influenza vaccination

Why H1N1 increased mortality in healthy kids?


November 7th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) During the H1N1 flu pandemic in 2009, healthy children became critically ill, developing severe pneumonia and respiratory failure, sometimes fatal. A nationwide investigation in the US ... Read more...

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Maternal influenza vaccination linked to flu protection in infants


October 5th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): Infants whose mothers receive influenza vaccines during pregnancy are less likely to be infected with flu or hospitalised for respiratory illnesses in their first six months of life, ... Read more...

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Seasonal Flu Shot Lowers Heart Attack Risk Significantly


October 1st, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 1, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A recent study conducted by researchers has revealed that a seasonal flu shot lowers heart attack risk significantly among individuals. Researchers found that there ... Read more...

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Study: Seasonal flu shot lowers heart attack risk by 20%


October 1st, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oct 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A study has found the link between the flu shots and heart attack. The study results make it clear that those people who get flu shots have ... Read more...

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Scientists review fate of pandemic H1N1 flu virus


September 29th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 29 (ANI): In a new commentary, scientists have reviewed the fates of previous pandemic influenza viruses in the years following a pandemic and speculate on possible future courses for the ... Read more...

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Tamiflu may prevent pneumonia in swine flu patients


September 29th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 29 (ANI): A new Chinese study has revealed that people who caught swine flu during the 2009 pandemic may have been protected against developing radiographic pneumonia by taking Tamiflu.The researchers ... Read more...

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Seasonal flu vaccine ‘lowers first heart attack risk’


September 21st, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 21 (ANI): A new study has found that the seasonal flu vaccine is associated with a 19pc reduction in the rate of first heart attack and early vaccination in the ... Read more...

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Infants of vaccinated mums less likely to be hospitalized for flu


November 3rd, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): Infants born to women who received influenza vaccine during pregnancy are less likely to be hospitalized due to the disease, say researchers.Influenza is a major cause of serious ... Read more...

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New H1N1 influenza vaccine trial to be launched for asthma patients


October 10th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): Scientists at the National Institutes of Health are set to launch the first government-sponsored clinical trial in people with asthma.The trial is aimed at determining what dose of ... Read more...

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Swine flu pandemic may spark heart attacks


September 22nd, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 22 (ANI): Doctors have warned that failure to control swine flu may increase the rates of heart attacks.The caution is especially alarming as the pandemic is predicted to surge this ... Read more...

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Influenza vaccination may help cut antibiotic use


August 21st, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 21 (ANI): A Canadian study suggests that in addition to helping protect against disease, influenza vaccination may also prevent inappropriate antibiotic use.Published in the online edition of Clinical Infectious Disease, ... Read more...

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Influenza vaccination lessens workplace absences due to illness


January 14th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 14 (ANI): Influenza vaccination has been found to enable workers, aged 50 to 64, to lose substantially fewer days of work due to illness in a new study. Published ... Read more...

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Influenza vaccination may cut risk of blood clotting in veins


November 10th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 10 (ANI): A new study has revealed that influenza vaccination can help reduce the risk of blood clots forming in veins by 26 percent Our study suggests for the first ... Read more...

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Flu shot rates lag for adolescents at risk


November 3rd, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 3 (IANS) The rates of flu vaccination for adolescents who suffer from asthma and other illnesses are still far too low, according to a recent study. The research was led ... Read more...

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Anti-flu shot does not reduce death risk


August 30th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 30 (IANS) Flu vaccine does confer protection against specific strains of influenza, but its overall benefit seems to have been exaggerated by observational studies, especially in case of the elderly."Over ... Read more...

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