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High-Dose Flu Vaccine Boosts Immunity Safely in the Elderly by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Sun 26 Oct 2008 1:32pm Increasing the dose of a standard influenza vaccine raised immune responses safely in individuals 65 and older and should improve protection against flu outbreaks, researchers reported. Action Points   Explain to patients that standard flu vaccines may not offer sufficient protection to older patients, who are at greater risk of complication ... Read on »
World first swine flu vaccine trial reveals one dose provides ’strong immune reponse’. by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:05pm Results from the first swine-flu vaccine trials taking place in Leicester reveal a strong immune response after just one dose. The pilot study, run by the University of Leicester and Leicester Hospitals, was trialled with 100 healthy volunteers, aged between 18 and 50. Dr Iain Stephenson, who led the trial at the Leicester Royal Infirmary, s ... Read on »
Legal Immunity Set for Swine Flu Vaccine Makers by Ginger T. Patient Expert Posted Sat 18 Jul 2009 10:03pm Just one more product that they can make, that even when used correctly can kill someone, or many someones, and they have no responsibility what so ever. The article does not state whether or not the shots will be covered under the Vaccine Injury Compensation Fund, but I will assume for the time being that they are unless I find out otherwise. ... Read on »
Supplementing Seasonal Flu Vaccine Broadens Immune Protection by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Mon 03 Jan 2011 5:18pm Supplementing seasonal flu vaccines with a viral protein that remains relatively constant may provide broader protection against emerging flu strains such as the 2009 H1N1 pandemic strain, scientists from Emory University School of Medicine have shown. The results are published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Early ... Read on »
Flu Vaccine versus Innate Immunity from Vitamin D by Mark Pegram Posted Mon 05 Mar 2012 8:39pm The question:  Is the flu a seasonal disease brought on by lack of exposure to sunshine during the winter or more specifically a reduction in vitamin D?  As I have discussed in previous posts, the incidence of the flu has been down this year, although, just in the past week or so there has been an increase of flu complaints.  However, the outpa ... Read on »
Legal immunity set for swine flu vaccine makers: What are the implications? by Meryl Nass Posted Thu 13 Aug 2009 8:02pm AP Medical Writer Mike Stobbe got a swine flu vaccine scoop --yet the news is four weeks old. It turns out that DHHS Secretary Sibelius has not only given immunity to the makers of Tamiflu and Relenza for injuries stemming from their use against swine flu. She also granted immunity to future swine flu vaccines and " any associated adjuvants," whi ... Read on »
Beware of Flu Vaccines + Immune Boosters by Cindy M. Patient Expert Posted Thu 24 Sep 2009 10:10pm Many people swear by their annual flu vaccines. This fall, swine flu concerns continue to make news and people will continue to line up for their flu vaccines. However, I'll confess, I'm not a big fan of flu vaccines. My Zen teacher spent years fighting Guillain-Barre syndrome, an autoimmune disorder affecting the peripheral nervous system, u ... Read on »
Could Immune Cell Discovery Lead to Universal Flu Vaccine? by Medline Plus Posted Mon 23 Sep 2013 9:00am British study found people with more of certain virus-killing immune cells fared better during swine flu pandemic Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) , Immunization Read on »
Is The Influenza Flu Vaccine For You??? by Sanjib S. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 10 Oct 2008 1:14pm 1 Comment   The flu vaccine is produced every year form the US.  This flu vaccine is commonly know as influenza vaccine.  Influenza vaccine contains a small amount of flu virus which helps your body produce antibodies to help fight off the flu.  So how well does the vaccine work?  That really depends on a close a match the influenza is to the current strai ... Read on »
H1N1 Flu Vaccine Questions and Concerns Continue on Thimerosal and Pregnancy by Barbara Ficarra Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Mon 09 Nov 2009 10:01pm By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA Information on the H1N1 swine flu vaccine continues to mount, and questions linger. In a recent post, H1N1 Swine Flu Vaccine Fears Addressed – Single vs. Multi-Dose, Adjuvants, Thimerosal and More, Bruce B. Dan, MD, a specialist in infectious diseases, answered a series of questions related to the H1N1 flu v ... Read on »