Improving infant health in refugee camps, shortlisted for the Newton Prize 2020 – Coventry University

A Coventry University research project, aiming to develop a wearable, accurate and affordable respiratory monitor for newborn babies in refugee camps, has been shortlisted for the Newton Prize 2020. The first week of life is a pivotal point for infant survival, with respiratory distress syndrome presenting a significant threat of neonatal mortality. The monitoring of […]

Pregnant women with COVID-19 may be at higher risk of intensive care admission and could give birth early – University of Birmingham

Pregnant women with COVID-19 are less likely to show common symptoms, may be at higher risk of intensive care admission and could give birth early, new international study finds. The study analysed the outcomes of 11,432 pregnant and recently pregnant women from the USA, Europe, Central and South-East Asia and South America. Pregnant women, hospitalised […]

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