Monthly Archives: January 2018

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    Q&A with Iowa lab’s safety officer, Drew Fayram: How the CDC/APHL biosafety and biosecurity program created a culture of safety

Q&A with Iowa lab’s safety officer, Drew Fayram: How the CDC/APHL biosafety and biosecurity program created a culture of safety

APHL recently checked in with Drew Fayram, the safety officer at the State Hygienic Laboratory at the University of Iowa, to get his perspective on the progress of the CDC/APHL biosafety and biosecurity program. Initiated in 2016 with support from the Domestic Ebola Supplement to the Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases Cooperative […]

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Drug resistance: Could these onions help us win the war?

Researchers find that compounds from a species of onion can kill the tuberculosis bacterium. Could this be the key to combatting drug resistance? …read more

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Is it possible to catch thrush?

A look at thrush, a condition that is not contagious in adults but may develop in those at risk. Included is detail on the outlook for the condition. …read more

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How to stop your belly button smelling

A look at belly button smell, a common complaint with a variety of causes. Included is detail on why the belly button is susceptible to smelling. …read more

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Stem cell transplant helps people with severe scleroderma

A study of people with severe scleroderma found that a new approach using stem cell transplants provides a better outcome than an immune-suppressing drug. …read more

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