Trial in Africa Probes Antibiotic’s Effects on Child Mortality
Trial in Africa Probes Antibiotic’s Effects on Child Mortality
In Niger, fewer kids die when health workers administer azithromycin routinely, perhaps because of a shift in the composition of gut microbes.
Trial in Africa Probes Antibiotic’s Effects on Child Mortality
Trial in Africa Probes Antibiotic’s Effects on Child Mortality

In Niger, fewer kids die when health workers administer azithromycin routinely, perhaps because of a shift in the composition of gut microbes.

In Niger, fewer kids die when health workers administer azithromycin routinely, perhaps because of a shift in the composition of gut microbes.

diarrheal disease
Rainy Season Likely to Exacerbate Yemen’s Cholera Outbreak
Rainy Season Likely to Exacerbate Yemen’s Cholera Outbreak
Shawna Williams | Aug 18, 2017
Pregnant and lactating women are particularly vulnerable to the disease.
GM Rice Could Fight Diarrhea
GM Rice Could Fight Diarrhea
Kate Yandell | Aug 13, 2013
A genetically modified strain of rice produces an antibody that helps mice fight off rotaviruses.
Cholera Shaped Human Genes
Cholera Shaped Human Genes
Kate Yandell | Jul 8, 2013
People from Bangladesh show signs of evolution in response to cholera.
Appendix Not Totally Useless
Appendix Not Totally Useless
Kate Yandell | Feb 15, 2013
The small organ evolved too many times for it to be an accident, but it’s still unclear what it does.