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Vital research into the effects of premature birth throughout childhood

Vital research into the effects of premature birth throughout childhood

High rate of disability in extremely premature babies, new research results reveal

High rate of disability in extremely premature babies, new research results reveal

Gulf War report confirms link between lung cancer and combustion products

Gulf War report confirms link between lung cancer and combustion products

Racial discrimination may contribute to premature births

Racial discrimination may contribute to premature births

Study of infection prevention therapy for premature babies

Study of infection prevention therapy for premature babies

Recommendations made for new research to settle questions on in vitro fertilization (IVF)

Recommendations made for new research to settle questions on in vitro fertilization (IVF)

Small delay after birth when cutting umbilical cord of a premature baby appears to lessen chances of bleeding

Small delay after birth when cutting umbilical cord of a premature baby appears to lessen chances of bleeding

Number of low birth weight infants born in America rose between 1990 and 2000

Number of low birth weight infants born in America rose between 1990 and 2000

Smallest patient to receive surgery to correct an abdominal disorder using an advanced surgical robotic system

Smallest patient to receive surgery to correct an abdominal disorder using an advanced surgical robotic system

New method for detecting premature birth

New method for detecting premature birth

The Phthalate Esters Panel responds to claims about the health effects of phthalates

The Phthalate Esters Panel responds to claims about the health effects of phthalates

Link between oral bacterium and premature babies

Link between oral bacterium and premature babies

A mother-to-be who eats fish during the later stages of pregnancy is less likely to have a very small baby

A mother-to-be who eats fish during the later stages of pregnancy is less likely to have a very small baby

Mothers who smoke increase the likelihood of daughters smoking 3 fold

Mothers who smoke increase the likelihood of daughters smoking 3 fold

Polio victory remembered on 50th anniversary of Salk Vaccine field trials

Polio victory remembered on 50th anniversary of Salk Vaccine field trials

Black women with high blood pressure during pregnancy have higher homocysteine levels

Black women with high blood pressure during pregnancy have higher homocysteine levels

Obese mothers increase likelihood of pre-eclampsia

Obese mothers increase likelihood of pre-eclampsia

Small uterine fibroids are associated with an increased risk of miscarriage

Small uterine fibroids are associated with an increased risk of miscarriage

New study could lead to new drugs to prevent premature birth

New study could lead to new drugs to prevent premature birth

New research may help treatment of Norrie disease and familial exudative vitreoretinopathy (FEVR)

New research may help treatment of Norrie disease and familial exudative vitreoretinopathy (FEVR)