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This flu season is less brutal, but people should still be vaccinated

This flu season is less brutal, but people should still be vaccinated Last week there were 83 new cases of patients with severe flu complications, a new weekly high this flu season , the agency's latest update indicated. This year's flu shot does not protect against H3N2, although researchers are working to make a vaccine . If you have been putting off your flu shot this year, don't wait! "No it's not to late to get your flu shot". [Full Article...]

There Is Finally Some Good News For People With A Peanut Allergy

Although these more significant reactions were infrequent, it is a reminder that incorporation of dietary peanut in this capacity should only be done under the guidance of an allergist. Anything that could contain traces of peanuts or be cross-contaminated is also off the menu. "That being said, no patient with peanut allergies should take it upon themselves to try peanut food equivalents without ... [Full Article...]

How pharmaceutical executives explained rising drug prices to Senate committee

How pharmaceutical executives explained rising drug prices to Senate committee Previous congressional hearings have focused on bad actors who briefly captured national attention, such as former pharma executive Martin Shkreli , who hiked the price of a decades-old infection treatment by more than 5,000 percent. Ranking Democrat Ron Wyden of OR said in his prepared statement, "You pharma executives are here because the way you do business is unacceptable and unsustainabl... [Full Article...]

Vancouver Coastal Health confirms 2 new cases of measles

Vancouver Coastal Health confirms 2 new cases of measles Two new cases were reported in the province Sunday and most are linked to two French-language schools in Vancouver after an unvaccinated child contracted the disease during a trip to Vietnam. On February 26, BC's Health Minister Adrian Dix announced that schools in the province will require the immunization status of all students , beginning this September. [Full Article...]

Examine: Self-monitoring diets not time-consuming, work greatest

The study, conducted by the researchers at the University of Vermont and University of SC, said that if you want to lose weight then the single most effective and reliable predictor of success is how often you monitor your dietary habits, including monitoring your calorie budget and fat intake. [Full Article...]

At-home test effective for colon cancer screening

At-home test effective for colon cancer screening Colon cancer will be diagnosed in more than 100,000 people this year, and rectal cancer in almost 45,000. However, many other countries favor a yearly stool test. For years, Allison said, the media and health systems have promoted colonoscopy screening as the "gold standard" - while FIT is often regarded as "second-best". [Full Article...]

Unvaccinated boy suspected of bringing measles to Costa Rica

Unvaccinated boy suspected of bringing measles to Costa Rica Authorities are also looking for any people the young boy might have come into contact with since the family's arrival in Costa Rica , which had been measles-free since 2014. Measles can be prevented with a vaccine and vaccination. The World Health Organization listed vaccine hesitancy as one of 10 major threats to global health in 2019 . [Full Article...]

GE sells biopharma unit for $21 billion

GE sells biopharma unit for $21 billion Shares of GE jumped 15.1 per cent to $11.71 in early trading, while Danaher gained 8.5 per cent to $123.08. The GE deal would be Danaher's biggest takeover by a wide margin, however, and should fundamentally reshape its business and make it a major provider of technology and tools to biotechnology and drug companies. [Full Article...]


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