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Azithromycin may protect against Zika, study finds

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Dec 05, 2016

Researchers found the antibiotic azithromycin can block the Zika virus from infecting fetal brain tissue cells grown in lab dishes. The findings, published online in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, revealed the virus targets brain cells with an abundance of the AXL protein. Xinhuanet.com (China) (11/30)


Study links alcohol intake to risk of AFib

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Dec 06, 2016

Patients frequently get unnecessary antibiotics, 27% of docs say

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Dec 07, 2016

Filer comments on draft paper covering primary care payment models

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Dec 07, 2016

Health is Primary campaign focuses on patient engagement

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Dec 08, 2016

Researchers evaluate CV risks by prediabetes definition

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Dec 05, 2016

AAFP joins effort urging continued support for new payment models

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Dec 09, 2016

AAFP's Meigs testifies against changing USPSTF membership structure

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Dec 06, 2016

Time to lift 16-hour limit on first-year residents

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Dec 08, 2016

Two of the AAFP's Choosing Wisely recommendations deal with prescribing antibiotics.

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Dec 07, 2016


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