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Extending interferon treatment duration for chronic delta hepatitis improves outcomes

February 20, 2018
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Maternal influenza, Tdap vaccinations not tied to infant mortality

February 20, 2018
Influenza and acellular pertussis vaccinations during pregnancy were not associated with hospitalization or death of infants in the first 6 months of life, according to…

Nigeria’s Lassa fever outbreak involves ‘concerning’ number of cases

February 19, 2018
Nigeria has seen an “unusually high” number of Lassa fever cases during a weeks-old outbreak that has spread to 17 states, a WHO official said. According to…
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Contaminated HCDs cause up to 282 cases of M. chimaera per year

February 19, 2018
Globally, contaminated heater-cooler devices used during cardiac surgery may cause up to 282 cases of invasive Mycobacterium chimaera infection each year, including as…
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Alcohol use disorder compromises benefits of DAA therapy for HCV

February 19, 2018
An international study showed that alcohol use disorder contributed significantly to liver disease burden in patients with hepatitis C. Researchers suggest that, where…
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HIV Curbside Consults – Volume II: HIV Drug Mechanisms of Resistance

This activity is supported by an educational grant from ViiV Healthcare.

Treatment of a patient with multidrug-resistant virus requires expertise in complex HIV management and a thorough…
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Childhood infection linked to lower IQ, higher risk for psychosis in Swedish men

February 16, 2018
Research published in JAMA Psychiatry demonstrated that exposure to infections during the first year of life was…
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VIDEO: Global task force wants to reduce world’s cholera burden

October 6, 2017
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