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Azithromycin treatment outcomes may differ based on antibiotic type

July 16, 2019
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Globally, 3 in every 1,000 people carry latent MDR-TB

July 13, 2019
Researchers estimated that, globally, three in every 1,000 people carry latent multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, or MDR-TB, with the prevalence being 10 times higher…
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Flu vaccine uptake improves with educational handouts in waiting room

July 11, 2019
Children of parents who received a simple educational handout with information about influenza were more likely to get vaccinated by the end of the influenza season…
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C-reactive protein testing safely reduces antibiotic use for COPD exacerbations

July 11, 2019
The use of point-of-care testing for C-reactive protein to guide treatment lessened the use of antibiotics for COPD exacerbations without worsening clinical outcomes…
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Test Your Knowledge on the Persisting Challenge of RSV Infection: The Wheel of Knowledge Competition!

This activity is supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP.

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is the leading cause of lower respiratory tract infections in children worldwide. It…
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Velcro sound detector accurately identifies ILD in rheumatoid arthritis

July 1, 2019
An algorithm designed to detect Velcro crackles in the lungs demonstrated diagnostic accuracy for detecting…
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VIDEO: Better treatments needed for cryptococcal infection

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