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New Technology for Assessment of Hydration Status of Newborn

Noune Sarvazyan and a team at Artann Laboratories in the U.S. will develop a hand-held ultrasonic device for noninvasive measurement of soft tissue water content to assess dehydration in newborns. Dehydration is one of the leading causes of infant morbidity and mortality.

More information about Create New Technologies to Improve the Health of Mothers and Newborns (Round 6)

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