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Sequencing Genomes in the ICU Improves Outcomes

By Bob Grant | October 19, 2017

A handful of infants in a neonatal intensive care unit who were diagnosed with rare diseases using whole-genome sequencing had shorter hospital stays and better health outcomes, researchers find.

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The Search for Methods to Monitor Brain Cooling

By Kerry Grens | June 1, 2017

Newborns deprived of oxygen have their temperatures lowered to protect against brain damage, but it’s hard to decipher the babies’ immediate response to the intervention.

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image: Babies Process Speech in the Womb?

Babies Process Speech in the Womb?

By Kate Yandell | February 27, 2013

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

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Quick Genome Screen for Baby

By Dan Cossins | October 4, 2012

A new streamlined method for sequencing and analysing whole genomes could help physicians quickly diagnose children with genetic diseases.

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