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Donations between people infected with HIV could cut pressure on the US national organ donor list, suggests an assessment of the quality of deceased organs in Philadelphia.
Medical News Today: Alcohol use in first 3-4 weeks of pregnancy may lead to permanent brain changes in offspring
Drinking alcohol in the first 3-4 weeks of pregnancy - a time when many women are unaware they are pregnant - may alter gene functioning in the brains of offspring, research shows.
Economist Jim O'Neill unveils proposals to kick-start development of new antibiotics in an effort to combat drug resistance. The new plan may cost just $16 billion over 10 years.
Medical News Today: Injectable hydrogel boosts stem cell therapy to restore vision, repair brain damage
New research reveals how an injectable hydrogel boosted stem cell transplantation, partially restoring vision in blind mice and repairing brain injury after stroke.
Medical News Today: Antibiotic use in infancy, gut microbe disruption, and disease later in life are all linked, say researchers
Researchers have put together an evidence-based map of the different ways antibiotic use in infancy may lead to gut microbe imbalances and increase risk of disease in adulthood.
New research suggests that before they find their own voice, young babies pay more attention to baby-like vocal sounds than adult-like vocal sounds.