Obstetrics & gynaecology

Fertility measures presented for 15- to 49-year-olds in the US

Women aged 15 to 49 years have 1.3 biological children and men aged 15 to 49 years have fathered 0.9 children on average, according to a study published online Jan. 10 in the National Health Statistics Reports, a publication ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Early diagnosis tool for childhood kidney disease

Early diagnosis of chronic kidney disease (CKD) is key to managing progression of the disease. A new technique analyzing urine extracellular vesicles (uEVs)—cell-derived nanoscale spherical structures involved in multiple ...

Oncology & Cancer

Leukemia treatment breakthrough for babies

Babies with leukemia could get an array of new treatments after scientists used genetic engineering to reproduce a gene defect found in the disease.

Neuroscience

Family size may influence cognitive functioning in later life

A new study at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, and the Robert Butler Columbia Aging Center and Université Paris-Dauphine—PSL, found that having three or more versus two children has a negative effect ...

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