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Sequencing Genomes in the ICU Improves Outcomes
Bob Grant | Oct 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.
The Search for Methods to Monitor Brain Cooling
Kerry Grens | Jun 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.
Babies Process Speech in the Womb?
Kate Yandell | Feb 27, 2013
Premature infants show brain activity patterns in response to language similar to those of adults.
Quick Genome Screen for Baby
Dan Cossins | Oct 4, 2012
A new streamlined method for sequencing and analysing whole genomes could help physicians quickly diagnose children with genetic diseases.