Mednet Reports

The following list of reports reflects the latest in findings and outcomes in medical research as presented at major medical meetings and published peer-reviewed medical journals. In this section you can view reports from important congresses as well as summaries of some recently published journal articles. Please let us know if you have a particular area of interest you would like to see covered.

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VACCINE

Summer 2012

Extending Australian national HPV vaccination program to malesGeorgousakis et al. Population-wide vaccination against human papillomavirus in adolescent boys: Australia as a case study. Lancet Infect Dis 2012 [Epub ahead of...

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Spring 2012

NACI: New recommendations for the quadrivalent HPV vaccine for malesNational Advisory Committee on Immunization. Canada Communicable Disease Report January 2012;38:ACS-7. Recommendations for the use of the quadrivalent human papillomavirus...

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Winter 2012

Malaria vaccine halves clinical, severe disease in African childrenThe RTS,S Clinical Trial Partnership. First results of phase 3 trial of RTS,S/AS01 malaria vaccine in African children. N Engl J Med 2011 Oct 18. Acandidate vaccine against...

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Pediatric Nutrition

December 2011

Prebiotic-supplemented formula to promote beneficial gut flora in nonbreast-fed infants Supplementing full-term infant formula with a prebiotic increases beneficial bacteria in the gut and results in stools similar to those of breast-fed...

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The Canadian Malnutrition Task Force: Guiding Strategies to Reduce In-hospital Malnutrition Morbidity

December 2011

Guest Editors: Heather Keller, RD, PhD, FDCCo-chair, Canadian Malnutrition Task Force Professor, Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition, University of Guelph , Toronto, Ontario Johane P

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Malnutrition: A Serious Condition Requiring Early Evidence-based Nutritional Intervention

December 2011

Among key components of disease management, evidence-based data indicate that proper nutritional intervention canimprove outcomes and in many cases lower costs of care. Routine early nutritional screening permits intervention toprevent or...

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Autumn-Winter 2011

Decreased incidence of high-grade cervical abnormalities 3 years after Australian HPV program launch Brotherton et al. Early effect of the HPV vaccination programme on cervical abnormalities in Victoria, Australia: an ecological...

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Spring–Summer 2011

Genital warts negatively affect well-being in men and women: PISCES study Sénécal et al. Loss of quality of life associated with genital warts: baseline analyses from a prospective study. Sex Transm Infect 2011;87:209-15. Genital warts...

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Systematic Assessment of Malnutrition, a Major Source of Preventable Morbidity and Mortality

March 2011

Guest Editor: Michel Sanscartier, RD, MSc, President, Ordre professionnel des diététistes du Québec, Clinical Nutritionist, Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec Malnutrition...

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January-March 2011

Prophylactic use of the quadrivalent HPV prevents external genital lesions in boys and men Giuliano et al. Efficacy of quadrivalent HPV vaccine against HPV infection and disease in males. N Engl J Med 2011;364(5):401-11,...

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