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The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Infectious Disease. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Case 9-2018: A 55-Year-Old Man with HIV Infection and a Mass on the Right Side of the Face
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Robert H. Goldstein (Medicine): A 55-year-old man with Crohn?s disease and a new diagnosis of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection was seen in the infectious diseases clinic of this hospital because of a mass on the right side of the face. Fifteen days…

Helicobacter pylori Therapy for the Prevention of Metachronous Gastric Cancer
01/01/70 - The World Health Organization (WHO) categorized Helicobacter pylori as a group I carcinogen for gastric cancer in 1994 on the basis of observational studies. In 2000, a study showed a preventive effect of H. pylori treatment on gastric cancer in Mongolian gerbils. However, the level of evidence…

A Randomized Trial of High-Flow Oxygen Therapy in Infants with Bronchiolitis
01/01/70 - Bronchiolitis, an acute lower airway lung disease that is generally caused by respiratory viruses, is the most common reason worldwide for nonelective hospital admission in infants. In the United States, bronchiolitis is responsible for $1.7 billion in hospitalization costs annually. In Australia…

Helicobacter pylori Treatment for Gastric Cancer Prevention
01/01/70 - Gastric cancer has become a potentially preventable disease through eradication of Helicobacter pylori. However, issues that are associated with "screen and treat" strategies ? their effectiveness, proper selection of populations to target, and cost?benefit considerations ? continue to interfere…

The New HPV Vaccination Policy in France
01/01/70 - To the Editor: The half-measure of "opportunistic" vaccination (i.e. mandatory diphtheria?tetanus?pertussis vaccination and physician encouragement regarding other recommended vaccinations whenever the opportunity arises), which was the norm through 2017 in France, has disappeared. France has…

Ulnar-Artery Mycotic Aneurysm
01/01/70 - A 27-year-old man presented to the emergency department with abdominal pain in the left upper quadrant and a pulsatile, painful lesion on the right hand. He reported a 6-week history of fevers, decreased appetite, and night sweats and a weight loss of 12 kg. The painful lesion on the palm had…

HIV-Associated Cancers and Related Diseases
01/01/70 - Clusters of cases of pneumocystis pneumonia and Kaposi?s sarcoma in New York and California in men who had sex with men were early harbingers of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) epidemic. The syndrome was also soon noted to be associated with a high incidence of aggressive B-cell…

Pregnancy Outcomes after ZIKV Infection in French Territories in the Americas
01/01/70 - It has been recognized recently that Zika virus (ZIKV) infection during pregnancy can cause severe birth defects, including microcephaly, other brain defects, and the congenital Zika syndrome. However, the magnitude of this risk is not clearly defined. It was estimated to be higher than 40% in a…

Antifungal Combinations for Treatment of Cryptococcal Meningitis in Africa
01/01/70 - Cryptococcal meningitis is the most common form of adult meningitis in many regions that have a high prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and accounts for 10 to 20% of all HIV-related deaths, with more than 100,000 deaths each year. This high burden is driven by a high case…

Recognizing the Global Impact of Zika Virus Infection during Pregnancy
01/01/70 - In 2016, recognition of the causal relationship between Zika virus (ZIKV) infection during pregnancy and serious birth defects, including brain abnormalities and microcephaly, forever changed the public health approach to this virus; the potential threat to pregnancies extends to residents of and…

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