Tag: "preterm birth"
Genes May Unlock Ways to Prevent Preterm Birth
A massive DNA analysis of pregnant women has identified six gene regions that influence the length of pregnancy and the timing of birth. The findings, published in the New England
Study Finds Clues in Mystery of Preterm Birth
Cincinnati Children's and March of Dimes study finds genetic areas linked to early labor and preterm birth. Provides roadmap for additional research.
Very Early Preterm Births More Common In Black Mothers
A brief summary of and link to a story about Dr. Emily DeFranco's study about early preterm births and infant mortality.
March of Dimes rates U.S., cities, states on preterm births
A brief summary of and link to a story on CBS News about the March of Dimes ratings for cities, states, and the US on preterm births.
Premature Birth: 6 Factors That Can Increase The Risk
Certain health factors are associated with prematurity. Read more about the reasons why and how they increase risk.
World Prematurity Day 2014
Each year, 15 million babies worldwide are born too soon. In the United States, 1 in every 9 babies is born preterm. And in an average week in Ohio, 322
Cincinnati Children’s Director of Neonatology Discusses Effect of Preterm Births on Community
In an opinion article on Cincinnati.com, Dr. Jim Greenberg, director of the Division of Neonatology at Cincinnati Children’s and co-founder and physician lead for Cradle Cincinnati, discusses the effects of
Scientists Prevent Preterm Birth Caused by Gene-environment Interactions
A new study from Cincinnati Children’s provides important new insights into a major global health problem – preterm birth, researchers say. Reported in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, the research
Saving NKY’s babies
The infant mortality rate in Northern Kentucky is far worse than the national average, far worse than in most developed countries and double what it was just a decade ago.
A Christmas Baby Named Immanuel
Last we met the Vaughn family, they told a story of a fragile Christmas baby who was fighting for his life. When Lisa and Anthony Vaughn’s son was born on