The first computer model that predicts the flow of liquid medication in human lungs is providing new insight into the treatment of acute respiratory distress syndrome.
One in twelve children are born prematurely in Switzerland. If hypoglycemia develops in these premature babies and persists for over an hour, it can affect brain development. In order to prevent this, the babies' blood sugar ...
Swiss researchers have developed a UV-activated membrane which releases a gentle dose of medication to the skin of a patient. In future those who fear injections will be able to sleep soundly, as will premature babies too, ...
(Phys.org) —A new study on the digestion of milk could lead to the development of new formulas for premature babies, weight loss drinks and potentially new drug delivery systems.
Human breast milk is the best source of food for infants. University of Georgia researchers have found what may be a new second bestformula made from hazelnut oil.
A German baby born after only 21 weeks and five days in the womb has equalled a world record for surviving premature infants, the hospital said Saturday.
(AP) -- Kneeling family members bent in prayer over two little bodies wrapped in sheets on the grass in the hospital grounds. Then two women among them released heart-rending wails.
Edmonton researchers with the University of Albertas Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry have received a grant to use a hi-tech technique called optogenetics to study how the brain controls breathing. What they ...
As many as 240 people likely died in New Zealand's devastating earthquake, but health services have also been stretched coping with a different problem -- a surge in new life.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Improving lung function in premature babies with a severe lung disease may be linked to their feeding regimen, according to a new University of Michigan study.