In the Journals

Teens with HIV have similar cognitive outcomes to HIV-negative peers

May 24, 2019
Teens who were perinatally infected with HIV and received treatment have similar cognitive outcomes compared with their HIV-negative peers, according…
In the Journals

Gel-based vaccine storage could improve access in high-temperature areas

May 24, 2019
Researchers have developed a unique vaccine storage method that uses a mixture of two sugars — pullulan and trehalose — to form a gel…
Meeting News

Medications under FDA review face significant scrutiny on their printed materials

May 23, 2019
WASHINGTON — The FDA’s Office of Prescription Drug Promotion uses many methods to assess the validity of a potential medication’s…

Regulation of data privacy may affect US advancement in AI

May 23, 2019
WASHINGTON — Federal regulations regarding data privacy and collection may lead to the United States falling behind countries like China in…
In the Journals

Older teens requiring MenACWY booster are likely to remain unvaccinated

May 23, 2019
Adolescent uptake of meningococcal conjugate vaccine covering serogroups A, C, W and Y, or MenACWY, is lacking among those aged 11 to 18 years…
In the JournalsPerspective

Cost of diabetes tests similar in community pharmacies, medical practices

May 22, 2019
Costs associated with screening a patient for diabetes and conducting confirmatory testing via community pharmacies in England was comparable to the…
FDA News

FDA approves novel epilepsy drug

May 22, 2019
UCB announced that its benzodiazepine-based nasal spray for patients with epilepsy was recently approved by the FDA. “Treating seizure…
Feature

Trump administration’s latest challenge to Affordable Care Act rests on shaky legal grounds

May 20, 2019
The Justice Department brief filed on May 1 amounts to the Trump administration picking and choosing what parts of the Affordable Care Act should…

Approximately 1 in 5 kids never wears a helmet bike riding

May 20, 2019
Poll results published by C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital suggested that almost one in five children aged 4 to 13 years who ride bicycles never…
In the Journals

Closing the gap: Girls’ suicide rate catching up with that of boys

May 17, 2019
Female youth aged 10 to 19 years had a significant and disproportionate increase in suicides between 1975 and 2005 compared with males in the same…
In the JournalsPerspective

Smartphone app identifies ear infections in children

May 15, 2019
A smartphone app and a paper funnel can accurately identify pediatric patients with fluid buildup in the ear resulting from acute otitis media and…
In the Journals

Ibuprofen may increase risk for severe bleeding post-tonsillectomy

May 15, 2019
Ibuprofen may increase the risk for severe bleeding after tonsillectomy regardless of whether the patient’s adenoids were removed, according to…
In the Journals

MenB incidence five times higher among college students

May 15, 2019
Between 2015 and 2017, the average annual incidence of disease caused by meningococcus serogroup B, or MenB, was five times greater among college…
In the Journals

Data lacking on benefits of outsourced microbiology lab services

May 14, 2019
In a recent literature review published in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, researchers found no published prospective…
Feature

How to apologize effectively for medical errors

May 14, 2019
Medical errors are common and are the third-leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for more than 250,000 deaths per year, according…
In the Journals

60 seconds can ascertain patients’ social determinants of health

May 13, 2019
Patients’ social determinants of health were determined in 1 minute with a short survey, according to findings recently published in Annals of

44 states sue 20 drug companies, allege drug price inflation of more than 1,000%

May 13, 2019
A coalition of states allege a string of drug companies arranged a scheme that would raise generic drug prices in some instances by more than 1,000%…
In the Journals

Proposition 8 increased rate of homophobic bullying among youth

May 13, 2019
The introduction of a voter referendum in California in 2008 that limited marriage to heterosexual couples, known as Proposition 8, increased the…
Meeting News

Not all abnormal uterine bleeding is equal

May 9, 2019
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Making the distinction between the different types of abnormal uterine bleeding is critical to ensure proper treatment…
Meeting News

Clinicians should take active role in assessing head injury detection devices

May 8, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — As the number of companies claiming to have created a device that assesses or diagnoses head injury increases, it is important