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Wisconsin has identified its first laboratory confirmed case of influenza this season

Wisconsin has identified its first laboratory confirmed case of influenza this season

Study finds new vaccine against pneumococcal has minor adverse effects but continued surveillance is warranted

Study finds new vaccine against pneumococcal has minor adverse effects but continued surveillance is warranted

Health care providers need to work together to ensure that high-risk individuals get the flu shot

Health care providers need to work together to ensure that high-risk individuals get the flu shot

Global effort to relieve chronic pain

Global effort to relieve chronic pain

Prostate cancer patients who no longer respond to hormone therapy may benefit from a combination of docetaxel and estramustine

Prostate cancer patients who no longer respond to hormone therapy may benefit from a combination of docetaxel and estramustine

HHS awards contracts totaling more than $232 million to fund development of new vaccines against smallpox, plague and tularemia

HHS awards contracts totaling more than $232 million to fund development of new vaccines against smallpox, plague and tularemia

Aspirin might well be considered the top utility player in the medicine cabinet

Aspirin might well be considered the top utility player in the medicine cabinet

Another enterovirus 71 case confirmed in Hong Kong

Another enterovirus 71 case confirmed in Hong Kong

Influenza is a contagious disease caused by an RNA virus of the orthomyxoviridae family

Influenza is a contagious disease caused by an RNA virus of the orthomyxoviridae family

Health Protection Agency investigates national outbreak of salmonella

Health Protection Agency investigates national outbreak of salmonella

Giving flu vaccine to toddlers in the spring and fall guards against infection

Giving flu vaccine to toddlers in the spring and fall guards against infection

Each year, between 25 million and 50 million Americans will suffer with the flu

Each year, between 25 million and 50 million Americans will suffer with the flu

Cutting levels of household allergens is unlikely to have much impact on childhood asthma

Cutting levels of household allergens is unlikely to have much impact on childhood asthma

Women aged 16 to 19 are 43% more likely to test positive for Chlamydia than women in their early twenties

Women aged 16 to 19 are 43% more likely to test positive for Chlamydia than women in their early twenties

Chiron CEO to appear before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging

Chiron CEO to appear before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging

Two new cases of leptospirosis confirmed in Hong Kong

Two new cases of leptospirosis confirmed in Hong Kong

Five new human cases of West Nile virus confirmed in Mississippi

Five new human cases of West Nile virus confirmed in Mississippi

Ranbaxy receives FDA approval to market Loratadine and Pseudoephedrine Sulfate extended release tablets

Ranbaxy receives FDA approval to market Loratadine and Pseudoephedrine Sulfate extended release tablets

Researchers have successfully targeted an HIV protein that has eluded existing therapies

Researchers have successfully targeted an HIV protein that has eluded existing therapies

Lassa Fever, not seen in US for 15 years re-emerges

Lassa Fever, not seen in US for 15 years re-emerges