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Congress Actions Threaten ID Health Initiatives

Two recent acts of Congress pose serious threats to national infectious disease health initiatives.

HIV Transmission Through Breastfeeding

Mother-to-child HIV transmission rates are low in the presence of antiretroviral therapy but increase once ART stops at 6 months postpartum.

EASL 2017 Revised HBV Guidelines

New EASL clinical practice guidelines for HBV infection identifies new management strategies for an incurable disease.

CDC Issues Shigella Management Recommendations

The CDC has issued an alert regarding new recommendations for the treatment of Shigella infection.

Proposed Bill Addresses Antibiotic Resistance Problem

Bill 1840 put before Congress on March 30, 2017 provides tax incentives to “reinvigorate” antibiotic research.

Empyema Management Guidelines Released

AATS released guidelines on the treatment of empyema from complications of pneumonia.

Antibody Against Zika Offering New Promise

The structure of a human antibody bound to the Zika virus may help in the development of antiviral medications.
HIV/AIDS PrEP in the Transgender Population: New Study to Examine Effects

PrEP in the Transgender Population: New Study to Examine Effects

Dr Sara Gianella talks with Dr Sheldon Morris, from the University of California San Diego AntiViral Research Center about an upcoming PrEP study in transgender people, including understanding HIV prevention in this population, uptake of PrEP, and adherence to treatment.

Practice Management Addressing Medical Malpractice Reform: Is Now the Right Time?

Addressing Medical Malpractice Reform: Is Now the Right Time?

An interview with medical malpractice expert, Michelle Mello, JD, PhD.

Antibiotics, Antimicrobial Resistance Clinicians Reduce Antibiotic Overuse Using Simulation Tool

Clinicians Reduce Antibiotic Overuse Using Simulation Tool

A virtual simulation allows clinicians to role play to improve clinician-patient communication.

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