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Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone performs first-ever pediatric lung transplant

Surgeons at Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone and the NYU Langone Transplant Institute reached a historic milestone when they used a lung transplant to treat a 16-year-old girl with cystic fibrosis whose organs were irreversibly damaged. The surgery took place on May 20, 2021, marking the first-ever pediatric lung transplant performed at NYU Langone …

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Improving children’s hospital experiences using a social robot

In this interview, News-Medical speaks to Dr. Justin Wagner about Robin, the social companion robot, and how it is improving children’s hospital experiences. Please can you introduce your work and tell us about what led you to carry out this study? Robin is a social companion robot that was designed to support children in healthcare …

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Pregnant woman with Covid names baby after Abu Dhabi hospital that saved their lives

Doctors in Abu Dhabi have saved the life of a woman and her unborn baby after she contracted Covid-19 and had to be placed on a ventilator. The baby was delivered at 27 weeks after surgery on the woman’s heart took a turn for the worse. Michelle Baldemor, from the Philippines, discovered that she had …

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UI Hospital and Clinics successfully achieves 10,000 IVF procedures

The Center for Reproductive Care at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics established the IVF program in 1978, and now has reached an astonishing number of completed procedures. The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has completed 10,000 in vitro fertilization procedures in 30 years. In vitro fertilization, or IVF, consists of assisting fertility …

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How to Transform Your Hospital Room Into a Birth Cave

Childbirth is beautiful yet intense, exciting but also alarming, life-changing, and momentous. As you prepare your mind and body for this all-encompassing experience, it’s important to feel like you’re in a comfortable, safe, and private space. But let’s face it, hospital rooms are cold, bleak, and downright depressing. They sure don’t scream, “Hooray, I’m about …

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Pregnant women no longer face hike to the labour ward at Royal Alexandra Hospital

Heavily pregnant women will no longer have to hike their way into the labour ward as health chiefs pledge to reserve some parking spaces for mothers-to-be. NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde has confirmed that where possible the parking bays immediately outside the maternity unit will be reserved for pregnant women with the exception of the …

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Pregnant mum loses baby after 2.5hr wait in hospital car park because she had Covid

A pregnant mum lost her ‘healthy’ baby after being forced to wait in the car park of Birmingham Women’s Hospital for two and a half hours – because she had Covid-19. Fationa Nikolli was 31 weeks and four days into her pregnancy when told she had to wait outside the Selly Oak hospital until a …

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