Study may provide clues as to why seemingly healthy babies born prematurely often face higher risks of developmental delays.
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.
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.
A new study reports babies born prematurely perform as well as those who were born full term in developmental tasks of language and cognition.
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.
According to researchers, often unreported abnormality of the brain's gray matter can indicate future impairment in children born prematurely.
A simple test using a raisin can help predict future academic performance in toddlers.
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.
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.