Clinical Trials Okay for Extreme Preemies
Think extremely premature infants can’t be enrolled in clinical trials because it’s too risky? Think again. New research shows that extremely premature infants who take part in randomized clinical trials don’t have worse outcomes while in the hospital compared […]
You may remember a previous article about Rice University students who invented a portable CPAP machine that fit in a shoe box. Now Rice students have invented another low-cost tool for NICUs in developing countries.
The BreathAlert device, originally designed in 2012 by engineering […]
One of the things premature babies are given in neonatal intensive care units (NICU) are pacifiers. Pacifiers stimulate and strengthen the babies’ sucking power, which is essential to correct feeding, which is necessary for the babies’ discharge.
A recent study looked at […]