Newborn in its first month of life
A condition in newborn infants characterized by no stools in the first 24 to 48 hours of life
Life form that is not visible to the naked eye such as bacteria, fungi, parasites, and viruses

The American Society for Microbiology is the largest single life science society, comprising 42,000 scientists and health professionals. ASM's mission is to advance the microbiological sciences and the profession of microbiology for the common good by disseminating information and stimulating research and education. Microbiologists study...

Making lifestyle changes such as healthier eating and exercise to lower cholesterol at a younger age could substantially reduce lifetime risk of heart disease.

Patient Power LLC (www.patientpower.info and www.patientpower.eu) is a patient education organization dedicated to connecting patients and care partners to the knowledge of a community of cancer experts to empower them to live well with cancer. From cutting-edge research and treatment news to coping with cancer in everyday life, the community-based...

Patient Power LLC (www.patientpower.info and www.patientpower.eu) is a patient education organization dedicated to connecting patients and care partners to the knowledge of a community of cancer experts to empower them to live well with cancer. From cutting-edge research and treatment news to coping with cancer in everyday life, the community-based...

You can reap the benefits of home testing—convenience, privacy, control—as long as you educate yourself about the potential tradeoffs between quality and convenience.
Learn how and why different types of laboratory tests are developed, validated, and made available for use by patients and their healthcare practitioners.
Though inherited mutations in cancer genes are uncommon, cascade testing can identify family members with a significant risk of developing cancer.