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Review the basics on measles, including risk factors, symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
A quick review of medical treatment for upper-respiratory infections, using the best global evidence.
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Evidence Based Medicine
Herpes zoster, more commonly known as shingles, may occur in anyone previously infected with chicken pox, but is most common in adults 60 years and older due to an age-related decline in immunity.
Clinicians should be aware of the uncertainty regarding benefit of administering t-PA more than 3 hours after stroke onset.
Hypertensive disorders are the most common medical complications of pregnancy, affecting 5-8% of all pregnancies in the U.S.
Human papillomavirus vaccination not linked to increase in sexually transmitted infections in adolescent females
The HPV vaccination is not associated with an increase in sexually transmitted infections in adolescent females, study results suggest. The vaccine is recommended for all children 11 to 12 years old.
Fetal macrosomia is associated with an increased risk of neonatal and maternal complications.