Emily Pond

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Infections, Antibiotics Associated With Subsequent Increased Risk for Mental Disorders in Youth

Infections, Antibiotics Associated With Subsequent Increased Risk for Mental Disorders in Youth

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The risk for mental disorders increased after severe infections requiring hospitalizations in children.

Stethoscope Cleaning Standards May Not Eliminate Bacterial Contamination

Stethoscope Cleaning Standards May Not Eliminate Bacterial Contamination

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In-hospital stethoscope cleaning practices may only be partially effective at eliminating bacterial DNA.

Aberrant Epstein-Barr Virus Response Associated With Schizophrenia

Aberrant Epstein-Barr Virus Response Associated With Schizophrenia

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Investigators confirmed that people with schizophrenia have higher levels of antibodies to some but not all Epstein-Barr virus proteins, which indicates an aberrant response to Epstein-Barr virus infection that may be a factor in the immunopathology of schizophrenia and related disorders.

Is Mandatory Genetic Testing for Influenza Infection Variants Ethical?

Is Mandatory Genetic Testing for Influenza Infection Variants Ethical?

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Mandatory genetic testing may also constitute an undue threat to employee autonomy and privacy.

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