An imaging study of chronic users of codeine-containing cough syrups (CCS) has found deficits in specific regions of brain white matter and associates these changes with increased impulsivity in CCS users.
Health officials in California say a high school is at the center of a tuberculosis outbreak in Sacramento County.
People suffering from pollen allergy may benefit from efforts to model pollen levels across Europe. But actual observations and personalised data are also essential.
Whooping cough has been found in a fifth of UK school age children visiting their doctor with a persistent cough, even though most have been fully vaccinated, finds a study published in BMJ today.
Many women experience bothersome urine loss with laughing, coughing and sneezing (stress urinary incontinence) AND on their way to the bathroom (urge urinary incontinence). When women experience both types of urine leakage, ...
Conventional wisdom holds that when the risk of catching a disease is high, people are more likely to get vaccinated to protect themselves.
The World Health Organization hit back on Wednesday against vaccine deniers who claim that immunisation is pointless, risky and that the body is better off fighting disease unaided.
The most comprehensive study to date of the family of bacteria that causes whooping cough points to more effective vaccine strategies and reveals surprising findings about the bacteria's origin and evolution. The new results ...
The bacterium that causes whooping cough, Bordetella pertussis, has changed in Australia - most likely in response to the vaccine used to prevent the disease - with a possible reduced effectiveness of the ...
Whooping cough vaccine protects infants and young children but booster doses wear off quickly, according to University of Queensland researchers.
Kathleen Wiederman is not staunchly against vaccines. She simply believes it is better for her child to naturally battle an illness than to be vaccinated against it.
Doctors in California say they've found a quicker way to diagnose patients with the fungal disease Valley fever.
Common cholesterol-lowering drugs could provide relief to patients suffering from a chronic lung disease, a study has shown.
Perth researchers developing a new whooping cough vaccine have described immune responses produced in pre-clinical testing with the new vaccine as 'exquisite'.
Whooping cough, also known as pertussis, is a bacterial infection that can be fatal. Now, a new nasal vaccination aimed at infants aims to address an unmet medical need against this disease.