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2012-03-08 11:59:16

A belief that the seasonal flu jab really works is far more likely to sway healthcare professionals to get vaccinated than the potential to protect at risk patients from infection.

Last Flu Season Saw 115 Deaths In Children And Teens
2011-09-16 08:46:57

Flu shots for children as young as six months old are being recommended by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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2011-08-22 20:39:39

A new study says that swine flu infections could trigger a rare sleeping disorder.

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2011-07-15 07:45:00

The United Nations’ World Health Organization said on Thursday that worldwide production of seasonal flu vaccine is expected to double by 2015, with eleven new manufacturers ramping up in developing nations.

2011-07-13 13:19:53

Adjuvanted vaccines used during the 2009 swine flu pandemic did not increase the risk of Guillain-Barré syndrome substantially, if at all, finds a large Europe-wide study published on bmj.com today.

2011-04-29 13:36:24

Getting vaccinated against the flu lowers kidney transplant recipients' risk of organ loss and death.

2011-04-29 01:29:45

A study of H1N1 and seasonal influenza vaccination in a sample of black and Hispanic children in Atlanta found a low rate of vaccine acceptance among parents and caregivers.

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2011-02-08 14:49:32

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday that twelve countries have reported suspected cases of narcolepsy linked to swine flu vaccinations.

2011-02-07 14:30:00

S. Portland, Maine, Feb.


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adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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