Zika Could Infect the Baby by Hijacking It's Road To Immunity
Anti-dengue antibodies acquired by infection or vaccination tend to enhance the capability of Zika virus to infect placental cells, finds a new study.
5 hours ago - Medindia Health
Flu jab shortage sees 1.3m fewer over-65s vaccinated than last year as GPs turn elderly away
GPs are engaged in a war of words with NHS England after 69 per cent reported a shortage in the flu jab. Public Health England say only 52 per cent of over-65s had been vaccinated.
11 hours ago - Daily Mail
Goodbye 'Gluten-Free'? Celiac Disease Vaccine May Make It Possible
Title: Goodbye 'Gluten-Free'? Celiac Disease Vaccine May Make It Possible Category: Health News Created: 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 11/15/2018 12:00:00 AM
13 hours ago - Medicine Net - 2 articles
The counties where the anti-vaccine movement thrives in the US
As a pediatrician-scientist who develops new vaccines for neglected diseases, I spent most of my career in the Boston-Washington, D.C. corridor. While working in the Northeast...
16 hours ago - Topix
Flu vaccine delays for over-65s 'resolved by weekend'
Patients and GPs have been frustrated by shortages caused by the staggered supply of the new vaccine.
18 hours ago - BBC
Association of Provider Recommendation and Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Initiation among Male Adolescents Aged 13-17 Years-United States
To assess human papillomavirus vaccination coverage among adolescents by provider recommendation status.
22 hours ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
Is it appropriate to recommend a reformulated vaccine without additional effectiveness data?
In February, the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommended a reformulated version of the FDA-approved live-attenuated influenza vaccine, or LAIV - marketed...
1 day ago - Healio - 2 articles
‘It's complicated': Nasal spray or flu shot for pediatric vaccination?
After recommending against the live-attenuated influenza vaccine, or LAIV, for 2 years in a row, the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted in February to...
1 day ago - Healio - 2 articles
Progress in meningitis lags far behind other vaccine-preventable diseases, analysis shows
The global disease burden of meningitis remains unacceptably high, and progress lags substantially behind that of other vaccine-preventable diseases, warns a new analysis...
1 day ago - News Medical
What to Know About Getting a Flu Shot This Year, No Matter Who's Paying
Flu season is here, and there are at least six types of vaccine to choose from. It's worth studying the options to determine which is likely to protect you the most.
1 day ago - NY Times
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10 Advent Calendars You Need In Your Life This Holiday Season
It is the most wonderful time of the year. While I'm personally more of a fall girl, I also go pretty hard for the Christmas spirit. I love the lead up to Christmas the most...
Berries are some of the best anti-cancer foods you'll ever find
If you're constantly on the lookout for ways to reduce your cancer risk, welcome to the club. With so many different types of cancer to worry about and so few safe and...
Sucking Your Baby's Pacifier Might Actually Protect Them From Allergies
Don't feel ashamed for sucking on your baby's pacifier to clean it off - you might be helping them out with allergies Come on. You know you've done it. Well, probably not with...
Anti-Malaria Drugs can Treat Cancer: Here's How
Mechanism of action of anti-malarial drugs that can be used for treating cancer has been discovered. These drugs target the enzyme PPT1 and deactivate it to inhibit the growth...
Meditation eases PTSD in veterans suffering from flashbacks, nightmares and...
Researchers from the US Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington DC, found that 61 per cent of veterans with PTSD saw their symptoms improve just three months after starting...
New Shoe Insole Technology Can Heal Diabetic Ulcers Better While Walking
Diabetic foot ulcers: Newly developed shoe insole technology can heal diabetic ulcers better while walking.
New Method to Study Swallowing Could Lead to Improved ALS Treatments
Researchers mimic swallowing problems in rodents that will allow more targeted study of ALS progression.
Omega-3 Fatty Acids Can Reduce Premature Birth Risk
High intake of omega-3 fatty acids during pregnancy can lower the risk of premature births, reveals a new study.
Omega-3 fatty acids found to control non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
It is a little-known fact that even teetotalers can end up with liver disease. In fact, the most common form of this type of disease in the United States - non-alcoholic fatty...
Homeopathic remedies for high blood pressure
Hypertension is a common and critical health concern, especially for older people. An article in Homeopathic covered some of the best ways of naturally treating high blood...