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Meningococcal Disease Risk Linked to Eculizumab Despite Vaccination

Meningococcal Disease Risk Linked to Eculizumab Despite Vaccination

Meningococcal disease risk has been linked to eculizumab despite previous vaccination.

Antimicrobial Dressing For Diabetic Foot Ulcers Improve Healing

Antimicrobial Dressing For Diabetic Foot Ulcers Improve Healing

Using antimicrobial dressing instead of a non-antimicrobial dressing may increase healing of diabetic foot ulcers.

New Drugs Added to the WHO 2017 Essential Medicines List

New Drugs Added to the WHO 2017 Essential Medicines List

The WHO issued a new list of essential medicines for 2017, adding new treatments for HIV, hepatitis C virus, and tuberculosis.

Low Rates of Infection, Lymphopenia With Teriflunomide Treatment for MS

Low Rates of Infection, Lymphopenia With Teriflunomide Treatment for MS

Studies sought to describe the effects of teriflunomide treatment on lymphocyte counts and infection rates in relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS).

Plant Bulbs Found to Carry Triazole-Resistant Aspergillus fumigatus

Plant Bulbs Found to Carry Triazole-Resistant Aspergillus fumigatus

Researchers find that the spread of triazole-resistant Aspergillus fumigatus is linked to plant bulbs.

Viruses Most Common Cause of Meningitis, Encephalitis in the US

Viruses Most Common Cause of Meningitis, Encephalitis in the US

Researchers found that viruses were the most common cause of meningitis and encephalitis in the United States from 2011 to 2014.

Three Cases of Mumps Complications Investigated

Three Cases of Mumps Complications Investigated

Patients who received at least 2 doses of the recommended measles-mumps-rubella vaccine still suffered complications during an outbreak at the University of Iowa.

Quadrivalent Meningococcal Vaccine Linked to Bell's Palsy Risk

Quadrivalent Meningococcal Vaccine Linked to Bell's Palsy Risk

Bell's palsy is the only prespecified adverse event associated with the quadrivalent meningococcal conjugate vaccine.

CMV Titers Associated With Decrease Survival in Rheumatic Diseases

CMV Titers Associated With Decrease Survival in Rheumatic Diseases

Mortality in patients with rheumatic disease is associated with high cytomegalovirus titers.

Male Contraceptive Effective, But Adverse Events Problematic, Led to Early Study End

Male Contraceptive Effective, But Adverse Events Problematic, Led to Early Study End

Injections as effective as other contraceptives, but side effects prompted early halt of trial.

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