February 17, 2011
Delivery Even a Bit Early May Mean Developmental
Bucking the notion that
being born a few weeks early has no discernible impact on babies, a
new study indicates that "late preterm" infants face more
developmental delays than their full-term peers and those delays
may affect their school performance.
U.S. Flu Season Picking Up, CDC Reports
The flu season got off to
a slow start in the United States last fall, but is now circulating
in all 50 states and widespread in 37, health officials report.
Corifact Approved for Genetic Bleeding
Corifact has been approved
by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat congenital Factor
XIII deficiency, a rare genetic disorder that could cause
life-threatening bleeding. It's also called congenital hemophilia