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Kenyan-Made Device Helps Save Premature Babies Born Amid Ukraine War

Kenyan-Made Device Helps Save Premature Babies Born Amid Ukraine War

Russia’s war on Ukraine has seen scores of hospitals and clinics bombed, and frequent power cuts that can turn off lifesaving machines. Medical aid groups are using a Kenyan-manufactured breathing device for premature babies that works without electricity, helping save vulnerable newborns in countries affected by conflict. Victoria Amunga reports from Nairobi, Kenya. Camera – […]

Five minute walks best way to comfort crying babies, says study

Five minute walks best way to comfort crying babies, says study

A mother plays with her baby at their home in Caracas, Venezuela. Science has perfected the answer to calming a crying baby: Hold and walk with them for five minutes. The evidence-based soothing strategy was derived from experiments carried out in Japan and Italy, which were analyzed and published in the journal Current Biology on […]

Photo gallery: First responders trained on how to deliver babies

Photo gallery: First responders trained on how to deliver babies

Health professionals and emergency responders participated in a training called STORK, Stabilizing OB and Neonatal Patients, Training for OB/Neonatal Emergencies, Outcome Improvements, Resource Sharing, and Kind Care for Vulnerable Families, at Mississippi Center For Emergency Services in Jackson, Miss.  With delivery services becoming more scarce, rural hospitals struggling to stay open and the state’s infant […]

Babies form a memory for grammatical relationships, even without sleep

Babies form a memory for grammatical relationships, even without sleep

Familiarity effects and memory effects. ERPs and the spatial distribution of the effects of the encoding and memory test phases time-locked to the onset of the suffixes (b and d). Negativity is plotted upward. Source data are provided as a Source Data file. a The three familiarity effects of the encoding phase in the overall […]