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Foam disinfectant keeps sink drains bacteria-free for 3 days

Foam disinfectant keeps sink drains bacteria-free for 3 days
December 13, 2019
In the Journals

Current guidelines may lead to untreated UTIs in children

December 13, 2019
Study findings published in The Journal of Pediatrics suggest that following current guidelines for the diagnosis of UTI in children may result in many children with a…
In the Journals

Pocket UV-C device can reduce stethoscope contamination

December 13, 2019
A novel ultraviolet C device was effective in reducing contamination on stethoscope diaphragms from several pathogens, according to data from a recent study…
In the Journals

Patients with HCV responsive to alcohol intervention

December 12, 2019
Patients with current or prior hepatitis C infection were willing to engage in alcohol intervention including counseling and referral to treatment when encouraged by…

Cost prevents 7% of people with HIV from adhering to medication

December 12, 2019
High drug costs impact rates of adherence to prescription drugs among people with HIV, according to new findings published in MMWR, which showed that 14% of people with…
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Invasive Fungal Infections: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prophylaxis

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Astellas.

Invasive fungal infections (IFIs) represent a serious complication that frequently affects immunocompromised patients…
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Study finds high rates of STIs among new and persistent PrEP users

December 11, 2019
Almost one-quarter of patients who initiate pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, for HIV prevention have at least one…
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VIDEO: Why aren't hospitals using new antibiotics?

November 8, 2019
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