Vaccination

New malaria vaccine results raise hopes of mass rollout

A booster dose of a new malaria vaccine maintains a high level of protection against the disease, researchers said Thursday, expressing hopes the cheap jab could be produced on a massive scale in a matter of years.

Health

Breastfeeding in rainy season 'wards off disease'

Breastfeeding infants continuously for six months during the rainy season, without including any other foods, may help prevent a disease linked to micronutrient deficiencies, a study suggests.

Inflammatory disorders

Can severe weather changes make allergies worse?

Although allergies are normally associated with the spring and fall, it may feel like allergy season never left this winter. From cold fronts to rainy days and back to warmer days, an allergy expert at Baylor College of Medicine ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Post-monsoon fever outbreak kills over 100 in Indian state

Infections following monsoon rains have led to a fever outbreak in India's northern Uttar Pradesh state, killing at least 114 people in the past three weeks, health officials said Wednesday.

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