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What we're waiting to learn about President Trump's health one year after his first physical

As part of last year’s physical Trump requested then-White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson to do something quite unusual, He asked him to administer a cognitive exam. These types of exams are not a routine part of a standard physical. Jackson, who was also the physician to President Barack Obama, said it was the first… Read More »

First Time in India a 20-Day-Old Baby Weighing Just 1.160 Kg Undergoes Brain Surgery

Brain surgery conducted on a 20-day-old baby boy. (Photo Credit: Sarvodaya Hospital & Research Centre) Surgeons at Faridabad-based, 300-bed Sarvodaya Hospital & Research Centre have successfully conducted brain surgery on a 20-day-old baby boy weighing only 1.1160 kg. This is the first time in India that neurosurgery of such a low-weighing baby has been done… Read More »

Scientists achieve the first proof of concept for an HIV broadly-neutralising antibody vaccine in monkeys

The Scripps researchers’ study was designed as a proof of concept study rather than an efficacy or dose-finding study. Its aim was to show that protective levels of broadly neutralising antibodies could be achieved with a single HIV vaccine inoculation, and to find out what level of antibody response would confer protection against HIV. The… Read More »