News tagged with flu shot
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The United States government public health agency, the CDC, pledges "To base all public health decisions on the highest quality scientific data, openly and objectively derived." But Peter Doshi, a postdoctoral fellow at Johns ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Pregnant mothers' exposure to the flu was associated with a nearly fourfold increased risk that their child would develop bipolar disorder in adulthood, in a study funded by the National Institutes of Health. The findings ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Exercising at the time of having a flu shot may increase the success of vaccination according to a University of Sydney researcher.
Immunology Apr 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Patients are more likely to follow preventive health practices like getting a flu shot or mammography if their doctors do likewise, researchers at the University of British Columbia and in Israel have discovered.
Health Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(AP)—Health officials say the flu season is winding down, and it has killed 105 children—about the average toll.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—About 71 million Americans with private health insurance plans received at least one free preventive health service—such as a mammogram or flu shot—in 2011 and 2012 because of the Affordable ...
Health Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Health officials say this season's flu shot is only 9 percent effective in protecting seniors against the most common and dangerous flu bug.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Seniors seem to get a weaker boost to their immune system following a flu shot than young people do, a small study shows.
Medications Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Mild winters where few people catch the flu tend to be followed by serious flu outbreaks the next year, a new study finds, suggesting that global warming could mean harsher flu seasons ahead.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—People may think it's more vital to take their medicine, if that medicine is cheap. A new study from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University shows consumers believe prices for lifesaving ...
Medications Feb 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) announced its recommended 2013 adult immunization schedule that includes important updates to the pneumococcal, Tdap (tetanus, ...
Health Jan 28, 2013 | 2 / 5 (1) | 1
Sifting through social media messages has become a popular way to track when and where flu cases occur, but a key hurdle hampers the process: how to identify flu-infection tweets. Some tweets are posted by people who have ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Public campaigns that call upon people to think and act interdependently may undermine motivation for many Americans, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Scienc ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—As U.S. health officials recommend flu shots and frequent hand washing for protection during this season's influenza outbreak, dietitians point to another significant defense weapon: healthy ...
Health Jan 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
(HealthDay)—With flu widespread throughout the United States this season, businesses need to prepare to deal with productivity challenges, a doctor advises.
Health Jan 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0