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Pediapod: 24 September 2015 - Caffeine I…n prematurity: friend or foe?

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Caffeine makes the adult world go round – but could it also be used as a therapy for premature babies? Several studies have suggested that in premature babies with breathing difficulties, caffeine could help stimulate them to breathe on their own and even have a positive effect on their brain development. But by contrast, a new study in Pediatric Research finds that a high dose of caffeine can have harmful effects.
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