Vaccination

Human trial of bee sting vaccine shows promise against allergic reactions

2 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Most people have probably been stung by a bee and while it can be painful, it's especially dangerous for the many that are at risk of suffering a life threatening allergic...
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Novel vaccine against bee sting allergy successfully tested

3 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

A recently completed trial on a bee sting vaccine containing a novel adjuvant called Advax to increase its efficacy has raised hopes that severe allergic reactions, sometimes...
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Top stories in infectious disease: Work absenteeism increased during 2017-2018 flu season, Lyme disease often misdiagnosed

11 hours ago   |   Healio

Among the top stories in infectious disease last week were study results that found workplace absenteeism was higher in the 2017-2018 flu season than in the previous five flu...
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Women's stronger immune response to flu vaccination diminishes with age

14 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   7 articles

Women tend to have a greater immune response to a flu vaccination compared to men, but their advantage largely disappears as they age and their estrogen levels decline...
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Endless Thread's 'Infectious,' Part 2

14 hours ago   |   CommonHealth Wbur

WBUR's Morning Edition is bringing listeners a special series on the history of vaccinations called "Infectious," from our podcast Endless Thread.
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Australian bee sting vaccine trial holds promise against allergic reactions

15 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

Most people have probably been stung by a bee and while it can be painful, it's especially dangerous for those at risk of suffering a life threatening allergic reaction...
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Over 20 Million Children Worldwide Missed Out on Lifesaving Vaccines in 2018

Over 20 Million Children Worldwide Missed Out on Lifesaving Vaccines in 2018

20 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

New data from WHO and UNICEF reports that nearly 20 million children worldwide missed out on lifesaving measles, diphtheria, and tetanus vaccines in 2018 due to conflict...
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Infections slow in hepatitis A outbreak, but more patients likely

1 day ago   |   Food Safety

Almost 30 cases of Hepatitis A have been reported in North Yorkshire since June 19. Public Health England Yorkshire and the Humber, North Yorkshire County Council and National...
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ICMR Starts Vaccine Trial to Prevent TB Among Close Contacts of Patient

ICMR Starts Vaccine Trial to Prevent TB Among Close Contacts of Patient

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health

Indian Council of Medical Research launches a vaccine trial to prevent the occurrence of tuberculosis among close contacts of a TB patient.
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Should men up to age 25 get the HPV jab? 

Should men up to age 25 get the HPV jab? 

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail

From September, vaccination against the human papilloma virus is to be extended to boys in Year 8, aged 12-13, (it has been part of the vaccination programme for girls since 2008).
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Nanotechnology Treatment Shows Promise Against Multiple Sclerosis, Stated Study

Nanotechnology Treatment Shows Promise Against Multiple Sclerosis, Stated Study

Nanotechnology treatment was found to reverse multiple sclerosis symptoms in mice, said new research. Read more ...

Disparities in Triple-negative Breast Cancer Diagnoses Confirmed

Disparities in Triple-negative Breast Cancer Diagnoses Confirmed

New study has uncovered a significant incidence of triple-negative breast cancer for women of color, specifically non-Hispanic black women, and for younger women. Read more ...

New Diagnostic Tool to See If Targeted Cancer Therapy is Effective

New Diagnostic Tool to See If Targeted Cancer Therapy is Effective

A portable device using artificial intelligence and biosensors accurately see if liver cancer cells are sensitive or resistant to chemotherapy drugs with instantaneous results. Read more ...

A prebiotic used in TCM can regulate lipid and glucose metabolism, improving...

A prebiotic used in TCM can regulate lipid and glucose metabolism, improving outcomes of metabolic disease

Improve your metabolic health by consuming poria mushroom, which is widely used in traditional Chinese medicine. Poria mushrooms contain a water-insoluble polysaccharide that... Read more ...

Alabama father-of-eight is in the ICU with a flesh-eating infection after...

Alabama father-of-eight is in the ICU with a flesh-eating infection after kayaking

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Ricky Rutherford, 41, contracted a flesh-eating bacterial infection after kayaking in Alabama. Doctors had to cut a six-inch piece of flesh out of... Read more ...

How we evolved to be obese: Over-eating turns on fat-saving protein

How we evolved to be obese: Over-eating turns on fat-saving protein

The RAGE protein is activated by stress and the threat of starvation, making our bodies conserve fat to burn later, It helped us in early human history, but now may make us... Read more ...

Trump's Abortion ‘Gag Rule' Has Gone Into Effect - Here's What That Means

Trump's Abortion ‘Gag Rule' Has Gone Into Effect - Here's What That Means

Federally funded health care clinics are no longer required to discuss abortion, and family planning funds are at stake in new ruling The Trump administration proposed an... Read more ...

Hypnotherapy, healing and growth: How meditation and self-hypnosis can...

Hypnotherapy, healing and growth: How meditation and self-hypnosis can improve your mental health

Meditation and hypnosis are two popular and widely studied techniques used for therapy. While they slightly differ in the way they are executed, they can be used to achieve the... Read more ...

Cancer patient, 25, diagnosed WEEKS before her first smear test is calling...

Cancer patient, 25, diagnosed WEEKS before her first smear test is calling for lower screening age

Amy Anderson, of Gateshead, was diagnosed with cervical cancer in March this year, three weeks before she was eligible to have a smear test. Read more ...

Statins Under-prescribed to Prevent Cardiac Diseases: Study

Statins Under-prescribed to Prevent Cardiac Diseases: Study

Significant treatment gap is present in managing patients who are at risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Read more ...