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Influenza and Tdap Vaccination Coverage Among Pregnant Women - United States, April 2018.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6188122
MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; Kahn KE, Black CL et. al.

Sep 27th, 2018 - Vaccinating pregnant women with influenza and tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccines can reduce the risk for influenza and pertussis for themselves and their infants. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends that all women who are or might be pregnant during the influenza season receive influenza vaccine, which can be adminis...

Recommendations for Prevention and Control of Influenza in Children, 2017 - 2018.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2017-2550
Pediatrics

Sep 5th, 2017 - This statement updates the recommendations for routine use of the seasonal influenza vaccine and antiviral medications for the prevention and treatment of influenza in children. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends annual seasonal influenza immunization for everyone 6 months and older, including children and adolescents. Highlights for the upcoming 2017-2018 season include the followin...

Effectiveness of a Third Dose of MMR Vaccine for Mumps Outbreak Control.
https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1703309
The New England Journal of Medicine; Cardemil CV, Dahl RM et. al.

Sep 6th, 2017 - The effect of a third dose of the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine in stemming a mumps outbreak is unknown. During an outbreak among vaccinated students at the University of Iowa, health officials implemented a widespread MMR vaccine campaign. We evaluated the effectiveness of a third dose for outbreak control and assessed for waning immunity. Of 20,496 university students who were enrolled ...

Trial of Fingolimod versus Interferon Beta-1a in Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis.
https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1800149
The New England Journal of Medicine; Chitnis T, Arnold DL et. al.

Sep 12th, 2018 - Treatment of patients younger than 18 years of age with multiple sclerosis has not been adequately examined in randomized trials. We compared fingolimod with interferon beta-1a in this population. In this phase 3 trial, we randomly assigned patients 10 to 17 years of age with relapsing multiple sclerosis in a 1:1 ratio to receive oral fingolimod at a dose of 0.5 mg per day (0.25 mg per day for ...

Screening for Intimate Partner Violence, Elder Abuse, and Abuse of Vulnerable Adults: U...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2018.14741
JAMA , Curry SJ et. al.

Oct 25th, 2018 - Intimate partner violence (IPV) and abuse of older or vulnerable adults are common in the United States but often remain undetected. In addition to the immediate effects of IPV, such as injury and death, there are other health consequences, many with long-term effects, including development of mental health conditions such as depression, posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorders, substan...

Late Relapse of Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma: An Analysis of the German Hodgkin Study Gro...
https://doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2016.71.3289
Journal of Clinical Oncology : Official Journal of the Am... Bröckelmann PJ, Goergen H et. al.

Feb 27th, 2017 - Purpose Clinical characteristics, therapeutic approaches, and prognosis of late relapse (LR) in patients with classic Hodgkin lymphoma (cHL) are poorly understood. We performed a comprehensive analysis of LR of Hodgkin lymphoma (LR-HL). Methods To estimate the incidence of LR-HL, we retrospectively analyzed 6,840 patients with cHL included in the German Hodgkin Study Group trials HD7 to HD12. P...

Effect of Cephalexin Plus Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole vs Cephalexin Alone on Clinical...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5815038
JAMA Moran GJ, Krishnadasan A et. al.

May 23rd, 2017 - Emergency department visits for skin infections in the United States have increased with the emergence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). For cellulitis without purulent drainage, β-hemolytic streptococci are presumed to be the predominant pathogens. It is unknown if antimicrobial regimens possessing in vitro MRSA activity provide improved outcomes compared with treatments l...

Safety and Side Effects of Rifampin versus Isoniazid in Children.
https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1714284
The New England Journal of Medicine; Diallo T, Adjobimey M et. al.

Aug 1st, 2018 - The treatment of latent infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis is important in children because of their vulnerability to life-threatening forms of tuberculosis disease. The current standard treatment - 9 months of isoniazid - has been associated with poor adherence and toxic effects, which have hampered the effectiveness of the drug. In adults, treatment with 4 months of rifampin has been s...

Risk of recurrence after a single manic or mixed episode - a systematic review and meta...
https://doi.org/10.1111/bdi.12593
Bipolar Disorders; Kessing LV, Andersen PK et. al.

Dec 14th, 2017 - For the first time to estimate the risk of recurrence among patients with a single manic/mixed episode by systematically reviewing prior studies on cohorts of adults, and cohorts of children and adolescents, respectively. A systematic literature search up to August 2017 was carried out including studies in which < 25% of the participants were estimated to have had a mood episode that required p...

Three Rotavirus Outbreaks in the Postvaccine Era - California, 2017.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5919604
MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; Burke RM, Tate JE et. al.

Apr 26th, 2018 - Before the introduction of rotavirus vaccine in 2006, rotavirus was the most common cause of severe diarrhea among U.S. children (1). Currently, two rotavirus vaccines are licensed for use in the United States, both of which have demonstrated good field effectiveness (78%-89%) against moderate to severe rotavirus illness (2), and the use of these vaccines has substantially reduced the prevalenc...

Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness in the United States during the 2015-2016 Season.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5727917
The New England Journal of Medicine; Jackson ML, Chung JR et. al.

Aug 9th, 2017 - The A(H1N1)pdm09 virus strain used in the live attenuated influenza vaccine was changed for the 2015-2016 influenza season because of its lack of effectiveness in young children in 2013-2014. The Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness Network evaluated the effect of this change as part of its estimates of influenza vaccine effectiveness in 2015-2016. We enrolled patients 6 months of age or older who p...

Risk of suicide following an alcohol-related emergency hospital admission: An electroni...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5922531
PloS One; Bowden B, John A et. al.

Apr 27th, 2018 - Alcohol misuse is a well-known risk factor for suicide however, the relationship between alcohol-related hospital admission and subsequent risk of death from suicide is unknown. We aimed to determine the risk of death from suicide following emergency admission to hospital with an alcohol-related cause. We established an electronic cohort study of all 2,803,457 residents of Wales, UK, aged from ...

Missed Opportunities for Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Initiation in an Insured Adolesce...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5907852
Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society; Espinosa CM, Marshall GS et. al.

Oct 16th, 2017 - This study assessed the initiation of HPV vaccination in insured adolescent females in relation to physician visits and receipt of other vaccines routinely given at the same age. January 1, 2010, and September 31, 2015. Vaccination administration was determined by using Current Procedural Terminology codes. A missed opportunity was defined as the absence of an HPV vaccine at the following encou...

Time to Epinephrine Administration and Survival From Nonshockable Out-of-Hospital Cardi...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5940513
Circulation Hansen M, Schmicker RH et. al.

Mar 7th, 2018 - Previous studies have demonstrated that earlier epinephrine administration is associated with improved survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) with shockable initial rhythms. However, the effect of epinephrine timing on patients with nonshockable initial rhythms is unclear. The objective of this study was to measure the association between time to epinephrine administration and surv...

Vital Signs: Trends in Emergency Department Visits for Suspected Opioid Overdoses - Uni...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5844282
MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; Vivolo-Kantor AM, Seth P et. al.

Mar 8th, 2018 - From 2015 to 2016, opioid overdose deaths increased 27.7%, indicating a worsening of the opioid overdose epidemic and highlighting the importance of rapid data collection, analysis, and dissemination. Emergency department (ED) syndromic and hospital billing data on opioid-involved overdoses during July 2016-September 2017 were examined. Temporal trends in opioid overdoses from 52 jurisdictions ...

Fecal microbiota transplant for relapsing Clostridium difficile infection using a froze...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4017893
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication Of... Youngster I, Sauk J et. al.

Apr 25th, 2014 - Recurrent Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) with poor response to standard antimicrobial therapy is a growing medical concern. We aimed to investigate the outcomes of fecal microbiota transplant (FMT) for relapsing CDI using a frozen suspension from unrelated donors, comparing colonoscopic and nasogastric tube (NGT) administration. Healthy volunteer donors were screened and a frozen fecal s...

Primary angiitis of the central nervous system: description of the first fifty-two adul...
https://doi.org/10.1002/art.38340
Arthritis & Rheumatology (Hoboken, N.J.); de Boysson H, Zuber M et. al.

May 1st, 2014 - To describe characteristics and outcomes of a multicenter cohort of patients diagnosed as having primary angiitis of the central nervous system (PACNS). In 2010, we initiated a cohort study of adults diagnosed as having PACNS ≤15 years ago and with followup of >6 months (unless they died earlier of biopsy-proven PACNS). Its first analysis was planned at 2 years. Multidisciplinary investigators ...

Vaccinated children and adolescents with pertussis infections experience reduced illnes...
https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciu156
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication Of... Barlow RS, Reynolds LE et. al.

Mar 18th, 2014 - Bordetella pertussis causes severe respiratory illness among infants and adolescents. High proportions of breakthrough infection have been observed. To understand the effect of vaccination in the era of acellular pertussis vaccines (DTaP and Tdap), we assessed if vaccination status is associated with disease severity and duration. The Multnomah County Health Department conducts enhanced pertuss...

Use of Vibrio cholerae vaccine in an outbreak in Guinea.
https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1312680
The New England Journal of Medicine; Luquero FJ, Grout L et. al.

May 29th, 2014 - The use of vaccines to prevent and control cholera is currently under debate. Shanchol is one of the two oral cholera vaccines prequalified by the World Health Organization; however, its effectiveness under field conditions and the protection it confers in the first months after administration remain unknown. The main objective of this study was to estimate the short-term effectiveness of two d...

Ultrasonography of the colon in pediatric ulcerative colitis: a prospective, blind, com...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2014.02.055
The Journal of Pediatrics; Civitelli F, Di Nardo G et. al.

Apr 14th, 2014 - To evaluate the usefulness of colonic ultrasonography (US) in assessing the extent and activity of disease in pediatric ulcerative colitis (UC) and to compare US findings with clinical and endoscopic features. Consecutive pediatric patients (n = 60) with a diagnosis of UC and suspected disease flare-up were prospectively enrolled; of these, 50 patients were eligible for the study. All underwent...