Today's Medical News

Infectious Disease

Most Physicians Treating STIs Do Not Have Meds on Hand

Most office-based physicians who provide sexually transmitted infections services report not having on-site access to the recommended injectable medications for same-day treatment of gonorrhea and syphilis, according to a research letter published in the November issue of Emerging Infectious Diseases.

Nursing

Occupational Use of Disinfectants May Up Risk for Developing COPD

Regular use of chemical disinfectants among nurses may be a risk factor for developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to a study published online Oct. 18 in JAMA Network Open.

Conference Highlights

October 2 2019 - October 6 2019Infectious Diseases Society of America, Oct. 2-6
September 15 2019 - September 18 2019American Society for Radiation Oncology, Sept. 15-18
September 15 2019 - September 18 2019American Academy of Otolaryngology, Sept. 15-18
June 7 2019 - June 11 2019American Diabetes Association, June 7-11
May 31 2019 - June 4 2019American Society of Clinical Oncology, May 31-June 4

Monthly Briefings