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HBV vaccination: 72% of children with IBD have low titers

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HIV: lamivudine + dolutegravir dual therapy shows promising results

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TB linked to markedly higher osteoporosis risk

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Influenza vaccination: is high-dose more effective than standard in elderly patients?

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HIV: drug resistance rate tops 19% among newly diagnosed MSM in LA

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Weaponisation of health care in Syria

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Infective endocarditis increasing among dialysis patients

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Children with worms no less likely to develop autoimmune disease

Large prospective study did not support hygiene hypothesis.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Hum Vaccin Immunother
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DTPa-HBV-IPV/Hib vaccine: 2 investigational versions fail noninferiority trial

Study was prematurely discontinued.

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Vaginal microbiome dysbiosis linked to miscarriage | RCOG

Reduced vaginal Lactobacillus levels and increased alpha diversity are associated with miscarriage.

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Influenza vaccination in schools: what motivates parental consent or refusal?

Better understanding of parental attitudes about SLIV can assist in the evidence-based design and implementation of SLIV programs.

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HCV-related HCC: interval between SVR, surgery predicts RFS

5-y recurrence risk is lower with an interval of 30 mo or less.

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HCV: EBR/GZR safe, effective in moderate renal impairment

eGFR remained stable or improved in patients treated for 8-18 wk.

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Does asthma increase the risk for herpes zoster infection in children?

Large population-based study evaluates the association.

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Statins reduce decompensation risk in HBV, HCV cirrhosis

Population-based study shows a cumulative dose-dependent effect.

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Serial influenza vaccination: does attenuation vary by hemisphere?

In the Northern Hemisphere repeated vaccination resulted in reduced and sometimes minimal vaccine effectiveness.

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Multidrug-resistant TB threatens global eradication of disease

A newly released report highlights the growing challenge of multidrug, extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis.

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HIV: perinatal transmission rate remains above CDC goal

CDC goal for elimination of mother-to-child HIV transmission is 1 per 100,000 live births.

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HPV-driven oropharynx cancer: E6 positivity is reliable for diagnosis

Better diagnostic markers for biologically active HPV infections are needed in head/neck cancer.

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Zika: screening cessation in asymptomatic women and the American Samoa model

American Samoa has devised a model for Zika screening cessation in asymptomatic pregnant women.

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Tuberculosis on the decline in the US, but current strategies ineffective for eradication

Clinicians are encouraged to conduct targeted testing/management of latent TB infections in high-risk populations.

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