Children born too early show lower test scores in school, according to a new study published in Pediatrics.
A new report released Wednesday finds that 15 million babies worldwide are born prematurely each year. For any hope of prevention, preterm birth needs to raise its PR profile.
Cesarean delivery isn’t better for preterm babies who are small for their age, contrary to common wisdom.
What do artificial intelligence, mathematics and engineering have to do with premature birth? More than you might think, according to the new multidisciplinary preterm research center at Stanford University.
Preterm birth, which is the leading cause of newborn death in the U.S., has declined in most states and dropped more than 10% in a few, according to an annual “premature-birth report card” released by the March of Dimes on Tuesday.
It’s not surprising that premature babies are less likely to survive compared to full-term infants, but what is groundbreaking news is that years after their birth, they stand a 38% increased risk of dying in young adulthood, …