How do you treat a milk blister?

What are the best remedies for milk blisters? Prevention When to see a doctor Takeaway Many women experience milk blisters, also known as milk blebs, during breast-feeding. These small white spots, which look like milk-filled blisters, occur when nipple pores become blocked. Milk blisters are often caused by: an improper latch shallow sucking breast-feeding at […]

Study examines trends of antibiotic-resistant A. baumannii infections in children

In the first national study of the prevalence of antibiotic-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infections in children across the US, researchers from Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics, & Policy (CDDEP) in Washington, DC and Rush University in Chicago, IL examined national and regional trends of antibiotic resistance in clinical specimens over a 13-year period. While there was […]

Whooping cough cases in Ontario more prevalent than previously known

New research from Public Health Ontario (PHO) and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) suggests that whooping cough cases in Ontario are happening much more frequently than previously known, reinforcing the importance of up-to-date vaccinations to protect against illness and the spread of disease. Whooping cough (formally known as pertussis) is a highly contagious […]

Study uncovers unconventional killer T cells capable of combating viral infections

Research led by the University of Birmingham has identified a novel unconventional type of immune cell capable of fighting viral infections. The study, published today in Nature Communications and carried out in collaboration with the Academic Medical Center, Netherlands, and Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Russia, focussed on T cells that control our immune […]