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MERS outbreak in Saudi Arabia hospital linked to single patient

MERS outbreak in Saudi Arabia hospital linked to single patient
June 28, 2016

An outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome that has potentially sickened dozens of people at a Saudi Arabia hospital has been linked to one patient.

According to WHO, the ongoing outbreak at King Khalid University Hospital in Riyadh city can be traced to a woman who was admitted on June 10 with unrelated symptoms and was not suspected of having MERS.

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Nasal MRSA testing upon hospital admission reduces clinical infection

June 27, 2016
BOSTON — Active surveillance testing for nasal MRSA carriages appeared to reduce the incidence of clinical infection, according to a longitudinal analysis…
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Insulin resistance associated with reduced protective anti-HBsA levels

June 27, 2016
Insulin resistance was positively associated with an increased reduction in protective anti-hepatitis B surface antigen levels in Korean men and women, according to…
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Angina drug activity reveals possible new treatment strategy against cryptococcosis

June 27, 2016
Recent research suggested that calcium-channel blockers may serve as a new treatment strategy for cryptococcosis after determining that fendiline hydrochloride, a drug…

Five stories for National HIV Testing Day

June 27, 2016
Today is National HIV Testing Day, which was established to promote the importance of testing and treatment of HIV. The observance includes approximately 400 events…
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The Patient with Otitis Media

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Acute otitis media (AOM), a common disease of childhood, is diagnosed by careful otoscopy with an understanding of…
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Chapter 26: Functional Brain Imaging in GI Neurophysiology

From GI Motility Testing: A Laboratory and Office Handbook
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VIDEO: Antibiotic de-escalation in ICU lacks supportive evidence

June 18, 2016
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