Infectious Disease

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Neuraminidase inhibitors integral reinforcement for influenza control

November 27, 2015

NEW YORK — Henry Bernstein, DO, MHCM, of the Hofstra North Shore – Long Island Jewish Health System and an Infectious Diseases in Children Editorial Board member, highlights neuraminidase inhibitors as crucial treatment method for influenza, citing recent AAP updated guidance for its usage in children.

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Update on herpes zoster studies presented at ACR 2015

November 25, 2015
I previously commented on our work that demonstrated herpes zoster (HZ) is associated with an about 30% increased risk of stroke in the month after infection. For…

Turing announces hospital discount for Daraprim, but no price reduction

November 25, 2015
Turing Pharmaceuticals has announced plans to supply hospitals with Daraprim at discounts of up to 50%, but will not lower the list price of the toxoplasmosis…
In the Journals

Peripheral thermometers not clinically accurate

November 25, 2015
In circumstances where body temperature will impact clinical choices, clinicians should use central thermometers, according to a review published in the Annals of
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Top Takeaways from ASCO: HCV, head and neck cancers

November 25, 2015
Patients with hepatitis C virus seropositivity may be at increased risk for cancers outside the liver. This includes head and neck cancers, with the strongest…
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The Patient with Acute-Bacterial Skin and Skin-Structure Infections

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This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with acute-bacterial skin and skin-structure…
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Despite measures, infection control in daycare centers remains daunting

November 25, 2015
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Evolution of HIV Treatment: How to Start, How to Switch, How to Treat HIV/HCV Co-infection

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Improvements in antiretroviral therapy (ART) continue to be made with the development of simplified, single-tablet…
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