Neonatology
Foetal ECG readings offer no advantage over heart rate monitoring during labour

Foetal ECG readings offer no advantage over heart rate monitoring during labour

Washington: A new technology that tracks the electrical activity of the foetal heart offers no advantages over conventional technology in preventing birth complications, according to a new study by the National Institutes of Health. more

Common anti-fever medications pose kidney injury risk for children

Common anti-fever medications pose kidney injury risk for children

Washington: Sick children, especially those with some dehydration from flu or other illnesses, risk significant kidney injury if given drugs such as ibuprofen and naproxen, Indiana University School of Medicine researchers said on Friday. more

Survival rates for premature babies in High Level NICUs better than previously reported

Survival rates for premature babies in High Level NICUs better than previously reported

Washington: Premature babies are more likely to survive when they are born in high-level neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) than in hospitals without such facilities, and this benefit is considerably larger than previously reported. more