Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Babies born at a very low birth weight are more likely to have memory and attention problems when they become adults than babies born at a low to normal weight.
What does VLBW stand for?
VLBW stands for Very Low Birth Weight (less than 1500 grams)
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Washington, Dec 6 (ANI): Premature infants, born with very low birth weight are more prone to suffering from memory and attention problems when they become adults than babies born at a low to normal weight, a study has suggested.
Often we have the combination of children who have low birth weight who become more easily children who are overweight," he said, adding "children with very low birth weight are less able to handle high energy density food.
Furthermore, newborn vagal tone also has been shown to predict other developmental outcomes in 3-year-old children who were born with very low birth weight (Child Dev.
Very low birth weight is usually a reflection of a more serious problem with pregnancy and thus has a different etiology (Kramer 1987), although there are some common risk factors.
The study looked at 167 children of very low birth weight and 167 of normal birth weight, who attended the same schools in Merseyside.
In addition, it has documented a significantly reduced incidence of low birth weight and very low birth weight deliveries compared to the national average (5.
today announced that it has received orphan designation from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the use of a human immunoglobulin to prevent hospital-acquired staphylococcal infections in very low birth weight infants.