Scientists now close to eliminating mother-baby HIV transmission, says leading researcher

Quarraisha Abdool Karim has spent the past three decades studying HIV and AIDS. She has become one of the world’s leading epidemiologists and made major contributions to the global understanding…

Scientists flip a new piece in the male infertility puzzle

Scientists at Cincinnati Children’s appear to have flipped another piece in the underexplored puzzle of male infertility. In findings published Oct. 26, 2021, in Cell Reports, a team led by…

Scientists search for cause of mysterious covid-related inflammation in children

Like most other kids with covid, Dante and Michael DeMaino seemed to have no serious symptoms. Infected in mid-February, both lost their senses of taste and smell. Dante, 9, had…

Scientists identify potential treatment for previously unknown condition affecting children

Researchers from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research’s (A*STAR) Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS), and Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine identified a previously unknown condition affecting children, which…

Scientists call for limited use of acetaminophen during pregnancy

A newly published consensus statement, co-signed by nearly 100 scientists, is calling for the common painkiller acetaminophen (also known as paracetamol or APAP) to be used cautiously and conservatively during…

Scientists reveal the biological process leading to dangerous inflammatory disease in preemies

In a study with mice reported today in the journal Science Translational Medicine, a Johns Hopkins Medicine research team has provided what may be the most definitive view to date…