Experimental Treatment for Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Shows Long Term Positive Impact in Rat Model
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Experimental Treatment for Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Shows Long Term Positive Impact in Rat Model

According to a story from globenewswire.com, the drug developer The Cell Factory and the University of Padova in Italy have been conducting research in order to demonstrate the effectiveness of…

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Study Investigates the Most Predictive Indicators of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

What is Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia? Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD) is a diagnosis most commonly given to premature newborns. In children, BPD is also the most common cause of Pulmonary Hypertension (PH). Premature babies often develop…

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A Potential Drug For Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia is Ready For Human Trials, Developers Say
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A Potential Drug For Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia is Ready For Human Trials, Developers Say

An investigational new drug for bronchopulmonary dysplasia, called CF-MEV-132, has completed pre-clinical in-vivo testing. According to The Cell Factory, who are developing the drug, the potential treatment is now ready…

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The FDA has Awarded Over $18 Million for Rare Disease Research
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The FDA has Awarded Over $18 Million for Rare Disease Research

The United States Food and Drug Administration has awarded twelve research grants worth a total of over $18 million for research into rare diseases. For more information about this news,…

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Possible Breakthrough Therapy for Premature Babies with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
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Possible Breakthrough Therapy for Premature Babies with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

According to 9News, Harry Campbell was born very premature at 27 weeks. Not only this, but his dimensions were almost unfathomable. Harry was able to fit into the palm of…

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Breakthrough Stem Cell Transplant Successfully Treats Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD)
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Breakthrough Stem Cell Transplant Successfully Treats Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD)

Vinmec, a healthcare facility in Vietnam made bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) history. They successfully treated BDP using a method that had never been tried before: the stem cell transplant. The procedure occurred…

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Prematurity Places Babies at Risk for BPD – Know the Facts
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Prematurity Places Babies at Risk for BPD – Know the Facts

Bronchopulmonary dysplasia, or  BPD, is a chronic lung disease that most commonly occurs in premature infants and is caused by a reaction to being on mechanical ventilation, or from being on…

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Little Babies with Big Breathing Problems: What Is BPD?
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Little Babies with Big Breathing Problems: What Is BPD?

Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) is a condition that mainly affects premature infants who have very low birth-weight (under 2.2 pounds). Because the baby's lung tissue is underdeveloped, respiratory distress can result,…

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To Vax or Not to Vax? We Answer the Question for Preemie Parents
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To Vax or Not to Vax? We Answer the Question for Preemie Parents

Premature babies have enough to deal with. Not only do they face the possibility of long-term health problems like impaired cognitive function, behavioral/psychological problems, and cerebral palsy, they first need…

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