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Hormone Hangover

By | February 1, 2016

Medication to prevent prematurity in humans harms cognitive flexibility in rats.


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Gut’s Earliest Bacterial Colonizers

By | August 11, 2014

The pace at which bacterial groups take root in the gastrointestinal tracts of premature infants is more tied to developmental age than time since birth.


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Predicting Preterm Birth

By | August 9, 2013

Two organizations team up in an effort to predict risk of premature birth using big data and genomics.


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Seasonality of Premature Birth

By | July 9, 2013

Babies conceived in May have an elevated risk of being born early.

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US watchdog suspends plans to discipline researchers who failed to disclose the full risks of an experimental trial conducted with premature infants.

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Molecular Models of Birth

By | May 1, 2013

Researchers are piecing together the chain of events that leads to preterm and full-term birth.


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The Genes Underlying Prematurity

By | May 1, 2013

NIH researcher Roberto Romero describes the recent discovery of genetic elemetns that contribute to the risk of preterm birth.


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Why So Soon?

By | May 1, 2013

Researchers are using modern experimental tools to probe the mysterious molecular pathways that lead to premature labor and birth.


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Babies Process Speech in the Womb?

By | February 27, 2013

Premature infants show brain activity patterns in response to language similar to those of adults.

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