Egg allergic children, including those with a history of anaphylaxis to egg, can safely receive a single dose of the seasonal influenza vaccine, according to a new study from the University of Michigan.
Immunology Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Children often get colds, but when they are not feeling well enough to participate in their normal daily activities or not alert enough to learn or play, they are too sick to go to school, an ...
Health Jan 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Bangladesh's livestock authorities are slaughtering around 150,000 chickens at a giant poultry farm near Dhaka after the worst outbreak of avian flu in five years, officials said Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A four-year-old boy has died of bird flu in Indonesia, the health ministry said Tuesday, the 10th fatal case in the country this year.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The origins of congenital heart defects could be traced right back to the first stages of embryonic development, according to University of East Anglia (UEA) research.
Cardiology Dec 13, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Oil and water may not mix, but a University of Georgia study found feeding chickens a blend of plant-based oils in their drinking water can help prevent salmonella contamination before the meat reaches ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Health workers in Nepal on Monday culled hundreds of chickens and destroyed eggs following an outbreak of bird flu in the capital Kathmandu, a government official said.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Virologists making mutated versions of the H5N1 bird flu halted their research in January after a U.S. government advisory panel suggested that their work, though well-intentioned, had the potential to endanger the public.
Medical research Oct 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 2
Flu season is here. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year five to 20 percent of Americans get the flu and more than 200,000 people are hospitalized due to flu-related complications. Flu season ...
Health Oct 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Over 50 % of the chicken meat that Denmark imports contains extended spectrum beta lactamase (ESBL), enzymes produced by some bacteria that make them resistant to certain antibiotics that are important in ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
First they began offering salad, then they added fruit. On Wednesday, McDonald's announced it would put something else on its menu to help customers watching their waistlines: calorie counts.
Health Sep 12, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—The Mexican government is battling an egg shortage and hoarding that have caused prices to spike in a country with the highest per-capita egg consumption on Earth.
Health Aug 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at NYU School of Medicine have made a novel discovery that could have widespread clinical implications, potentially affecting everything from nutrient metabolism to obesity in children.
Medications Aug 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Chickenpox cases in the United States dropped almost 80 percent between 2000 and 2010 in 31 states following routine use of the varicella vaccine, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Eight million chickens have so far been slaughtered in Mexico and 66 million more were vaccinated in a bid to contain a bird flu outbreak in the west of the country, authorities said Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0