Most Recent Articles by Jasenka Piljac Žegarac, PhD
Alberto V. Carli, MD, and Ashley E. Levack, MD, MAS, discuss preventive and treatment options for periprosthetic joint infections.
Research shows that palliative care can help with symptom management, care coordination, therapeutic decision making, and the psychosocial aspects of living with hepatocellular carcinoma.
The risk for HBV transfusion-transmitted infection has been significantly reduced in the last few decades by the careful selection of donors and testing of blood donations, using sensitive serological and molecular screening techniques.
In the past 2 decades, prophylactic antiviral therapies have drastically reduced the rates of HBV recurrence, allograft loss, and mortality in patients undergoing liver transplantation.
A dedicated research effort led by NIH's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases is aimed at developing a universal influenza vaccine that would confer better and longer-lasting protection against influenza virus strains.
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