Scientists Agonized Over Flu Vaccine 2003-12-15
submitted by kickingbird at Aug, 19, 2004 from FIC
Late last winter, a committee of vaccine experts designing this season´s flu shot considered their choices. They had two, and both seemed bad.
Should they stick with last year´s formula, ...
Effect of Flu Vaccination on Otitis Media in Young Children 2003-12-05
submitted by kickingbird at Aug, 18, 2004 from JAMA
A newly published trial has shown that inactivated trivalent influenza vaccine did not reduce the incidence of acute otitis media among children 6-24 months of age.
A randomized trial of inactivated ...
Avian Flu Gene Swap [Primary member]
submitted by kickingbird at Aug, 17, 2004 from news 14
Researchers warn that the avian flu virus has adapted several times, each time taking on characteristics from other viruses, and becoming more difficult to fight. Scientists at St. Jude Children Research ...
Hospitalized woman in Vietnam tests positive for bird flu [Primary member]
submitted by kickingbird at Aug, 17, 2004 from Agence France-Presse
HANOI, Vietnam -- A 19-year-old woman hospitalized in Vietnam has tested positive for the lethal strain of bird flu that has killed 27 people across Asia this year, including 19 in the communist nation, ...
New bird flu outbreaks spark fears
submitted by kickingbird at Aug, 16, 2004 from
A 2-year-old boy from Thailand's northeastern Nong Hin province is suspected of having caught the lethal H5N1 strain of the avian influenza virus, a Thai ... [Detail]
Study: Flu in Pregnancy Linked to Schizophrenia
submitted by kickingbird at Aug, 16, 2004 from yahoo news
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A bout of the flu during the first half of pregnancy may damage the fetal brain and raises the risk of children developing schizophrenia later in life, researchers said on Monday. ...
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