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A swine flu vaccine used in 2009-10 is linked to a higher risk of the sleeping disorder narcolepsy in children and teens in Sweden and Finland, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control said Friday.
Medications Sep 21, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—As the flu season approaches, public health officials will be campaigning to get people vaccinated, and each of us will have to decide whether to take their advice or not. How will we make ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 12, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 1
Dengue is one of the most widespread mosquito-borne viral diseases in the world, with WHO estimating that around half of the world's population are currently at risk. While infection usually causes flu-like symptoms, it can ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—The leading pediatricians' group in the United States is again urging parents to get all children aged 6 months or over immunized in preparation for the coming flu season.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—Children with neurologic disorders such as cerebral palsy, intellectual disability or epilepsy are at increased risk of dying from flu, a new study says.
Pediatrics Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Many U.S. schools are not prepared for another pandemic, according to a new study.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
National Institutes of Health scientists have identified how a kind of immature immune cell responds to a part of influenza virus and have traced the path those cells take to generate antibodies that can neutralize a wide ...
Medical research Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI), a Seattle-based non-profit research organization that is a leading developer of adjuvants used in vaccines combating infectious disease, and Medicago Inc. (TSX: MDG; OTCQX: ...
Medications Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- The formulation for the vaccine that will help protect against the flu this coming season was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday.
Medications Aug 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists studying flu vaccines have identified ways to overcome an obstacle called "original antigenic sin," which can impair immune responses to new flu strains.
Immunology Aug 13, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Toward 'universal' vaccine: Scientists describe antibodies that protect against large variety of flu viruses
A team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute and Crucell Vaccine Institute in the Netherlands describes three human antibodies that provide broad protection against Influenza B virus strains. ...
Medical research Aug 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Eight million chickens have so far been slaughtered in Mexico and 66 million more were vaccinated in a bid to contain a bird flu outbreak in the west of the country, authorities said Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Only 29 human cases of a new strain of "swine" flu have been identified in two years, but the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is making sure it's prepared should the H3N2 strain ...
Medications Aug 04, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 2 |
Mexico will start vaccinating some 10 million poultry Thursday against the highly contagious bird flu strain that has already led to the deaths of five million birds which either fell ill or were slaughtered.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A vaccine strategy that protects against all strains of seasonal influenza and avoids the need for annual vaccination is the ultimate goal of a research collaboration between the University of Pittsburgh ...
Medications Jul 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0