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Wednesday, September 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Sep 05, 2017 »
Saudi MERS case CRE treatment   Cholera in Yemen Chikungunya dr...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Racial, ethnic disparities found in pediatric antibiotic prescribing »
White children treated at pediatric emergency departments (PEDs) are more likely to receive antibiotics for viral respirat...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sanofi halts work on Zika vaccine amid federal funding cuts »
Late Friday on the eve of the long Labor Day weekend, Sanofi announced it would suspend work on a candidate Zika vaccine t...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Occupational Research Agenda: Second Decade in Review | 2006–2016 »
At the end of each decade of the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA), NIOSH reviews the contributions of the deca...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bacterial Culprit in Child Bone Infections May Lurk in the Throat »
Many children with bone and joint infections also carry the causative bacteria in their throat, an observation that may ai...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New surgeon general sworn in by Vice President Pence »
Jerome Adams was sworn in as the nation’s 20th surgeon general Tuesday, saying his motto will be “Better health...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
More Evidence Links the 'Mono' Virus to MS Risk »
There's more evidence that having mononucleosis may up the risk for multiple sclerosis (MS), with researchers reporting th...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
PolyU Scientist Discovers a Newly Emerged Superbug »
The Partner State Key Laboratory of Chirosciences at the Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology (ABCT) of H...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Boarding Procedures, Smaller Cabin Size May Limit Infection on Planes »
During major epidemics, cramped airplane cabins are fertile ground for the spread of infection, but new research suggests...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hurricane Harvey’s Public-Health Nightmare »
Physicians and other professionals are scrambling to contain a multitude of epidemics that might arise after the flood....
Tuesday, September 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
N95 Day 2017: When to think Beyond the N95 FFR »
Buckle your seat belts! Put on your high-speed safety gear! We’re about to blast off on a journey to explore the N95 respi...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Antibacterial Scrubs for Nurses No Match for Germs »
Special antibacterial scrubs for nurses don't fend off germs any better than traditional nursing garb, a new study finds....
Tuesday, September 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New flu guidance reiterates importance of vaccine for everyone older than 6 months »
With the 2017-’18 influenza season imminent, the Academy has updated its recommendations for the prevention and treatment...
Sunday, September 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Triple Threat: New Pneumonia Is Drug-Resistant, Deadly And Contagious »
Doctors in Hangzhou in southeastern China have detected a a type of pneumonia that is both highly drug-resistant and very...
Sunday, September 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The summer risk of Legionnaires’ disease »
Legionnaires’ disease is the disease is caused by bacterium called Legionella, which is found most often in fresh water. S...
Sunday, September 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hurricane Harvey—Clinical Guidance for Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning »
Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odorless, colorless, poisonous gas that can cause sudden illness and death if present in suffic...
Friday, September 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu Scan for Sep 01, 2017 »
H1N2v case in Ohio   H7N9 death in China Canine influenza MORE >>
Friday, September 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Sep 01, 2017 »
Saudi MERS infection   New polio cases ESBL E coli in Germany MORE >>
Friday, September 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Avian flu strikes poultry, wild birds in 3 nations »
South Africa and Italy yesterday reported more highly pathogenic H5N8 avian flu outbreaks in both poultry and other birds,...
Friday, September 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Feds link 2 more Salmonella outbreaks to imported papayas »
Increased testing of Maradol papayas sourced from Mexico in the wake of a multistate outbreak has turned up two separate s...
Friday, September 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study finds high levels of multidrug-resistant bacteria on Indian poultry farms »
A new study by researchers in India has found high levels of multidrug-resistant bacteria in and around Indian poultry far...
Friday, September 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Research Training Will Shape the Future of Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research »
This is a critical time in the history of the dental profession for it to fully embrace the responsibility to safeguard it...
Friday, September 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Antibiotic guidelines for everyday dentistry »
Dentists are on the front line in the war against antibiotic-resistant bacteria, said Peter Jacobsen, DDS, PhD, at the rec...
Friday, September 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Are We a Glutton for Antimicrobial Resistance? »
The world of antimicrobial resistance is constantly evolving as efforts to combat the spread of resistant bugs are being e...
Thursday, August 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 31, 2017 »
Respiratory viral testing for pneumonia Antiseptic resistance genes in Turkey   MORE >>
Thursday, August 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Aug 31, 2017 »
Fatal yellow fever cases Indoor mosquito spraying Early sepsis detection MORE &g...
Thursday, August 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Case-control study finds more evidence of Zika-GBS link »
Findings from a case-control study in Brazil published yesterday strengthened the connection between Zika infection and Gu...
Thursday, August 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: QuickStats: Percentage* of Children Aged 6–17 Years Who Wear Glasses or Contact Lenses,† by Se »
In 2016, the percentage of children aged 6–17 years who wear eyeglasses or contact lenses was higher among girls (36.2%) c...
Thursday, August 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Lead Poisoning in an Infant Associated with a Metal Bracelet — Connectic »
In September 2016, routine screening of a female infant aged 9 months in Manchester, Connecticut, showed normocytic anemia...
Thursday, August 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Notes from the Field: Fatal Yellow Fever in a Traveler Returning From Peru — New York, 2016 »
In October 2016, a male New York resident aged 74 years developed fever, myalgia, nausea, and vomiting while traveling in...
Thursday, August 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Awareness, Beliefs, and Actions Concerning Zika Virus Among Pregnant Women and Community Membe »
As of May 2, 2017, the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI), comprising St. Thomas, St. John, and St. Croix, had reported 1,021 prob...
Thursday, August 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Overdose Deaths Related to Fentanyl and Its Analogs — Ohio, January–February 2017 »
Ohio is experiencing unprecedented loss of life caused by unintentional drug overdoses ( 1 ), with illicitly manufacture...
Thursday, August 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: Trends in Deaths Involving Heroin and Synthetic Opioids Excluding Methadone, and Law Enforceme »
Opioid overdose deaths quadrupled from 8,050 in 1999 to 33,091 in 2015 and accounted for 63% of drug overdose deaths in th...
Thursday, August 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MMWR: International Overdose Awareness Day — August 31, 2017 »
International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held each year on August 31. This event aims to raise awareness tha...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Scan for Aug 30, 2017 »
Saudi MERS cases   New Chagas drug Avian flu outbreaks   Ebola progres...

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