Obstetrics & gynaecology

Vaccination of mother also protects the unborn baby

The risk of getting COVID-19 is lower in the first four months of life if the mother is vaccinated during pregnancy. This is shown by a new study from the Center for Fertility and Health at the Norwegian Institute of Public ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Africans see inequity in monkeypox response elsewhere

As health authorities in Europe and elsewhere roll out vaccines and drugs to stamp out the biggest monkeypox outbreak beyond Africa, some doctors acknowledge an ugly reality: The resources to slow the disease's spread have ...

Cardiology

Injured women half as likely as men to receive life-saving drug

Injured women are half as likely as men to receive the life-saving drug tranexamic acid (TXA) even though the treatment is equally effective regardless of sex, according to new research in the British Journal of Anaesthesia.

Genetics

Hybrid strains make insidious parasite more dangerous

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have mapped how the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi forms new variants that are more effective at evading the immune system and causing disease. Their findings can give rise to new ...

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