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(HealthDay)—The 2013 flu season is living up to its advance billing as one of the worst in years.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 09, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1
Massachusetts public health officials are reporting 18 flu-related deaths in the state already this season, and Boston has declared a public health emergency.
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(HealthDay)—Flu season descended on the United States early and hard this winter, with significant increases in flu activity observed over the past month, according to an update issued Jan. 4 by the U.S. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress)— With the nation experiencing one of the earliest flu seasons since the winter of 2003, Matthew McGlone – an associate professor of advertising in The University of Texas at Austin's College of Communication ...
Health Dec 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new process to make a one-time, universal influenza vaccine has been discovered by a researcher at Georgia State University's Center for Inflammation, Immunity and Infection and his partners.
Medications Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—A United Nations proposal to ban the vaccine preservative thimerosal—which contains a form of mercury—should not go through, says a leading group of U.S. pediatricians.
Medications Dec 17, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Our immune system does not shut down with age, says a new study led by McMaster University researchers.
Immunology Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
College football and basketball games may provide more than a way for students to show school spirit – they could help prevent the flu.
Health Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Researchers at the University of Georgia have discovered that a virus commonly found in dogs may serve as the foundation for the next great breakthrough in human vaccine development.
Medical research Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Each year the flu puts more than 200,000 Americans in the hospital and causes anywhere from 3,000 to 49,000 deaths. With the exception of the H1N1 flu (also called swine flu) in 2009, most of these deaths ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 27, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
Does "man flu" exist? How effective is the flu vaccine? And do pets keep you healthy? These are just some of the questions scientists from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine want to explore as they launch a ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Flucelvax is the first seasonal flu vaccine to be approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration using a manufacturing method called cell culture technology, the agency said.
Medications Nov 21, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Italian health authorities on Friday lifted a ban on the sale of flu vaccines made by Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis, saying that tests had shown they were not a health risk.
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(Medical Xpress)—Immunising people with vaccines that are quick and inexpensive to produce is the answer to preventing large-scale spread of infectious disease, Professor Anton Middelberg from UQ's Australian Institute ...
Medical research Nov 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Swiss and Canadian health authorities on Wednesday lifted a ban on sales of flu vaccines made by Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis after determining they were safe and efficient.
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