Tag Archive: premature infants

Jul 28 2017

Psychology in Media Award, Targeted Cancer Drugs, Dermatology App, CHOP ROP Model, Beckwith-Wiedemann Conference

Read on for more exciting headlines from this week, including highlights from our inaugural “Deciphering Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome” conference.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/in-the-news-psychology-media-award-targeted-cancer-drugs-dermatology-app-chop-rop-model-beckwith-wiedemann-conference/

Jun 23 2015

No Difference in Outcomes for Premature Infants Enrolled in RCTs

Many families of premature infants quickly become familiar with a powerful research tool called a randomized clinical trial (RCT). Neonatologists may invite them to participate in RCTs, as they investigate ways to help prevent, treat, and manage the myriad complications that can occur when these babies’ organs are not ready for life outside their mothers’ wombs.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/no-difference-in-outcomes-for-premature-infants-enrolled-in-rcts/

Aug 22 2013

Techniques to Prevent Lung Injury in Premature Infants Less Effective than Expected

A neonatologist at CHOP led a new study showing current non-invasive techniques for respiratory support are less effective than previously thought in reducing severe lung injury in very premature infants.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/techniques-to-prevent-lung-injury-in-premature-infants-less-effective-than-expected/