HIV Testing During Early Infection May Reduce New Cases in High-Risk Communities
Detecting HIV earlier, through screening programs that can identify the virus shortly after infection, may lead to lower rates of HIV transmission in local epidemics, suggest findings from a new
A new study in CID suggests seasonal flu vaccination during pregnancy may guard against stillbirth.
A new study in CID suggests that nasal drops of harmless bacteria can inhibit the related bug that sometimes causes meningococcal disease.
A new CID study raises alarms about using antibiotics for travelers’ diarrhea and the global spread of drug-resistant bacteria.
in Clinical Infectious Diseases and now available online, the findings suggest more
efforts are needed to educate clinicians about the appropriate use of antivirals
and antibiotics in the outpatient setting.
A new study in Clinical Infectious Diseases finds increased risk of stroke following shingles but suggests antiviral drugs may offer some protection.
Simple Lab-Based Change May Help Reduce Unnecessary Antibiotic Therapy, Improve Care
Modifying how urine culture results are reported to clinicians can improve prescribing practices, pilot study suggests
A simple change in how the hospital laboratory reports test results may he
Widely used pain relievers may increase the risk of a heart attack when used during a cold or flu-like illness, according to a new study published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases. The findings suggest physicians and patients should use caution when prescribing or taking the medications, known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, to ease symptoms of acute respiratory infections.
For frail older adults living in long-term care facilities, the high-dose influenza vaccine appears to be a better option than the regular shot, according to a new study in The Journal of Infectious Diseases.
The presence of H. pylori bacteria is associated with elevated levels of an important biomarker for blood glucose levels and diabetes, finds a new study in The Journal of Infectious Diseases.
The cholesterol-lowering drugs could be a useful complement to immunization and antiviral medications, according to a study published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases and available online.
Ordinary face masks and hand hygiene can effectively reduce the transmission of influenza-like illness during flu season. The finding comes from a new study, now available online, published in the Feb. 15 issue of The Journal of Infectious Diseases.
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