February 08, 2011
Shingles Returns More Often Than Thought
Repeat cases of shingles may
be more common than suspected, contends a new study that challenges
the long-held belief that people only get shingles once in a
'Universal' Flu Vaccine Shows Promise in Early
A small group of 22 British
volunteers is testing out a new "universal" influenza vaccine: one
that might be effective against all strains of flu and wouldn't
have to be reformulated each year, as now happens.
MRI-Friendly Pacemaker Approved
The first heart pacemaker
designed to be used safely during certain MRI exams has been
approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.