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  • The Effectiveness of Phototherapy in Premature Infants (1968) 

    Bradley, Arianna
    In 1968, pediatric researchers Jerold Lucey, Mario Ferreiro, and Jean Hewitt conducted an experimental trial that determined that exposure to light effectively treated jaundice in premature infants. The three researchers ...
  • Robert Guthrie (1916–1995) 

    Zhu, Meilin
    Robert Guthrie developed a method to test infants for phenylketonuria (PKU) in the United States during the twentieth century. PKU is an inherited condition that causes an amino acid called phenylalanine to build to toxic ...
  • Neonatal Jaundice 

    Bradley, Arianna
    Neonatal jaundice is the yellow discoloration of the skin and eyes due to elevated bilirubin levels in the bloodstream of a newborn. Bilirubin is a byproduct of the breakdown of red blood cells. Jaundiced infants are unable ...
  • Camillo Golgi (1843–1926) 

    Mishqat, Isra
    Camillo Golgi studied the central nervous system during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in Italy, and he developed a staining technique to visualize brain cells. Called the black reaction, Golgi’s staining ...
  • “Pelvic Scoring for Elective Induction” (1964), by Edward Bishop 

    Abboud, Carolina J.
    In the 1964 article, “Pelvic Scoring for Elective Induction,” obstetrician Edward Bishop describes his method to determine whether a doctor should induce labor, or artificially start the birthing process, in a pregnant ...

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