Vaccination

Couple whose infant son died from meningitis has message for other parents

17 hours ago   |   NBC News

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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Couple Whose Infant Son Died Of Meningitis Urge People To Get Vaccinated

1 day ago   |   Scary Mommy

The infant was just four months old when he died from bacterial meningitis Two weeks ago, Alex Dempsey and Gabriel Schultz experienced what no parent should ever endure - the...
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Despite improvements, California's campaign for childhood immunizations faces pushback

1 day ago   |   Topix

Dr. Bob Sears examines 2-month-old twins Andrew and William Sandoval in his office in 2014 as their mother, Karissa Sandoval, looks on. Among his many books on pediatrics...
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Couple whose infant son died from meningitis has message for other parents

1 day ago   |   NBC News

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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Researchers create vaccine that protects against malaria in mouse models

1 day ago   |   News Medical

A Yale-led team of researchers have created a vaccine that protects against malaria infection in mouse models, paving the way for the development of a human vaccine that works...
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Breast Cancer Vaccines Look Promising

Breast Cancer Vaccines Look Promising

1 day ago   |   Health

THURSDAY, June 26 — Women with metastatic breast cancer who developed an immune response to an investigational vaccine lived twice as long as those who didn't have an immune...
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Retooled vaccine raises hopes as a lower-cost treatment for Type 1 diabetes

2 days ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

For Hodalis Gaytan, 20, living with Type 1 diabetes means depending on an assortment of expensive medicines and devices to stay healthy. Test strips. Needles. A glucose meter...
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Fractional-Dose Yellow Fever Vaccination - Advancing the Evidence Base

2 days ago   |   New England Journal of Medicine

In 2016, a global shortage of yellow fever vaccine occurred as a result of major yellow fever outbreaks in Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo. By October, 7136 cases...
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Hepatitis C Vaccine Could Reduce Transmission Among Drug Users

Hepatitis C Vaccine Could Reduce Transmission Among Drug Users

2 days ago   |   Medindia Health

Hepatitis C vaccine was found to reduce transmission of hepatitis C among drug users - even though it's unlikely such a vaccine would provide complete immunity, found new study.
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HCV vaccine could reduce transmission in people who inject drugs

3 days ago   |   Healio

A vaccine that would provide incomplete immunity against hepatitis C virus could still reduce the spread of the virus among drug users sharing syringes, according to study...
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Valproic acid-induced autism in young children reduced with curcumin

Valproic acid-induced autism in young children reduced with curcumin

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that about one in 59 children has autism spectrum disorder. A look at yearly data on the prevalence of ASD reveals that... Read more ...

For Effective Diagnosis of Multiple Myeloma Test the Urine and Blood

For Effective Diagnosis of Multiple Myeloma Test the Urine and Blood

Multiple myeloma can be detected by urine test as well as the serum of our blood, say pathologists. Urine test though an age-old diagnostic tool is still very effective in... Read more ...

Migraine May Increase Ear Disorders

Migraine May Increase Ear Disorders

Increased risk of developing ear disorders like tinnitus is seen in people with chronic migraines when compared to those without a headache. Read more ...

Massive Genome Havoc in Breast Cancer Revealed

Massive Genome Havoc in Breast Cancer Revealed

One of the most detailed maps ever made of structural variations in a cancer cell's genome has been revealed by researchers. Read more ...

Intensive Care Patients' Muscles Unable to Use Fats for Energy: Study

Intensive Care Patients' Muscles Unable to Use Fats for Energy: Study

Muscle wasting increases length of intensive care unit stay and mortality, and hence it is important that we identify better ways to ensure that nutrition and rehabilitation... Read more ...

Recalled Honey Smacks still on store shelves; more people sick

Recalled Honey Smacks still on store shelves; more people sick

Some retailers are still selling recalled Kellogg's Honey Smacks responsible for an expanding nationwide Salmonella outbreak, spurring the FDA to once again urge consumers to... Read more ...

Fat-Loss Coach Says Do These 6 Things For 2 Weeks to Start Losing Weight

Fat-Loss Coach Says Do These 6 Things For 2 Weeks to Start Losing Weight

A post shared by Carter Good • Fat loss Coach on Jul 3, 2018 at 7:59am PDT Trying to lose weight but struggling with how to get started and be successful? With so much... Read more ...

Kidney Trauma from Gunshot Wounds, Other Injuries: Is Surgery the Best Option?

Kidney Trauma from Gunshot Wounds, Other Injuries: Is Surgery the Best Option?

Doctors exploring the best approach for treating penetrating kidney trauma from gunshot wounds and other injuries found that conservative, non-surgical management is a feasible... Read more ...

Testosterone Therapy Offers New Hope for Cancer Patients

Testosterone Therapy Offers New Hope for Cancer Patients

Testosterone is effective at fighting cachexia or loss of body mass in cancer patients and can help improve quality of life in cancer patients. Read more ...

Routine Screening and Treatment for Opioid Abuse Recommended to Reduce...

Routine Screening and Treatment for Opioid Abuse Recommended to Reduce Opioid Epidemic in US

Opioid abuse in US can be cut down if health care providers routinely screen and treat patients for opioid abuse when they come to clinics and hospitals seeking other services. Read more ...