News tagged with flu vaccine

Pharma giant Novartis working on H7N9 vaccine

Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis is researching a vaccine for the H7N9 strain of bird flu, its chief executive said Thursday, amid fears that the disease could mutate into a form that spreads among people.

Apr 25, 2013
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Flu shots boosted by exercise

(Medical Xpress)—Exercising at the time of having a flu shot may increase the success of vaccination according to a University of Sydney researcher.

Apr 23, 2013
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Better regulation needed for kids' flu vaccine

Flu vaccines given to children should be more rigorously tested before before being allowed onto the market, researchers say, to prevent a repeat of the 2010 vaccine release, which caused a spate of high ...

Apr 15, 2013
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Healthy doctors make healthy patients, study finds

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.

Apr 08, 2013
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Flu vaccine linked to narcolepsy in under 30s: study

A vaccine used in Sweden in the 2009-2010 "swine flu" pandemic is linked to a higher risk of the sleeping disorder narcolepsy among under 30s, and not just children and teens as previously thought, a Swedish study showed ...

Mar 26, 2013
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