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Hair study strengthens link between food insecurity, ART nonadherence

October 29, 2019
Among women living with HIV, study findings showed that food insecurity was associated with lower ART concentrations in hair, suggesting that it…

Most toothaches do not require antibiotics, new ADA guideline says

October 29, 2019
Antibiotics are not needed for most toothaches, the American Dental Association, or ADA, instructed in a newly published guideline, saying that…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Kids’ treatment for acute gastroenteritis in ED depends on race, study shows

October 28, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Children with acute gastroenteritis with dehydration receive unequal treatment in the ED because of race, according to a…
Feature

‘Not over the finish line’: Ebola vaccine development remains important

October 28, 2019
The next generation of Ebola vaccines may be able to address deficiencies seen in the first generation, researchers said, highlighting the importance…
In the Journals

SSTI incidence plateaus overall in US, declines in children

October 28, 2019
Following a “dramatic” rise in skin and soft tissue infections, or SSTIs, in the United States that peaked earlier this decade, evidence…
Meeting NewsPerspective

HIV testing increases 15-fold among teens after improvement initiative

October 27, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — A center with typically low HIV testing rates achieved a 15-fold increase in the number of adolescents screened for infection at…

Associations urge flu vaccinations to prevent diabetes, CV complications

October 26, 2019
The American Diabetes Association, the American Lung Association and the American Heart Association are working together to urge adults living with…
Meeting News

Febrile seizures following vaccination do not affect development, behavior

October 26, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Children who experience febrile seizures following vaccination have similar developmental and behavioral outcomes compared with…
FeaturePerspective

ART-related weight gain ‘ubiquitous’ and ‘reflective of our society’

October 25, 2019
Findings from a pooled analysis of eight randomized controlled clinical trials showed that weight gain is “ubiquitous” in treatment-naive…
FeaturePerspective

Is social media reinforcing gender disparities among researchers?

October 25, 2019
Findings from a study that assessed the Twitter activity and followers of male and female researchers suggest that gender disparities may be…

Q&A: CDC promotes public hand hygiene campaign

October 24, 2019
The CDC launched a national campaign called Life is Better with Clean Hands to promote the importance of hand-washing among adults. According to the…

‘A great achievement’: Wild poliovirus type 3 eradicated globally

October 24, 2019
Wild poliovirus type 3, or WPV3, has been eradicated globally, experts announced on World Polio Day. The declaration was made by the Global Polio…
FDA News

Oncologist could be next FDA commissioner nominee

October 24, 2019
The Trump administration is expected to announce that Stephen M. Hahn, MD, chief medical executive and professor of radiation oncology at The…

LA county reports measles exposure at Disneyland

October 24, 2019
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reported that a person with an infectious case of measles visited Disneyland and a coffee shop…
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Most physicians lack on-site antimicrobials for treating gonorrhea and syphilis

October 24, 2019
Despite the trending rise in STDs in the United States, new data published in Emerging Infectious Diseases showed that most physicians do not have…

ACIP: Tdap OK for decennial booster, tetanus prophylaxis, catch-up series

October 23, 2019
The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted unanimously today to recommend that either Td or Tdap may be used for the…
Hooked on ID

Hooked on ID with Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH

Infectious Disease News, October 2019
I did my internal medicine residency at Yale New Haven Hospital in the years immediately before the advent of protease inhibitors would change the…
At Issue

Was it the right decision to introduce a second vaccine in the DRC Ebola outbreak?

Infectious Disease News, October 2019
For more than a year, only Merck’s investigational V920 vaccine was used in the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, or DRC
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New technologies have potential to prevent HAIs

Infectious Disease News, October 2019
Curtis J. Donskey, MD, and colleagues at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center had a novel idea to prevent some infections in their facility…
Cover Story

More than 1 year into Ebola outbreak, DRC facing ‘a new normal’

Infectious Disease News, October 2019
The Democratic Republic of the Congo, or DRC, has experienced 10 outbreaks of Ebola since the virus was discovered there in 1976. None have…