Study predicts 2018 flu vaccine will likely have 20 percent efficacy
A new study of 6,610 human flu sequences predicts that this fall's flu vaccine will likely have the same reduced efficacy against the dominant circulating strain of influenza A...
1 day ago - ScienceDaily
Two nurseries are being vaccinated against Hepatitis A after infections
Symptoms can include flu-like illness, loss of appetite, vomiting, very dark urine and itchy skin
2 days ago - Wales online
Travellers heading to China are warned to avoid traditional 'wet markets'
Two strains of avian flu, H5N6 and H7N4, are currently circulating the Asian country, according to the Public Health England report. Figures show 600,000 Britons make the...
3 days ago - Daily Mail
2 million more flu cases could be avoided by hitting national target
Almost 2 million additional cases of influenza could have been averted last season if 70% of Americans got the vaccine - a national target for overall coverage. Even small...
4 days ago - Healio
Doctor reveals the best time to get the flu shot
The flu shot is one of those measures you can take to help stave off sickness. GP Dr Ginni Mansberg explains why the jab is important and when you need to get it done.
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Thinking About Tapping Out on Keto? This Is How Long You Need to Keep It Up For Results
Many people who start the keto diet don't last much longer after the keto flu hits - and understandably so. Common symptoms can include headaches, stomachaches, dizziness...
4 days ago - PopSugar
Morning Break: Azar Hospitalized; 'Glorified Secretaries' in the ED; Flu Look-Back
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5 days ago - MedPageToday
Your flu symptoms could actually be a sign of herpes
Up to 80 percent of people infected with herpes experience flu-like symptoms such as fever, nausea and swollen lymph nodes before an outbreak as the body begins to attack the...
7 days ago - Daily Mail
Two-week methotrexate hiatus after flu vaccine improves vaccine effect
Temporarily ceasing methotrexate for 2 weeks following seasonal influenza vaccination improves the vaccine's immunogenicity, without increasing rheumatoid arthritis disease...
8 days ago - Healio
For this family, the flu's final gut punch was an $887 testing charge
Vince Amalfitano isn't one to rush to the doctor's office every time his kid sniffles. But when 12-year-old Christopher's fever climbed past 102 and with nightly news horror...
8 days ago - Topix
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Physical and Psychological Benefits of Tai Chi
Tai Chi improves brain metabolism and muscle energetics in older adults, shows study.
New Brain Scan Technique Can Help Detect Neurological Disorders
Functional connectivity MRI technique can help distinguish patients condition between neurological or Psychiatric disorders, finds a new study. Up until now, there are no...
All get expanded romaine warnings because of Alaska findings
The federal government today expanded its romaine lettuce warning to include all types of romaine lettuce from the Yuma, AZ, growing region, including whole heads and hearts of...
Recall Alert: CDC Says "Do Not Buy or Eat Romaine Lettuce at a Grocery Store...
"Do not buy or eat romaine lettuce at a grocery store or restaurant unless you can confirm it is not from the Yuma, Arizona, growing region," the CDC advises. Since the time of...
Teenagers' eyes reveals their future heart-disease risk
Researchers from The Westmead Institute for Medical Research, Australia, found that for every one point increase in a person's health quality-of-life, their retinal vessels...
You Might Want to Think Twice About Skipping Breakfast
Growing up in a larger family meant that dinners were taken very seriously in my household. Everybody had different schedules since some were working, some were in college, and...
High-sugar diets during pregnancy and early childhood linked to poor...
A Harvard University study found that children whose mothers consumed processed foods and sugary sodas during pregnancy scored lower on tests for learning, memory and other skills.
Everything You Need to Know Before Trying Intermittent Fasting
When someone first proposes you go an extended period of time without food, it's normal to panic. But when you hear all of the potential benefits of intermittent fasting...
DeepDDI: New Technology Helps Predict Drug-drug and Drug-food Interactions
Developing a deep learning-based computational framework called as DeepDDI can help predict and generate interactions for drug-drug or drug-food constituent pairs.
Interactive map reveals millions of people aren't eating enough calcium
Nepal in Asia was found to be the worst offender - having an intake of calcium seven times lower than the amount in Iceland, according to The International Osteoporosis Foundation.