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Early neonatal hypoglycemia: incidence of and risk factors. A cohort study using universal point of care screening

Abstract Objective: The objective of this study is to determine the true incidence of early neonatal hypoglycemia and to confirm potential risk factors.┬áStudy design: The study was conducted at tertiary Medical Center in Israel, between June and September 2014. First … Continue reading

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Neonatal factors among subjects diagnosed with a pervasive developmental disorder in the US

Abstract Purpose: Contradictory studies suggest that some neonatal factors may be associated with a pervasive developmental disorder (PDD) diagnosis, but limited data is available from longitudinal, prospective medical record assessments.┬áMaterials and methods: The present hypothesis-testing longitudinal, case-control study evaluated birth … Continue reading

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Big babies. What are the risks?

Researchers know that large babies can damage mothers while they’re being born but little is known what other risks they might be subject to. In this study Hector Mendez-Figueroa, from the University of Texas Health Science Centre, led a team … Continue reading

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