Infectious Disease Information Center
The live attenuated vaccine was ineffective among children between 2 and 17 years of age during the 2015-2016 season.
Researchers found that in a cohort of pregnant women, receipt of influenza vaccine the previous year predicts higher baseline antibody titers and decreased peak antibody responses against all influenza strains.
Women with mental illness engage in significantly more sexually risky behaviors than men, and personality risk scores are a significant predictor of total sex acts for women but not men.
Improving influenza vaccination rates will require a much greater commitment to preventative public health to change public perception of the importance and efficacy of flu vaccination.
Identifying the type of conjunctivitis that a patient has is the key to identifying the most effective course of action.
The disease may often go undiagnosed in adults because clinicians may be relatively inexperienced in identifying childhood illnesses in adults.
A 66-year-old woman with a history of sarcoidosis and hypertension presents to the emergency department for 4 days with right-sided abdominal pain, vomiting, fever, and mild diarrhea without blood.
Antibiotics do not always need to be used for cutaneous abscesses, but the condition must be evaluated on a case-by-case basis to make a final decision regarding the appropriate course of treatment for any individual.
A clinician questions wonders if there is a connection between cardiac arrhythmia and the flu vaccine.
What is the mechanism of action for laser treatment for onychomycosis of the toenails?
Providing patients with a copy of their lab reports emphasizes the seriousness of STDs.
A simple trick to get ticks to let go.
A three-part solution with OTC-ingredients can help prevent future urinary tract infections.