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Helicobacter pylori eradication therapy

What are the recommendations for management of H. pylori infection this week?

Clarithromycin and metronidazole have high emergent resistance. It helps to know if that is the case in your area. 155 more words


The child with fever and a rash

Many parents have fever-phobia, their imagination running wild at the first hint of a raised temperature in their child. And the higher and faster the rise in the temperature, the faster and farther the imagination runs. 1,187 more words


Man jailed for escaping Communicable Disease Centre while with tuberculosis

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: A 54-year-old man was sentenced to six months’ jail on Tuesday (Sep 13) for escaping from the Communicable Disease Centre (CDC), where he had been receiving treatment for tuberculosis. 509 more words

Current Affairs

African Sleeping Sickness

The bite of an infected tsetse fly yields a regional difference in disease type — the uncommon but more fulminant Trypanosome rhodesiense of east Africa, to the far more common yet rather more indolent  873 more words

Why Is Micromanagement So Infectious?

(Source: hbr.org)

Part of the draw of self-managing organizations, like those we explore in our recent HBR article, is their promise to free us from the disease of micromanagement. 1,138 more words


The Days Of Joy.

My heart leaps up when I behold
Midway through their lunch
the children hear a roaring
and in a pied-piper rush
hurry pell-mell towards the rumble. 73 more words