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Wage-fixing and no-poach agreements

Wage-fixing and no-poach agreements
February 19, 2019
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Rapid flu tests reduce antibiotic prescriptions, additional visits

February 19, 2019
Children who have confirmed influenza receive fewer antibiotics in the 10 days after diagnosis and were less likely to use further health care services compared with…

Clinical trial tracking HIV-positive liver transplant outcomes begins

February 19, 2019
The NIH announced the start of the first large-scale clinical trial to track liver transplants between HIV-positive donors and HIV-positive recipients. The trial will…
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Recombinant zoster vaccine offers better value, protection against shingles

February 18, 2019
Vaccination with the recombinant zoster vaccine demonstrated higher cost-effectiveness and prevention of herpes zoster, compared with live zoster vaccine and no…
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Origami-inspired malaria field test performs similarly to PCR

February 18, 2019
A low-cost, DNA-based paper field test inspired by the art of origami was able to rapidly diagnose malaria species in Ugandan school children and performed similarly…
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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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Palivizumab not effective treatment for RSV bronchiolitis

February 18, 2019
IV palivizumab, a monoclonal antibody to respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, did not appear to help or harm infants…
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VIDEO: Addressing equal representation at IDWeek

October 7, 2018
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