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1 hr ago | KMBC-TV

Doctors concerned by late-season flu spike

An unusual spike in flu cases that shut down a Parkville child care center is also making its rounds across the country.


Related Topix: H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Health, Medicine, Vaccinations

5 hrs ago | The Telegraph

Pharma trio prescribe rejig pill

Zurich/London, April 22 : Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis has announced an overhaul of its operations on Tuesday that included an agreement to buy the cancer drug business of its British rival GlaxoSmithKline for up to $16 billion.


Related Topix: Biotech, GlaxoSmithKline, Healthcare Industry, Health

8 hrs ago | USA Today

Deals bubble up in big pharma

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Related Topix: Health, Publishing, Media, Morningstar

9 hrs ago | Market Wire

Quidel Receives FDA Clearance for Its Lyra(TM) Molecular PCR Assay...

This new molecular test detects and differentiates between pyogenic Group A and pyogenic C or G Streptococcal throat infections.


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Quidel, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Food and Drug Administration, Infectious Diseases, Health

13 hrs ago | KOTA-TV Rapid City

Too much codeine still prescribed to U.S. kids

Emergency room physicians still hand out hundreds of thousands of codeine prescriptions for children every year, despite warnings that kids' responses to codeine vary wildly.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Emergency Medicine, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

17 hrs ago | Freshnews

Global Policy On Vaccine Mercury Called Discriminatory

CoMeD - In a scientific paper published in the peer-reviewed Indian Journal of Medical Ethics , researchers with the Coalition for Mercury-free Drugs call for the establishment of one global standard of vaccine safety.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Food and Drug Administration

21 hrs ago |

Global human vaccine market: CNY 19 billion industry in 2012

Vaccine I is offered for free, and its priced and purchased uniformly by the government, covering the major epidemic diseases of Hepatitis B, epidemic cerebrospinal meningitis, Tetanus, etc.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Chickenpox, Health, Medicine, Pharmaceuticals, Bird Flu

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Gazette

Colorado Springs-area flu season will go down as 'worst in years'

El Paso County's flu season will go down as one of the worst in years - in particular, hitting an adult demographic that typically fares best against the virus, county health officials say.


Related Topix: El Paso County, CO, Health, Colorado Springs, CO

Spring flu gripping New York

Researchers in England analyzed past data and realized a large portion of people with the flu don't show symptoms.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Startups, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network, Music

Infection Control Today

Healthcare Workers' Knowledge About Influenza Transmission is Lacking

Albano, et al. sought to assess the knowledge, the attitudes, and the behavior toward influenza A/H1N1 and the vaccination among healthcare workers .


Related Topix: Health, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu

Science Daily

Ginseng can treat, prevent influenza, RSV, researcher finds

Ginseng can help treat and prevent influenza and respiratory syncytial virus, a respiratory virus that infects the lungs and breathing passages, according to research findings.


Related Topix: Ginseng, Supplement, Medicine, Health, Nutrition, Herbalism, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu

The Age

Man flu? When is 'the flu' really just a cold

Most people who think they have the flu, don't. And some people who think they have a cold, really have the flu.


Related Topix: Medicine, Headache, Health, Sore Throat, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu

Chosun Ilbo

Wikipedia Proves Useful for Tracking Flu

Scientists may have figured out the best way yet to track the spread of flu: Watch how many people visit Wikipedia articles about the flu and its symptoms.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Top news: Israeli gag order on New York Times, France bans GMO maize, more

Below are key excerpts of important news articles on a gag order imposed by Israel on the New York Times , the massive waste of money wasted on Tamiflu to protect against the swine flu, the suicide of investigative journalist and 9/11 truth activist Michael Ruppert, and more.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Health, Tamiflu, Oseltamivir (generic), Medicine, Journalism,


Second wave of milder flu hitting Northeast

Months ago, the flu season seemed to be winding down. But health officials on Friday reported widespread flu-like illnesses in six states.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Biotech, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthcare Industry, Control Group


GP texts to follow up flu jab

A Perth doctor has set up a pioneering system to monitor bad reactions to immunisations using text messages, which aims to avoid a repeat of WA's 2010 flu vaccine crisis that affected hundreds of children.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Vaccinations

The Horse

Researchers Digging Deeper into African Horse Sickness

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Entomology, Science, Vaccinations, Health, Biology

The Motley Fool

Meet the Company That's Changing the Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Landscape

Here at The Motley Fool we spend a lot of time dissecting companies at the leading edge of the largest investment opportunities.


Related Topix: Medicine, Multiple Sclerosis, Health, Heart Disease, Genetics, Biotech, Biogen Idec

Flu cases in SA up more than 40pc

CASES of influenza in South Australia have soared by more than 40 per cent, prompting authorities to urge people to get a flu shot.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Travel, South Australia, Australia Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Nurses don wigs to promote better health

Staff at East Tamaki Healthcare general practices have been donning wigs, wings, hula skirts and decorating clinics in a bid to encourage their patients to take more notice of improving their health.


Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine, Health