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Feb 04, 2016, 12:43 ET

Los esteroides prenatales disminuyen el riesgo de enfermedades respiratorias en los bebés prematuros tardíos

El tratamiento prenatal con esteroides disminuye la posibilidad de complicaciones respiratorias en los bebés nacidos entre las 34 y 36 semanas...

Jan 12, 2016, 09:00 ET

Tratar de concebir después de una pérdida de embarazo puede aumentar la probabilidad de tener un embarazo que resulte en el nacimiento de un bebé vivo

 Según un estudio de los Institutos Nacionales de la Salud (NIH, por sus siglas en inglés), las parejas que intentan concebir dentro...

Dec 09, 2015, 08:00 ET
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 We have incredible news that will help Native children and families during this season of giving! A generous donor has announced that they...

Nov 09, 2015, 17:00 ET

Las tasas de mortinatalidad en los Estados Unidos permanecieron iguales después del movimiento para desalentar los partos electivos antes de las 39 semanas de embarazo

Según un estudio realizado por investigadores de los Institutos Nacionales de la Salud y de otras instituciones, la recomendación de...

Sep 29, 2015, 08:00 ET
Imagen: Tabla que muestra las trayectorias promedio de crecimiento de los fetos blancos, negros, hispanos y asiaticos de las participantes en el estudio. La imagen es cortesia de los Institutos Nacionales de la Salud.

Estudio de los NIH encuentra diferencias en el crecimiento fetal según la raza y grupo étnico

Los estándares actuales de evaluación de ultrasonido del crecimiento fetal podrían llevar a clasificar de manera equivocada hasta un...

Sep 29, 2015, 08:00 ET
Graphic: Chart depicting average growth trajectories for the White, Black, Hispanic, and Asian fetuses who took part in the study.  Image courtesy of the National Institutes of Health.

NIH study finds racial, ethnic differences in fetal growth

Current standards for ultrasound evaluation of fetal growth may lead to misclassification of up to 15 percent of fetuses of minority mothers as...

Sep 29, 2015, 08:00 ET
Graphic: Chart depicting average growth trajectories for the White, Black, Hispanic, and Asian fetuses who took part in the study.  Image courtesy of the National Institutes of Health.

NIH study finds racial, ethnic differences in fetal growth

Current standards for ultrasound evaluation of fetal growth may lead to misclassification of up to 15 percent of fetuses of minority mothers as...

Jul 27, 2015, 08:00 ET

Muchas nuevas madres informan no haber recibido ningún consejo del médico sobre la posición de dormir para el bebé o sobre la lactancia materna

BETHESDA, Maryland, 27 de julio de 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Según un estudio realizado por investigadores de los Institutos...

Jul 27, 2015, 08:00 ET

Many new mothers report no physician advice on infant sleep position, breastfeeding

Many new mothers do not receive advice from physicians on aspects of infant care such as sleep position, breastfeeding, immunization and pacifier...

Jun 29, 2015, 08:00 ET

El "ordeño" del cordón umbilical mejora el flujo de sangre en los bebés prematuros

BETHESDA, Maryland, 29 de junio de 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- De acuerdo con un estudio financiado por los Institutos Nacionales de...

Jun 29, 2015, 08:00 ET

Umbilical cord 'milking' improves blood flow in preterm infants

 A technique to increase the flow of blood from the umbilical cord into the infant's circulatory system improves blood pressure and red blood...

May 19, 2015, 10:00 ET

NIH lanza nuevo sitio web en español sobre la salud infantil y el desarrollo humano

 El Instituto Nacional de Salud Infantil y Desarrollo Humano Eunice Kennedy Shriver (NICHD, por sus siglas en inglés), parte de los...

May 19, 2015, 10:00 ET

NIH launches new Spanish-language site for child health and human development

The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH),...

Mar 12, 2015, 08:00 ET

The Walmart Foundation Awards a $500,000 Grant to First Nations Development Institute to Strengthen Native American Ranchers

 The Walmart Foundation has awarded First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) of Longmont, Colorado, a grant of $500,000 to support a...

Mar 05, 2015, 08:00 ET
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First Nations' Native Agriculture and Food System Initiative Receives $2.95 Million, Three-Year Grant

In the continuing effort to improve the health of Native American children and families and boost the economic health of Native communities, the...

Feb 03, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Comcast NBCUniversal Commits $2 Million in Airtime to First Nations Development Institute

First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) today announced that Comcast NBCUniversal has provided airtime valued at $2 million to...

Nov 21, 2014, 16:52 ET
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First Nations Development Institute Applauds Navajo Junk-Food Tax as a National Precedent

First Nations Development Institute (First Nations), a national Native American nonprofit organization that works to improve Native economies and...

Nov 01, 2014, 07:00 ET
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Celebrate Native American Month with Favorite Quotations and Movies

November is Native American Heritage Month. In recognition, First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) has created a list of favorite...

Oct 20, 2014, 12:22 ET
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Native Agriculture & Food Systems College Scholarship Program Launched

First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) today launched the new "First Nations Native Agriculture and Food Systems Scholarship Program"...

Sep 17, 2014, 08:00 ET
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First Nations-NUIFC Partnership Awards Second-Year Grants to Four Urban Indian Centers

First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) and the National Urban Indian Family Coalition (NUIFC) today announced they have selected...