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AI-based newborn eye disease screener closes $1.5M Series A round

Feb 15, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Pr3vent's non-invasive tool looks to catch ophthalmic conditions when kids are still...
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Delayed newborn baths tied to higher breastfeeding rates

Feb 15, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Newborns who don't get baths right away may be more likely to be exclusively breastfed than infants who get whisked away to be washed soon after delivery, a U.S. study suggests....
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Triplets Born Early Use Lullaby-Playing Pacifier As Part Of A Study Aimed To Help Premature Babies Develop, Feed

Feb 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
It’s a Friday morning in January when Jana Gallus, 32, and Gregor Martynus, 35, peek their heads over their triplets’ set of bassinets in their Westwood apartment. Six-month-olds Ada, Kian and Nico are just waking up, kicking with excitement and beaming from ear to ear. It’s a daily moment that Gal......
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Prior dengue infection may protect against Zika: study

Feb 08, 2019 , Reuters
Prior infection with dengue, a mosquito-borne disease that infects nearly 400 million people a year, could reduce the risk of contracting Zika nearly by half, U.S. and Brazilian researchers reported on Thursday....
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Preemies With Most Common Heart Defect Benefit From New Procedure

Feb 08, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Maxwell and Mason Bradford were born at 27 weeks gestation – about 13 weeks early. Each weighed just 2 pounds, 10 ounces. Like many extremely premature babies, both Maxwell and Mason were born with patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), the most common heart-related birth defect, which is commonly called “......
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Infographic: Educating parents about congenital heart defects

Feb 07, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Every 15 minutes, another baby is born with a CHD. February’s designation as National Heart Awareness Month is helping spread valuable information to expectant parents and...
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Ramiah's Story: How Patient Care And Medical Innovation Helped A Child Born Without A Trachea

Feb 02, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
When Leanne Martin found out she was expecting her fourth daughter, Ramiah, she hoped her pregnancy would be routine like her others. But this pregnancy turned out to be drastically different. A prenatal ultrasound revealed something was wrong with Ramiah’s heart. Leanne was able to carry Ramiah to......
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Newborn baby abandoned in freezing London park

Feb 02, 2019 , CNN Health
Police in London have issued an appeal to find the mother of a newborn baby abandoned in a park in freezing conditions....
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Opioid Danger to Newborns Varies By Region

Feb 01, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Opioid Danger to Newborns Varies By RegionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/29/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/30/2019 12:00:00...
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Study: Heart Birth Defects Up with Climate Change

Jan 31, 2019 , WebMD
While previous research linked heat exposure among pregnant women to heart defects in their newborns, the causes remain...
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Takeda dengue vaccine meets main goal of trial; detailed results to come

Jan 30, 2019 , Reuters
Takeda Pharmaceutical Co said on Tuesday that its experimental dengue vaccine appears to be safe and effective at preventing all four types of the mosquito-borne disease, meeting the main goal of the Japanese drugmaker's late-stage clinical trial....
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Undeterred by Sanofi's stumble, Takeda takes similar path with dengue shot

Jan 30, 2019 , Reuters
A new vaccine for the dengue virus is taking a potentially risky road to prevent the mosquito-borne disease that infects nearly 400 million people each year....
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Climate change will affect the ratio of male-to-female newborns

Jan 27, 2019 , CNN Health
Global warming will have a variety of effects on our planet, yet it may also directly impact our human biology, research suggests....
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WHO warns of deadly outbreak of rat-borne hantavirus in Argentina

Jan 25, 2019 , Reuters
At least 11 people have died in Argentina after becoming infected with hantavirus, a disease carried by rats and other rodents, according to a news alert from the World Health Organization (WHO)....
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Climate change will affect the ratio of male-to-female newborns, scientists say

Jan 24, 2019 , CNN Health
Global warming will have a variety of effects on our planet, yet it may also directly impact our human biology, research suggests....
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Gene-Editing Tests The Boundaries Of Science (And Ethics)

Jan 24, 2019 , Forbes
The event was surreal. A Chinese researcher announced on YouTube that he had successfully modified the genes of Lulu and Nana, healthy newborn...
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Areas with high opioid prescription rates are seeing more babies born with a serious birth defect

Jan 18, 2019 , CNN Health
A potentially deadly birth defect in which babies are born with exposed intestines is on the rise, and the Centers for Disease and Prevention is concerned that it might be tied to the opioid epidemic....
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Editorial: How Trump's war on immigrants will harm healthcare

Jan 18, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Rural communities will feel the pain first. But it will also ripple through major cities, where the healthcare workforce has become highly dependent on a steady stream of physicians, nurses and support staff born in other...
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Opioid Use in Pregnancy Linked to Birth Defects?

Jan 18, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers recently found that counties that had higher rates of opioid prescribing had nearly two times more babies born with their intestines outside of their bodies, a condition known as gastroschisis, compared with counties with low opioid prescribing...
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Counting Number Of Mutations In Tumor Cells Can Predict How Well Patient Will Respond To Immunotherapy

Jan 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
If the results hold up, they could spare many patients from suffering the severe side effects of these drugs with nothing to show for it. In other public health news: transplants, twins, biological weapons, suicides, stillborns, and more....
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