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What can we learn from the clinical response to the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Africa? Susan Ellenberg, PhD, comments.
Recurrent cases of Clostridium difficile, the most common healthcare-linked infection in the U.S., are soaring, found James Lewis, MD, MSCE in a new study. How safe is our most promising treatment? “While we know that fecal microbiota transplantation is generally safe and effective in the short term, we need to establish the long-term safety of this procedure,” says Dr. Lewis.
We can safely offer 1,000 more transplant kidneys in the U.S. every year to people like Irma Hendricks, asserts David Goldberg, MD, MSCE in this NBC Nightly News coverage. A call from Peter Reese, MD, MSCE, changed Hendricks's life: "I can get you a transplant, but I'm going to have to give you hepatitis C to do it."