News tagged with flu shot
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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 |
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 |
Norwegian pregnant women who received a vaccine against the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus showed no increased risk of pregnancy loss, while pregnant women who experienced influenza during pregnancy had an increased risk of miscarriages ...
Medications Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
With 41 states having reported widespread and severe outbreaks of flu this season, timely new research sheds light on why less than half of the American population has gotten a flu shot.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
When it comes to stopping illness, social media posts and tweets may be just what the doctor ordered.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
It's flu season. You know this because you hear it on television and read about it in newspapers, so you get flu shots and generally avoid crowds.
Health Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The flu shot, typically the first line of defense against seasonal influenza, could better treat the U.S. population, thanks to University of Pittsburgh researchers.
Health Dec 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
People carrying extra pounds may need extra protection from influenza.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
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
(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
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