premature babies

Save your preemie with caffeine and Viagra

Bringing a premature baby to a stable condition can be difficult and scary for parents, but there are unusual ways of tackling the challenge. Caffeine and use of the drug Viagra are actually making a difference. Babies are born prematurely 450,000 times every year, and that number keeps increasing. In fact, in the last generation […]

Startup’s drug could help preemies breathe easy

Bronchopulmonary dysplasia is a common condition among premature infants that require ventilation after birth. It causes inflammation and scarring in their delicate lungs, leading to serious complications at the earliest and most critical stages of a preemie’s development. Cincinnati-based Airway Therapeutics has raised $4.6 million in Series A financing for its new treatment, AT-100, that prevents BPD in preemies. The company has developed a […]