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UNC study: Insecticide-treated bed nets reduce infant deaths in Democratic Republic of Congo
Giving insecticide-treated bed nets to nearly 18,000 mothers at prenatal clinics in the Democratic Republic of Congo prevented an estimated 414 infant deaths from malaria, a study by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers concludes.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Sept. 3, 2009
UNC study: Insecticide-treated bed nets reduce infant deaths in Democratic Republic of Congo
Giving insecticide-treated bed nets to nearly 18,000 mothers at prenatal clinics in the Democratic Republic of Congo prevented an estimated 414 infant deaths from malaria, a study by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers concludes.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Sept. 3, 2009
UNC study: Tdap vaccine given during pregnancy reduces occurrence of infant pertussis
A study led by UNC’s Sylvia Becker-Dreps, MD, MPH, reviewed more than 675,000 pregnancies in the U.S. to determine if the Tdap vaccine given to a mother will reduce the chances of her child developing pertussis during the first 18 months of life. The results show a decrease in overall cases of pertussis, and most notably, in pertussis hospitalization in infants whose mothers were immunized during pregnancy.
Located in News / 2018 / June
YOUR HEALTH: A Calm Brain with Dr. Gayatri Devi
This weekend on YOUR HEALTH, Adam & Cristy will be talking with Dr. Gayatri Devi, Director of the New York Memory Services and Associate Professor at New York University School of Medicine, about her book, "A Calm Brain."
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / July 26