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Tuesday, July 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Disparities in hepatitis C virus infection screening among Baby Boomers in the United States »
The hepatitis C virus (HCV) screening rate remains low among American Baby Boomers (13.9%). Disparities in HCV scre...
Tuesday, July 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
IAS-USA Releases 2018 Guidelines for HIV Treatment and Prevention »
The International Antiviral Society-USA Panel (IAS-USA) has issued new guidelines on the prevention and treatment of HIV i...
Tuesday, July 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
What can dentists learn from natural disasters? »
Dental patients, like Mother Nature, are unpredictable. They present with seemingly small and manageable conditions. But w...
Tuesday, July 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Safeguarding Our Health Vaccines Protect Us All »
We share more than food and culture within our homes and communities. We can also spread disease. Luckily, we live in a ti...
Monday, July 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Expanding and Improving Occupational Safety and Health Content in Wikipedia. It Matters. »
NIOSH is one of the first US federal agencies to collaborate with the Wikimedia organizations and it is doing so by active...
Monday, July 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
HPV: The gender-neutral killer in need of prevention among men »
HPV is a group of 150 related viruses that can be transmitted through any form of sexual contact, whether kissing or inter...
Monday, July 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gene study pinpoints superbug link between people and animals »
  Scientists have shed light on how a major cause of human and animal disease can jump between species, by studying...
Sunday, July 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Man Who Invented Modern Infection Control »
He’s hailed as the “father of infection control” and the “savior of mothers,” but the truth about Ignaz Semmelweis is more...
Saturday, July 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week-July 15, 2018 »
Read the top five stories from the week. More>>
Saturday, July 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Risk of self-contamination during doffing of personal protective equipment. »
The aim of this study was to describe the risk of self-contamination associated with doffing of personal protective equipm...
Saturday, July 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA efforts to broaden access to generic versions of opioid analgesics formulated to deter abuse »
One of the ways that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is working to address the opioid epidemic is by encouraging the...
Friday, July 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chemists Characterize the Fatal Fungus Among Us »
Life-threatening fungal infections affect more than 2 million people worldwide. Effective antifungal medications are very...
Friday, July 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health care workers, PPE and infection control: Study finds failures to follow protocol »
Health care workers may be contaminating themselves and their work environments by neglecting to use personal protective e...
Friday, July 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Universal Vaccine Research Moves Ahead After Deadly Flu Season »
Yearly vaccines still only 10 to 60 percent effective, NIH official says. More>>
Friday, July 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Join us for Safe + Sound Week, August 13-19, 2018 »
A nationwide event to raise awareness and understanding of the value of safety and health programs that include management...
Thursday, July 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Systematic review of the changing pattern of the oral manifestations of HIV. »
The purpose of the present study paper was to review the reported prevalence of the oral manifestations of HIV (OM-HIV) wo...
Thursday, July 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The effectiveness of chlorhexidine is limited in preventing infections in oral procedures »
Yet owing to its low cost and absence of adverse reactions and complications, the research group at the UPV/EHU-University...
Thursday, July 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Canadians' average life expectancy could be cut by opioid scourge »
Canada to start factoring opioid-related overdoses into average life expectancies. More>>
Thursday, July 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reducing healthcare-associated infections incidence by a probiotic-based sanitation system »
Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) are a global concern, further threatened by the increasing drug resistance of HAI-a...
Wednesday, July 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mucus Protects Airborne Flu Virus at All Humidities »
HealthDay News — Influenza virus aerosols remain infectious at all humidity levels, according to a study published online...
Sunday, July 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Drug to Treat Smallpox Approved by F.D.A., a Move Against Bioterrorism »
The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the first drug intended to treat smallpox — a move that could halt a l...
Sunday, July 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Antibiotic resistance and relevance to general dental practice in Australia. »
Antibiotic resistance is a well-established global public health crisis, with the use and misuse of antibiotics being the...
Sunday, July 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Evaluating the Effectiveness of HPV Educational Intervention among Oral Health Professionals »
This study aims to evaluate the effectiveness of an educational intervention that was designed to increase human papilloma...
Saturday, July 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Antibiotic resistance and antibiotic prescribing by dentists in England 2007-2016. »
The early prescribers of penicillin realised that antibiotics should be used wisely and as an adjunct to traditional surgi...
Saturday, July 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week-July 8, 2018 »
Five stories from the week of July 8, 2018. More>>
Friday, July 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NCHHSTP AtlasPlus »
Use HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, TB, and Social Determinants of Health data to create maps, charts, and tables, or to downlo...
Friday, July 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
PPE Donning and Doffing Reveals Gaps in Knowledge and Practice »
The best-designed and engineered items of personal protective equipment (PPE) will fail healthcare workers and their patie...
Friday, July 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Academies target opioid abuse and infectious disease consequences »
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) today released proceedings of a March 12 workshop ex...
Friday, July 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Patterns of Transmission Help Healthcare Personnel Understand the Need for IP Interventions »
Preventing the transmission of infectious agents is at the core of successful infection prevention and control practice, a...
Friday, July 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease »
Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease, or HFMD, is a contagious illness caused by different viruses. It is common in infants and c...
Friday, July 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Not Fun In The Sun: Summer Infections From Animals »
In Georgia, a woman recently strangled a rabid bobcat with her bare hands. Subsequent treatment to prevent her from contra...
Friday, July 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rising Numbers of Deaths Involving Fentanyl and Analogs, Increased Usage, Mixing with Non-opioids »
This Health Alert Network (HAN) Update is to alert public health departments, health care professionals, first responders,...
Thursday, July 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NEJM publishes results from study showing vaccines can reduce rate of sustained TB infections »
Trial offers hope for new revaccination strategies with Bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) against Tuberculosis, the world's le...
Thursday, July 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Alcohol-Based Surgical Hand Preparation: Translating Scientific Evidence Into Clinical Practice »
Although alcohol-based surgical hand preparation offers potential advantages over the traditional surgical scrubbing techn...
Thursday, July 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Imaging technique illuminates immune status of monkeys with HIV-like virus »
Approach could improve understanding of immune system recovery in people treated for HIV infection. More>>

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