The FDA has approved a new indication for BioThrax (Anthrax Vaccine Adsorbed) to prevent disease following suspected or confirmed exposure to Bacillus anthracis, the bacterium that causes anthrax disease.
While many people get their flu vaccine on a yearly basis there are some who are still hesitant while others simply refuse. New modes of delivery and new guidelines aim to help answer some lingering questions patients may have.
Vaccination is a hot topic of controversy, to say the very least. But if patients refuse to get vaccinated against preventable diseases such as measles and mumps, some doctors will go as far as to dismiss the families from their practices.
Rheumatoid arthritis patients are less likely to be protected from hepatitis B than their non RA counterparts, according to research presented at the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) Annual Congress earlier this year in Rome, Italy.
The flu season of 2014 was one of the worst in recent memory which brought up questions about the flu vaccine which patients received in order to prevent contracting the disease. The answers for those questions could provide better results in years to come.
October has been pinpointed as the start of flu season in the United States. So if prevention of the contagious illness isn’t enough to convince patients to get their influenza vaccine, a new analysis involving stroke risk just might.