Second patient free of HIV after stem-cell therapy

The breakthrough suggests first case was not a one-off and could pave way for future treatments. — Read on


Factors in Diagnostic Error – Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine

People may assume that diagnostic errors result from sub-optimal care. While this cause is possible, rarely does it explain the problem. — Read on

Duration of Antibiotic Therapy for Uncomplicated Gram-Negative Bacteremia: Seven Is the New Fourteen

The treatment duration for uncomplicated gram-negative bloodstream infections (BSIs) has traditionally ranged from 7 to 14 days. However, recent retrospective studies and meta-analyses have observed no differences in clinical outcomes in patients treated with shorter courses compared with prolonged courses, especially with urinary sources of infection. — Read on

Coalition tackling diagnostic errors gains some traction – Modern Healthcare

Diagnostic errors are getting more attention. A coalition hopes to reduce the prevalence and cost of those errors through awareness and education. — Read on