How determination made fish oil an FDA-approved medicine for babies
10/24/18 112148 -- San Antonio, TX --- © Copyright 2018 Mark C. Greenberg for University Health System Cynthia Blanco, M.D. poses with Jeylin Garza and her family for a photo during an event celebrating the premature babies, their families and NICU team members who participated in a clinical trial of Omegaven, a fish oil supplement given through IV to tiny babies with gastrointestinal complications. Garza was among a group of premature babies and their families that participated in the trial that along with other studies led to the FDA approval of this life saving treatment for babies all across the country.

How determination made fish oil an FDA-approved medicine for babies

Dr. Cynthia Blanco’s passion to save babies was the key driver in the recent approval of Omegaven, a lifesaving fish oil treatment for babies with gastrointestinal complications. Blanco’s study followed…

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Advice on Zika protection for moms-to-be
02/26/2009 115810 -- San Antonio, TX..

Advice on Zika protection for moms-to-be

The well-publicized risks of Zika infection in pregnancy have been scary. Even scarier is the speed at which the infection has spread across geographic borders, and the fact that the…

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A video chat with baby

It’s one of the most joyous times in life — the birth of a baby. But sometimes medical reasons can keep mom and baby apart for hours, days or even…

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Saving precious sight

It’s among the happiest moments for new parents, when their baby makes eye contact and smiles in recognition. But for very premature babies, a common and potentially blinding eye disease…

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