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USPSTF: Screen sexually active young women for chlamydia, gonorrhea

September 22, 2014

The US Preventive Services Task Force has recommended screening for chlamydia and gonorrhea in sexually active, asymptomatic females aged 24 years and younger and in older women who are at risk for infection.

However, it concluded that there is insufficient evidence to assess the benefits of similar screening recommendations for men.

In the Journals

MSM with, without HIV similarly affected during 2009 H1N1 pandemic

September 22, 2014
During the 2009 influenza A(H1N1) pandemic in Bangkok, Thailand, rates of seroconversion to the virus were similar among men who have sex with men with HIV and those…
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TEDMED: Sensor technology helps test hands-on skills

September 22, 2014
After witnessing a colleague miss a blood clot in a patient with acute coronary syndrome, Carla M. Pugh, MD, PhD, FACS, recognized the need for a tool to measure the…
In the Journals

Antimicrobials prescribed excessively to treat acute respiratory tract infections

September 22, 2014
Antimicrobials were prescribed for acute respiratory tract infections nearly twice as often as expected, according to study findings in Pediatrics.Matthew P. Kronman
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In the Pink! A Closer Look at Pediatric Conjunctivitis

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Alcon.

Bacterial conjunctivitis is the most common conjunctivitis in infants and preschool-aged children. Pediatricians must…
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Robust antibiotic pipeline may require new thinking

September 20, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. — ICAAC 2014 keynote speaker John H. Rex, MD, senior vice president and head of infection…
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A Video of the HIV Life Cycle

This activity is sponsored by ViiV Healthcare.

Clinicians who treat HIV-infected patients require an in-depth understanding of the HIV life cycle and how…
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