Pediatrics

Short, intensive training improves children's health

Many children don't get enough exercise and as a result often have health problems such as being overweight and having high blood pressure. A research team from Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) and the Medical ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Number of German coronavirus patients jumps to four

Germany now has four confirmed cases of the coronavirus sweeping China, health officials said Tuesday, all of them employees at a Bavarian firm recently visited by a Chinese colleague.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Germany confirms first human transmission of China virus

A German man who contracted the novel strain of coronavirus was infected by a colleague visiting from China, officials said on Tuesday, in what appeared to be the first human-to-human transmission in Europe.

Surgery

3-D model lends hope for cloacal malformation

In so-called cloacal malformation (anal atresia), children are born without a rectal orifice or anus, or one that is malformed. This condition affects one in every 5,000 children. The congenital malformation can be corrected ...

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