Visual exposure predicts infants’ ability to follow another’s gaze

Following another person’s gaze can reveal a wealth of information critical to social interactions and also to safety. Gaze following typically emerges in infancy, and new research looking at preterm infants suggests that it’s visual experience, not maturational age, that underlies this critical ability. Infant’s Health News — ScienceDaily

Ability to metabolize drugs reduced by low birth weight

Researchers have identified another concern related to low birth weight – a difference in how the body reacts to drugs, which may last a person’s entire life and further complicate treatment of illnesses or diseases that are managed with medications. Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today

Low birth weight reduces ability to metabolize drugs throughout life

Another concern related to low birth weight has been found by researchers: a difference in how the body reacts to drugs, which may last a person’s entire life and further complicate treatment of illnesses or diseases that are managed with medications. The findings add to the list of health problems that are already known to […]