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Tuberculosis Susceptibility Has Genetic Basis
Researchers are gaining a greater understanding of the role that human genetics plays in determining who contracts tuberculosis as well as how severely it impacts its victims.
Study Finds Administering Colistin with Minocycline Reduces Colistin-Induced Acute Renal Failure
A recent study seeks to determine if the combination of minocycline with colistin could decrease the incidence of acute renal failure in those treated.
The latest WHO External Situation Report suggests that the plague outbreak that has been ravaging Madagascar for months may finally be winding down.
Are We Ready for the Next Flu Pandemic?
At a recent event called "The Next Pandemic," researchers agreed that the world is not ready for the next big flu pandemic and discussed what it will take to strengthen preparedness.
FDA Approves First Digital Pill to Track Medication Adherence
The FDA has approved the first sensor-equipped pill capable of digitally tracking whether patients are adhering to their prescribed medications.
Case Report Provides New Insights on Dosing of Novel Drug for Patients with Cystic Fibrosis
The results of a new study may provide a basis for estimating appropriate dosing regimens of ceftolozane/tazobactam in patients with cystic fibrosis.
Hepatitis A Outbreak Triggers Efforts to Clean Up Homeless Encampments Along San Diego River
As the hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego continues, officials focus their efforts on homeless encamped along the San Diego River. Is the situation improving or getting worse?
Are China's Rural Clinics Doing Enough to Fight TB?
A new study suggests that village clinics are not properly dealing with the ongoing problem of tuberculosis in rural China.
We break down our top HIV news stories of 2017. Did you read them all?