Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

RSV cases surging earlier than in previous years

Cases of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) are usually at their worst during the winter months. This year, however, has seen a marked increase of cases in the summer, leading to overcrowding in hospitals throughout the United ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Antibiotic use during pregnancy linked to childhood asthma

Around 4% of seven-year-olds in Norway have asthma. It is established that antibiotic use during pregnancy has been linked to asthma in children, but it has been unclear whether it is antibiotics or the infections that is ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Omicron spread due to mix of factors: WHO

The World Health Organization said Friday that the spread of Omicron was down to a combination of factors including the make-up of the COVID-19 variant and increased social mixing.

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