Novel freeze-dried DDA and TPGS liposomes are suitable for nasal delivery of vaccine
This study has shown that the novel liposomes have potential for development as a mucosal vaccine delivery system. Furthermore, the stability of the lyophilized liposomes offers potential additional benefits in terms of thermal stability over liquid formats. Graphical abstract
A child from Florida is the first person to die of the flu this season. The child was unvaccinated with no known underlying medical conditions. But a new survey shows more parents don't see the benefits of the flu vaccine. CBS News medical contributor Dr. Tara Narula has more.
BOSTON (CBS) – As we head into the heart of flu season, Dr. Mallika Marshall provides the facts you need to know to keep you and your family safe. The time to get vaccinated against the flu is now. The vaccine is widely available at doctor’s offices and pharmacies and it take a couple of weeks to build immunity to the flu and the flu season has started. Massachusetts has seen at least 80 lab-confirmed cases of influenza so far, which is typical for this time of year. Plus, a child in Florida has already died from the flu. She was healthy but had not been vaccinated. Getting the flu shot is the best way to prote...
A child in Florida who wasn't vaccinated has died from getting the flu.
Abstract Continuous antibiotic prophylaxis (CAP) for urinary tract infection prevention in children with vesicoureteral reflux, hydronephrosis, and hydroureteronephrosis is reviewed. A more selective use of CAP is advocated based on a review of known individual risk factors in each of these conditions that subsequently helps identify the children most likely to benefit from CAP. Both short-term and potential long-term side effects of CAP are reviewed, including the impact of prophylactic antibiotics on bacterial resistance and the microbiome. Alternatives to continuous antibiotic prophylaxis including Vaccinium ma...
Prajna Parimita Kar, Anand Srivastava
Researchers at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver say they have disproved fears the HPV vaccine would make teenage girls more casual about having sex.
(Reuters Health) - A new study adds to earlier evidence that getting vaccinated against the human papillomavirus (HPV) does not lead girls to be less careful about sex.
The child, who was otherwise healthy, had not been vaccinated, health officials say
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Adolescent girls who received HPV vaccinations in a publicly-funded program at school didn't engage in increased sexual behaviors, according to a study in Canada.