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Thursday, April 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reported Mumps Cases Are on the Rise »
During March 2018, Texas health officials issued a warning (download PDF) at a cheerleading championship that nearly 25,00...
Thursday, April 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1358 »
Weekly news and information from the Immunization Action Coalition.  More >>
Thursday, April 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NIH launches HEAL Initiative, doubles funding to accelerate scientific solutions to stem national »
Today, at the 2018 National Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit, National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins, M....
Wednesday, April 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Effectiveness of antiviral treatment in preventing death in severe hospitalised influenza cases »
We investigated the predictors of neuraminidase inhibitor (NAI) treatment in severe hospitalised influenza cases and the a...
Wednesday, April 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC says its steps have limited the spread of 'nightmare' bacteria »
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported today that public health laboratories identified more than 2...
Wednesday, April 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Containing Unusual Resistance »
More than 23,000 Americans die each year from infections caused by germs resistant to antibiotics. While antibiotic resist...
Wednesday, April 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Solving the Problem of Antimicrobial Resistance: The UN Can't Do It Alone »
Despite the growing threat of antibiotic resistance worldwide, the global consumption of antibiotics continues to increase...
Wednesday, April 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
'Molecular scissors' could be key to cutting off diseases including HIV infection »
One way to fight diseases including HIV infection and autoimmune disorders could involve changing how a naturally occurrin...
Wednesday, April 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Attacking flu viruses from two sides »
Fever, shivering, headaches, and joint pains - each year millions of people around the world are affected by the flu. Whil...
Wednesday, April 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study explains resurgence of pertussis »
A team of researchers including scientists from the University of Georgia has found that the resurgence of pertussis, more...
Wednesday, April 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ICYMI: HIV Research Round-Up from CROI 2018 »
Dr. Dieffenbach, the Director of the Division of AIDS at NIH's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAI...
Wednesday, April 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Public Health Week: Listening and Working Together for Healthier and Longer Lives »
Observing National Public Health Week, Surgeon General Adams called for forging new partnerships to improve the nation’s h...
Wednesday, April 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
World Immunization Week, 24-30 April 2018 »
World Immunization week aims to highlight the collective action needed to ensure that every person is protected from vacci...
Tuesday, April 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hand Hygiene Includes Jewelry, Nail Polish in Infection Transmission Recommendations »
A new policy paper recently examined the effect of jewelry and nail polish worn by healthcare workers in a clinical settin...
Tuesday, April 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The US Faces an Impending Dental Care Crisis »
As others shell out cash to for whiter and straighter teeth, 1 in 5 Americans over age 65 don’t have any real teeth left....
Tuesday, April 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Diabetes Now Affects 23 Million U.S. Adults »
The latest tally of Americans adults affected by diabetes finds more than 23 million struggle with the blood sugar disease...
Tuesday, April 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Near visual acuity of dental hygienists with and without magnification. »
The aim of this study was (i) to evaluate the visual performance of dental hygienists in their clinical environment and (i...
Tuesday, April 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hospitals are germy, noisy places. Some acutely ill patients are getting treated at home instead. »
Phyllis Petruzzelli spent the week before Christmas struggling to breathe. When she went to the emergency department on De...
Tuesday, April 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Early Interventions in the Treatment of HIV Infection »
Video and transcript of Early Interventions in the Treatment of HIV Infection.  More >>
Tuesday, April 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017 Hypertension guidelines »
In November 2017, the American Heart Association (AHA) announced changes to the definition and classification of hypertens...
Tuesday, April 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Infectious Disease Mortality Rates Drop Nationally, Widen Among Counties »
Current guidelines on the management of sepsis and septic shock indicate that appropriate routine microbiologic cultures (...
Tuesday, April 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Top 5 Infectious Disease News of the Week—March 25, 2018 »
A recent study has shown that daily antituberculosis therapy (ATT) is more effective than a thrice-weekly regimen among HI...
Monday, April 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on FDA’s efforts to enhance the patient per »
Benefit-risk assessment is at the heart of what we do to ensure that Americans have access to medical products that are sa...
Monday, April 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Measles in Childhood Affects Airflow Obstruction in Midlife »
Childhood measles infection appears to compound the associations between smoking, current asthma, and post-bronchodilator...
Monday, April 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Center for Oral Health: Report Finds Untreated Tooth Decay is Hidden Epidemic Among Older Adults »
A new report by the Center for Oral Health (COH) found that a significant number of older Californians are plagued by oral...
Monday, April 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
JADA: Dentists are prescribing more opioids than ever »
The number of opioids prescribed by dentists appears to be increasing over time, according to a new study in the Journal...
Monday, April 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New CDC director predicts U.S. can end AIDS epidemic within seven years »
The AIDS epidemic in the United States could be ended in the next few years, the new director of the Centers for Disease C...
Monday, April 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
What the Hospitals of the Future Look Like »
The sprawling institutions we know are radically changing—becoming smaller, more digital, or disappearing completely. The...
Monday, April 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
In emotional speech, CDC’s new leader vows to uphold science »
Robert Redfield Jr., the new director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, gave a deeply personal agencywide...
Friday, April 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) »
Dental health-care professionals (DHCPs) with nasal colonisation of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) can...
Friday, April 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Relationship between human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) infection and chronic periodontitis »
Current studies show that, even in the era of antiretroviral therapies, HIV-1 infection is associated with more severe and...
Friday, April 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. drug overdose deaths continue to rise; increase fueled by synthetic opioids »
An in-depth analysis of 2016 U.S. drug overdose data shows that America’s overdose epidemic is spreading geographically an...
Friday, April 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Severe weather: The four extreme threats safety personnel need to know »
Seventy-eight percent of disasters recorded in the United States each year are weather-related. Still, when asked what typ...
Friday, April 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Incidence of Healthcare-Associated Influenza-Like Illness After a Primary Care Encounter Among Young »
Despite potential respiratory virus transmission in pediatric clinics, little is known about the risk of healthcare-associ...
Friday, April 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDI joins WHO’s Working Group to address growing burden of noncommunicable diseases »
The World Health Organization (WHO) has invited FDI to join its Civil Society Working Group on the United Nations (UN) thi...

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