Videos

Influenza Vaccination Crucial for Elderly Patients

Influenza Vaccination Crucial for Elderly Patients

The NFID urges those 65 and older to receive their annual influenza vaccination to protect against the flu.

Designer Protein Halts Influenza Virus From Infecting Cells

Designer Protein Halts Influenza Virus From Infecting Cells

A designer protein stopped the influenza virus from infecting cells in culture and protected mice after being exposed to heavy doses of the virus, according to a new study.

Ebola Outbreak: What to Consider if Experimental Vaccine Is Used

Ebola Outbreak: What to Consider if Experimental Vaccine Is Used

The number of suspected Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to 37.

Novel Bacteriophage Treatment Successfully Treats Drug-Resistant Infection

Novel Bacteriophage Treatment Successfully Treats Drug-Resistant Infection

Scientists at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine successfully used experimental therapy involving bacteriophages to treat a patient with a multi-drug resistant bacterial infection.

Can a Maple Syrup Extract Enhance Antibiotic Potency?

Can a Maple Syrup Extract Enhance Antibiotic Potency?

Nathalie Tufenkji, PhD, and colleagues at McGill University in Québec found that a phenolic rich extract from maple syrup (PRMSE) can increase the potency of commonly used antibiotics, ciprofloxacin and carbencillin, against Escherichia coli, Proteus mirabilis, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Aspergillosis, An Emerging Complication of Severe Flu Infections

Aspergillosis, An Emerging Complication of Severe Flu Infections

Drs Tapper and Crum-Cianflone discuss aspergillosis, an emerging complication of severe influenza infections.

NYS Influenza Vaccine Mandate for Healthcare Workers Effective

NYS Influenza Vaccine Mandate for Healthcare Workers Effective

Among healthcare workers, influenza vaccination rates increased and ILI/ARI decreased.

VIDEO: Opening Keynote Presentation at IDWeek 2016 Highlights Personal Experience With Zika

VIDEO: Opening Keynote Presentation at IDWeek 2016 Highlights Personal Experience With Zika

Mauro Schechter, MD, shares his first-hand account with Zika virus.

Using Genome Mapping to Fight Antibiotic Resistance Bacteria

Using Genome Mapping to Fight Antibiotic Resistance Bacteria

Whole genome sequencing is being used by the US Food and Drug Administration to combat the global spread of antibiotic resistance bacteria.

Report Adverse Events and Medical Products Problems to the FDA Using MedWatch Minute

Report Adverse Events and Medical Products Problems to the FDA Using MedWatch Minute

Short video on MedWatch Minute, the FDA's reporting and digital delivery network.

Quizzes

Fever, Malaise Following International Travel: A Case Study

A 15-year-old African American girl is admitted to the emergency department complaining of fever, vomiting, headache, back pain, and chills.

Slideshows

HIV Care Continuum: Updates, Goals, and Recommendations for the Future

HIV Care Continuum: Updates, Goals, and Recommendations for the Future

Data indicates the need for greater emphasis on linkage to care and retention in care in order to achieve the ...

Are Probiotics the Next Wonder Drug in HIV Care?

Are Probiotics the Next Wonder Drug in HIV Care?

Current evidence suggests probiotics may be beneficial for patients with HIV or AIDS, potentially alleviating HIV-related symptoms and/or delaying disease ...

Effects of Alcohol Consumption on the Body

Effects of Alcohol Consumption on the Body

In addition to an elevated risk for developing cardiovascular disease, alcohol consumption poses significant health risks in patients with HIV ...

Addressing Stigma, Discrimination, and Disclosure in HIV

Addressing Stigma, Discrimination, and Disclosure in HIV

Addressing HIV-related stigma, burden of disclosure, and privacy issues is key to optimizing care in patients with HIV.

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