Genetics

Discovery of gene defect for allergy and autoimmune diseases

An international team led by a physician from the Karl Landsteiner University for Health Sciences, Krems, describes for the first time a mutation of the IL-33 gene in the human genome that results in multiple allergic disease ...

Pediatrics

Incidence, prevalence of pediatric IBD increasing globally

(HealthDay)—The incidence and prevalence of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is increasing worldwide, with the highest incidence and prevalence seen in Northern Europe and North America, according to a review ...

Pediatrics

Correctly classifying coughs with machine learning

Researchers from the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) have shown that deep learning models can accurately distinguish between healthy and sick children using only their cough sounds. These findings, published ...

Medications

Oral nadolol feasible for the treatment of infantile hemangiomas

(HealthDay)—Nadolol may be a safe and efficacious alternative for the treatment of infantile hemangiomas in infants who experience unresponsiveness or adverse events to propranolol, according to a study published online ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Clinically active IBD linked to adverse COVID-19 outcomes

(HealthDay)—Clinically active inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is associated with adverse COVID-19 outcomes, especially in younger and middle-aged adults, according to a study published online Sept. 27 in the Journal of ...

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