Preterm birth has significant and selective effects on functional networks in the frontal lobe, researchers report.
It has been well known for a number of years that placing a baby to sleep on their stomachs increases the risk of SIDS. Researchers report a developmental abnormality more prevalent in premature and male babies, may contribute to SIDS risk, in conjunction to the sleep position.
Researchers report motor problems associated with preterm birth could be due to defects in peripheral nerves.
A new study reports Sirt1 can help glial cells to regenerate from progenitor cells in preterm babies with hypoxia related injuries.
A new study reports children born prematurely show less interest in other people compared to babies born full-term.
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.
According to a new study, pregnant women who take SSRI antidepressants have lower risks of certain pregnancy complications. However, there is an increased risk of neonatal problems associated with mothers who take the medications.
A new study indicates adults who were born prematurely are more likely to display certain signs of autism and be more socially withdrawn than those who were born full term.
A new study reports pregnant women with PTSD are at increased risk of preterm birth.
A new study could help explain why preterm babies are at higher risk of neurodevelopmental disorders.