All articles by Elizabeth Gough-Gordon, Digital Content Editor
A significant reduction has been seen in varicella cases and a greater protection has been offered to those who are not immunized against the virus following vaccine availability.
First instance of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA)-induced hepatitis reported in the United States and the third case worldwide.
The FDA has issued a list of supplemental duodenoscope reprocessing measures to further reduce the risk of infection and increase the safety of these medical devices.
After several cases of Hansen’s disease were reported in Florida, the state’s Department of Health has alerted residents that armadillos may play a role in the transmission of the disease but that their role is not fully understood.
Few states require human papillomavirus vaccination for adolescents and that the vaccination rates are far below those of other recommended vaccines.
Delaying treatment may be feasible for patients with higher cell counts.
Scientists may have discovered a weakness in a strain of multidrug-resistant bacteria that turns off antibiotic resistance when attacking other bacteria.
The FDA announced that the product label for Kaletra (lopinavir/ritonavir; AbbVie) has been updated to include drug interaction information and to update the Specific Populations, Pediatric Use subsection.