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Whooping cough has exploded in the United States and some other developed countries in recent decades, and many experts suspect ineffective childhood vaccines for the alarming resurgence.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Pandemic flu continues to threaten public health, especially in the wake of the recent emergence of an H7N9 low pathogenic avian influenza strain in humans. A recent study published in ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress)—This flu season you've probably seen a number of friends on social media talking about symptoms.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Norwegian pregnant women who received a vaccine against the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus showed no increased risk of pregnancy loss, while pregnant women who experienced influenza during pregnancy had an increased risk of miscarriages ...
Medications Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New York's governor declared a public health emergency Saturday for the state because of the severity of the flu season, as officials across the U.S. grapple with the worst flu outbreak in several years.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 12, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—After a natural disaster, doctors should be on the lookout for outbreaks of a rare but deadly "flesh-eating" fungal infection, researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
It's common knowledge that excessive UV exposure from sunlight raises your chances for skin cancer, but predicting whether someone will actually develop skin cancer remains difficult. In a new research report, scientists ...
Cancer Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Parents must be considered when states decide to expand genetic screening programs for newborns, according to a new study that looked at mandatory testing panels and political pressure by advocacy groups.
Pediatrics Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Problems with the correct use of the male condom, such as not wearing a condom throughout sex or putting it on upside down, are common in the U.S. and have become a major concern of public health officials. New research shows ...
HIV & AIDS Feb 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Although there is an effective vaccine for hepatitis B and public health officials have a strong sense of who is at highest risk for the infectious liver disease, tens of thousands of people in the United ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
In a top-security lab in the Netherlands, scientists guard specimens of a super-killer influenza that slays half of those it infects and spreads easily from victim to victim.
Medical research Dec 28, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (8) | 13
More parents are opting out of school shots for their kids. In eight states now, more than 1 in 20 public school kindergartners aren't getting all the vaccines required for attendance, an Associated Press ...
Health Nov 28, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
Chagas disease, a tropical parasitic disease that can lead to life-threatening heart and digestive disorders, may be more widespread in Texas than previously thought, according to research from The University ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 17 |
A study published in the October issue of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, the journal of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, uses a famous case of international intrigue and murder to shed new li ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Sequencing the DNA of outbreak-causing microbes is nothing new -- but completing the entire process in a few short hours is.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |