Tag Archive: infant

Sep 12 2017

Driving Evidence-Based Neonatology Forward: A Q&A With Barbara Schmidt, MD

Earlier this year, the American Academy of Pediatrics recognized Dr. Schmidt with the William A. Silverman Lectureship Award. The award recognizes an individual whose work has significantly advanced neonatal ethics or the field of neonatal evidence-based medicine.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/driving-evidence-based-neonatology-forward-qa-barbara-schmidt-md/

May 23 2017

Do the Effects of Neonatal Caffeine Therapy Persist in Middle School?

Caffeine therapy can help premature babies breathe stronger and sooner on their own. When a group of caffeine-treated premature babies reached middle school, the therapy appeared to reduce their risk of motor impairment – building on earlier follow-ups that show the treatment’s safety, efficacy, and developmental benefits for the babies at one-and-a-half years old.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/snapshot-science-effects-neonatal-caffeine-therapy-persist-middle-school/

Mar 24 2015

Babies’ BMI May Predict Childhood Obesity

A new study from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia shows body mass index (BMI) during infancy may help to predict childhood obesity by age four.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/babies-bmi-may-predict-childhood-obesity/

Aug 13 2014

Investigators Explore Safety of Rotavirus Vaccine in NICU

Clinicians in neonatal intensive care units across the country are uncertain about when to administer rotavirus vaccination to infants whose medical conditions require prolonged hospital stays.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/investigators-explore-safety-rotavirus-vaccine-nicu/