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Contemplating Regulatory Frameworks for FMT
Authors of a new Policy Forum suggest an alternative approach to regulating fecal microbiota transplantation.
CDC Estimate of Seasonal Flu-Related Deaths Increases Worldwide
New CDC study yields higher estimate of seasonal flu-related deaths worldwide.
PrEP Uptake of 25% Enough to Prevent 30% of HIV Infections in MSM
A new study from investigators at Drexel University revealed that if 25% of high-risk men who have sex with men appropriately used the pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), 3 out of every 10 HIV infections in this population could be prevented.
New FDA Tool Gives Doctors Timely & Easily Accessible Antimicrobial Susceptibility Information
By making this information available the FDA hopes to help improve patient outcomes, better manage antibiotic use, and decrease antimicrobial resistance.
GMU Investigators Create Highly Sensitive Diagnostic Tool for TB in HIV-Negative Patients
Investigators from George Mason University have developed another diagnostic method for tuberculosis (TB), a highly sensitive and specific urine test.
New Research Highlights Strengths & Weaknesses of the Flu Shot
As new flu deaths are reported throughout the United States, a pair of studies highlights some of the strengths and weaknesses of the flu shot.
Forcing Pathogens to Compete for Resources May Help Thwart Drug Resistance
Could forcing pathogens to compete for resources be the key to fighting drug-resistance and extending the lives of existing drugs?
HHS Tick-Borne Disease Working Group Begins Efforts Despite Controversies: Public Health Watch
The US Department of Health and Human Services Tick-Borne Disease Working Group held its first public meetings in Washington, DC, this week and it has already generated plenty of eye-grabbing headlines.
We break down our top HIV news stories of 2017. Did you read them all?