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Common vaccine may protect children from developing type 1 diabetes

Rotavirus is the most common cause of severe diarrhoea in young childrenPhanie / Alamy Stock Photo By Chelsea Whyte Rotavirus vaccine may protect children from developing type 1 diabetes. In Australia, the vaccine for rotavirus – the most common cause of severe diarrhoea in young children – was added to routine early-childhood immunisations in 2007.… Read More »

Type 2 diabetes: Six foods to be wary of at Christmas to keep your blood sugar in check

Type 2 diabetes is often caused by excess body fat which is brought on by poor diet and exercise. It’s a condition that causes the level of sugar, also known as glucose, in the blood to become too high. If it’s left untreated, a number of complications can occur, including eye problems, heart attack and… Read More »

US approves new type of flu drug

U.S. health regulators have approved the first new type of flu drug in two decades. Wednesday’s approval of Xofluza for people age 12 and older comes ahead of the brunt of this winter’s flu season. Xofluza is a pill that can reduce severity and shorten duration of flu symptoms after one just dose. It was… Read More »