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  • Multi-drug resistant infections rising in children

    Antibiotic-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infections, one of the most common hospital-acquired infections in children across the United States, are on the rise, according to results of a recent study. "Acinetobacter are bacteria known to cause serious infections and notoriously difficult to treat more

  • Microbial murder mystery solved

    Immune cells called "killer cells" target bacteria invading the body's cells, but how do they do this so effectively? Bacteria can quickly evolve resistance against antibiotics, yet it seems they have not so readily been able to evade killer cells. This has caused researchers to become interested in more

  • Multi-mechanism approach to treating neonatal hypoxic ischemia

    Hypothermia alone, the current standard of care, neuroprotects roughly 50 percent of newborns with moderate to severe hypoxic ischemia. Therefore, half of all affected newborns are left with developmental, cognitive and motor delays including cerebral palsy following injury. Clearly, newer therapies more

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Using Lung Ultrasound to Diagnose Pneumonia

Lung ultrasound may be a safe substitute for chest x-ray when diagnosing pneumonia in children. more

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Pediatrics Pediatrics (also spelt paediatrics) is the branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of infant s, children , and adolescent s. The upper age limit ranges from age 14 to 21, depending on the country. A medical practition ... more


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