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Diabetic Skip Jabs to Stay Slim

Thousands of young girls are skipping insulin jabs to stay slim. They are doing this at the risk of of blindness, heart disease and even death. Diabetes UK says that ups to a third of young women with the disease miss the life- saving injections or drastically reduce the dose so they can stay thin...

Scientists Develop Insulin Pill

Those painful jabs of insulin to check diabetes may soon become a thing of the past, for a British company has developed a form of the protein that can be taken orally. Scientists at Diabetology, a small research and development company that has spent may years tryi...

Children Receiving MMR Vaccine Still Below Target

...e desirous about their children getting individual jabs should pay to get this done privately. Dr Nanette Milne, spokeswoman from Conservative health stated that the target of 95% is difficult to achieve because many parents are refusing to have their children vaccinated with MMR. There are also parents...

Toddlers Rejoice-Flu Jabs may Be a Thing of the Past

...e viral nasal spray seems much more effective than jabs of the// seasonal flu vaccine. Injected vaccines for flu contain inactive or weakened viruses, and are given in two doses for infants starting from 6 months of age, to prepare them for the flu season. Flu or influenza can result in even deaths,...

Cervical Cancer Vaccine Offered to School Girls

...ss vaccination scheme for girls aged 12 to 13. The jabs could eventually replace the screening programme where women are called in for a smear test every three years to check for early signs of cervical cancer. The plans are being considered by Patricia Hewitt, the Health Secretary, but will prove contr...

Cold Weather deaths on the rise

...ghest ever takeup. This year we are ... making flu jabs available to everyone with a chronic condition such as diabetes and asthma, so they will be less vulnerable to flu. Cross-government activity, including winter fuel payments, helps older people lead healthier lives during winter.",Said a Department o...

Flu vaccine for pregnant women

... however, in the U.S. pregnant women are given flu jabs and studies there have proved the risk to be very less. In the U.K., flu afflicts nearly 10-15% of the population and claims several thousand lives. Professor John Oxford, a virologist at Queen Mary College School of Medicine, London, said: "It's a...

Flu jabs delay causes alarm

...There certainly won't be spare supplies to provide jabs for those not in the at-risk groups."He said, "At-risk patients should contact their GPs, who would let them know when vaccines are available." Conservative shadow Health Secretary Andrew Lansley said, " This is the third year running when there ha...

Shortage Of Flu Vaccines In UK

...e government has assured people that a shortage of jabs was unlikely to result in an epidemic. The Department of Health said manufacturers were facing some problems in making one of the vaccine virus strains that are a part of this season's jabs. "This means that although the Department of Health has re...

Muhammad Ali In Battle Royale With Obesity

...obesity in the US. Ali, who was famed for his fast jabs and even faster one-liners// has taken up the challenge to fight obesity by agreeing to collaborate with Goat Foods, an acronym of Greatest Of All Time" to promote reduced-calories food and drinks. Among the items promoted by Ali are Shuffle, Jabs ...

Poultry Workers in Scotland to Be Vaccinated For Bird Flu

...It is believed that provision of seasonal bird flu jabs to the highly susceptible group just as farmers and poultry workers will help prevent the mutation of the bird flu virus into a more virulent form, capable of sparking a bird fu pandemic. Those who work in the poultry units with strength of 50 or ...

Measles Resurges Due To Drop In Immunization With MMR

...munity, which has a low uptake of MMR vaccine. Two jabs are needed to give complete protection and, of the 72 confirmed cases, two children had received only the first injection. Many parents are now opting for single vaccines against measles, mumps and rubella rather than the combined jab. This year thre...

GlaxoSmithKline to Supply United States with 8 Million flu vaccine, Fluarix

... United States. Fluarix, produced by GSK and other jabs could limit the effects of a pandemic by herd vaccination; herd immunization is achieved by providing vaccination to large population of people and increasing their protection against current strains of flu and helping isolate outbreaks of avian flu....

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