Steroids given to premature infants apparently harm the brain
The findings showed that premature babies which received hydrocortisone or dexamethasone in low doses following birth seemingly had 10% smaller cerebellum volumes as they reached full term. Emily Tam, MD, a child neurologist in the Neurological ...
Pre-term babies' exposure to steroids associated with impaired brain growthScience Daily (press release)

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