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Oxygen in preemies: timing and level important to reduce ROP risk

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In preterm infants born at a gestational age of 32 weeks or younger, keeping oxygen saturation low in the first few weeks of life and high later on will reduce the risk of severe retinopathy of prematurity (ROP)....

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Steroids accelerate fetal lung maturity, even in the late preterm period

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Giving a single antenatal course of intramuscular corticosteroids after 34 weeks of gestation significantly enhances fetal lung maturity in pregnancies with documented fetal lung immaturity, research shows. The use of...

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Montelukast in primary RSV ameliorates re-infections

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In mice, treating primary respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) with the cysteinyl leukotriene 1 receptor antagonist montelukast reduces airway hyperresponsiveness and inflammation after RSV re-infection, according to a May...