flu shot

Patients More Likely To Get Flu Shot When Doctors Make Appointments

You're much more likely to get a flu shot if your doctor makes the appointment for you, Rutgers researchers have discovered. A Rutgers study has found that doctors who take a proactive stance and schedule...
Polio drop

Ten Million Lives Saved By 1962 Breakthrough

Nearly 200 million cases of polio, measles, mumps, rubella, varicella, adenovirus, rabies and hepatitis A -- and approximately 450,000 deaths from these diseases -- were prevented in the U.S. alone between 1963 and 2015...
People can 'suppress' hay fever with three years of pollen pills or injections

People can ‘suppress’ hay fever with three years of pollen pills or injections

Patients blighted by hay fever could markedly reduce symptoms for several years after a three-year course of treatment, but not after two years of treatment, researchers have found. Previous research has shown that a type...