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Premature babies

13 Nov 2020
The results of a new clinical trial, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, showed that dexamethasone—a glucocorticoid used to treat many conditions, including rheumatic problems and severe COVID-19...
27 Jan 2019
Preterm baby (PTB) or premature birth occurs at least three weeks before the baby’s estimated due date. Premature babies, especially those born very early, often have complicated medical problems.
21 Aug 2017
An artificial womb has been successfully used to incubate healthy baby lambs for a period of one week, and researchers hope the technology will one day be able to do the same for extremely premature babies.
17 Jul 2017
Premature babies who are given caffeine perform significantly better in tests that measure their ability to breathe out at 11 years old, a study found.
26 May 2017
Infants born before the 28th week of pregnancy are 17 times more likely to develop the condition than those carried to full-term.
2 May 2017
Neonatal care practices have improved overall survival of premature infants and have pushed the limits of viability to 22 to 23 weeks of gestation.
4 Jan 2017
About 87,600 premature children in Nigeria may have died from complications mainly due to lack of incubators and other specialized devices to care for them in the health facilities.


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