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Researchers Develop New Precise Therapeutic Vaccine Against Leukaemia

In a major study, researchers have developed a new type of precise therapeutic vaccine against leukaemia -- a cancer of blood-forming tissues, including bone...

Book An Appointment With The Doctor With An App

A Mumbai-based health-tech start-up has launched an app for Indian citizens to book an appointment with the nearest doctor or the vaccination clinic to...

BCG Vaccine Protects Elderly People From Respiratory Infections: Study

The Bacille Calmette-Guerin or BCG vaccine, originally made against tuberculosis, gives an effective preventive action against various infections -- possibly also against Covid-19, say...

Swine Flu Vaccination Given to Pregnant Women May Not Cause ASD in Offspring

Researchers have found that H1N1 "swine flu" vaccination given to pregnant women might not be associated with an autism spectrum disorder in the offspring. Autism...

Researchers: Flue Vaccination to Reduce Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease by 17%

People who received at least one flu vaccination were 17 per cent less likely to get Alzheimer's disease over the course of a lifetime,...

Russia Allows Clinical Trials of Covid-19 Vaccine

Russia has allowed clinical trials of two forms of a potential COVID-19 vaccine developed by the Gamaleya National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology. The...

Access To Vaccination May Be Helpful in Preventing Birth Defects, Says WHO

To prevent birth defects, health authorities should ensure all women and girls have access to vaccination throughout their lives, as well as good quality...

People Receive Misinformation Regarding Vaccines on Social Media, Says Study

Researchers have found that people who rely on social media for information were more likely to be misinformed about vaccines than those who rely...

Full Vaccination of Children Reduces the Risk of Hospitalisation: Study

According to a latest health news researchers have found that fully vaccinated children reduced the risk of hospitalisation for complications associated with influenza by...

Here’s how HIV Patients Lose Immunity to Smallpox Despite of Vaccinations

HIV patients lose immunity to smallpox even though they were vaccinated against the disease as children and have had much of their immune system...

HPV Vaccinations may Reduce Cervical Cancer Rate in Kenya

By Rael Ombuor The World Health Organization says East Africa has the highest rate of cervical cancer in the world.  In October, Kenya launched a mass...

Malaysia Launches Vaccination Campaign After 1st Polio Infection in 27 Years

Malaysian health authorities on Monday launched a vaccination campaign in rural areas of the jungle-covered island of Borneo after detecting the first case of...

Kenya Starts Mass Vaccination of Girls against Human Papilloma Virus

Kenyan authorities have begun a mass vaccination of girls against the human papilloma virus, HPV, which causes cervical cancer. According to the World Health...

Afghanistan Initiates Polio Drive, Targets 8.5mn Kids

Afghan health authorities on Monday launched an extended sub-national immunization campaign to give polio immunity vaccination dose to 8.5 million children under five years...

Vaccine Doubts Spread Across Social Media Like Disease, Should be Taken Down: Vaccine Chief

Doubts about vaccines have spread across social media like a disease and false information that "kills people" should be taken down by the companies...

US President Donald Trump Urges Vaccination Amid Measles Outbreak

US President Donald Trump has urged parents to get their children vaccination, as the country battles the highest number of measles cases since it...

Know How Ohio Teenager Defined His Anti-Vaccine Mother, Believing It Caused Autism

An Ohio teenager who defied his anti-vaccine mother and received shots against several dangerous diseases was the star witness at a Senate hearing Tuesday. Eighteen-year-old...

Pregnant Women To Be Vaccinated Against The Deadly Ebola Virus

 An independent advisory body convened by the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends pregnant women and breastfeeding women in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo be...

Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan Emphasis On Women Education To Bring Child Vaccination Awareness

Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan, who has been appointed ambassador for the Swasth Immunised India campaign, says educating the women will help in spreading awareness...

Vaccination Not Forced on Children: Delhi Health Authorities

The measles and rubella (MR) vaccination programme, which was deferred following an intervention by the Delhi High Court, does not override the consent of...

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