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