Potential strategies to achieve universal influenza vaccination for children: provider attitudes in two states
Childhood influenza vaccination rates remain sub-optimal. Provider perceptions on strategies to achieve universal vaccination are needed. We assessed perceptions and attitudes...
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Flu vaccines offered no protection against killer 'Aussie' strain
Public Health England today admitted the jab had 'no significant effectiveness' in stopping people being struck down by H3N2, which was blamed for adding to the pressure on the...
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Boys should be given life-saving HPV vaccine, say Government advisers
Charities today hailed the 'huge triumph' and begged officials to immediately implement the guidance. Since 2008 the vaccine has been given to 12-13-year-old girls on the NHS...
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Safeguarding Our Health: Vaccines Protect Us All
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Tdap during pregnancy results in blunted immune response in infants
Immunizing pregnant women with Tdap protects newborn infants against pertussis, but a study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases demonstrated that by 12 months postpartum...
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Speed Up Immunization To Cover 5 Million Kids in South-east Asia
Equity and improving vaccination coverage is the key to preventing resurgence of diseases, according to WHO.
1 day ago - Medindia Health
State should crack down on doctors who sow, abet vaccination doubts
Dr. Bob Sears, a leading vaccine skeptic, is shown at his pediatrics and family medicine practice in Capistrano Beach, Calif. The Medical Board of California has disciplined...
1 day ago - Topix
HPV Shot Rids 97-Year-Old of Advanced Skin Cancer
On a hunch, a doctor injected the Gardasil, the HPV vaccine, directly into the tumors of a woman with advanced skin cancer. The tumors disappeared. Nobody thinks it should be...
1 day ago - Web MD
Top stories in infectious disease: FDA strengthens safety warnings for fluoroquinolones, cyclosporiasis outbreak tied to McDonald's salads
Among the top stories in infectious disease is the FDA strengthening its warnings about the risk for mental health side effects and serious blood sugar disturbances associated...
2 days ago - Healio
Couple whose infant son died from meningitis has message for other parents
Parents of an infant boy who died from bacterial meningitis only 24 hours after showing symptoms are urging teens and adults to get vaccinated to protect small children.
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Sensitivity to Bitter-Taste may be Associated with Cancer Risk
Link found between high bitter-taste sensitivity and increased risk of cancer among older British women by a recent study that involves 5,500 women whose diet, lifestyle, and...
New Secret Help of Breast Cancer Identified
Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Protein X suppression has been found to assist the breast cancer to grow, finds a new study. miR-27b, a breast cancer oncogene promotes this suppression.
Children who undergo CT scans may be at a higher risk of brain cancer
Researchers, led by Dr Michael Hauptmann at the Netherlands Cancer Institute, found rates of cancer were 1.5 times higher in the children who had underwent at least one CT scan...
Heart Patient's Discharged Against Advice More Likely to Return Within 30 Days
Heart attack patients who get themselves discharged against medical advice are more likely to return to the hospital in a hurry, finds a new study.
Water: The Key to Understanding Sweetness
Perception of sweetness may depend on molecular interactions between specific sugars and water in the saliva.
Giving adrenaline to cardiac arrest patients DOUBLES risk of brain damage
Officials are now reviewing the guidelines given to paramedics and ambulance staff, after the Warwick University study cast doubt on the way people have been treated for decades.
Strategies to Reduce Sugar-sweetened Beverage Consumption in Young Children
Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages have been linked to weight gain and other negative health effects, particularly in young children. It is important to identify...
Breath Tests May Help Detect Pancreatic Cancer Early
Breath tests may help detect pancreatic cancer early, when curative treatments may be possible. Breath analyses may also help identify patients with pancreatic cancer from...
Chronic Preoperative Opioid Use May Up Risk of Poor Outcomes
Patients who use opioid before total knee or hip replacement surgery for more than two months are at high risk of being readmitted in the hospital and undergoing repeat...
Whiten Your Teeth Using Nanoparticles
Nanoparticles are used as a safe and effective way to whiten the teeth instead of harmful treatments, says researcher from American Chemical Society.