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Researchers hoped treatment of HIV-infected infants within hours of birth would increase remission, but a new study finds that starting treatment within the first two weeks leads to similar outcomes.
Op-ed for CNN by Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez, a primary care pediatrician and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Columbia University Irving Medical Center.
The first-ever detailed images of a malaria protein, a key modulator of drug resistance, show how the parasite evades antimalarials—and may help scientists find ways to restore the drugs’ potency.
- September 8, 2017
Scientists have found compounds that can block transmission of the parasite that causes malaria and reduce resistance to currently available drugs.
- May 11, 2017
Researchers have developed three-dimensional "mini organs," made from stem cells, that could be used to model lung diseases.
- December 5, 2016
A new computer model can predict the onset, duration, and magnitude of influenza outbreaks in each neighborhood of New York City.
- December 1, 2016
In Zimbabwe, Malawi, and Zambia, new infections are falling and the percentage of the population infected with HIV is stabilizing.
- October 11, 2016
The risk is small, but a new study shows antibiotics can potentially cause harm to patients who do not themselves receive the antibiotics.
- July 29, 2016
What to do when bitten by a mosquito, advice on traveling to Zika-affected areas, and recommended preventative strategies.
- June 8, 2016
Scientists from Columbia University’s Center for Radiological Research have shown that a narrow wavelength of ultraviolet light safely killed drug-resistant MRSA bacteria in mice, suggesting its potential to reduce surgical site infections.