Researchers report the adult IQ of preterm and low birth weight babies can be predicted by the age of two, but for full term babies, IQ can not be predicted until they are six.
A new study reports preterm babies could be at increased risk of psychological and neurological problems due to weakened connections in certain brain networks linked to emotion, attention and communication.
A simple test using a raisin can help predict future academic performance in toddlers.
According to researchers, often unreported abnormality of the brain's gray matter can indicate future impairment in children born prematurely.
Preterm babies fed mostly breast milk during the first month of life have more robust brain growth than those fed little or no breast milk, researchers report.
A new study reports babies born prematurely perform as well as those who were born full term in developmental tasks of language and cognition.
According to researchers, even before a preterm infant is born, they may have alterations in the brain's neural networks that could contribute to neurodevelopmental disorders.
Researchers report using neuroimaging to map the brains of preterm babies soon after their born could hold clues as to possible disabilities they may develop.
Study may provide clues as to why seemingly healthy babies born prematurely often face higher risks of developmental delays.
An important new study reveals breast feeding not only helps pass immunity onto infants and reduces the risk of obesity, it can also help preterm babies develop more robust white matter.