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When patients with diabetes experience interruptions in health - insurance coverage, they are less likely to receive the screening tests and vaccines they need to protect their health. A new study finds that this is true ...
Health Jan 04, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
A California hospital raised its employee influenza vaccination rate above 90 percent by shifting from a voluntary vaccination program to one mandating all healthcare workers either get vaccinated or wear a mask at work for ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- A new vaccine is being tested in the US that may protect against the norovirus, which causes "stomach flu" or acute viral gastroenteritis, that can occur in confined living settings such as cruise ships, ...
Medications Dec 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists from the International Vaccine Institute (IVI) have discovered that an antigen common to most influenza viruses, and commonly referred to as matrix protein 2 (M2), when administered under the tongue could protect ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- The world should get ready for a new Made in China product - vaccines.
Medications Nov 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
As people age, their immune system becomes less robust. This makes them more susceptible to serious and frequently life-threatening infections with viruses that affect the respiratory tract such as influenza A virus (IAV). ...
Medical research Nov 21, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Vaccinating children annually against influenza virus interferes with their development of cross-reactive killer T cells to flu viruses generally, according to a paper in the November Journal of Virology.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
New technology now makes it possible to collect 'near real-time' data about whether people are having any side effects from vaccination. By studying people who received the 2009-10 swine flu vaccination in Scotland, researchers ...
Medications Nov 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Ordinary flu vaccine has always worked out for Carolyn Hendrickson, so the 77-year-old was perplexed on a recent Monday when her clinic gave her a high-dose version without asking first.
Medications Nov 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
During the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic, many previously healthy children became critically ill, developing severe pneumonia and respiratory failure, sometimes fatal. The largest nationwide investigation to date of influenza ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Amanda Kanowitz was a healthy 4-year-old when she got the flu. Her first symptoms-cough, low fever, vomiting - seemed like signs of any common childhood bug, and the doctor suggested fluids and rest. Three days later, her ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
People carrying extra pounds may need extra protection from influenza.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
The Finnish government and major insurance companies announced Wednesday they will pay for lifetime medical care for children diagnosed with narcolepsy after receiving the swine flu vaccine.
Health Oct 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
As the influenza season gets underway, Health Center researchers study ways of making the flu vaccine more effective for older adults.
Medications Sep 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Recent policies calling for vaccinating preschool-aged children against the flu led to a 34 percent decline in influenza cases in this age group, according to researchers at Children's Hospital Boston and McGill University. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |