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Pneumonia and Shingles Vaccines for Elders by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted Mon 09 Sep 2013 8:30am Because it's the time of year again for the annual flu shots, last week we had a discussion about it. Several people brought up the shingles and pneumonia vaccines and I think it's a good idea to be sure we have the correct information. PNEUMONIA VACCINE FOR ADULTS The pneumococcal vaccine prevents blood, brain and lung diseases (pneumon ... Read on »
ICAAC-IDSA: Pneumonia Linked to ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 01 Nov 2008 7:51pm ICAAC-IDSA: Pneumonia Linked to Acute Coronary Syndrome WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 -- Patients hospitalized with bacterial pneumonia have about eight times the risk of acute coronary syndrome as those admitted for other causes, a researcher said here. The risk is highest within 15 days of admission, said Vicente Corrales-Medina, M.D., of ... Read on »
New Vaccine Hope In Fight Against Pneumonia And Meningtis by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Fri 12 Nov 2010 3:58pm A new breakthrough in the fight against pneumonia, meningitis and septicaemia has been announced today by scientists in Leicester and Dublin. The discovery will lead to a dramatic shift in our understanding of how the body’s immune system responds to infection caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae and pave the way for more effective vaccines. ... Read on »
World Pneumonia Day is November 12 by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Fri 11 Nov 2011 10:02pm Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs that is usually caused by bacteria or viruses. Globally, pneumonia causes more deaths than any other infectious disease. However, it can often be prevented with vaccines and can usually be treated with antibiotics or antiviral drugs. Every 20 seconds, somewhere in the world, a ... Read on »
What You Need To Know About Pneumucoccal Disease and How You Can Prevent It by pehpot Posted Sun 04 Mar 2012 5:06pm It may not be the number one killer disease.. but it ranks first on morbidity and ranks 5th on mortality. Pneumucoccal Disease is a SERIOUS disease. Pneumococcal disease is caused by the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae (S. pneumoniae), also known as pneumococcus. The bacteria may cause ear infection, pneumonia, meningitis or sepsi ... Read on »
Inoculation Schedule For Your Child.. by Dr. Virashri R. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 20 Feb 2010 10:11am Immunisation is the best way to ensure that your child is safe from diseases - it is a way to protect your child from serious illnesses. Immunisation can be done through vaccines either in form of injections or administered orally. Here is what you need to know about the inoculation schedule for your child. 1. Bacillus Calmette-Guerin Vaccine ... Read on »
Health Headlines - October 12 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:22pm Arthritis Limits Ability to Work About one-third of working-age American adults with arthritis say the chronic condition limits their ability to work, according to a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention survey released Thursday. The 2003 survey, the latest data available, found that 33 percent of U.S. workers ages 18 to 64 with ... Read on »
Pneumonia by Healthy Solutions Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Aug 2010 6:47am BBC News , Health Dr Trisha Macnair Pneumonia means inflammation of the lungs and is usually caused by an infection. It’s a very common condition, especially among the elderly and those with serious underlying illnesses. What is pneumonia? Pneumonia causes inflammation of one or both lungs in the chest, usually due to infection ... Read on »
The Offit Index: Tracking a Patent Owner’s Ongoing Financial Interest in One Vaccine’s Sales by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 05 Jan 2011 12:00am By Mark Blaxill Vaccine developer Paul Offit has just published a new book, Deadly Choices, in which he turns up the volume and the rhetoric against what he likes to call “the anti-vaccine movement.” His target, he argues, has launched a dangerous assault on the public health, and its misguided disciples are everywhere, ... Read on »
Health Headlines - October 28 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Tue 28 Oct 2008 1:45am Heart Disease, Infections, Cancer Top Global Killers: WHO Report Heart problems, infectious diseases and cancer are still the top three causes of death worldwide, says a World Health Organization report on the global burden of disease released Monday. Heart attacks and related problems cause 29 percent of deaths each year, infectious diseases ... Read on »