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(HealthDay)—Flu activity in the United States remains at low levels, federal health officials said Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
With flu season around the corner, getting a seasonal vaccine might be one of the best ways to prevent people from getting sick. These vaccines only work, however, if their developers have accurately predicted which strains ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The only thing predictable about the flu is its unpredictability, U.S. health officials said Thursday, as they urged virtually all Americans to get vaccinated for the coming season.
Health Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
(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
Influenza outbreaks in the United States typically begin with the arrival of cold weather and then spread in seasonal waves across geographic zones. But the question of why epidemics can vary from one season to the next has ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 07, 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) -- 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
The pandemic 2009 H1N1 vaccine can generate antibodies in vaccinated individuals not only against the H1N1 virus, but also against other influenza virus strains including H5N1 and H3N2. This discovery adds an important new ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
University of British Columbia researchers have found a potential way to develop universal flu vaccines and eliminate the need for seasonal flu vaccinations.
Immunology May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A text messaging intervention with education-related messages sent to parents increased influenza vaccination coverage compared with usual care in a traditionally hard-to-reach, low-income, urban, minority population of children ...
Health Apr 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An intranasal vaccine that includes four weakened strains of influenza could do a better job in protecting children from the flu than current vaccines, Saint Louis University research shows.
Immunology Apr 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- For a virus like influenza, the key to success isn't in overpowering the immune system, its in tricking it. A team of researchers led by scientists at The Rockefeller University has ...
Medical research Mar 14, 2012 | 2 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A belief that the seasonal flu jab really works is far more likely to sway healthcare professionals to get vaccinated than the potential to protect at risk patients from infection, finds research published in Occupational an ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 07, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Closing elementary and secondary schools can help slow the spread of infectious disease and should be considered as a control measure during pandemic outbreaks, according to a McMaster University led study.
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