For years, the diagnosis of scabies has relied on time-consuming and intrusive full-body examinations.
According to this week’s FluView report, seasonal influenza activity increased and is elevated nationally in the United States. Based on flu surveillance data, CDC signaled the start of the 2018-2019 flu season.
At least for brief periods, overlapping surgery is safe for patients undergoing outpatient or "same-day" orthopaedic surgery procedures, reports a study in the December 19, 2018 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery.
According to this week’s FluView report, while parts of the country are seeing elevated flu activity, overall activity nationally remains low.
Home healthcare workers’ beliefs about infection prevention influence whether they comply with prevention protocols more than their actual knowledge of how to comply, according to new research published in the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC), the journal of the Association for Profes
Researchers from the New York University Tandon School of Engineering and Politecnico di Torino, Italy, have developed a mathematical model that could cure the potential to underestimate how quickly diseases spread.
According to this week’s FluView report, seasonal influenza activity continues to increase slowly in the United States. The proportion of people seeing their healthcare provider for influenza-like-illness (ILI) has been at the national baseline for two consecutive weeks.
The low unemployment rate in the U.S. -- which fell to a 49 year-low in September and October -- is good news to many people, but perhaps not to residents of nursing homes.
Pathologists at Houston Methodist have developed a real-time website to track flu cases, just in time to assist physicians, the CDC and patients for the fall 2018 flu season.
Between April 27, 2017 and July 1, 2018, more than 1 million suspected cases of cholera in two waves were reported in Yemen, which had been declared a high-level emergency by the United Nations in 2015.