Varying vaccine trust leaves populations vulnerable, global study finds

LONDON, (Reuters) - Trust in vaccines - one of the world’s most effective and widely-used medical products - is highest in poorer countries...

Immunisation: Why we do it and how 'herd immunity' works

This is how vaccines work, why they’re important and what the phrase “herd immunity” actually means. READ SOURCE

What are vaccines, how do they work and why are people sceptical?

Vaccines have saved tens of millions of lives in the past century, yet in many countries health experts have...

Measles vaccine fears cost me my children

As cases of measles soar globally, the Philippines in facing a major outbreak.Since a controversy over a dengue fever vaccine, confidence has fallen...

Physical un-fitness linked with depression, anxiety in middle-aged women

(Reuters Health) - Mid-life women with weak upper and lower body fitness may be more prone to depression and anxiety, a study from...

Obesity-related pain contributes to opioid use

(Reuters Health) - Long-term use of prescription opioids for chronic pain is more common among people who are overweight or obese, a new...

Online pharmacy flags possible new impurity in blood pressure drug

(Reuters) - Online pharmacy Valisure reported that it found a new cancer-causing impurity in some versions of widely prescribed blood pressure medicine valsartan,...