Pulmonary Hypoplasia News and Research

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Pulmonary hypoplasia refers to a condition where one or both of a baby’s lungs do not develop properly in the womb. Usually, the condition is secondary to another health problem that limits lung development. This not only affects the baby’s ability to breathe, but causes heart dysfunction, difficulty feeding, poor hearing and overall poor development.
Report reveals differences in non-Hispanic black and white infant mortality rates in the US

Report reveals differences in non-Hispanic black and white infant mortality rates in the US

RAC1 protein plays crucial role in proper development of mammalian lung

RAC1 protein plays crucial role in proper development of mammalian lung

CHOP launches Fetal Neuroprotection and Neuroplasticity Program

CHOP launches Fetal Neuroprotection and Neuroplasticity Program

ECMO can be used on neonates with severe respiratory failure until lung transplantation, say scientists

ECMO can be used on neonates with severe respiratory failure until lung transplantation, say scientists

FETO improves infant survival rate in severe cases of congenital diaphragmatic hernia

FETO improves infant survival rate in severe cases of congenital diaphragmatic hernia

New discoveries about role of blood vessels in early lung development

New discoveries about role of blood vessels in early lung development

New classification system for rare lung diseases in infants

New classification system for rare lung diseases in infants

Easing agonising deaths of terminally ill babies "tantamount to euthanasia"

Easing agonising deaths of terminally ill babies "tantamount to euthanasia"

Researchers shed light on congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Researchers shed light on congenital diaphragmatic hernia