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New Study Reveals Widespread Support for Rapid HIV Testing in Dental Surgeries »
More than 80% of oral health patients are willing to receive rapid HIV-testing in dental settings, which could help reduce...
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Oral hygiene is an important factor for prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia »
This paper lists the oral care measures most commonly performed in ICUs, indicating their advantages and disadvantages. Br...
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CDC director warns of 'post-antibiotic era' »
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns that the government needs to take immediate action before we li...
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Sierra Leone's chief Ebola doctor contracts the virus »
The head doctor fighting the deadly tropical virus Ebola in Sierra Leone has himself caught the disease, the president's o...
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Fourth bacterial infection death reported at South Carolina hospital »
A patient who contracted a rare bacterial infection during surgery at a South Carolina hospital died last week, bringing t...
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CDC reviewing lab access to health hazards »
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reviewing all of its laboratories to determine if too many faci...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Scan for Jul 22, 2014 »
H5N1 sample contamination; Topical flu vaccine boost MORE >>
Tuesday, July 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Jul 22, 2014 »
Trader Joe's E coli outbreak recap; Polio cases in Somalia MORE >>
Tuesday, July 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Major analysis sees long-term progress on malaria, TB, HIV »
A long-term analysis published in The Lancet shows that the world has made overall progress in the fight against HIV, tu...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study: Pieces of MERS-CoV found in air of camel barn »
Saudi Arabian researchers say they found pieces of MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus) in an air sampl...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Texas officials probe spike in Cyclospora cases »
A spike in Cyclospora infections in Texas has triggered an investigation to see if there is a common source and an advis...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1133 »
News from the Immunization Action Coalition. MORE >> 
Tuesday, July 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Off-the-Job Safety: Don’t Skimp on Sunglasses this Summer »
Although it’s fashionable to slip on a sleek pair of shades, shopping for sunglasses should be about more than just looks....
Tuesday, July 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Slide Show: Chikungunya in the U.S. »
Seven months after the mosquito-borne virus chikungunya was recognized in the Western Hemisphere, the first locally acquir...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Slide Show: Tetanus Infection »
The CDC offers information on tetanus infection caused by Clostridium tetani. MORE >>
Tuesday, July 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MERS virus detected in air samples from Saudi camel barn »
Saudi scientists have found gene fragments of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus in air from a barn...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
UN reports 21.8 million infants weren't vaccinated in 2013 »
Reducing this figure will require improving vaccine transportation and storage and rethinking aid, health experts say....
Tuesday, July 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Polio-Free U.S. Thanks to Vaccine Efforts »
Thanks to effective vaccine, the United States has been polio-free since 1979. But poliovirus is still a threat in some co...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Working Together to Manage Diabetes: Tools and Strategies for Pharmacy, Podiatry, Optometry, and Den »
Working Together to Manage Diabetes: Tools and Strategies for Pharmacy, Podiatry, Optometry, and Dentistry...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Studies highlight dentists' role in HIV testing »
If your patient is willing to get a test for HIV at the dental office, are you willing to give it? A study presented this...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Jul 21, 2014 »
Pneumococcal vaccine (PCV13) effectiveness in UK; PCV13 in Denmark MORE >>
Tuesday, July 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
PAHO's chikungunya count jumps 24%, to 442,000 »
Chikungunya cases in the Americas increased last week by a dramatic 24%, to 442,310, with the Dominican Republic accountin...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
West Africa Ebola outbreak total tops 1,000 »
As 67 new Ebola virus disease (EVD) illnesses in Sierra Leone and Liberia pushed the outbreak total to 1,048 cases, the Un...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
AIDS and TB Down Globally, Study Finds »
Dedicated efforts to fight the AIDS virus and tuberculosis are paying off: both infections are on the decline, according t...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
More bad news in fight against persistent HIV reservoirs »
July has been a particularly trying month for HIV/AIDS researchers as they mourned the loss of colleagues killed in a mili...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
How a team of doctors at one hospital boosted hand washing, cut infections and created a culture of »
Dr. Gerald Hickson launched the innovative program at Vanderbilt University Hospital after seeing wife’s post-operation ca...
Monday, July 21, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bottlenecks in Training Doctors »
The new head of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Sloan Gibson, told a Senate committee last week that he needed $17...
Sunday, July 20, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
HIV diagnosis rate fell by third in U.S. over decade, study finds »
The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States each year fell by one-third over the past decade, a government s...
Sunday, July 20, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pathogen Mishaps Rise as Regulators Stay Clear »
The recently documented mistakes at federal laboratories involving anthrax, flu and smallpox have incited public outrage a...
Friday, July 18, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chikungunya Hits Mainland »
The first locally acquired case of chikungunya, a mosquito-borne disease, was reported today in Florida. This newly report...
Friday, July 18, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Jul 18, 2014 »
ECDC questions gain-of-function work; AIDS researchers' deaths; More chia salmonellosis; Polio in Equatorial Guinea MORE...
Friday, July 18, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
WHO reports 18 new Ebola cases in West Africa »
Cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in West Africa continue surfacing at a steady clip, as the World Health Organization (W...
Friday, July 18, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reports profile Caribbean chikungunya threat to Europe »
The surge of chikungunya cases in the Caribbean region is making ripples in Europe, and the disease could become a bigger...
Friday, July 18, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MERS-CoV and Dentistry »
Understanding the nature of a disease is an essential part of any infection control program. One disease that the Centers...
Friday, July 18, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hepatitis C virus; its implication for endodontists »
Over 170 million patients worldwide are chronically infected with Hepatitis C virus (HCV); making it a globally important...

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