Category: Health


Painless patch could replace flu jab: study

Vaccines delivered via a painless, throw-away patch could one day eliminate the need for needle-and-syringe flu injections, researchers said Wednesday after completing a preliminary trial. Equipped with micro-needles, the patches vaccinated against influenza just...


Cholesterol-lowering vaccine seems to work in mice

A cholesterol-lowering vaccine has shown promise in mice, said researchers Tuesday who announced they had started early-phase trials to see if it also works in humans. Such a treatment could offer a welcome alternative...