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

August 18, 2017. 7:00 PM EST. More research is needed to better inform public health recommendations Read article

OTHER JOURNAL ARTICLES

Studies Used for FDA Approval of Device Changes Often Low Quality

August 15, 2017 And, efficacy of drugs granted accelerated approval often confirmed only years after approval

Specialist Access No Better With Adoption of Access Standards

August 15, 2017 No notable improvement in timely access to specialty services following implementation of standards

Diverse Spectrum of Neurologic Syndromes Seen With Zika

August 15, 2017 Increase in admissions for Guillain-Barré syndrome, encephalitis compared with before outbreak

Hyperglycemia May Cause Caries but Not Periodontal Disease

August 14, 2017 Findings in rodent models of type 1 and type 2 diabetes

Review: Killed Whole-Cell Oral Cholera Vaccine Efficacious

August 14, 2017 Efficacy estimates similar during the two years after vaccination; efficacy reduced in third, fourth year

Rebound Seen Predelivery After HIV Suppression in Pregnancy

August 11, 2017 6 percent of women with HIV suppression during pregnancy had viral load rebound before delivery

Rotavirus Vaccine Cuts U.S. Peds Gastroenteritis Hospitalizations

August 10, 2017 Reduction in acute-gastroenteritis-related hospitalization rates among children <5 years

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

August 09, 2017 Overall, influenza vaccine was 48 percent effective against any influenza illness for 2015 to 2016 season

Analysis of EBV DNA in Plasma Samples IDs Nasopharyngeal CA

August 09, 2017 Screening detects nasopharyngeal carcinoma significantly earlier; linked to better outcomes

Wound Complication Rate for C-Section Varies With Suture Type

August 09, 2017 Reduced complications with poliglecaprone 25 versus polyglactin 910 for women undergoing C-section

Higher Risk of CVD Persists After Hospital Stay for Severe Infection

August 09, 2017 Risk persists for at least five years after sepsis, pneumonia with hospitalization

Non-Specialists Can Expand Hepatitis C Treatment Access

August 08, 2017 Primary care providers, nurse practitioners achieve same response rates as specialists

Guidance Provided for Preventing Practice Billing Errors

August 07, 2017 Practices should have a compliance plan and policy and someone responsible for enforcing it

Epidemiology of Acute Otitis Media Changed From 2006-2016

August 07, 2017 Change in proportion of S. pneumoniae, H. influenzae, M. catarrhalis causing AOM

Review: Antibiotics Effectively Prevent Recurrent Cellulitis

August 07, 2017 Protective effects of antibiotics for recurrence, incidence don't last after prophylaxis is stopped