New details regarding the immune response in Covid-19
The human immune system is reactive to more than just the viral protein on which researchers have focused to date. This is relevant for tests and potential vaccines.
Should Infants Be Separated From COVID-19-Positive Mothers?
In a new commentary, Alison Stuebe, MD, President of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, addresses the risks and benefits of separating infants from COVID-19-positive mothers following birth.
Urinary tract and other infections may trigger different kinds of stroke
Several infections have been identified as possible stroke triggers, with urinary tract infections showing the strongest link with ischemic stroke, according to new research in the American Heart…
First clinical guidance on anal sex after prostate cancer
UK doctors and surgeons have formulated what is probably the world’s first clinical guidance on anal sex before, during, and after diagnosis and treatment for prostate cancer. This…
Cranberries join forces with antibiotics to fight bacteria
Research conducted at McGill University and INRS has found that a cranberry extract makes bacteria more sensitive to antibiotics, a promising avenue for limiting resistance to these important…