Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Misery mounts in drought-hit southeast Pakistan (Update)

Two-month-old Mangal succumbed to pneumonia on Tuesday in Mithi, southeast Pakistan, the latest victim of a deadly web of drought, disease and malnutrition in one of the country's most deprived regions.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Rainfall, brain infection linked in sub-Saharan Africa

(Medical Xpress)—The amount of rainfall affects the number of infant infections leading to hydrocephalus in Uganda, according to a team of researchers who are the first to demonstrate that these brain infections are linked ...

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Costly treatment 'ineffective for babies'

(Medical Xpress) -- A worldwide study involving University of Sydney researchers has concluded that a costly and controversial treatment for neonatal sepsis is ineffective.

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