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Recent Studies/Projects

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A literature review and a survey of the major allergens in household products taken from the German retail market

Excerpt from the Study: Natural Rubber Latex Protein Allergy: A literature review and a survey of the major allergens in household products taken from the German retail market Part 1:

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Does the Recommendation to Use a Pacifier Influence the Prevalence of Breastfeeding?

A low prevalence and duration of breastfeeding increase the risk of infant morbidity and mortality in both developed and developing countries. In 1989, the World Health Organization and

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A New Bottle Design Decreases Hypoxemic Episodes during Feeding in Preterm Infants

Oxygen saturation is lower during bottle feeding than during breastfeeding in preterm infants. Our objective was to compare two different bottle systems in healthy preterm infants before



Midwife continuity of care model linked to positive experiences during pregnancy

Increasing midwifery continuity of care has been identified as a key priority for maternity services in the United Kingdom (UK). Published ...

Brainstem neuronal shutdown as a potential cause of sudden death in at-risk infants

Sudden unexpected death in children, which includes sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), is a devastating but poorly understood global ...

Pediatric study sheds light on new tool for identifying infants with tongue tie requiring frenotomy

The World Health Organization and several national health organizations recommend exclusive breastfeeding for infants, at least for the ...

New research highlights inequities in treatment of postpartum depressive symptoms

Pregnancy and childbirth can be significant stressors on mental health. Nearly one in eight people who have given birth develop postpartum ...

What You Should Know About RSV in Babies

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Newborns with improper kidney development face lifelong challenges: New study offers potential solution

Some infants are born with too few nephrons, the filtering units in kidneys that help the body remove waste and excess fluid. Whether due ...

Progesterone protects babies from preterm birth in women with a short cervix, research shows

At around 20 weeks of pregnancy women with a short cervix have an increased risk of preterm birth. Preventing preterm birth in pregnant ...

First recognition of self in the mirror is spurred by touch, researchers discover

Most babies begin recognizing themselves in mirrors when they are about a year and half old. This kind of self-recognition is an important ...

Extra one-minute check can stop some babies from being born prematurely

Women who have a cesarean section in the late stages of labor are at increased risk of preterm birth in subsequent pregnancies. But UCL ...

Breastfeeding after COVID-19 booster can give babies antibodies, research finds

Lactating mothers who get the COVID-19 booster pass along the antibodies to their children via their breast milk—and potentially protect ...