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Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule — United States, 2012

Each year, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) reviews the recommended adult immunization schedule to ensure that the schedule reflects current recommendations for licensed vaccines. In October 2011, ACIP approved the adult immunization schedule for 2012, which includes several changes from 2011. http://www.cdc.gov/…/mmwr-adult-schedule.pdf Destaca, entre otras novedades : TDa: una dosis para adultos en […]

Recommendations for Use of an Isoniazid-Rifapentine Regimen with Direct Observation to Treat Latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection

Preventing tuberculosis (TB) by treating latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection (LTBI) is a cornerstone of the U.S. strategy for TB elimination (1,2). Three randomized controlled trials have shown that a new combination regimen of isoniazid (INH) and rifapentine (RPT) administered weekly for 12 weeks as directly observed therapy (DOT) is as effective for preventing TB as other […]

El 8% de los estudiantes universitarios españoles sufre dependencia patológica del móvil

El 8% de los universitarios españoles sufre nomofobia (abreviatura de la expresión inglesa ‘no-mobile phone phobia’), un miedo irracional a no llevar el móvil encima, derivado de un uso patológico de la telefonía móvil, según la directora del Departamento de Personalidad, Evaluación y Tratamiento Psicológico de la Universidad de Granada, Francisca López, quien ha destacado, […]