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901 Articles Matching "babies"

Defects More Common Than Expected in Kids After Zika Exposure

Dec 15, 2018 , RxList
About 1 in 7 babies aged 12 to 18 months who were exposed to Zika virus before birth have significant neurodevelopmental problems, a study published online December 13 in the New England Journal of Medicine...
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Why Are Doctors Giving Caffeine To Premature Babies?

Dec 14, 2018 , Forbes
What if your first encounter with caffeine wasn't when you were a few years old, but when you were a few hours old? Researchers suggest that this helps premature...
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New $125 Million Immunology Research Unit Sprang From Personal Quest Of Paul Allen

Dec 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The Allen Institute announced the new unit Wednesday, three months after Paul Allen died of septic shock stemming from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Other public health news focuses on Islam and organ donations; reactions to the CRIPR babies; vitamin treatments for sepsis; the continuing short supply of Shingrix; and the high costs of animal...
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Standardized Protocols Needed To Improve Health Outcomes Related To Pregnancy Complications

Dec 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The rates of maternal mortality and preterm birth continue to shockingly rise in the United States. According to the CDC and March of Dimes, more than 700 women die of pregnancy-related causes in the U.S. every year, and more than 1,000 babies are born prematurely every day. It’s impossible to point......
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University Health CEO resigns amid bacterial outbreak

Dec 08, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Four premature babies in the neonatal ICU have contracted the Acinetobacter baumannii bacteria since September, three of whom died, according to public health...
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State Highlights: Ohio’s Infant Mortality Rate Drops Overall, But Rate For Black Babies Increases; Family Planning Services Cut At Milwaukee Clinic

Dec 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Ohio, Wisconsin, Michigan, Massachusetts, California, Utah and New...
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Flu Shot Still Left Off To-Do List For 40 Percent Of Adults Even After Last Year’s Deadly Season

Dec 07, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
At the heart of their decision are worries about the shot giving them the flu and suffering from other side effects. Public health officials warn about a repeat of last year when the virus killed 80,000 people, and they stress that side effects are mild. Other public health news focuses on the outcry over the first CRISPR babies; climate change and the rise of mosquito-born illnesses; a potential link between infections and mental illness; more raw beef recalls; the impact of childhood trauma...
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Chrissy Teigen inspires parents to share photos of babies with head-shaping helmets

Dec 05, 2018 , CNN Health
American model Chrissy Teigen sparked a social media trend after sharing on Twitter and Instagram a photo of her son, Miles, with a corrective helmet to treat his flat head syndrome....
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Viewpoints: Even With Gene-Edited Babies, There’s Always A Tradeoff; Democrats Need To Weigh Pros, Cons Of Medicare For All

Dec 04, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on these and other health care...
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Pediatricians: Simple Playtime Beats Digital Toys

Dec 04, 2018 , WebMD
The best toys for babies and young children are traditional playthings like dolls, cars, blocks and crayons rather than virtual ones, like games played on mobile devices or talking animals that read stories out loud, American’s pediatricians...
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Parents Can Already Use Genetics To Select For Healthier, Maybe More Intelligent, Babies

Dec 02, 2018 , Forbes
While gene editing is grabbing the headlines, technology to genetically select babies is already available and has been in use for years. Does it hold the same potential to transform humanity, and should it raise the same...
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15 Years Later: How Well Are We Doing Addressing AIDS

Dec 02, 2018 , Forbes
This World AIDS Day, we celebrate astounding progress made in the past 15 years! Thanks to PEPFAR— the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief—14.6 million people living with HIV (59%) have access to antiretroviral therapy, 2.4 million babies have been born HIV-free. But we are not...
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Fetal Kicks May Help Babies Understand Their Bodies

Dec 02, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Fetal Kicks May Help Babies Understand Their BodiesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/30/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/30/2018 12:00:00...
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China Stops Work on Gene-Edited Babies

Dec 02, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: China Stops Work on Gene-Edited BabiesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/29/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/30/2018 12:00:00...
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Perspectives: Gene-Editing On Human Babies Was Highly Irresponsible; Allow Use Of CRISPR In Embryos

Dec 01, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers express views about...
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Lactalis says no salmonella in baby milk at second production line

Dec 01, 2018 , Reuters
Lactalis, the world's largest dairy group, on Friday rejected media reports that salmonella had been detected in baby milk from a second production line at a French factory where contaminated milk led to dozens of babies falling ill last year....
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Elective cesareans tied to higher risk of overweight babies

Nov 30, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who opt for surgical cesarean deliveries may be more likely than those who have vaginal deliveries to have a child that is overweight by its first birthday, a small study suggests....
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What's Best for Babies With Recurring Ear Infections

Nov 30, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: What's Best for Babies With Recurring Ear InfectionsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/28/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/28/2018 12:00:00...
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World's leading geneticists call for investigation into 'deeply disturbing' claims

Nov 30, 2018 , CNN Health
Organizers of a global genome conference have called for an independent investigation into a Chinese scientist who claims to have created the world's first genetically edited babies, describing his research as "deeply disturbing."...
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China Stops Work on Gene-Edited Babies

Nov 30, 2018 , WebMD
In a statement released Thursday, the 14 leaders of the conference said it's irresponsible to attempt gene editing on eggs, sperm or embryos, except in lab research, because not enough is known yet about its risks or safety,...
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