Linda Peckel

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Strategies for Preventing Group B Streptococcus in Infants

Strategies for Preventing Group B Streptococcus in Infants

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Expert from the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, a division of the CDC, discusses prevention strategies for group B streptococcus in infants, including the development of a maternal vaccine.

New Regulations and Code of Ethics for Research in the 21st Century

New Regulations and Code of Ethics for Research in the 21st Century

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The 2017 revisions to the Common Rule deal largely with improving the transparency and clarity of intended uses under the current standard of informed consent, while introducing a new concept of "broad consent."

A New Generation of Challenges for the Traditional Yellow Fever Vaccine

A New Generation of Challenges for the Traditional Yellow Fever Vaccine

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There is no cure or even effective antiviral therapy for yellow fever. Vaccination remains the sole route for preventing mortality from the disease, and WHO projections have already pointed to a significant global shortage.

Better Detection and Treatment Needed for <i>H pylori</i> Infections in Children

Better Detection and Treatment Needed for H pylori Infections in Children

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In recent years, a link between childhood Helicobacter pylori and gastric cancer in adulthood has elevated the need to detect and treat H pylori in asymptomatic children.

Bezlotoxumab Reduces 30-Day Hospital Readmissions for <I>C difficile</I> Infection

Bezlotoxumab Reduces 30-Day Hospital Readmissions for C difficile Infection

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Bezlotoxumab, given with antibacterials for Clostridium difficile, could be effective as a preventive treatment for C difficile infection.

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