Careers  |  Sign In  |  Register  |   Twitter

Latest in Nurses/NP/PA

Reuters Health • The Doctor's Channel Daily Newscast

H1N1 pandemic flu vaccine may protect across two seasons

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – H1N1 antibody levels remain high in children a year after immunization with a monovalent adjuvanted pandemic swine influenza vaccine, a UK team reports in Clinical Infectious Diseases online January 19. Furthermore, “It is safe to administer trivalent seasonal influenza...

Reuters Health • The Doctor's Channel Daily Newscast

Ibuprofen before medical abortion improves pain control

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Preemptive ibuprofen treatment reduces the need for additional pain relief during medically induced abortion, without affecting success rates, an Israeli group reports in Fertility and Sterility online January 20. “We believe that the fact that most of the women who received...

Reuters Health • The Doctor's Channel Daily Newscast

PPI therapy does not improve asthma control in children

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Untreated gastroesophageal reflux does not appear to be a factor in poorly controlled asthma in children, as adding a proton pump inhibitor to treatment in such cases does not improve symptoms or lung function. In fact, “There may be significant safety concerns for long-term...