Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Unravelling mother to baby transmission of Zika virus

Zika virus is a mild infection for most people but it can be dangerous during pregnancy, causing infants to be born with abnormally small heads (microcephaly) and other congenital malformations. A new study published in Frontiers ...

Medical research

Protecting transplanted lungs

Primary graft dysfunction (PGD)—acute lung injury that develops within 72 hours of lung transplantation—is a major cause of illness and death after transplant. The mechanisms leading to PGD are not well understood, and ...