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WHO: ‘Serious lack’ of antibiotics in development to address resistance

WHO: ‘Serious lack’ of antibiotics in development to address resistance
September 19, 2017

Read the Perspective from Amesh Adalja, MD, FIDSA

In a new report, WHO warned of a “serious lack” of new antibiotics in development to address the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance.

The world health agency said that as of May, the antibiotic pipeline included 51 antibiotics and 11 biologicals but few innovative solutions. It said the pipeline is filled with short-term fixes — drugs that are modifications of existing classes of antibiotics.

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Climate crisis expected to contribute to global disease burden

September 19, 2017
CHICAGO — Asthma, malaria and cholera, among other chronic and acute conditions, are expected to rise in prevalence as a result of climate change, according to a…
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Opioid-related ED visits rose 53% among children within 5 years

September 19, 2017
CHICAGO — Every day in the United States, approximately 117 children in EDs test positive for opioid abuse or dependence, with reported annual numbers rising from…
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Supporting Medicaid, CHIP through political advocacy

September 19, 2017
“One thing that I want pediatricians to understand is that we are teachers,” Lynda Young, MD, FAAP, chair of the AAP Committee on Federal Government…
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Pediatricians urged to promote gun safety legislation, protect kids

September 18, 2017
CHICAGO — Although the AAP has been on the frontline of defending children against legislation that would promote unsafe gun use and storage, more work is needed…
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Review Article

Strabismus After Ocular Surgery

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, July 31, 2017
Many types of ocular surgery can cause diplopia, including eyelid, conjunctival, cataract, refractive, glaucoma…
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Sudden Cardiac Death in Children and Adolescents: December 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

In any busy primary care pediatric practice issues such as chest pain, syncope, palpitations, and arrhythmias…
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American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

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Fauci expects less impact from Zika virus in Americas in 2017

March 30, 2017
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