Infectious DiseaseInfo Center

Flu Rx May Be Safer Than Once Thought
Despite past concerns, a popular flu medication did not appear to increase the risk of suicide in children and teens, a new study found.
Antibiotics and Aortic Aneurysm Risk
A common type of antibiotic may increase the risk of aortic aneurysm and dissection, according to a new study.
New Tests Screen for Tickborne Parasite
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two new tests to screen for a tickborne parasite in human blood and plasma donations.
New HIV Treatment for People with Few Options
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new drug to treat HIV.
Beware: Fraudulent Flu Medications
The flu has spread over the nation and caused a record number of flu-related hospitalizations.
A New Rx for Cystic Fibrosis
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new drug to treat cystic fibrosis (CF).
Opioids and Infection Risk
Opioid use may increase your risk of infectious diseases like pneumonia and meningitis, according to a new study.
A Triple Threat for HIV
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat HIV.
Fighting the Flu
A recent spike in flu cases across the United States has prompted a health advisory from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Preventing Lung Complications After Surgery
Breathing training with a physical therapist before abdominal surgery may cut the risk of postoperative lung complications like pneumonia in half, according to a new study.