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Nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease incidence among elderly patients with bronchiectasis

Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) are environmental pathogens causing disease in humans; however, not everyone exposed develops disease [1]. Those with underlying pulmonary diseases, persons over 60 years old, and women have an increased risk for nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease (NTM-PD) [1, 2].

The burden of bacterial antimicrobial resistance in the WHO European region in 2019: a cross-country systematic analysis

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) represents one of the most crucial threats to public health and modern health care.

Mold found in first-year dorms induces symptoms among impacted residents

Students voice concerns over health issues and lack of University response Students living in dormitories such as Woody-Cauthen, Dunglison, Courtenay and Fitzhugh have experienced disruptions in their living situations after discovering deposits of mold throughout their rooms.

How cars take lives in more ways than just crashes

A New Zealand study has shown how cars take lives beyond just traffic accidents. Zainab Hussain reports

Study finds unexpected protective properties of pain

Pain has been long recognized as one of evolution's most reliable tools to detect the presence of harm and signal that something is wrong—an alert system that tells us to pause and pay attention to our bodies.

Sustained seropositivity up to 20.5 months after COVID-19

This study evaluated the persistence of IgM, IgA, and IgG to SARS-CoV-2 spike and nucleocapsid antigens up to 616 days since the onset of symptoms in a longitudinal cohort of 247 primary health care workers from Barcelona, Spain, followed up since the start of the pandemic.

What does the future look like for monkeypox?

With cases declining in the United States and Europe, Nature examines scenarios of how the outbreak might play out.

Study details how antimicrobial resistance slams Europe

A new analysis of the burden of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in Europe estimates that drug-resistant bacteria were linked to more than half a million deaths in the region in 2019.

Scientists discover mechanism of hearing

Scientists at Oregon Health & Science University have revealed, for the first time and in near-atomic detail, the structure of the key part of the inner ear responsible for hearing.

Dupilumab and Eosinophils: A Red Flag?

A bump in blood eosinophils raises concerns and red flags because these changes may signal a loss of asthma control, an increased risk for exacerbations, or an emergence of systemic inflammation such as vasculitis in eosinophilic granulomatosis polyarthritis (EGPA).1 

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