Infectious Diseases

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Researchers Examine Risks of Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Premature Infants

In-depth characterization of necrotizing enterocolitis yields new data on the burden of sepsis and how to predict those at highest risk.

Medication for Smoking Reduced Heavy Drinking in HIV Patients

Study in population living with HIV reflects findings in other groups and makes a strong case for cytisine approval in the U.S.

New Diagnostic Prediction Model for Pediatric MIS-C

Study offers diagnostic guidance for rare multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children.

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Clinic Takes Broad View in Grappling with Long COVID

With questions still outnumbering answers, physicians in a long COVID clinic help patients caught in the pandemic kaleidoscope.

Antibodies to Coagulation Factors Studied in COVID Vaccine Recipients

Innate or acquired coagulation inhibitors may heighten hemorrhagic risk, but national data suggest this is rare.

Testing Equipment Devised to Relieve Pandemic Shortage

The PytuTester developed by critical care physicians and bioengineers enables testing of DIY ventilators in low-resource countries.

Roots of Parental Vaccine Hesitancy Examined

Study reveals relationship between parents’ reluctance to get flu, COVID vaccines for their children.

Ravages and Red Herrings in COVID-19 Survivors

Radiological chest imaging answers some questions in the aftermath of COVID-19, yet clear predictive patterns remain elusive.

Depression Persistent After ICU Delirium

Analysis tracks depression in the ICU, confirming the lingering adverse impact of delirium on mental health and cognitive function.