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A commonly used medication, fluconazole, used to treat vaginal yeast infections, is linked to higher rates of miscarriage if used during pregnancy, found new research published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical...

In a follow-up on the Dengvaxia situation in the Philippines, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reports permanently revoking the Certificates of Product Registration (CPR) of dengue vaccine Dengvaxia...

Utah public health officials say a hepatitis A outbreak that spanned nearly two years, infected 281 people, and killed three has ended. Bree Barbeau, epidemiologist with the Utah Department of Health...

During 2013–2017, the national annual rate of reported primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis cases in the United States increased 72.7%, from 5.5 to 9.5 cases per 100,000 population. The highest rates...

Lyme disease is an infection transmitted by the bite of a tick. Prompt diagnosis and early treatment helps reduce the risk of further symptoms developing. Laboratory tests check for antibodies in the...

Novartis announced this week the approval of Egaten® (triclabendazole) by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of fascioliasis in patients six years of age and older. Egaten is...

South Carolina health officials report that an employee of City Billiards tested positive for hepatitis A. Customers who ate there between January 22 and February 5 could have been exposed to the virus. This...

Health officials investigating contacts who may have been exposed to a lab confirmed case of measles. According to Region of Peel – Peel Public Health, people in the following areas of Pearson...

A novel, synthetic DNA vaccine developed at The Wistar Institute induces protective immunity against Mayaro virus (MAYV), a mosquito-borne infection endemic to South America, that has the potential to...

Newborns infected with herpes simplex virus (HSV) can be appropriately treated with acyclovir, a drug typically prescribed to adults for the treatment of HSV infections. Acyclovir’s drug label now includes...