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4 hours ago
UV lights in hospitals could help limit bacteria on phones »
Ultraviolet sanitizing devices could be stationed around hospitals to help prevent the spread of bacteria on workers’ devi...
4 hours ago
Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury reject proposal to ban dental amalgam »
Last week, the Minamata Convention on Mercury held its third Conference of the Parties (COP3) in Geneva, Switzerland. Coun...
4 hours ago
Bisphosphonate Treatment Recommendations for Postmenopausal Osteoporosis »
Among patients with postmenopausal osteoporosis, bisphosphonates should be administered as the first-line pharmacologic tr...
5 hours ago
DENTAL CLINICS: A RESERVOIR FOR HEPATITIS C VIRUS. »
This study investigated the potential for nosocomial transmission of HCV in dental clinics in a high HCV prevalence, middl...
5 hours ago
A Dangerous Marriage: Medical Devices and Drug-Resistant Infections »
Modern medicine has given us so many incredible advances to improve longevity and enhance quality of life. Unfortunately,...
12 hours ago
One hospital had 9 flu cases at this time last year. This year, it has more than 1,400 »
When Donna Bonin's 13-year-old son recently came down with a sky-high fever, she thought to herself: This can't be the flu...
12 hours ago
Selected NIAID Science News Highlights of 2019 »
In 2019, scientists at NIAID and NIAID-funded institutions continued to make progress in understanding, preventing and tre...
12 hours ago
NIDCR's Winter 2019 E-Newsletter is now available »
NIDCR's Winter 2019 E-Newsletter is now available. MORE >>
12 hours ago
Global measles deaths rise to 140,000; young kids hit hard »
Last year 140,000 people worldwide died from complications of measles infections, according to the latest data compiled by...
12 hours ago
MMWR Weekly »
Weekly / Vol. 68 / No. 48 MORE >>
12 hours ago
Infection Control Tips: CDC App, Autoclaving, and Disinfection »
As busy hygienists, we quickly become accustomed to the daily tasks of infection control. Staying on top of the latest OSH...
12 hours ago
Do dental light-curing units pose a blue light hazard? »
Dental light-curing units (LCUs) are powerful sources of blue light that can cause soft-tissue burns and ocular damage. Al...
12 hours ago
News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2019/12/04 »
News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2019/12/04 MORE >>
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Flu Season Strikes Early and Hard as Call Goes Out for a Universal Vaccine »
At this time last year, Children's Hospital New Orleans had 9 cases of influenza. This year, the facility has seen more th...
Thursday, December 5, 2019
HHS Launches Ready, Set, PrEP Campaign »
Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) medication has been shown to reduce the risk of new HIV infection by as much as 97% when t...
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Now’s Still a Good Time to Get Your Flu Vaccine »
Haven’t had your flu vaccine yet? It’s not too late. And there are still good reasons to get one. MORE >>
Thursday, December 5, 2019
IAC Express #1465 »
News from the  Immunization Action Coalition . MORE >>
Thursday, December 5, 2019
An HIV Vaccine By 2021? Here Is What Needs To Happen »
Wait for it. Wait for it. That’s what the world has been doing ever since 1984 with the “it” being an effective and safe H...
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Respiratory Viruses Cling to Healthcare Workers »
The clothing, skin, and personal protective equipment (PPE) of healthcare workers (HCW) are often contaminated with respir...
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Using Genome Sequencing to Combat Health Care Outbreaks »
Often people think infection prevention and control is just reminding people to wash their hands and disinfect things. Whi...
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Immigration to the United States Associated With Increased Antibiotic Resistance Genes »
In women from 2 independent ethnic groups relocating from Thailand to the United States, investigators found a rapid incre...
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Trump administration will provide HIV prevention drug for free to uninsured in new program »
The Trump administration on Tuesday detailed how it will roll out the delivery of donated HIV prevention drugs to people w...
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Study calls for improved sanitation and the environmental management of pharmaceuticals »
Poor sanitation leads to untreated wastewater entering river systems in many countries where industrialisation and urbanis...
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
OSHA Enforcement and Compliance Increases in 2019 To Keep America’s Workforce Safe »
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) fiscal year (FY) 2019 final statisti...
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
1 in 5 adolescents and 1 in 4 young adults now living with prediabetes »
Prediabetes: An emerging health threat can lead to type 2 diabetes MORE >>
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Ending HIV transmission Test, Treat, and Prevent »
About 38,000 new HIV infections still occur each year. The US Government recently proposed Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Pla...
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
HIV Testing, Treatment, Prevention Not Reaching Enough Americans »
New analysis shows how far proposed federal efforts must go to end U.S. HIV epidemic MORE >>
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
ADA council tasked with fostering prioritization of safety in dentistry »
Dr. Jessica Meeske, a pediatric dentist in Nebraska, believes that the dental community may have fallen behind the medical...
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2019/11/28 »
News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2019/11/28 MORE >>
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
FDA to Focus on Lowering Ethylene Oxide Emissions »
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently convened a public advisory committee to comment on the feasibility of pote...
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Managing Measles in the Dental Setting »
With the increasing incidence of measles in the United States, dental professionals should be able to recognize this disea...
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Measuring the Knowledge of Antibiotic Risks and Related Issues »
European health care workers have a high awareness of antibiotic resistance and related issues, though knowledge gaps stil...
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
'Prediabetes' common in U.S. teens, young adults »
About one in five teens and one in four young adults in the U.S. have slightly elevated blood sugar, sometimes known as “p...
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Building a better flu vaccine -- one you don't have to get every year »
If all goes well, this new shot would last for multiple flu seasons, so you wouldn't have to roll up your sleeve every fal...
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
US flu activity rises again as study highlights H1N1 severity »
Flu activity in the United States rose again, with more states reporting widespread levels, the US Centers for Disease Con...

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