Researchers solve an 80-year-old medical mystery that causes kidney damage in children

Researchers at the University of East Anglia have solved an 80-year-old medical mystery that causes kidney damage in children and can be fatal in babies. Those affected by the condition…

Drug-resistant gonorrhea outbreak in Kenya major fertility threat, researchers warn

Gonorrhoea is the second-most common disease to be sexually transmitted across the world Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacteria. Photo: iStock A strand of antimicrobial-resistant gonorrhoea outbreak has hit Kenya, according to researchers…

Researchers unravel neurobiological mechanisms impacted by early life adversity

Using cutting edge molecular techniques in rodent models, researchers are dissecting the neurobiological mechanisms impacted by early life adversity. The findings were presented at Neuroscience 2022, the annual meeting of…

Researchers decipher key mechanism in the pathogenesis of juvenile Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s disease affects 3% of population over 65 years old, and the average age of onset is 60. Regarding juvenile Parkinson, which represents the of all Parkison’s cases, the disease…

Researchers use CRISPR-edited T cells to treat seriously ill children with resistant leukaemia

Researchers at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (GOSH) and UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (UCL GOS ICH) have used CRISPR/Cas9 technology to engineer donor T cells…

Researchers identify a previously unknown mitochondrial disease in identical twins

In a set of identical twins, investigators led by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Children’s Hospital Philadelphia (CHOP) have identified a mitochondrial disease not previously reported. Diseases that…

Researchers investigate how mother’s mood affects language development in infants

Communicating with babies in infant-directed-speech is considered an essential prerequisite for successful language development of the little ones. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences…

Researchers detect harmful levels of PFAS in all the “stain-resistant” school uniforms

Millions of schoolchildren in the U.S. and Canada are exposed to potentially harmful levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) everyday through their uniforms, according to a peer-reviewed study published…

Researchers review role of melatonin in pregnancies complicated by placental insufficiency

During pregnancy, the mother experiences a wide range of physiological changes to ensure that the fetus grows and develops normally while keeping her body healthy. One such change is adapting…

Researchers study the long-term consequences of Finland’s first vaccine mandate against smallpox

Researchers from University of Turku investigated how the vaccine mandate against the deadly childhood infection smallpox was successful at increasing vaccination coverage in 19th century Finland. Children’s vaccination event at…