New study compiles four years of corn loss data from 26 states and Ontario, Canada

Daren Mueller in corn field. Credit: Brandon Kleinke Plant pathologists working at universities across 26 corn-producing states in the United States and in Ontario, Canada, compiled data about annual corn reductions caused by diseases. Estimated loss from each disease varied greatly by region. “This group of plant pathologists takes a step back to estimate what […]

Ontario should vaccinate newborns for hepatitis B, study suggests

Not all pregnant women are universally screened for hepatitis B virus (HBV) in Ontario, even though this screening is recommended, and the majority of those who test positive do not receive follow-up testing or interventions, leading to infections of newborns, found new research in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). An estimated 257 million people worldwide […]