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Antibiotic-resistant bacteria affected the treatment of meningitis at a major children's hospital in Washington, D.C.
This single case at Children's National Hospital raises concerns about drug resistance in the common bacterium that caused the infection, and researchers say it could change lab and clinical procedures around the world....
When it comes to face masks, not all are equally effective, a new study finds.
Duke University researchers developed a way of testing various types of masks to see which did the best job of stopping droplets coming from people's mouths, preventing spread of the new coronavirus.
They relied on a makeshift apparatus consisting...
U.S. minorities have been particularly hard-hit by the coronavirus pandemic, and a new study suggests kids are no exception.
Researchers found that at one community testing site, nearly half of Hispanic children and teens were positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The same was true of 30% of Black kids.
Ever felt guilty for that occasional binge on high-calorie, fatty foods?
Relax: A new study of folks overindulging on pizza finds that if you're healthy and you don't 'pig out' regularly, your body deals with it just fine.
British researchers looked at the effects of eating until not just full, but so full that the particip...
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- August 7, 2020
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Whether a frozen or fresh embryo is transferred during fertility treatments, the odds of pregnancy are roughly the same, according to a new Danish study involving nearly 500 women.
Fresh embryo transfer, however, should still be the gold standard in assisted reproduction for women, the research team said.
There was one ex...
Social justice warrior Geralde Gabeau has worked for over two decades advocating for and developing public health initiatives for immigrants, especially for women and children.
But while working on her doctorate degree in strategic leadership several years ago, Gabeau learned something that moved her in a new direction and, in turn, i...
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