April Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available

The April issue of NIH News in Health is now available. Featured stories include "Stamp Out Smoking: Tobacco-Free Living" and "The Sting of Shingles: Vaccine, Treatments Reduce Risks". Also, check out the health capsules and the featured Web site.
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Tiffany Yonts, 29, from San Diego, California, argued in a Twitter thread that vaccines help protect people like her who can't be vaccinated from contracting preventable diseases.
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The infection kills 500,000 a year. Experts warn that this is a growing concern as antibiotics become less effective. But US scientists have worked out how the bacteria develops - paving the way to a vaccine.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
The Philippine health secretary said Monday that 136 people, mostly children, have died of measles and 8,400 others have fallen ill in an outbreak blamed partly on vaccination fears.
Source: CBC | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news
The outbreak has been blamed partly on recent vaccination fears.
Source: ABC News: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Feb 18 2019 (IPS)Roma, a 2018 Mexican film written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón, is currently on a triumphal journey through the world. It won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival, the best director and best foreign language film at the Golden Globe Awards, best director and best picture at the Critics´ Choice Awards, best film, best direction and best cinematography at the British Academy Film Awards. Furthermore, Roma has a record high ten nominations for the upcoming Academy Awards (The Oscars). Not at all bad for a black-and-white movie, which appears to have been d...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Arts Crime & Justice Education Featured Global Headlines Health Inequity Labour TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news
While shingles typically affects people ages 50 and older, it can happen in younger adults — but because those numbers aren't tracked in Nova Scotia, it's hard to know exactly how many under 50 are affected.
Source: CBC | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Nova Scotia Source Type: news
[Daily Maverick] Measles outbreaks are devastating countries across the globe, linked to a massive drop in vaccination rates. The World Health Organisation has raised the alarm and ranked 'vaccine hesitancy' as one of the top 10 threats to public health everywhere. Is South Africa immune?
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
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Yuqian Wang, Xiaoyun Wang, Farman Ali, Zeqi Li, Yuying Fu, Xiaojun Yang, Wenxiong Lin, Xiangmin Lin
Source: Frontiers in Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
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