New Mothers – 10 Health Tips for Women After Delivery

I just found this health related video on YouTube ... and thought you might enjoy it! This video features 10 … [Read more...]

What’s the latest on the flu vaccine?

Here are some updates on the flu vaccine. NIAID Media Availability: A Flu Vaccine that Lasts Why do we have to get the flu shot every year? Because each year, the strains of the influenza-causing … [Read more...]

In the pipeline: preventive vaccine against breast cancer

Could this be the vaccine we have been waiting for? Researchers at Cleveland Clinic announced last week that we may be closer to having a vaccine to fight breast cancer that previously thought. The … [Read more...]

Soon: a vaccine against prostate cancer?

What does the small pox virus has to do with prostate cancer? Well, scientists are using relatives of the deadly virus to develop a vaccine that holds lots of promise for patients with advanced … [Read more...]

Paper linking vaccination and autism retracted – now what?

Who would ever have thought that a medical article aimed for a medical professional audience would have such a profound effect on a layman’s attitude towards vaccines? I mean, thousands and thousands … [Read more...]

Flu updates: pork, vaccination, and ethnic susceptibility

What's new in the flu front? Here's the latest updates. USDA Confirms Pork From Pigs Exposed to H1N1 Virus is Safe to Eat Are pigs exposed to teh H1N1 flu virus safe for human consumption? The US … [Read more...]

Flu updates, October 26

Obama declares swine flu a national emergency US President Barack Obama has declared the swine flu epidemic a national emergency. The declaration will make it easier for U.S. medical facilities to … [Read more...]

Breast cancer vaccine in the making

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. In the US alone, it is estimated that 40,000 women will die from deadly disease this year. Mayo Clinic diagnoses and treats approximately 1,300 new … [Read more...]

New vaccine strategy reduces prostate cancer treatment side effects

Therapeutic cancer vaccines can help cure prostate cancer patients. However, the technique comes with side effects such as fatigue and increased blood sugar levels that are not well tolerated by many … [Read more...]

In the making: a vaccine against hypertension

You've heard of vaccines against polio, measles, small pox. What about a vaccine against hypertension? Last year, a paper presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions reported about … [Read more...]

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