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Antibiotics May Boost Diabetes Risk
A new study also shows that patients with type 2 DM are more prone to infections years before they receive a diagnosis and may end up with an increased demand for antibiotics.
Clostridium Difficile – Not Just an In-hospital Infection
Nearly 1/3 of C. difficile cases are community-acquired, placing the infection squarely in the sights of primary care physicians. A review from ACG 2015, here.
HIV Rx: After Truvada Comes TAF
A new era of antiretroviral therapy was previewed at IDWeek 2015 where results of trials of a "next gen" Truvada were unveiled.
The Hidden HIV Epidemic in the United States
One US location has a higher incidence of HIV than “any country in sub-Saharan Africa.” What does this tell us about the inadequacies in our HIV prevention efforts?
Lemierre Syndrome: A Forgotten Disease
Symptoms closely resemble "strep" throat but suspicion for Lemierre should run high when pharyngitis and fever persist.
A 4-year-old Boy with Severe, Painful Rash
Watch this live video exam and hear details from the boy's mother about the acute, widespread eruption. What's your diagnosis?
5 Seasonal Ills Spawned by Summer
Asthma and allergy symptoms, lupus, Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, southern tick–associated rash illness—several seasonal disorders are brought to light in this concise slideshow.
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