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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Infectious Disease
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Infectious Disease. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Mutagenesis in Norovirus in Response to Favipiravir Treatment
31/12/69 - To the Editor: Chronic norovirus infection in immunocompromised patients can lead to malabsorption and other complications; currently, no treatment has proved to be effective. Favipiravir is an antiviral medication that has been approved for the treatment of influenza in Japan and has been used by…

Ramping Up the Response to Ebola
31/12/69 - Before 2014, it seemed unimaginable to many experts that Ebola would rip through dense urban areas, ultimately sickening nearly 30,000 people and killing more than 13,000. Four years later, Ebola is again spreading in urban areas, this time in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Though there…

Pregnant Women and the Ebola Crisis
31/12/69 - On August 1, 2018, the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) reported the emergence of another Ebola virus outbreak, the 10th in the DRC since the virus was discovered in 1976. As of November 13, 2018, there were 341 cases and 215 deaths, making this the world?s third-largest…

New Tools in the Ebola Arsenal
31/12/69 - Human Ebola virus disease can be caused by four viruses: Sudan virus, Tai Forest virus, Bundibugyo virus, and Ebola virus (EBOV, species Zaire ebolavirus). The 2014 outbreak of EBOV in West Africa was the worst ever, with more than 28,000 cases and more than 11,000 deaths in Liberia, Guinea, Sierra…

Probiotics for Children with Gastroenteritis
31/12/69 - In clinical practices for adults and children, probiotics ? live bacteria that are intended to have a beneficial effect in the host ? are frequently recommended to treat a wide variety of diarrheal diseases. The results of thousands of studies of probiotics have been published, and most of them…

Pneumococcal Bacteremia and Meningitis
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Multicenter Trial of a Combination Probiotic for Children with Gastroenteritis
31/12/69 - Acute gastroenteritis accounts for approximately 1.7 million emergency department (ED) visits among children in the United States every year. Although health care providers traditionally have had little to offer to modify the disease course, probiotics are an expanding multibillion-dollar industry…

Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG versus Placebo for Acute Gastroenteritis in Children
31/12/69 - Acute gastroenteritis causes substantial complications and is the second leading cause of death worldwide in children younger than 5 years of age. Although rarely lethal in the United States, acute gastroenteritis in children is burdensome, accounting for approximately 1.7 million visits to the…

Disease and Famine as Weapons of War in Yemen
31/12/69 - How can the medical community take stock of the humanitarian disaster in Yemen? The 3-year-old war intermittently garners attention from Western media ? for example, in August, when an air strike on a school bus killed more than 50 civilians, mostly children ? but is woefully underreported relative…

Evidence of Artemisinin-Resistant Plasmodium falciparum Malaria in Eastern India
31/12/69 - To the Editor: Artemisinins are an important class of antimalarial medication. Because artemisinin resistance among malaria parasites may lead to severe consequences, we assessed the possible emergence of artemisinin resistance in West Bengal, India, by evaluating parasite clearance half-life,…

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