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Cooling babies may help protect brains deprived of oxygen
The Associated Press
"Chilling a newborn’s entire body can help prevent or reduce brain damage caused
by lack of oxygen during difficult births, research suggests.
However, experts say the results are too preliminary and in conflict with
previous research for the treatment to be used outside of medical studies.
“Widespread application of brain cooling … would be premature,” Dr. Lu-Ann
Papile, a neonatologist at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center,
wrote in an editorial accompanying the study in Thursday’s New England Journal
of Medicine. She had no role in the study.
Between 60,000 and 80,000 of the 4 million babies born in the United States each
year are at high risk of death or disability because of birth problems that
deprive them of oxygen. "
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