Peak level was significantly higher than the average during previous 5 influenza seasons.
Exposure to pH1N1 influenza vaccine in utero not linked to most pediatric health outcomes.
Season was of moderate severity and lasted 21 weeks; illness mainly attributed to influenza A viruses.
Most hold inaccurate beliefs about flu, flu shots, including believing child will be protected with one shot.
The USPSTF concluded that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for elevated blood lead levels in asymptomatic children and pregnant women.
The risk of intussusception related to rotavirus vaccination was undetectable as a result of low vaccine coverage and limited statistical power.
Waning protection with early vaccine must be balanced with fewer vaccinated with compressed schedule, early peak
The National Institutes of Health has announced the initiation of a phase 1 clinical trial assessing the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of a “universal” influenza vaccine candidate, H1ssF_3928, in healthy adult patients.
The quality of surgical outcomes varies widely across hospitals affiliated with the US News & World Report Honor Roll hospitals.
Researchers found data to support psychological treatments to reduce the number of headaches and the headache index.
Sustained virologic response to the HCV in patients with HCV and HIV coinfection is associated with a lowered risk of diabetes and mortality.
Long-term use of systemic hormone replacement therapy may slightly increase the risk of developing Alzheimer disease.
Women who become pregnant from infertility treatment may be at an increased risk for postpartum hemorrhage, admission to the intensive care unit, or puerperal sepsis as well as death.
Once again, a large study of Danish residents confirmed that the measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine is not associated with an increase in autism.
Milder strain of flu has been most common cause of cases this flu season.
Compared with liquid-based cytology, routine primary hrHPV screening better detected cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 3 or worse and cervical cancer.
Medicaid expansion has created an “urgent need” to engage primary care practices in serving the expanded Medicaid population.
High-flow oxygen was found to be effective for cluster headaches, with less complications than seen with triptans.
In postmenopausal women, low optimism, high negative emotional expressiveness, and hostility are associated with an increased risk for type 2 diabetes.
Low serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D may be associated with elevated blood glucose levels, a major risk factor for type 2 diabetes.