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Suggested Publications

State of the art: Reproduction and pregnancy in rheumatic diseases
On occasion of the 8th of March, WAidid suggests the article State of the art: Reproduction and pregnancy in rheumatic diseases published on Autoimmunity Reviews (May 2015).
SUMMARY:Throughout the last decade, increasing awarenes...
Pertussis Across the Globe: Recent Epidemiologic Trends From 2000-2013
This week WAidid suggests an article on pertussis epidemiologic trends published on June 2015 in The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Journal.
SUMMARY:Pertussis has reemerged as a problem across the world. To better understand the nature of the resurge...
Slow Progress In Finalizing Measles And Rubella Elimination In The European Region
This week, WAidid suggests the recent article Slow Progress In Finalizing Measles And Rubella Elimination In The European Region.
SUMMARY:The WHO Regional Office for Europe has launched a number of technical and advocacy initiatives designed to...
Factor H Autoantibodies in Patients with Antiphospholipid Syndrome and Thrombosis
WAidid suggests the article published by The Journal of Rheumatology Factor H Autoantibodies in Patients with Antiphospholipid Syndrome and Thrombosis indicating that in patients with APS and recurrent venous thrombosis, there are...
Comment on: Dietary yeast reduce inflammation in central nerve system via microflora
This week, WAidid suggests an article first published online on Oct, 24th 2015; it is a Comment on the article Dietary yeast reduce inflammation in central nerve system via microflora by Takata et al., published online on D...
WHO Guidelines on the management of latent tuberculosis infection
This week WAidid suggests to read the WHO Guidelines on the management of latent tuberculosis infection. WHO recognizes the management of latent tuberculosis infection as an essential element in the implementation of the END-TB strategy and the ...
Sex and Gender Differences in Infection and Treatments for Infectious Diseases
The book suggested by WAidid gives a condensed overview to infectious diseases for which sex and gender differences are noted.
SUMMARY:This book provides an overview of the underlying sex-based and hormone-based differences in immunity, wound healin...
Recommendations for the diagnosis of pediatric tuberculosis
The recommendations for the diagnosis of pediatric tubercolosis in an article recently published on the European Journal of clinical microbiology & Infectious Diseases.
SUMMARY: Tuberculosis (TB) is still the world’s second most ...
Recommendations Concerning the Therapeutic Approach to Immunocompromised Children With Tuberculosis
The article suggested this week by WAidid is about the recommendations on tubercolosis in children; it appeared on Paediatric drugs on the 26th November 2015.
SUMMARY: This article describes the recommendations of a group of scie...
Clostridium difficile–associated Diarrhea in children
This week, WAidid suggests the article Risk Factors for Community-associated Clostridium difficile–associated Diarrhea in children.
SUMMARY: 
Clostridium difficile -associated diarrhea (CDAD) is increasingly diagnosed in children in comm...
Is narcolepsy a classical autoimmune disease?
WAidid suggests the article appeared on Pharmacological Research Is narcolepsy a classical autoimmune disease?
SUMMARY:
Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder resulting from the lack of orexin, a neurotransmitter involved in the equilibrium between sleep a...
Vaccination with a multicomponent meningococcal B vaccine
WAidid suggests the article Vaccination with a multicomponent meningococcal B vaccine in prevention of disease in adolescents and young adults, published on Vaccine on August 2015 and available online from July 15.
SUMMARY:Adolescents and young...
Complicated skin and soft tissue infections
WAidid suggests the article appeared on BMC Infectious Diseases on February 2015: "Early response to antibiotic treatment in European patients hospitalized with complicated skin and soft tissue infections: analysis of the REACH study"
SUMM...
Immunomodulators in rheumatology
On Expert Opinion on Drug Safety, the recently published review: "Safety issues and concerns of new immunomodulators in Rheumatology"
SUMMARYIn this review, the authors describe the safety issues related to the immunosuppressive action of the biolog...
Persistent and Transient Helicobacter pylori infections in Early Childhood
This week we suggest the article recently published on "Clinical Infectious Deseases", Persistent and Transient Helicobacter pylori infections in Early Childhood
SUMMARY
Nearly 50% of the adult population worldwide is infected with Helicobacter pyl...
Antihistamine use in children
This week we suggest the article recently published on "Archive of Diseases in Childhood - Education and Practice", Antihistamine Use in Children.
SUMMARY
H(1)-antihistamines are of major therapeutic value inthe management of allergic conditions an...
Azithromycin for the Prevention of COPD
Recently published on "Respiratory Research 2014", Systemic Steroids in COPD-the beauty and the beast
 
SUMMARY
Acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD) are defined clinically by increased dyspnea, cough, spu...
Vitamin D and autoimmune thyroid diseases
Recently published on "Immunologic Research", Vitamin D and autoimmune thyroid diseases: facts and unresolved questions
SUMMARYVitamin D deficiency (levels lower than 20 ng/ml) is becoming a global health problem, since it is increasingly ...
Autoimmunity in 2015
2015 ACR meeting is getting closer. We refresh the contents of last year edition by suggesting The 2014 ACR annual meeting: a bird’s eye view of autoimmunity in 2015
SUMMARY The November 2014 annual meeting of the American College of...
HRV in Africa: an evaluation
On Expert Review of Vaccines, an evaluation of HRV impact and effectiveness in African countries - "Human rotavirus vaccine (Rotarix): focus on effectiveness and impact 6 years after first introduction in Africa"
SUMMARY:A decade after licensure of ...
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