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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 |
Higher flu vaccination rates for health care personnel can dramatically reduce the threat of flu outbreak among nursing home residents, according to a study published in the October issue of Infection Control and Hospital Ep ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- It's flu vaccine time again - and some lucky shot-seekers will find that the needle has shrunk.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 05, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers in Finland said Thursday they had confirmed a link between the swine flu vaccine and the onset of the sleep disorder narcolepsy in children.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Immunizations, including a yearly flu vaccine, are the best way to protect children from life-threatening pneumonia, according to new guidelines from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) and the Infectious Diseases ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 31, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) on Monday warned about a new mutant strain of the deadly bird flu H5N1 virus in China and Vietnam, saying there could be a "major resurgence" of the disease.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Backpack. Notebooks. Whooping cough shot?
Health Aug 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Some vaccines are once-in-a-lifetime; others need a booster shot or two to maintain their potency. And then there's the flu vaccine, which only lasts a year. Strains of influenza virus change so much from year-to-year that ...
Medical research Aug 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Each year 200,000 Americans are hospitalized due to flu-related complications.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A paper published today in the scientific research journal Science, describes a novel, proprietary monoclonal antibody (FI6) discovered in a collaboration between Humabs BioMed SA, the Institute for Research in Biomedicine ("IRB" ...
Medical research Jul 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers from Australia determined that pediatric liver transplant patients who received a single-dose of the H1N1 vaccine were not adequately protected against the virus compared to healthy children. This study appearing ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A novel breath test, measuring the immune response to the H1N1 flu virus, could help to ease future vaccine shortages by identifying the people who have already been infected with the flu virus.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Adjuvanted vaccines used during the 2009 swine flu pandemic did not increase the risk of Guillain-Barré syndrome substantially, if at all, finds a large Europe-wide study published in the British Medical Journal today. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A vaccine delivered to the skin using a microneedle patch gives better protection against the H1N1 influenza virus than a vaccine delivered through subcutaneous or intramuscular injection, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Annually changing flu vaccines with their hit-and-miss effectiveness may soon give way to a single, near-universal flu vaccine, according to a new report from scientists at The Scripps Research Institute and the Dutch biopharmaceutical ...
Medical research Jul 07, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |