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A Canadian report suggests subscription pull incentives hold the greatest promise for revitalizing the country's antibiotic market.
The risk of both new-onset and recurrent depression was greater in those who reported loneliness, had functional limitations, or experienced escalated family conflict.
Meanwhile, several more BA.2.86 sequences were reported, as Moderna notes reassuring lab findings against BA.2.86 for its updated vaccine.
As Bangladesh's dengue outbreak spreads outside the capital, Nigeria battles another diphtheria wave and Uruguay reports its first H5 detection in a sea lion.
Samples from ready-to-eat food products in China were found to be contaminated with multidrug-resistant and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
Disruptions to healthcare during the pandemic may have led to missed cancer diagnoses and treatment delays.
Though more patients were infected during the Omicron phase of the pandemic, only 0.2% in the Omicron cohort were diagnosed as having long COVID.
RSV activity usually starts in the Southeast, even in years when COVID measures interrupted the usual seasonal pattern.
Other reasons included concerns about safety and efficacy beyond that of previous doses.
Three lab studies now suggest antibodies from earlier vaccination or infection may provide a degree of protection against the highly mutated variant.
Total US life expectancy fell from around 80 years in 2019 to 77 years in 2020.
A review and meta-analysis found resistance to cefiderocol was low overall, but "alarmingly high" among some carbapenem-resistant pathogens.
Researchers in a university health system found the proportion of inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions for respiratory infections was higher in winter than summer months.
Cases have been reported from three parts of the state, mainly involving Black adults who haven't received the MenACWY vaccine.
ARDS caused by COVID-19 compared to ARDS caused by other illnesses was not associated with any greater psychological distress among family members.
While breakthrough infections were mostly mild, infection- and vaccine-induced immunity don't fully protect against mpox.
Officials warn about potentially fatal Vibrio vulnificus infections from wound exposure to contaminated coastal waters or from eating raw or undercooked shellfish.
Hospitalization rates for COVID are low across most of the country, but are higher in the South.
Elevated concentrations of the blood-clotting proteins fibrinogen and D-dimer, with low levels of C-reactive protein, were tied to cognitive deficits.
Researchers noted a higher likelihood of treatment for Black, Hispanic, and older patients with more chronic conditions.