29 Nov, 2023
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FDA Grants Approval to First Maternal RSV Vaccine, Boosting Infant Protection

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first maternal vaccine to help protect newborns against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). The vaccine would be administered in late pregnancy to reduce the risk of severe RSV infection in newborns. However, the vaccine won’t immediately be available on pharmacy shelves for pregnant women. It is still awaiting […]

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Medical Breakthrough: Pig Kidney Sustains Function in Brain-Dead Patient Over a Month

A pig’s kidney transplanted by surgeons into a brain-dead man has continued to function normally for more than a month, a crucial step toward a procedure the New York team hopes to eventually perform on living patients. The most recent experiment, which New York University Langone Health announced on Wednesday, represents the longest period of […]