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Infectious diseases paediatrician Dr Philip Britton said an analysis of ICU admissions across shows babies are testing positive for influenza and Covid at the same time

Covid-19 Australia: ‘Pandemic babies’ with no immunity to viruses ending up in ICU

A concerning number of ‘pandemic babies’ with no immunity to respiratory viruses are ending up seriously ill in ICU. Doctors have revealed children born during the Covid-19 pandemic are requiring intensive care ‘from encountering viruses they haven’t come across before’, such as influenza, RSV and Covid. The children had been born and raised when there …

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A team from the University of Helsinki looked at nearly 280,000 youngsters born in Finland between 1995 and 2000. Around one in 20 were born through IVF, artificial insemination and ovulation induction — known as medically assisted reproduction (MAR). While the group scored higher in school tests and were less likely to drop out of high school, they were also one per cent more likely to suffer mental health problems. Pictured: stock of close up in vitro fertilisation (IVF)

Babies born through IVF end up being smarter… but are more prone to depression, study finds

Babies born through IVF are smarter but more prone to mental health problems than naturally conceived children, research suggests. Experts at the University of Helsinki followed 280,000 youngsters born in Finland between 1995 and 2000 until their 18th birthday. Babies born using assisted conception techniques performed better in class and were less likely to drop …

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COVID Vaccines Are Now Available For Babies, But Many Parents Still Resent Delay

COVID Vaccines Are Now Available For Babies, But Many Parents Still Resent Delay

Just in time for the new school year, COVID vaccines are finally available for the nearly 20 million children under 5 in the US — the last portion of the population awaiting protection from the disease — after a four-month delay that put worried parents through hell, to say the least. But even now, despite …

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Brain Bleeds in Babies’ First Year Can Lead to Long-Term Vision Problems – Neuroscience News

Summary: Babies who experience severe brain bleeds during their first year of life are more likely to have long-term visual problems, a new study reports. Source: University of Bristol Severe “brain bleeds” experienced by some babies in the first year following their birth lead to long-term sight problems, researchers at the University of Bristol have …

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