The Turkish Society of Rheumatology proposed a guideline of hepatitis screening in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
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Glutamine supplements can suppress the reactivation of herpes in mice and guinea pigs, researchers developed a blood test to identify high risk influenza patients, and supplements from gut bacteria may slow down the aging process.
A rare genetic mutation may increase your susceptibility to the human rhinovirus, 2 infants contracted Legionnaire’s disease after being delivered at home via water birth, and individuals with low levels of vitamin A are at a higher risk of contracting tuberculosis.
CDC reports on a Salmonella outbreak in 47 states due to contact with live poultry and the WHO releases new recommendations to reduce “last resort” antibiotic use.
A combination of 3 antibiotics were able to eradicate Acinetobacter baumannii and Klebsiella pneumonia, Ebola virus binds directly to white blood cells to hamper the body’s natural defenses, and the risk of intussusception increases with rotavirus vaccination in infants.
Deforestation is linked to increase in malaria transmissions; Zika virus, dengue, and chikungunya can be transmitted in the same mosquito bite; and, researchers find surgical site infections increase in the summer.
Scientists discover an enzyme that could destroy HIV, transmission of mosquito-borne diseases occur at a lower temperature than previously thought, and new oral medications have successfully treated patients with hepatitis C virus.
A prospective multicenter study examined the optimal dose of seasonal trivalent influenza vaccines.
Anti-vaccination group in Minnesota blamed for the largest measles outbreak in over 2 decades; the first clinical trial underway to investigate the safety of a 3-month vaginal ring in preventing both HIV and unintended pregnancy.
Zika virus remains in cerebrospinal fluid of infected rhesus monkeys weeks after it cleared from their blood, researchers develop a wound dressing made from the shells of crustaceans, and drug-resistant bacteria can be identified using a mass spectrometer.