Prepare for an Early Flu Season
(MedPage Today) -- Just in time for the holidays (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - December 5, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Flu Vax May Improve Outcomes in Other Illnesses
(MedPage Today) -- Vaccinated patients hospitalized with flu had lower risk of AKI development (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - October 29, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

HAART Mostly Cardioprotective in Kids with HIV (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But left ventricular contractility declined with increasing follow-up (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - October 23, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Morning Break: Big Pharma vs DEA; Wildfire Health Emergency; Size Matters, Again
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - October 16, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

This Week in Zika: No U.S. Olympians Tested Positive for Virus
(MedPage Today) -- Also, a'better brain model'enables more detailed Zika research (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - October 13, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

High Resolution Rate in Viral Conjunctivitis
(MedPage Today) -- Almost 80% of patients virus free by day 6 (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - October 13, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Morning Break: Don't Film Your OR Antics; Death of CETP
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - October 12, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

IDSA Video Conference Reporter: IDWeek 2017
(MedPage Today) -- Exclusive video from study authors and discussants at IDWeek 2017 (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - October 11, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Pneumococcal Disease Rates Dropped After Vax Introduction (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Benefits now appear to have reached a plateau (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - October 9, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Antibody Safe in Early RSV Trial (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Investigational drug looks like'good news'(Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - October 9, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Healthcare-Associated Infection Rates Wane Over Time
(MedPage Today) -- 25% reduction in sampled U.S. hospitals in 2015 versus 2011 (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - October 9, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Antibody-Based HIV Tx Proves Durable
(MedPage Today) -- Lasting viral control in patients with multi-drug resistant disease (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - October 8, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Study Questions Durability of MMR Vaccine
(MedPage Today) -- Findings point to the need for booster doses in adults (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - October 8, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

MMR Vax Seems to Lose Power Over Time
(MedPage Today) -- Findings point to the need for booster doses in adults (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - October 8, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Zika Seems Not to Worsen Guillain-Barre Symptoms (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Long-term GBS disability similar with or without Zika (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - October 6, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Morning Break: Jail Time for Vaccine Refusal; Cigna Nixes OxyContin; PCP Shortage in NYC
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - October 5, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Zika Vax Promising in Phase 1 Trial
(MedPage Today) -- Interim analysis of phase I trial shows vaccine was protective, safe (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - October 4, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Morning Break: Targeted Drug Ads; New Liver Cancer Tx; Kid's Menu Challenge
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - September 27, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Older Europeans Increasingly at Risk for HIV (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Diagnosis is also at later disease stage (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - September 27, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Exploring Macular Holes: Ophthalmology Times
(MedPage Today) -- Also, the latest on antibiotic resistance in ophthalmology (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - September 27, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

AAP: Offer Guidance on Preventing Infections Among Student Athletes (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Clinical report details proper treatment, preventive strategies (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - September 26, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

HIV/AIDS: What If U.S. Cuts Global Funding?
(MedPage Today) -- Time may be running out on PEPFAR and Global Funds (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - September 25, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

2015 HIV Outcomes for MSM Improve
(MedPage Today) -- Still fall short of national goals (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - September 22, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Global Causes of Death, By the Numbers
(MedPage Today) -- Cardiovascular disease reigns; U.S life expectancy flatlines (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - September 15, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

This Week in Zika: Virus Shows Promise as Brain Cancer Tx
(MedPage Today) -- Also, more research needed to understand how Zika affects infant eyes (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - September 8, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Third MMR Dose Helped Control College Mumps Outbreak (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But waning immunity from two-dose vaccine a continued problem (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - September 7, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

AAP: Still a'No' to FluMist for Upcoming Flu Season
(MedPage Today) -- This year's influenza A (H1N1) strain differs from 2016-2017 vaccine (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - September 6, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Past Infection, Lung Disease Raise Risk for Myopathy (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Both respiratory and gastrointestinal tract infections implicated (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - September 1, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

CVD Risk Model Underestimates Effect of Low Income Levels (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- PCERM underpredicted event risk in economically disadvantaged patients (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - August 29, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Adverse Vax Events Unlikely to Recur in Kids (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Review finds (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - August 28, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

FDA Cracks Down on Stem Cell Treatments
(MedPage Today) -- Takes action against two clinics, promises more guidance and scrutiny for burgeoning industry (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - August 28, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Antiviral Drug Flops in ICU Patients with CMV (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Phase II trial finds no significant difference in IL-6 level versus placebo (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - August 23, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: Nab this Pneumonia App ASAP
(MedPage Today) -- Brings the latest guidelines to point-of-care (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - August 22, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Senate Dems Want Menthol Cigarettes Banned
(MedPage Today) -- Letter to FDA seeks timeline for action (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - August 22, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Morning Break: Deadly Fentanyl; Lightning Strikes; Kid Suicide
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - August 16, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Will'Right To Try' Bill Actually Help Anyone?
(MedPage Today) -- Little effect from state laws, and industry largely uninterested (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - August 11, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Are Vaccines Responsible for Decline in Kid Ear Infections? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Drop may be due to stricter definitions of infection, PCV-13 vax (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - August 8, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: This Week's Top Apps
(MedPage Today) -- Picks include apps for IV drug user safety, Tourette's, MS (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - August 3, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Antibiotic Stewardship Needs More than Guidelines
(MedPage Today) -- Microbiologists: proper drug management requires personnel and financial resources (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - August 2, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

On-Demand PrEP Works in MSM Who Have Sex Less Frequently (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Post hoc analysis of ANRS IPERGAY study shows protective effect (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - July 27, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Antibodies Slow HIV Rebound (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Benefit modest but seen as good start (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - July 26, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Self-Testing for HIV Accepted by African Sex Workers
(MedPage Today) -- High rates seen in randomized trial in Zambia (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - July 25, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

HIV Cure: Could Cancer Tx be the Answer?
(MedPage Today) -- Similarities and synergies open new doors for exploration (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - July 24, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Morning Break: Repeal Vote Derailed? Papaya Threat; Doctors and Penmanship
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - July 24, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Add Antimicrobials to Cut Death Risk in Advanced HIV (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Trial shows survival benefit without affecting HIV suppression (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - July 19, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Multiple Recurring C. Diff Infections on the Rise
(MedPage Today) -- Researchers aren't sure why (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - July 9, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Georgia Health Commissioner Named as CDC Chief
(MedPage Today) -- Brenda Fitzgerald, MD, brings public health credentials but no research experience (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - July 7, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Flu Vax via Microneedle Patch Found Safe in Phase I Trial
(MedPage Today) -- Immune response similar to that seen with regular injection (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - June 28, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Attacking Societal Problems Key to Improving Health, Say Experts
(MedPage Today) -- Solving problems like hunger, poor housing, unemployment should be a bigger priority (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - June 27, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Patient with Lassa Fever Offers Clues to Virus (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- In-depth study probes neglected disease (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - June 22, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news