Over a Thousand Across NZ Immunized Against Flu

Over a Thousand Across NZ Immunized Against Flu

Reports have revealed that more than 800,000 people from across New Zealand have already been immunized against flu so far during this year, a figure which is much more than the entire 2008 flu season immunizations and about 100,000 more than at the same time during the past year.

The Scare Surrounding the Flu Jab

The Scare Surrounding the Flu Jab

The Australian Medical Association in WA is currently hoping that it will be able to carry out and impose a country-wide ban on influenza or flu shots for infants and younger kids without affecting the overall immunization rates.

WellPoint Asked to Stop Denying Coverage to the Breast Cancer Patients

WellPoint Asked to Stop Denying Coverage to the Breast Cancer Patients

Following a report from Reuters about the excuses sought by the Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Maine's parent company, WellPoint, to drop the coverage of the breast cancer patients, U. S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius has termed this practice as "deplorable".

Marshall County “Relay For Life” to be Organized on Friday night, will Continue till 7 in the Morning

Marshall County “Relay For Life” to be Organized on Friday night, will Continue

Texoma will be organizing one of the country’s largest fund raising event that will go on whole night, on Friday. This event will aim at helping the cancer survivors and people who are combating the disease.

Merck Fears Drop in Revenue Due to Healthcare Reforms

Merck Fears Drop in Revenue Due to Healthcare Reforms

In view of the enforcement of the heath-care legislation, Merck & Co. expressed its concern on Friday, over the likelihood of a $170 million shortfall in the revenue in the current fiscal year which may be followed by about $350 million of reduction in the next year.

Study Launched To Find Harmful Effects of Swine Flu Vaccine

H1N1 vaccine

A nationwide research is undergoing to determine the possible causes of complications from H1N1 vaccine. But these claims are being disputed by leading health experts.

Marijuana Fans Seek Legalization

Marijuana Fans Seek Legalization

With a number of states adopting the medical use of marijuana, including California, its users are putting in all their efforts in evading the “pot” image of the drug by establishing franchising dispensaries and manufacturing brands.

These followers are also involved in consulting with the law firms, giving way to a variety of other marijuana-allied businesses.

Foot-And-Mouth Disease outbreak reported in Japan

Foot-And-Mouth Disease

According to reports coming from the Southern province of Miyazaki in Japan, foot-and-mouth disease has been detected in three cows on a farm.

The report was confirmed by Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries on its website. A ban on the export of beef had been imposed from April 20.

FDA Tightens Rules on Use of Infusion Pumps

FDA Tightens Rules on Use of Infusion Pumps

In view of the repeatedly reported problems in the use of infusions pumps, the Food and Drug Administration announced this Friday that it will it would constrict the regulations on the use of these pumps for injecting drugs and other fluids in patients.

Unprecedented Backing by Vatican for Stem Cell Research

Unprecedented Backing by Vatican for Stem Cell Research

In an unprecedented revelation, it was discovered that the Catholic Church is planning to aid and fund stem cell research.

It has been reported that the Church will be offering financial backing to help establish the International Intestinal Stem Cell Consortium. This is slated to commence research in Rome today.

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