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Immune System Drives Pregnancy Complications after Fetal Surgery in Mice

As a fetal surgeon at UC San Francisco, Tippi MacKenzie, MD, has long known that conducting surgery on a fetus to correct a problems...

Loving touch critical for premature infants

The benefit that premature infants gain from skin-to-skin contact with their mothers is measurable even 10 years after birth, reports a new study in Biological...

Understanding the mystery of preterm birth

Researchers at the University of Adelaide's Robinson Institute say there is still a lack of knowledge about the causes of preterm birth and what can be...

US preterm birth rate drops to 15-year low

Six states – Alaska, California, Maine, New Hampshire, Oregon and Vermont – earned an "A" on the March of Dimes 2013 Premature Birth Report...

Microbiome in low birth weight infants differentiate weeks after birth

Low birth weight infants are host to numerous microorganisms immediately after birth, and the microbiomes of their mouths and gut start out very similar...

Curcumin may protect premature infants’ lungs

LA BioMed research finds substance in turmeric provides lasting protection LOS ANGELES - (July 2, 2013) - Turmeric, a key ingredient in spicy curry dishes,...

Premature babies have fewer, but more deadly microbes

One of the most comprehensive studies to date of the microbes that are found in extremely low-birthweight infants found that hard-to-treat Candida fungus is...

World’s tiniest preemies are growing up and doing fine

In 1989, Madeline Mann became the world's smallest surviving baby after she was born at Loyola University Medical Center. She weighed 280 g. (9.9...

Kids born just a few weeks early at risk of behavioural...

Children born just a few weeks too early are significantly more likely to have behavioural and/or emotional problems in the pre-school years, suggests research published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. It is well known that children bo...

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