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Dengue vaccination may increase Zika outbreaks, warns study

Dengue vaccination may increase Zika outbreaks, warns study

As dengue and Zika are both part of the Flaviviridae family transmitted through a common mosquito host, the researchers wanted to know how vaccinating for one would affect the incidence of the other.

Screening infants could prevent early heart attacks: study

Their study in the New England Journal of Medicine aimed to uncover a silent killer in young adults known as familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), a genetic disorder that often leads to early heart disease.

Immunization against life-threatening diseases

Under the government's immunization mission 'Indradhanush', 201 high-priority districts, which have been either partially or not vaccinated at all, have been identified and children living there were being given vaccinations.

`Flexible` microneedle patch to help deliver drug sans jab

An assistant professor has created a flexible microneedle patch, which allows drugs to be delivered directly and fully through the skin.

Kerala to launch SMS alerts for vaccinations of infants

Parents of new born babies in Kerala will soon get SMS reminders on their mobile phones about the details of mandatory vaccinations for the infant.