Antibiotic resistance is a nationwide issue that affects every state, so how do we combat it?
The first step for managing a patient with diarrhea is to determine the severity of dehydration according to the estimated volume loss and the symptoms and signs noted on physical examination.
In a study of pediatric patients, vaccine coverage in both LAIV and IIV groups was similar.
Researchers observed 78 HIV-1 among partners, with an annual incidence of 0.9%.
A new HPV screening test that uses cervical cells collected for a Pap test has been approved by the FDA.
New guidelines for the treatment and management of aspergillosis have been published by the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
The combination drug treats 6 strains of chronic hepatitis C.
As syphilis rates increase, the USPSTF has recommended screening all asymptomatic adults and adolescents for syphilis infection.
While Zika requires a strong public health response, it should be focused on states most likely to be impacted.
Instances of new HIV infections decreased by 11%.
The CDC encourages all healthcare employers and employees to follow OSHA's guidelines for preventing occupational exposure to the Zika virus.
The new vaccine protects against 9 types of HPV and 5 cancer-causing strains.
The American Society of Clinical Oncology has released its recommendations to help improve rates of HPV vaccination worldwide.
Patients with HIV have an increased risk of clinical nonadherence, which can be improved with text message alerts.
The USPSTF concludes with moderate certainty a moderate net benefit in screening at-risk adults for latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI).
An ACIP panel recommended adding live-attenuated influenza vaccination as an option for individuals with egg allergy of any severity.
A clinician questions wonders if there is a connection between cardiac arrhythmia and the flu vaccine.
Rapid initiation of antiretroviral therapy will likely reduce the number of HIV-related deaths.
Physician assistants in Liberia have played a key role in their country's health care during times of crisis, but they still face professional challenges.
More than 65% of patients in the "opt-out" group accepted the HIV test, according to researchers.
The Tdap vaccine for adolescents provides moderate protection for 1 year after vaccination, after which efficacy declines.
High school aged males were less likely to have been tested than females.
A US Senate Committee report shows higher numbers of life-threatening duodenoscpe infections between 2012 and 2015.
The CDC said that too few Americans who have an increased risk for HIV are taking the PrEP pill to help protect them against HIV.
The influenza vaccine may be able to prevent approximately 57% of hospitalizations due to influenza pneumonia.
HIV-negative gay men are less likely to contract HIV with daily pre-exposure prophylaxis.
A new study provides evidence that yearly influenza vaccination benefited residents of nursing homes.
Researchers may be able to make HIV vaccines that are effective for specific genetic makeups.
Educating patients about Lyme disease can help avoid unnecessary appointments and testing.
After adjustment for age and sex, standardized mortality ratios (SMRs) were higher in type 1 and type 2 diabetes for all outcomes.