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- Intensive care for babies: How is NICU different from PICU?
NICU and PICU are intensive care for babies, especially infants. But how do they differ from each other?
- Preventing brain damage in preterm babies
Hudson Institute researchers have conducted the first attempts to collect umbilical cord blood cells, with a view to using them to prevent brain damage in preterm babies.
- Is NICU care unnecessary for some premature infants?
Findings reported this month in Pediatrics add to the evidence suggesting that neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) may be overused. Routine NICU care for low-acuity premature infants may be unnecessary and have a negative effect on breastfeeding, conclude the authors.