Infectious Diseases

Common Bacillus Probiotic can Eliminate Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)

A breakthrough in the fight against¬†Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria that kills tens of thousands of people every year may have been found by scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of the National Institute of Health (NIH) in collaboration with researchers from Mahidol University and Rajamangala University of Technology in…

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Vaccines Save Seniors from Deadly Diseases

August is National Immunization Awareness Month August is National Immunization Awareness Month and this is the time to remind seniors of some of the vaccines that can help prevent them from deadly diseases. While some are fairly new developments, others are old ones like the tetanus diphtheria (TD) vaccine that needs a booster every 10…

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New Shingrix Shingles Vaccine

Shingrix 90% Effective The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports that a new improved shingles vaccine called Shingrix was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2017 and is now available. The Shingrix vaccine is 90% effective. The CDC recommends that healthy individuals over the age of 50 get the vaccine, which is…

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