Residency to Retirement Resource Center

Retirement planning 101: Understand six retirement tools available to physicians

September 26, 2019
Achieving a comfortable retirement is a leading financial goal for most physicians, including millennials who may continue to practice for many…
Feature

2019 health care data breaches setting records

September 26, 2019
A record-breaking 50 health care data breaches involving more than 500 records each were reported to HHS this past July, according to a report…
In the Journals

Second-year ID residency programs consistent in adult ID and AMS

September 26, 2019
Infectious disease pharmacy residency programs in the United States showed consistency in a variety of domains, such as antimicrobial management…
In the Journals

BCG vaccination associated with lower prevalence of LTBI in adults

September 25, 2019
Bacille Calmette-Guérin, or BCG, vaccination is associated with a lower prevalence of latent tuberculosis infection in adult TB contacts and…
In the JournalsPerspective

Two doses of quadrivalent HPV vaccine in teens noninferior to three in adults

September 25, 2019
The immunogenicity of two doses of the quadrivalent HPV vaccine is comparable to that of the traditional three-dose schedule in adolescents up to 120…
In the JournalsPerspective

CAUTI rates decline after case definition revision, value-based incentive programs

September 25, 2019
The concurrent employment of a federal value-based incentive program, coupled with the revision of the surveillance case definition for…
In the Journals

Norovirus outbreak in pediatric ward highlights challenges of infection control

September 24, 2019
Researchers reported findings from a norovirus outbreak in a pediatric ward with multiple-bed rooms and emphasized the importance of early detection…
In the Journals

HIV care in EDs constitutes an important strategy

September 24, 2019
EDs around the world may be strategically important locations in the fight to end the HIV epidemic, according to findings published in…
In the Journals

Study: Malaria eradication achievable by 2050

September 24, 2019
Malaria eradication, “a goal of epic proportions,” can be achieved by or before 2050 through a variety of strategies, according to a…
In the Journals

USPSTF: Screen pregnant women for asymptomatic bacteriuria

September 24, 2019
Pregnant women should be screened for asymptomatic bacteriuria using a urine culture, according to a U.S. Preventive Services Task Force…
Feature

Q&A: Guideline updates for HCV infection in patients with chronic kidney disease

September 24, 2019
The introduction and success of direct-acting antivirals drove the Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes work group to make major updates to its…
In the Journals

Use of high-risk antibiotics correlates with more hospital-associated CDI

September 24, 2019
Using high-risk antibiotics is an independent predictor of hospital-associated Clostridioides difficile infections, or HA CDIs, according to a study…
FDA News

FDA fast tracks novel treatment for Guillain-Barré syndrome

September 23, 2019
The FDA has granted fast track designation to ANX005, a novel treatment for Guillain-Barré syndrome, Annexon Biosciences announced…
In the JournalsPerspective

Prediction score may enable prompt TB treatment in children with HIV

September 23, 2019
A tuberculosis prediction score based on diagnostic models may enable prompt treatment decisions in HIV-infected children with suspected TB and a…
Perspective

DRC to introduce second vaccine in Ebola outbreak

September 23, 2019
WHO confirmed that a second investigational Ebola vaccine will be introduced in the ongoing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, or DRC…
Hooked on ID

with Raghavendra Tirupathi, MD, FACP

Infectious Disease News, September 2019
Infectious diseases had been a big part of my training in medical school in India, where I cared for and learned from patients with a wide variety of…
At Issue

Which norovirus vaccine candidate or approach holds the most promise?

Infectious Disease News, September 2019
Experts are developing and testing numerous vaccine candidates against norovirus, which causes hundreds of millions of infections each year
At Issue

What are the world’s top vaccine priorities?

Infectious Disease News, September 2019
Experts are developing and testing numerous vaccine candidates against norovirus, which causes hundreds of millions of infections each year
Pharmacology Consult

Preventing and treating flu in immunocompromised patients: 2019-2020 update

Infectious Disease News, September 2019
Selena Warminski, PharmD; Leah Molloy, PharmD
Influenza remains an important threat to public health, and people with impaired immune systems are at particularly high risk for severe disease and…
Cover Story

Norovirus vaccine development accelerates after success against rotavirus

Infectious Disease News, September 2019
Norovirus has become the leading cause of medically attended acute gastroenteritis in countries with national rotavirus vaccination programs…