Recently, a discussion has flared up in the medical community on microbirthing, the practice in which maternal vaginal fluid is transferred on to an infant born by caesarean section. A recent report in Nature Medicine hesitantly concluded that this might be effective in restoring the microbiota of infants, but a group of British doctors warn for the potential dangers in BMJ. Continue reading
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Apart from leukaemia and lymphoma, T cell therapy has now proven to be effective in multiple myelomas. In a phase I/II clinical trial, sixteen of the twenty patients responded to the treatment, US scientists write in Nature Medicine. Continue reading