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Invasive Pneumococcal Disease Risk Higher in Premature Infants

December 06, 2018 This article originally appeared here. Share this content: The invasive pneumococcal disease incidence in premature infants remained nearly twice as high as children who had been born at term. According to study results published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, invasive pneumococcal disease was significantly higher in premature infants than in infants born at term.… Read More »

Omega-3s can cut premature births: study

Increased intake of omega-3 fats during pregnancy can reduce the risk of premature birth, new research has found. Conducted by the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute with Adelaide’s Women’s and Children’s Hospital and the University of Adelaide, the study shows daily omega-3 supplementation can cut the risk of birth before 37 weeks by… Read More »