Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccine is a cost-effective solution for countries burdened by typhoid

Introducing a typhoid conjugate vaccine (TCV) into routine child vaccine schedules and conducting a catch-up campaign to vaccinate all children up to age 15 is a cost-effective solution for many low- to middle-income countries ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Superbugs killed 33,000 Europeans in 2015: study

Drug-resistant bacteria killed more than 33,000 people in the European Union in 2015, according to new research published this week warning that superbugs were "threatening modern healthcare."

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Seven-day metronidazole better for trichomoniasis tx in women

(HealthDay)—A seven-day dose of metronidazole is associated with a reduced likelihood of being Trichomonas vaginalis-positive at test-of-cure compared with single-dose treatment, according to a study published online Oct. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New evidence supports radical treatment of widespread form of malaria

Darwin, Australia: A team of malaria experts from a large international research collaboration has published results supporting the need for a radical cure strategy to tackle one of the most debilitating forms of malaria ...

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