Flu Vaccine Fails To Protect Children With Leukemia
Children with leukemia who were vaccinated against influenza developed flu. It is necessary for high risk patients to avoid crowds and maintain good hygiene during flu season.
16 hours ago - Medindia Health
Vaccinated pediatric cancer patients just as likely as unvaccinated peers to develop flu
Young leukemia patients who were vaccinated against influenza were just as likely as their unvaccinated peers to develop flu, suggesting that additional steps are necessary to...
23 hours ago - News Medical
What You Need to Know About the 2017-2018 Flu Vaccine
The 2017-2018 Flu Vaccine It's the time of the year to start getting your flu shot. There are a few things you need to know about the 2017-2018 flu vaccine. The flu vaccine The...
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Did Nasal Flu Vaccine Withdrawal Lower Vaccination Rates?
The nasal version of a flu vaccine was discontinued more than a year ago, after it was found to be ineffective. Health officials worried that flu vaccination rates in children...
4 days ago - Modern Medicine
Why No LAIV Again This Year?
In children, the live attenuated influenza vaccine had a paltry effectiveness rate compared with other flu vaccines. Medscape Pediatrics
5 days ago - Medscape
Reminder: Get Your Kid a Flu Shot By the End of October
If getting your kid a flu shot is something you've been putting off, don't wait too much longer. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that children 6 months and older...
6 days ago - Topix
The risk of type 1 diabetes not increased by swine flu vaccine Pandemrix
There has been a fear that the swine flu vaccine, Pandemrix, would increase the risk of autoimmune diseases other than narcolepsy. However, a new study of children from Sweden...
7 days ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
Flu vaccine: The other ‘pneumonia shot'
Being an infectious disease pharmacist and having children has its advantages. Children contract many different infectious syndromes, which allows me to take advantage of that...
9 days ago - Healio
No Drop in Flu Vaccinations Since Nasal Spray Withdrawn
Discontinuation of the pain-free nasal spray flu vaccine hasn't led to a drop in childhood influenza vaccination - at least not in Oregon. In 2016, the U.S. Centers for Disease...
9 days ago - Topix
Is your child scared of shots? Are you? Here are 7 things you can do to tame the fear
For the second year in a row, the Centers for Disease Control is telling doctors not to give patients FluMist, the nasal spray flu vaccine, and that's a problem for kids and...
9 days ago - Topix
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First Aid Training Can Help Parents Handle Emergencies at Home
One in ten parents would take their child to the ER immediately. Approximately, only half of parents are confident about treating their child at home.
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Happy National Dental Hygiene Month
October is National Dental Hygiene Month! This month, health care professionals across the nation have been spreading the word to help dental hygienists maintain healthy...
More Than 130,000 Vaccine Doses Reportedly Destroyed In Syria After Attack
If confirmed, thousands of children are now at risk for deadly diseases.
Mom who was imprisoned for refusing to vaccinate her son speaks out
One of the harshest realities of divorce is the ensuing tug-of-war between parents over their rights and responsibilities towards their children. While some parents seem to be...
Plan an Allergy-Safe Halloween for Your Child
Common-sense rules will make Fright Night less scary Related MedlinePlus Pages: Asthma in Children , Child Safety , Food Allergy
Black Children Missing Out on Eczema Treatment
But study finds they tend to have more severe cases of the skin condition than white children Related MedlinePlus Pages: African American Health , Eczema , Health Disparities
Black Women Face Double the Risk of Pregnancy-Related Heart Failure
But researchers don't know what's driving these racial differences yet Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities , Health Problems in Pregnancy , Heart Failure