new technology can quickly identify rare genetic diseases in critically ill newborns.
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Women who had a heavy firstborn baby were more than twice as likely to develop breast cancer later in life, researchers found.
During pregnancy women's organs contain placental cells, along with immune and connective tissue cells from the fetus.
Researchers at the University of Rochester find out just how selective babies are in allocating their attention.
In an historic demographic shift, white babies are now in the minority compared with nonwhite newborns.
Home births are associated with an increased risk of neonatal seizures and lower scores on tests of health immediately after birth.