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Dengue vaccine may cause disease, hospitalization in low, moderate transmission areas

September 27, 2016

Routine administration of the Dengvaxia dengue vaccine in low-transmission areas could increase the number of patients hospitalized with severe secondary infections, according to study data, and led the researchers to recommend patients undergo serological testing before vaccination.

Negotiated HCV drug prices similar across industrialized nations

September 27, 2016
A new report suggests while the list prices of the most commonly used drugs for hepatitis C vary across industrialized countries, net prices negotiated by various…

Q&A: Keeping nonimmunizing families in practices

September 27, 2016
According to a recent study in Pediatrics, the percentage of pediatricians who reported parents refusing vaccines for their children rose from 74.5% in 2006 to 87% in…
In the Journals

Probiotics recommendations do little to reduce antibiotic prescribing among patients with asthma

September 27, 2016
There is no evidence that advising patients with asthma on the use of winter probiotics will reduce antibiotic prescribing rates, according to data published in the…
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Prenatal Tdap vaccination more effective than postpartum immunization

September 27, 2016
Tdap vaccination from 27 to 36 weeks’ gestation was 85% more effective than postpartum vaccination at preventing pertussis in infants aged younger than 8 weeks…
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Rapid Response from Barcelona: New Data in HCV Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from AbbVie and Merck & Co., Inc.

Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a leading cause of cirrhosis, end-stage liver disease, hepatocellular…
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Chapter 5: The Malabsorption Syndrome

From Clinical Nutrition in Gastrointestinal Disease
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Discoveries from ASM Microbe: HIV

Discoveries from ASM Microbe: HIV

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Sentosa genotyping assay detects HIV drug resistance mutations

August 4, 2016
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