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Two studies tie early antibiotic exposure to increased obesity risk

cidrap - Wed, 31/10/2018 - 22:42
Chris Dall | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsOct 31, 2018

Both studies found that antibiotics in the first 2 years of life were associated with increased weight gain. 

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UN calls down international law in DRC Ebola outbreak

cidrap - Wed, 31/10/2018 - 22:15
Stephanie Soucheray | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsOct 31, 2018

The Security Council passed a resolution to "ensure full, safe, immediate, and unhindered access" in outbreak areas.

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Ebola total hits 276 as lasting effect noted for 3 vaccines

cidrap - Tue, 30/10/2018 - 21:59
Lisa Schnirring | News Editor | CIDRAP NewsOct 30, 2018

For all three vaccines, protection lasted 2.5 years, the longest yet in ongoing studies to assess the potential impact of Ebola immunization.

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News Scan for Oct 30, 2018

cidrap - Tue, 30/10/2018 - 20:54
Acute flaccid myelitis casesZika in monkeysEvidence of MERS in camel workersBipartisan public health support
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Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 30, 2018

cidrap - Tue, 30/10/2018 - 19:56
Drug-resistant UTIsHospital antifungal stewardshipCarbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas risk
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DRC records 17 new Ebola cases in nation's 3rd-largest outbreak

cidrap - Mon, 29/10/2018 - 21:41
Stephanie Soucheray | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsOct 29, 2018

The cases bring the total to 274, including 139 deaths.

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News Scan for Oct 29, 2018

cidrap - Mon, 29/10/2018 - 20:27
MERS in Saudi ArabiaFatal adenovirus in NJMedical vaccine exemptions
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Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 29, 2018

cidrap - Mon, 29/10/2018 - 19:57
Decline in pediatric Staph, MRSACandida auris uptick
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ASP Scan (Weekly) for Oct 26, 2018

cidrap - Mon, 29/10/2018 - 01:03
Stewardship to reduce C diffDeclining ear infections, antibioticsAntibiotic overuse with RSVFinancial incentives for antibiotic stewardshipCosts of ESBL surveillance
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Amid Ebola surge, experts don't give nod to vaccine in pregnancy

cidrap - Fri, 26/10/2018 - 23:48
Lisa Schnirring | News Editor | CIDRAP NewsOct 26, 2018

With 6 new infections, the outbreak total reaches 257 cases and 164 deaths.

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Study: Kids' flu vaccine protection not reduced by prior vaccination

cidrap - Fri, 26/10/2018 - 23:28
Stephanie Soucheray | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsOct 26, 2018

Prior vaccination did not reduce the subsequent season's vaccine effectiveness in children 2 to 17 years old.

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Fast-tracked antibiotic shows promise in phase 2 trial

cidrap - Fri, 26/10/2018 - 23:22
Chris Dall | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsOct 26, 2018

Cefiderocol has a novel way of penetrating the outer membrane of gram-negative bacteria, including resistant ones.

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Review of severe 2017-18 flu season shows drop in vaccination

cidrap - Fri, 26/10/2018 - 21:48
Lisa Schnirring | News Editor | CIDRAP NewsOct 26, 2018

Save for the 2009-10 pandemic, the season was the worst in recent years.

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News Scan for Oct 26, 2018

cidrap - Fri, 26/10/2018 - 21:08
Polio in Pakistan, NigeriaEgg Salmonella outbreak
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Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Oct 26, 2018

cidrap - Fri, 26/10/2018 - 20:21
Stewardship to reduce C diffDeclining ear infections, antibiotics
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Europe votes to restrict animal antibiotics as UK use drops

cidrap - Thu, 25/10/2018 - 22:26
Chris Dall | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsOct 25, 2018

The new law would generally limit use of antibiotics to prevent disease in individual animals.

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News Scan for Oct 25, 2018

cidrap - Thu, 25/10/2018 - 22:04
Four more DRC Ebola casesFSMA produce guidanceAntibiotic overuse with RSV
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Flu Scan for Oct 25, 2018

cidrap - Thu, 25/10/2018 - 22:02
H3N2v flu and risk groupsFlu, strep rapid testsH5N6 in Chinese poultry
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New test detects 100s of bacteria, resistance genes

cidrap - Wed, 24/10/2018 - 23:01
Chris Dall | News Reporter | CIDRAP NewsOct 24, 2018

Bacterial reads for unexplained sepsis were 1,000 times higher than with a different assay.

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News Scan for Oct 24, 2018

cidrap - Wed, 24/10/2018 - 22:59
New DRC Ebola casesDeadly NJ adenovirus outbreakHepatitis A vaccine in homelessHPV vaccine messaging
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