Study finds cell-free DNA profiling as versatile method to monitor UTIs

Using shotgun DNA sequencing, Cornell University researchers have demonstrated a new method for monitoring urinary tract infections (UTIs) that surpasses traditional methods in providing valuable information about the dynamics of the infection as well as the patient’s biological response. The technique is detailed in the paper “Urinary cell-free DNA is a versatile analyte for monitoring […]

Common infections during pregnancy

Vaginal infections during pregnancy Vaginal yeast infections Bacterial vaginosis Group B Streptococcus (GBS) Uterine infections during pregnancy Other infections during pregnancy How do maternal infections affect the baby? Preventing infections Outlook During pregnancy, people may worry more about contracting infections and how they might affect the developing baby. Vaginal infections, including yeast infections, are common […]

Cell-free DNA profiling informative way to monitor urinary tract infections

Using shotgun DNA sequencing, Cornell University researchers have demonstrated a new method for monitoring urinary tract infections (UTIs) that surpasses traditional methods in providing valuable information about the dynamics of the infection as well as the patient’s biological response. The technique is detailed in the paper “Urinary cell-free DNA is a versatile analyte for monitoring […]

What is causing this rash on my wrist?

Causes and symptoms Allergic reaction Eczema Drug rash Lichen planus Scabies Rocky Mountain spotted fever An allergic reaction Eczema Reactions to medication Lichen planus Scabies Viral or bacterial infection Rocky Mountain spotted fever Diagnosis When to see a doctor Treatment Outlook Rashes are common ailments with many possible causes. The wrist is a common place […]