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 s...
Toddlers Rejoice-Flu Jabs may Be a Thing of the Past
It’s welcome news, at least to the tiny tots- FluMist, a live 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 th...
Flu jabs delay causes alarm
The government warned doctors about the delay in flu vaccines’ distribution. According to doctors some people may be put at risk due to this.//
According to the Department of Health (DoH), there would only be a lag in production and not a long-term shortage. This would result in a few GP practi...
Will Baby Jabs Play Truant? NHS Says “No”, Alternate Systems in Plae
Health chiefs have said “negative” to allegations that a perceived problem with the computer system managed by a private set up, will upset the immunization// schedule of thousands of babies and young children.
This system was initiated as part of the Health IT initiative by the Government, to ...
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. ...
Children Receiving MMR Vaccine Still Below Target
...nation, the Scottish Conservatives urged the NHS to offer a single vaccine. Currently parents who are 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 achiev...
Cervical Cancer Vaccine Offered to School Girls
...the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunization, are studying proposals for the NHS to fund a mass 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 can...
Cold Weather deaths on the rise
...ay healthy during winter. Last year more than 71% of people over 65 received a free flu jab - the highest 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, includi...
Flu vaccine for pregnant women
...e was determined by a subgroup of JCVI earlier this year. They pointed out the risk of side effects, 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 live...
Shortage Of Flu Vaccines In UK
...le with heart problems this autumn when the annual flu shots are meant to be taken.
However the 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 strain...