UAB researchers hope to establish Cialis as a therapeutic agent for pregnant women exposed to chlorine and bromine during industrial accidents or acts of terrorism.
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UAB researchers have discovered that an infant’s airway — once thought to be sterile until after birth — is colonized by bacteria or bacterial DNA, which could be protective for or predict development of severe lung disease, knowledge that may offer a therapeutic target.
UAB continues to improve maternal and infant health as the only university to be a member of all three NIH perinatal networks.
Developmentally appropriate activities conducted by parents with their child during the first three years after birth reduce childhood cognitive delays in low-resource families.
Premature babies at UAB receive handmade quilts from Oxford, Alabama, Girl Scout troop.
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Narrowing of aortic arch, infant’s otherwise good health prompt physicians to move Baby JJ’s Glenn procedure up one month.
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Between-hospital variations in active treatment explain much of the difference seen in infants born at 22 to 24 weeks of gestation.
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This public health initiative aims to ensure area babies have an opportunity to receive vital ‘first-food nutrients’ essential to early development.

Prematurity, low birth weight leading cause for the leveling off of infant mortality and neonatal mortality rates in the United States
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Advances led by UAB and Children’s of Alabama neonatologist Wally Carlo have helped millions of infants worldwide
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A low-cost intervention gives even the earliest preemies a chance to survive and thrive.

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UAB Hospital’s NICU uses a new, non-invasive system that can identify preterm babies who are at-risk for deadly infection.
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Modified oxygen delivery device can provide safe, cost-effective life-saving therapy to infants and children in developing nations where pneumonia is the leading killer.

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For about $200 per child, the seven-day mortality rate for newborns in Zambia dropped by 40 percent.

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