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IMAGING Management

Using Light To Examine Lungs Of Premature Babies

2016 23 Mar

Research from Lund University in Sweden suggests that in the future, tests to see how much premature air babies’ lungs contain as their lungs are not sufficiently developed could be done using laser light, which at present can only be done using X-rays. The researchers suggest that this method could also be be employed to measure oxygen among severely... Read more

IMAGING Management

MRI Predicts Cognitive Outcome in Preterm Children

2015 07 Sep

A study published in the neurology journal Brain suggests that children born prematurely are more likely to have low mathematical achievement at school age, which may be caused by reduced working memory and number skills. The study aimed to examine the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) after birth to identify infants at risk of later academic... Read more

ICU Management

Neonatal ICU: New Technology Helping Babies Progress Faster

2015 09 Jan

Cedars-Sinai Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, part of the Maxine Dunitz Children’s Health Center, is using new devices to personalise the nutritional care of premature babies for more rapid and healthier weight gain. In addition to improving nutrition, Cedars-Sinai is also using new specially designed mattresses to help improve sleep patterns and head... Read more


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