Neonatal/Perinatology

Impact of extreme low birth weight and early hypoxemic respiratory failure on survival

September 22, 2020

Extreme low birth weight is linked to suboptimal outcomes. A new report looks at how early hypoxemic respiratory failure and extreme low birth weight can influence survival.

Is congenital cytomegalovirus a leading cause of microcephaly?

September 17, 2020

The 2016 Zika epidemic made microcephaly a common term, but a new investigation indicates that congenital cytomegalovirus, which is much less studied, could be an even bigger cause of the birth defect.

Can exposure to dust mite allergens in breast milk fight against food allergies?

September 03, 2020

A research team in Australia has tied early exposure dust mite allergens through breast milk to later development of food allergies.