Cases of polio have recently been reported in Ukraine, Madagascar, Mali, and Guinea. The CDC recommends that if you will be travelling to these countries you should be fully vaccinated against ..
Pink eye is a common eye problem that inflames the eye. Although any person may be affected by pink eye, children are more at risk because it is highly contagious, and because pink eye spreads ..
Dengue is a mosquito-borne flavivirus disease found mostly in tropical and some subtropical areas. It is caused by four related viruses. To date, there is no specific treatment for the disease ..
- Whoever first said, “Children should be seen and not heard” probably got the idea on a red-eye flight. Ed Lawrence, an IT consultant,was on an overnight from San Francisco to Boston. ..
- The vaccine for measles, mumps, and rubella does not cause autism according to the first large study of siblings of children with autism that took the vaccine. Dr. Anjali Jain of the Lewin Group ..
The CDC is urging avoiding nonessential travel to Sierra Leone and Guinea because of ongoing Ebola outbreaks. Ebola is a lethal viral disease that is spread by direct contact with infected ..
A pregnant teen who died in October 2009 from Swine Flu became the 106 confirmed death from H1N1, or Swine Flu, in Britain. Several days later, Britain’s Chief Medical Officer, Sir Liam ..
- Vaccinations have helped kids stay healthy for over fifty-years. Vaccines are safe, and they work, and the side effects are no more common than those from other types of medication. Andrew ..
- A rise in deaths from the liver-destroying hepatitis C has been noticed recently. As per the new statistics, most of the Baby Boomers are at risk and thus, they should take special care of ..
- Scientists have likely found an answer to the failure of modern drugs in treating some infections in a 4 million years old cave, which is 487 meters below the earth. The researchers have ..