Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Low risk of infection in babies born to mothers with COVID-19

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet and the Public Health Agency of Sweden have studied newborn babies whose mothers tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 during pregnancy or childbirth. The results show that although babies born ...


New research shows how immune response to TB differs in babies

The immune response to tuberculosis (TB) differs in adults and newborn babies due to the way immune cells use energy to kick into gear in a bid to kill the bacteria. This fresh discovery—just published in leading journal, ...


COVID-19 disrupting care for newborns

The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting newborn care services in hospitals as mothers are separated from their newborn babies despite a low risk of infection, a survey of health workers suggests.

Medical research

New approach needed for newborns with hearing loss

Parents are often struggling with hearing aid management for their newborn babies, according to research by University of Manchester and NIHR Manchester Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) experts.

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