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AIDSVu releases interactive maps illustrating disproportionate HIV burden in US

AIDSVu releases interactive maps illustrating disproportionate HIV burden in US
June 25, 2017

AIDSVu — a project led by Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health in partnership with Gilead Sciences, Inc. — released new interactive maps that demonstrate two-thirds of all new HIV infections in 2015 occurred in 2.5% of U.S. counties, according to a press release.

US yellow fever vaccine to disappear in July; alternative vaccine supplied

June 23, 2017
Expecting the supply of the United States’ only licensed yellow fever vaccine to disappear in July, officials are distributing another brand to sites nationwide
FDA News

FDA grants Roche premarket approval for fourth-generation HIV combination antigen-antibody assay

June 23, 2017
The FDA granted Roche premarket approval for its fourth-generation HIV combination antigen-antibody assay, the company announced today. The Elecsys HIV combi PT assay is…
Meeting News

Barriers to HPV vaccine uptake identified, suggestions to overcome such obstacles offered

June 23, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — HPV vaccine rates in 2015 were below the Healthy People 2020 target of 80%, suggesting an opportunity for nurse practitioners to help improve these…
CME CPE

Collaborative Care Strategies for Reducing Hospital Readmissions in Patients with Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction

This activity is supported by educational funding provided by Amgen, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation and St. Jude Medical, Inc.

Heart failure (HF) is a chronic condition that requires long-term commitment on the part of the patient in adhering to…
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Chapter 5: The Malabsorption Syndrome

From Clinical Nutrition in Gastrointestinal Disease
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Fauci expects less impact from Zika virus in Americas in 2017

March 30, 2017
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AIDSVu releases interactive maps illustrating disproportionate HIV burden in US

June 25, 2017
AIDSVu — a project led by Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health in partnership with Gilead Sciences, Inc. — released…

US yellow fever vaccine to disappear in July; alternative vaccine supplied

June 23, 2017
Expecting the supply of the United States’ only licensed yellow fever vaccine to disappear in July, officials are distributing another brand

FDA News

FDA grants Roche premarket approval for fourth-generation HIV combination antigen-antibody assay

June 23, 2017
The FDA granted Roche premarket approval for its fourth-generation HIV combination antigen-antibody assay, the company announced today. The Elecsys…

Meeting News

Barriers to HPV vaccine uptake identified, suggestions to overcome such obstacles offered

June 23, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — HPV vaccine rates in 2015 were below the Healthy People 2020 target of 80%, suggesting an opportunity for nurse practitioners to…

Studies of C. difficile burden in acute vs. long-term care facilities contradictory

June 23, 2017
Two studies on Clostridium difficile differ greatly on whether acute-care facilities or long-term care facilities have higher rates of the…

Meeting News

Treatment of acute rhinosinusitis difficult because of increasing antimicrobial resistance

June 22, 2017
MS, APRN, FNP,PHILADELPHIA — Antimicrobial resistance to all Streptococcus pneumoniae has been estimated at 30% to 40% for products…

In the Journals

ED visits, cost associated with shingles increase

June 22, 2017
Emergency department visits and total cost associated with herpes zoster increased between 2006 and 2013, driven by an increased number of visits by…

No science needed to blame vaccines for illness, EU court rules

June 22, 2017
The European Union Court of Justice has ruled that illnesses can be attributed to vaccines during litigation without scientific proof. The

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Code red for MDR bacteria: Resistance to carbapenems doubles in ICUs

Infectious Disease News, June 2017
Thomas P. Lodise, MD
Four years ago, the CDC’s Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States report warned that inaction could have “potentially…

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Flublok Quadrivalent provides better protection than IIV4

June 22, 2017
Flublok Quadrivalent was 30% more effective in preventing influenza than an egg-derived inactivated quadrivalent influenza vaccine, according to…

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