The apparent increase in risk for hemorrhagic stroke among patients with previous infective endocarditis was explained by the mediating factors of mechanical heart valve insertion, atrial fibrillation, and anticoagulation medication.
A considerable number of randomized controlled trials of probiotics, prebiotics, or synbiotics do not report harms-related data and/or safety results.
The quadrivalent HPV vaccine is not associated with an increased risk of spontaneous abortion when inadvertently given before or during pregnancy.
The approval was supported by findings from 12 clinical trials of TPOXX with more than 700 healthy volunteers that showed no drug-related serious adverse events.
Early findings show that the P27A candidate vaccine for malaria prevention appeared to be safe and induced a strong immunogenic response with parasite growth inhibitory capacity.
A tetravalent dengue vaccine protective against severe virologically confirmed dengue and hospitalization because of VCD for 5 years in patients with previous dengue exposure before vaccination.
Mosaic adenovirus serotype 26-based vaccine induces immune responses in humans, rhesus monkeys
Gottlieb said "The charge to this new task force is to look for holistic solutions to addressing the underlying causes for these [drug] shortages."
Pelvic examination does not increase the sensitivity or specificity for diagnosis of chlamydia, gonorrhea, or trichomonas over taking a history alone for young female patients presenting to the emergency department.
Quick Sequential Organ Failure Assessment Score Effectively Identifies Patients With High Mortality RiskJuly 10, 2018
qSOFA score can identify patients with suspected infection, who are at a higher risk for excess hospital mortality.
Inverse association identified between NME rate and MMR vaccine coverage of kindergarteners
The recall affects approximately 470,000 units that include drugs packaged with 3 to 10 tablets per blister card. The blister packs were developed for use in hospitals, however some were sent to retail pharmacies and were likely dispensed for in-home use.
Using state- and individual-level data from the 1995-2014 National Immunization Survey, the effect of a state's Universal Purchase adoption on vaccination rates was estimated.
Active failures in personal protective equipment use by healthcare personnel may potentially lead to self-contamination.
Investigators examined whether latent toxoplasma infection was associated with higher levels of psychotic symptomatology.
The Bacillus Calmette Guérin vaccine is associated with a reduction in hyperglycemia among patients with type 1 diabetes with long-term disease.
Like needle exchanges before them, supervised injection sites have been shown to decrease the harms associated with injection drug use.
Researchers examined unplanned pregnancies and contraceptive use among HIV-positive women in a cross-sectional study.
Pharmacists can help increase adult vaccination rates by offering vaccination at lower cost and greater convenience.
Specifically, the types the vaccine protects against are HPV 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52, 58 (which cause ~90% of cervical cancer cases worldwide), and types 6 and 11 which case genital warts.
Investigators examined parental hesitancy when discussing human papillomavirus vaccination with providers.
Active failures frequently occur in infectious agent transmission-based precautions, including personal protective equipment use.
According to the authors, this is the first study to identify medications most commonly reported for a specific adverse reaction using this database.
Family composition and hygiene practices are associated with the microbial load of kitchen towels.
The CDC recommends 2 doses of the MMR vaccine, which provides 97% protection against measles, prior to international travel.
In a phase 3 clinical trial, early vaccination effectively prevented herpes zoster in auto-HSCT recipients.
Fulphila will be available as a 6mg/0.6mL single-dose prefilled syringe for subcutaneous (SC) injection.
A study sought to compare the effectiveness of micafungin vs posaconazole prophylaxis during chemotherapy-induced neutropenia for ALL and MDS.
The hexavalent DTPa-HBV-IPV/Hib vaccine may not affect Hib vaccine efficacy.
Between October 20, 2017 and February 20, 2018, the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) received 155 reports involving RZV, with 13 (8%) involving an administrative error.
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