Pilot study identifies genes potentially associated with the development of a weakened immune system and poor sepsis outcomes in children.
2 in 3 children in study missed school following discharge, with absences averaging 2 weeks; more than half of primary caregivers missed work.
Early findings suggest that children from lower-income neighborhoods may endure longer hospital stays after sepsis, a life-threatening response to an infection.
Study: Sepsis costs a total of $7.3 billion and disproportionately impacts vulnerable kids.
Halting the voyage of gut bacteria to the brain could help prevent harmful brain inflammation after a sepsis infection, a new study shows.
New research using a large animal model hopes to uncover new diagnostic and resuscitative strategies for this difficult-to-treat condition.