Hours Worked Impacted by Kids for Female, Not Male Doctors

Findings from a national sample of dual-physician couples

Anti-Vaccine Info in Pregnancy May Delay Infant Immunization

Even if pregnant women later hear better info from doctors, they may still wait on vaccines

Candida Antigen Safe, Effective for Treating Common Warts

IFN-γ may serve as a good predictor of its therapeutic response

Procalcitonin Testing Not Impacting Antibiotic Rx for COPD

Findings among patients hospitalized for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation

Higher Odds of Infection With Reduced Kidney Function

Study finds excess community-acquired infections incidence in individuals with mild to severe CKD

Zika Does Not Appear to Last in Semen As Long As Thought

More research is needed to better inform public health recommendations

Emergency Departments See Few Cases of Sepsis in Adolescents

Every 100 years, each of 12 emergency departments would treat 2.8 fatal sepsis cases

FDA: Potential Contamination in Some Liquid Pharma Products

Concerns over possible bacterial contamination that could cause severe infections in vulnerable patients

Diverse Spectrum of Neurologic Syndromes Seen With Zika

Increase in admissions for Guillain-Barré syndrome, encephalitis compared with before outbreak

Specialist Access No Better With Adoption of Access Standards

No notable improvement in timely access to specialty services following implementation of standards

Studies Used for FDA Approval of Device Changes Often Low Quality

And, efficacy of drugs granted accelerated approval often confirmed only years after approval

Review: Killed Whole-Cell Oral Cholera Vaccine Efficacious

Efficacy estimates similar during the two years after vaccination; efficacy reduced in third, fourth year

Hyperglycemia May Cause Caries but Not Periodontal Disease

Findings in rodent models of type 1 and type 2 diabetes

Rebound Seen Predelivery After HIV Suppression in Pregnancy

6 percent of women with HIV suppression during pregnancy had viral load rebound before delivery

Study Quantifies Condom Use in 15- to 44-Year-Olds in 2011-15

Overall, 18.2 and 23.9 percent of women, men used a condom 100 percent of the time in past month

Rotavirus Vaccine Cuts U.S. Peds Gastroenteritis Hospitalizations

Reduction in acute-gastroenteritis-related hospitalization rates among children <5 years

Higher Risk of CVD Persists After Hospital Stay for Severe Infection

Risk persists for at least five years after sepsis, pneumonia with hospitalization

Wound Complication Rate for C-Section Varies With Suture Type

Reduced complications with poliglecaprone 25 versus polyglactin 910 for women undergoing C-section

Analysis of EBV DNA in Plasma Samples IDs Nasopharyngeal CA

Screening detects nasopharyngeal carcinoma significantly earlier; linked to better outcomes

Live Attenuated Flu Vaccine Not Effective for Children in 2015-16

Overall, influenza vaccine was 48 percent effective against any influenza illness for 2015 to 2016 season

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