Videos

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.

Chronic Pain Does Not Affect Activity Level in Patients With HIV

Chronic Pain Does Not Affect Activity Level in Patients With HIV

Dr Hadley discusses chronic pain in patients with HIV.

Video: What is the Best Way to Encourage Future ID Physicians?

Video: What is the Best Way to Encourage Future ID Physicians?

Planting a seed early on about what you enjoy and what you don't will get them thinking about a career in infectious diseases.

Video: Newer Technologies Offer Help With Public Health Surveillance

Video: Newer Technologies Offer Help With Public Health Surveillance

Capacity at both the state and local levels to implement these tools are an integral part to conducting good surveillance.

Clinician Education Video: CDC Official Discusses Sepsis

Clinician Education Video: CDC Official Discusses Sepsis

According to a report issued last week by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, many patients that have sepsis had recently used health care services.

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

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.

Role of Gut Microbiome on Spondyloarthritis

Role of Gut Microbiome on Spondyloarthritis

Next-generation sequencing technologies promise to improve assessment of the human microbiome, potentially opening the door to a wider set of ...

Approach to Reducing Vertical Transmission of HIV in Pregnancy

Approach to Reducing Vertical Transmission of HIV in Pregnancy

In the United States and Europe, the risk of HIV transmission from mother to infant had declined to historically low ...

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