African swine flu may reach U.S. herds via Chinese pork products
More dogs in more ports of entry are being put to work by Customs and Border Protection to help the USDA keep African swine flu from entering the United States. They fear...
6 hours ago - Food Safety
Flu Shot OK for Cancer Patients on Checkpoint Inhibitors
Study examined incidence of immune-related adverse events after flu vaccination
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Prepping basics: DIY Elderberry remedies that can help prevent colds or the flu
You can forget about taking a trip to your local pharmacy the next time you come down with a bad case of the flu or the common cold. Why spend money on flu medication when you...
1 day ago - Natural News
Here are 5 types of foods that boost your body's immunity
Following a healthy diet full of fresh fruits and vegetables, lean meats, and nuts and seeds can significantly improve your overall well-being. However, if you want to boost...
3 days ago - Natural News
Flu vaccination in hospital cut risk for heart attack
NEW ORLEANS - In a new study of nearly 30 million hospital records, adults who were vaccinated for influenza while hospitalized had a 10% lower risk for MI that year compared...
3 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Pediatrics Group Recommends Flu Vaccines for Next Season
The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending both the injectable influenza vaccine and the nasal spray for the 2019-2020 flu season. For 2018-2019...
4 days ago - Journal Watch - 2 articles
AAP recommends both nasal spray and flu shot for 2019-2020 season
The AAP recently announced that children can be vaccinated with either an inactivated influenza vaccine or a live-attenuated influenza vaccine for the 2019-2020 influenza...
4 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
New analysis compares scenarios to find the best time to get a flu shot
When flu season peaks after mid-winter, tens of thousands of influenza cases and hundreds of deaths can likely be avoided if older adults wait until October to get their flu...
5 days ago - News Medical
Vitamin B in Pregnancy Can Prevent Babies from Brain Problems
Expecting moms with high vitamin B levels can prevent babies from brain disorders caused by cold or flu in pregnancy, reveals a new study.
5 days ago - Medindia Health
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Rates of dementia have dropped 15% per decade since the 1980s
Researchers led by Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, studied almost 60,000 people to find individual dementia risk in the West is lower than in the 1980s.
Unknown Benefits of Cholesterol-lowering Drugs Identified
Statins were beneficial during heart attacks and cancer cell metastasis, found out by scientists while exploring it's side effects.
Air pollution may damage a man's ability to perform in the bedroom
A study by Guangzhou Medical University in China found that exposing male rats to regular doses of petrol and diesel exhaust gases reduced their ability to respond to sexual...
Playing Video Game May Help Stroke Survivors Move Again
New customized video game called myoelectric computer interface helped retrain stroke survivors' arm muscles into moving more normally, finds a new study.
Food Pantry Clients More Likely to Choose Healthy Meal Kits
Meal kits and recipe tastings increase healthy food choices such as whole grains and leafy greens among food pantry clients, reveals a new study.
Simple Blood Test can Determine the Preterm Birth Rate in Low-resource Countries
Simple blood test and mathematical model can precisely identify preterm babies without ultrasound, reports a new study
Pregnant Women with Undiagnosed Diabetes More Likely to Experience Stillbirths
Women with undiagnosed diabetes in pregnancy are more likely to experience stillbirth, reveals a new study.
Low Levels of Leisure-Time Exercise Can Lower Your Death Risk
Even very light leisure-time exercises such as gardening and walking in the park can reduce the risk of death from heart disease, cancer, and other causes, reveals a new study.
Undernutrition in Pregnancy Changes Lung-Specific Gene Expressions
New research shows how a mother's diet can affect epigenetic markers of her offspring and result in changes to genes that regulate lung health.
Even Small Doses of Synthetic Cannabinoids Can Impair Brain Function
New study finds that even low doses of the synthetic cannabinoid JWH-018 can reduce or impair cognitive performance.