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When should I take the Tdap vaccine?

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

Reader Cindy Chew wrote in ask about vaccinations. A pregnant friend went to Raffles Medical for a tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccination, but was turned away. 222 more words

Current Affairs

Health officials report 'unusual' mumps outbreak, cases expected to rise

There is an outbreak of mumps in the state, and officials expect the number of cases to rise.

The state Department of Health confirmed 14 cases, all on Oahu. 868 more words


A Note on Rattlesnakes

Before I get into Part II and dealing with environmental hazards, I want to take another look at something that I discussed just briefly in my last entry: rattlesnakes and the prevention of snakebite. 938 more words


New Arthritis Drug Could Become a Vaccine

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Local researchers take a new approach to fighting arthritis.

Washington University’s Dr. Farshid Guilak rewired the stem cells of mice to produce an anti-inflammatory arthritis drug that activates when the cells encounter inflammation. 96 more words


The big test for malaria vaccine RTS,S

Beginning next year, the World Health Organisation will begin pilot tests of the injectable malaria vaccine RTS,S (or Mosquirix) on 750,000 children aged 5-17 months in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi. 462 more words


Africa-Malaria Vaccine story

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — In a story April 24 about tests in Africa for a malaria vaccine, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the World Health Organization is hoping to wipe out malaria by 2040. 565 more words



I dag hadde jeg avtalt en time hos helsesøster kl. 10:00, da jeg skulle ta HPV vaksinen. Jeg har utsatt det lenge nok nå føler jeg, så det var på tide å ta tak! 228 more words