Nearly one in five Tibetan refugee schoolchildren has tuberculosis infection, study finds

Related video In a tuberculosis screening and treatment initiative covering the entire population of Tibetan refugee schoolchildren in northern India, a team directed by researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine and the University of Wisconsin says it has found not only a startlingly high prevalence of TB disease and infection, but also a potentially workable strategy […]

Study examines relationship between growth restriction and risk of childhood mortality

Related video Increased risk of death among children with growth restriction Almost all children live to see their eighteenth birthday despite a severe growth restriction, as long as they have survived their first month during infancy. This is indicated in a study by researchers at Karolinska Institutet, which is published in the journal PLOS Medicine. […]

Vaccine using microneedle patch with RSV virus, immune-stimulating compound is effective against RSV

Related video Skin vaccination using a microneedle patch that contains the inactivated respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and a compound that stimulates immune responses to the virus has been found to enhance protection against this serious disease and reduce inflammation in the body after exposure to the virus, according to a study led by Georgia State […]

Breast infections: What to know

Related video Symptoms Types and causes Diagnosis Treatment Home remedies Outlook A breast infection occurs when bacteria invade the breast, resulting in inflammation. Inflammation of the breast is called mastitis. While many people associate this condition with breastfeeding, people who are not breastfeeding can also get breast infections. This article will explore breast infections in […]