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Birds Massacre??

The end of the summer marks the adjustment to so many different factors including schools for kids, fall/winter working hours changes, sickness spread, cold weather as opposed to sunny beaches among many others. 72 more words

General Health & Prevention

Gut microbes determine how well the flu vaccine works

Public Release: 11-Sep-2014

Annual flu epidemics cause millions of cases of severe illness and up to half a million deaths every year around the world, despite widespread vaccination programs. 427 more words

Missed - Medical Breakthroughs

H1N1 vaccine associated with small but significant risk of Guillain-Barre syndrome

12 JUL 2012

Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) is usually characterized by rapidly developing motor weakness and areflexia (the absence of reflexes). “The disease is thought to be autoimmune and triggered by a stimulus of external origin. 402 more words

United States

Nonablative Laser Light Increases Influenza Vaccine Response 4 to 7-fold

August 3, 2014

Influenza imposes a heavy annual public health burden, and lies historically at the heart of a number of global pandemics that killed tens of millions.   578 more words



Each year, seasonal epidemics of influenza cause serious illnesses and deaths throughout the world.

In the United States, the annual incidence of disease is estimated to be 25 million to 50 million cases of influenza, resulting in an average of 225,000 hospitalizations. 155 more words

Dr. N. K. Gupta