September 30, 2017
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A randomized, multicenter, placebo-controlled clinical trial that enrolled patients presenting to emergency departments with uncomplicated cellulitis found the addition of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole to cephalexin did not lead to better outcomes.
In this U.S. cross-sectional survey, the prevalence of genital human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in adult men was 45%, of which 25% were high-risk subtypes. The overall rate of HPV vaccination among those who were eligible was 11%.
The FDA has approved a dual fixed-dose combination of glecaprevir, a NS3/4A protease inhibitor, and pibrentasvir, a NS5A inhibitor, for the treatment of all major genotypes (1-6) of chronic hepatitis C infections.
In this section: diagnosing pulmonary embolism; tackling early prostate cancer; and treating urinary tract symptoms.