Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Turkey approves China's Sinovac jab

Turkey on Wednesday approved the emergency use of a coronavirus jab developed by China's Sinovac, paving the way for a national vaccination drive that will start with healthcare workers.

Vaccination

Jordan launches COVID vaccination campaign

Jordan launched a COVID-19 vaccination campaign on Wednesday, beginning with jabs for healthcare workers, people with chronic illnesses and those over the age of 60.

Cardiology

High-dose flu shot no better for heart patients

Getting a high-dose flu shot instead of a regular dose doesn't further reduce the risk of serious flu-complications, hospitalization or death in people with heart disease, new research shows.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Heavy metals found in hunt for source of India's mystery illness

Traces of heavy metals such as lead and nickel have been found in samples taken from 550 people stricken by a mystery illness in a southern Indian town where some victims have collapsed in the street, officials said.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hospital outcomes worse for children with chronic kidney disease

(HealthDay)—Among children who are hospitalized, pediatric chronic kidney disease (CKD) is associated with longer length of stay (LOS) and increased costs compared with other chronic illnesses, according to a study published ...

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