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Tuesday, April 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
First proof a synthesized antibiotic is capable of treating superbugs »
A "game changing" new antibiotic which is capable of killing superbugs has been successfully synthesised and used to treat...
Tuesday, April 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Associations between longitudinal beverage intakes and adolescent caries »
"Sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) are the most relevant dietary risk factor for caries in young children, but there has not...
Monday, April 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opioid prescribing patterns of oral and maxillofacial surgeons: A nationwide survey »
At the 47th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR), held in conjunction with the 42nd Annua...
Monday, April 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
World Tuberculosis Day raises awareness about deadliest infectious disease »
Tuberculosis is the largest infectious disease killer in the world, even surpassing HIV. Here in the US, the number of cas...
Monday, April 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
University of Maryland dental clinics will have a new way to monitor opioids »
The University of Maryland School of Dentistry is partnering with a Rockville tech company to introduce software that help...
Monday, April 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Harvey changed my life: Catastrophic flood reshapes a hygienist's vision about career »
I have been in the dental field for 30 years, starting my hygiene career in 2004. That can seem like a million years ago!...
Monday, April 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Radiation safety in the dental office should not be overlooked »
Dental professionals in 2018 have access to state-of-the-art equipment that makes diagnosis and treatment of oral disease...
Monday, April 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NIH Statement on World Tuberculosis Day 2018 »
In the 130 years since the discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) — the bacterium that causes tuberculosis (TB) —...
Friday, March 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS head names HIV expert Redfield as CDC director »
Robert R. Redfield, MD, is the new director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the acting adminis...
Friday, March 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tuberculosis — United States, 2017 »
In 2017, a total of 9,093 new cases of tuberculosis (TB) were provisionally* reported in the United States, representing a...
Friday, March 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why We Need a Universal Flu Vaccine »
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the 1918 Spanish Flu, which infected 500 million people and killed more than 50 m...
Friday, March 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mumps Vaccine Less Effective Years After Getting It, Study Says »
Health officials at a Virginia university are dealing with a mumps outbreak. In recent years, more and more young adults w...
Friday, March 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Shingles Is Nasty, And The New Vaccine Works Well. Why Do Adults Avoid Shots? »
Federal officials have recommended a vaccine against shingles that is more effective than an earlier version at protecting...
Friday, March 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why An Imperfect HIV Vaccine Could Be Better Than None At All »
When Health and Human Services Secretary Margaret Heckler announced that scientists had discovered the virus that caused A...
Friday, March 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Transforming oral health through science and evidence-based practice »
The 47th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR), held in conjunction with the 42nd Annual M...
Friday, March 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NIH scientists say advanced vaccines could limit future outbreaks »
Novel vaccine technologies are critical to improving the public health response to infectious disease threats that continu...
Wednesday, March 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Longtime AIDS researcher Robert Redfield picked to lead CDC »
A leading AIDS researcher, who is well respected for his clinical work but has no experience running a governmental public...
Wednesday, March 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Saline Shortages — Many Causes, No Simple Solution »
Severe and long-standing prescription-drug shortages have become a major threat to public health and patient safety. Despi...
Wednesday, March 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Childhood measles linked to increased risk of later lung disease »
In a new Respirology study, having measles--a highly contagious respiratory infection--during early childhood was linked...
Wednesday, March 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Order of surgical procedures may affect operating time »
Recent reviews have suggested that the way in which surgeons prepare for operations can affect performance, with some prep...
Wednesday, March 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why has mumps reemerged in the United States? »
A recent resurgence in mumps cases in the U.S. may be due to weakening immune protection from the mumps vaccine, researche...
Wednesday, March 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAC Express #1356 »
IAC Express: Weekly News and Information from the Immunization Action Coalition.  Read more >>
Tuesday, March 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Knowledge about human papillomavirus (HPV) related oral cancers among oral health professionals »
Scientific literature suggests that human papillomavirus (HPV) infection may be associated with oral squamous cell carcino...
Tuesday, March 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Oral cancers highlighted for April awareness »
April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month and a good time for dental professionals to consider their role in screening head and...
Tuesday, March 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDI global survey shows children are not getting dental check-ups early enough »
On the occasion of World Oral Health Day, FDI World Dental Federation asked parents around the world how they cared for th...
Tuesday, March 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Task Force Issues Stronger Skin Cancer Prevention Guidelines »
Doctors should start early with skin cancer prevention advice when their patients are light-skinned, suggests new guidelin...
Tuesday, March 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Primary care physicians report feeling unprepared for role in prenatal oral health »
A new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill suggests that primary care physicians may feel underequip...
Tuesday, March 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
APIC: Hepatitis A »
Hepatitis A is a vaccine-preventable, viral infection that causes inflammation of the liver. It is usually a mild illness,...
Tuesday, March 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recombinant zoster (shingles) vaccine, RZV - what you need to know »
Shingles (also called herpes zoster, or just zoster) is a painful skin rash, often with blisters. Shingles is caused by th...
Tuesday, March 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reflections from professionals on World Oral Health Day »
Oral health is an essential component of overall health and well-being. Inequalities in oral health exist throughout the U...
Tuesday, March 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Addressing High-Concern Pathogens and Familiar Threats »
In recent years, it has become clear that facilities across the spectrum of care need to take stock of their existing infe...
Tuesday, March 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
DC Reports Number of Noncongenital Zika Virus Cases in the United States »
A total of 5168 noncongenital Zika virus disease cases were reported from US states and the District of Columbia in 2016,...
Tuesday, March 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Infectious diseases docs may be lifesaving for patients with antibiotic-resistant infections »
For patients with difficult-to-treat, drug-resistant infections, seeing an infectious diseases specialist can be a lifesav...
Monday, March 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flu declines, but hospitalizations are still high »
Influenza is on the retreat, but several indicators still show high activity in many parts of the country, according to th...
Monday, March 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study: Non-antibiotic drugs affect gut bacteria, could promote resistance »
New research by a team of German scientists indicates that antibiotics aren't the only drugs that affect the gut microbiom...

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