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Surfers more likely to harbor antibiotic-resistant bacteria in gut

January 16, 2018
Recent data showed that regular surfers and bodyboarders were nearly three times more likely to harbor antibiotic-resistant Escherichia coli
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HCV liver cancer resection outcomes similar in patients with diabetes

January 16, 2018
Results of a comparative study of patients with and without diabetes who underwent curative liver resection for hepatitis C-related hepatocellular…
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NASH, HCV cirrhosis predict coronary artery disease in liver transplantation

January 16, 2018
Patients who underwent liver transplantation evaluation had a high prevalence of coronary artery disease, especially those with nonalcoholic…

Passenger with measles may have exposed others at O’Hare airport

January 16, 2018
A passenger with an active case of measles may have exposed others to the highly contagious disease at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago…
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Routine HIV screening at age 25 improves clinical outcomes

January 16, 2018
A one-time routine HIV screening at 25 years of age was cost-effective and led to better clinical outcomes among teenagers and young adults without…
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Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation safe in patients with HIV

January 16, 2018
An analysis of hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients in the United States over a 14-year period showed that patients with HIV do not have an…

Melinta Therapeutics fully acquires The Medicines Company’s ID portfolio

January 15, 2018
Melinta Therapeutics recently announced that it has fully acquired The Medicines Company’s infectious disease portfolio, making it the…
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Hepatitis A vaccines effective in high-risk populations during outbreak

January 15, 2018
Two-dose hepatitis A vaccination was an effective preventive measure among HIV-positive individuals, including a high study population of men who…

New Jersey warns airport passengers of possible measles exposure

January 15, 2018
New Jersey warned passengers who traveled through Newark Liberty International Airport this month that they may have been exposed to measles. The New…
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Halving HIV incidence in US requires ‘ambitious’ goals, researchers say

January 15, 2018
To cut HIV incidence in half by 2025, treatment programs need to retain at least 95% of patients each year and re-engage people living with HIV…
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HIV does not increase aging-related brain changes in patients on ART

January 15, 2018
Researchers said they found no evidence that HIV accelerates aging-related brain changes over a 2-year period in middle-aged patients on successful…

Physicians commonly prescribe risky antibiotics for UTIs during early pregnancy

January 14, 2018
Despite warnings, physicians commonly prescribe risky antibiotics for urinary tract infections to women during early pregnancy, according to a new…
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Rhesus macaques in Florida expose parkgoers to deadly virus

January 13, 2018
Researchers have found evidence that people visiting a popular public park in Florida are at risk for contracting a potentially deadly virus known as…

‘Flu is everywhere’: CDC notes severe but not unprecedented activity

January 12, 2018
The rate of influenza-related hospitalizations in the United States nearly doubled in just 1 week as the country deals with a severe but not…
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ADHD medication may cut risk for STIs

January 12, 2018
Adolescents and young adults with ADHD were at higher risk for STIs later in life compared with those without the disorder; however, ADHD medications…

FDA committee fails to recommend Linhaliq for chronic lung infection

January 12, 2018
Aradigm Corporation recently announced that the FDA’s Antimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee did not recommend approval for Linhaliq to treat…

LA case a reminder about sexually transmitted Zika

January 12, 2018
The first-ever case of a sexually transmitted Zika infection in Los Angeles county was a reminder that sexual transmission of the virus, although…

The Wistar Institute marks 125 years of research milestones for cancer, infectious diseases

January 12, 2018
The Wistar Institute in Philadelphia recently celebrated its 125th anniversary. Established in 1892, the institute is the first NCI-designated basic…
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Positive LAM results predict mortality in children with HIV

January 12, 2018
Children with HIV in Kenya whose urine samples tested positive for lipoarabinomannan, or LAM — a biomarker of tuberculosis — had a nearly…

ACP ‘strongly opposes’ enforcing work requirements for Medicaid

January 11, 2018
ACP emphasized its strong opposition to restricting access to health care coverage through Medicaid based on employment status. The Trump…
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