Newborn T cells found to excel in immune defense
Can't see this email? View it online
   
  Nursing  
  The latest nursing news from News Medical  
 Genetic variants influence blood pressure from early in lifeGenetic variants influence blood pressure from early in life
 
Certain genes associated with hypertension affect blood pressure from early in life, and they increase the risk of cardiovascular disease as you get older. But you can do something about it.
 
 
 Newborn T cells found to excel in immune defenseNewborn T cells found to excel in immune defense
 
Scientists have long believed that a newborn's immune system was an immature version of an adult's, but new research from Cornell University shows that newborns' T cells – white blood cells that protect from disease – outperform those of adults at fighting off numerous infections.
 
   Maternal antibiotic use during childbirth tied to higher risk of autoimmune diseases in childrenMaternal antibiotic use during childbirth tied to higher risk of autoimmune diseases in children
 
Children whose mothers have received antibiotic treatment during childbirth are more likely to develop autoimmune diseases compared to their counterparts, according to a recent registry-based study conducted at the University of Oulu, Finland, involving nearly 46,000 children.
 
   Novel therapy harnesses stem cell-derived exosomes for diabetic wound healingNovel therapy harnesses stem cell-derived exosomes for diabetic wound healing
 
Researchers unveiled a novel therapy for diabetic wound healing. This research highlights the use of exosomal miR-4645-5p from hypoxic bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells (BMSCs) to significantly enhance wound healing by promoting keratinocyte autophagy.
 
   Neonates of booster-vaccinated mothers have lower COVID-19 risk and better outcomesNeonates of booster-vaccinated mothers have lower COVID-19 risk and better outcomes
 
An international study of COVID-19 in pregnancy, which included Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, found that neonates of booster-vaccinated mothers had less risk of being infected with COVID-19 compared to those of unvaccinated mothers.
 
 Scientists develop 3D-printable gelatin materials for reconstructive and plastic surgery
 
Scientists develop 3D-printable gelatin materials for reconstructive and plastic surgeryResearchers from IOCB Prague and Ghent University have been working on improving the properties of gelatin-based materials, thereby expanding the possibilities of their use mainly in medicine.
 
 
 Maternal mental illness: An under-recognized contributor to the mortality of new mothers
 
Maternal mental illness: An under-recognized contributor to the mortality of new mothersPainting a sobering picture, a research team led by Children's National Hospital culled years of data demonstrating that maternal mental illness is an under-recognized contributor to the death of new mothers.
 
 
 Mutation in E. coli bacteria linked to severe disease
 
Mutation in E. coli bacteria linked to severe diseaseQueensland researchers have discovered that a mutation allows some E. coli bacteria to cause severe disease in people while other bacteria are harmless, a finding that could help to combat antibiotic resistance.
 
 
 House of Lords committee opens call for evidence on prevention and consequences of preterm birth
 
House of Lords committee opens call for evidence on prevention and consequences of preterm birthThe House of Lords Preterm Birth Committee has published its call for evidence as part of its inquiry looking into the prevention, and consequences, of preterm birth.
 
 
 Researchers develop new tool to rapidly and inexpensively diagnose sarcoidosis
 
Researchers develop new tool to rapidly and inexpensively diagnose sarcoidosisA research project supported by the National Institutes of Health has developed a tool to rapidly and inexpensively diagnose sarcoidosis, a chronic inflammatory disease marked by the growth of tiny lumps called granulomas in the lungs and other organs in the body.
 
 
 Machine learning model to determine associations between metabolic syndrome and lactation
 
Machine learning model to determine associations between metabolic syndrome and lactationMachine learning models to investigate the relationship of lactation with metabolic syndrome risk.
 
 
 Study shows favorable response to app-based cancer pain management for children
 
Study shows favorable response to app-based cancer pain management for childrenA recent study led by Assistant Professor Lindsay Jibb of the Lawrence Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing and Scientist at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) found that parents of young children with cancer, along with pediatric cancer clinicians are in favor of an app-based solution that Jibb and her team are creating, to help parents manage their child's cancer pain at home.
 
 
 Pregnancy care was always lacking in jails. It could get worse.
 
Pregnancy care was always lacking in jails. It could get worse.It was about midnight in June 2022 when police officers showed up at Angela Collier's door and told her that someone anonymously requested a welfare check because they thought she might have had a miscarriage.
 
 
 Horse sedative use among humans spreads in deadly mixture of ‘tranq’ and fentanyl
 
Horse sedative use among humans spreads in deadly mixture of ‘tranq’ and fentanylAndrew McClave Jr. loved to lift weights. The 6-foot-4-inch bartender resembled a bodybuilder and once posed for a photo flexing his muscles with former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan.