A bionic pancreas system improved blood glucose control in adults with type 1 diabetes better than standard therapy. Studies are now being planned to further assess the system.
Shortening the standard 10-day course of antibiotics for young children diagnosed with ear infections didn’t reduce antibiotic resistance or adverse effects.
A sensitive blood test detected variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, an incurable and fatal neurodegenerative disorder. The method could be used to diagnose prion diseases and prevent disease transmission