Tag Archive: premature

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.

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May 05 2017

Franklin Medal, March for Science, Extra-Uterine Support Device, Bullying Declines, Violence Prevention Initiative

A march, a medal, and a media blitz: In this week’s research news, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia investigators made their mark in the history of progressive science in big, bold ways.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/in-the-news-franklin-medal-march-science-extra-uterine-support-device-bullying-declines-violence-prevention-initiative/

Apr 26 2017

Researchers Recreate the Womb Experience to Transform Care of Very Premature Infants

Every child begins life in a paradise built of biological wonders. The umbilical cord tethering the fetus to her mother’s placenta not only enables the exchange of blood gases in place of breathing air, but it also permits her to float and rotate within the warm incubating amniotic fluid while it delivers her every nutritional need as she grows ready for independent life.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/researchers-recreate-womb-experience-transform-care-premature-infants/

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.

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