Pediatrics (13 News)

Effect of Maternal Immunity on Infant's Brain Development

Mar 23, 2017 1:00 pm
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Maternal infection during pregnancy increases the risk for psychiatric disorders in the child, but the path between the two is something of a myste...

New Treatment For Rare Blood Disorder Using Stem Cell Derived Cells

Feb 23, 2017 11:00 am
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Researchers at Boston Children's Hospital's Stem Cell Research Program were able, for the first time, to use patients' own cells to create...

Importance of Gut bacteria for Lung Defense in Newborns

Feb 20, 2017 11:00 am
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Doctors have long understood that antibiotics that protect infants from infection also can disrupt the normal growth of their gut bacteria. However...

Vitamin E Deficiency Increases Risk of Miscarriages

Feb 16, 2017 11:00 am
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Researchers for the first time have explained how deficient levels of vitamin E can cause neurologic damage to an embryo, failure to normally develop ...

Prenatal Care Leads to Stronger Muscles For Bewborn Babies

Feb 9, 2017 8:00 am
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Born too soon, she weighed just over 1 pound at birth and spent the first three months of her life in the neonatal intensive care unit, fighting to...

Study Find That Mode of Delivery Does Not Affect Microbium Combosition inInfants

Feb 6, 2017 10:00 am
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A new study published today by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine in Nature Medicine found that the microbiome of infants greatly expands be...

Impact of Birth Weight on Brain Development

Feb 5, 2017 10:00 am
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A new study shows that what happens to a fetus in the womb can affect the brain later in life. In a paper recently published in Human Brain Mappi...

Flat Head Syndrome Linked to Motor, Language and Cognitive Delays in Babies

Jan 29, 2017 8:00 am
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Babies with flat head syndrome may be at heightened risk of developmental delays, a new study has found. The research from The George Institute for G...

A Model for Understanding Nutrition and Brain Development

Jan 24, 2017 8:00 am
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Pediatric nutrition research has shown the important effects of early-life nutrition on a baby's development—especially the gastroint...

Selumetinib Active in Children with Neurofibromatosis Type 1

Jan 3, 2017 8:00 am
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The oral selective inhibitor of MAPK kinase 1 and 2, selumetinib, is active in children with neurofibromatosis type 1 and inoperable plexiform neurofi...

New Study Could Provide Treatments for Preterm Birth

Dec 25, 2016 10:00 am
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Preterm birth—birth before 37 weeks of pregnancy—affects up to one in every six births in the United States and many other countries. It i...

Circulation Favors Placenta Over Brain in Fetuses of Diabetic Mothers

Dec 20, 2016 6:59 pm
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Blood flows preferentially to the placenta instead of the brain in foetuses of mothers with diabetes, reveals research presented today at EuroEcho-Ima...

Vitamin D Status in Newborns May Affect MS Risk in Later Life

Dec 20, 2016 3:21 pm
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Babies born with low levels of vitamin D may be more likely to develop multiple sclerosis (MS) later in life than babies with higher levels of vitamin...