Genetics

Researchers discover serious gene defect in Inuit populations

A newly discovered gene defect among people of Inuit ancestry in Greenland, Canada and Alaska will possibly lead to screening of all newborn Inuits as they will otherwise be at risk of dying from child vaccines or simple ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Emerging superbug MRSA in humans found in urban hedgehogs in Finland

For the first time, a highly transmissible strain of the antibiotic-resistant superbug MRSA currently plaguing hospitals in Northern Europe has been isolated from hedgehogs in Helsinki. The study by Venla Johansson and colleagues ...

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