Childhood obesity is still rising

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RotaFlash: New studies highlight tremendous health and economic benefits of rotavirus vaccination

New studies highlight tremendous health and economic benefits of rotavirus vaccination Data from a new journal supplement reveal the widespread impact of rotavirus vaccines in preventing death and disease from rotavirus diarrhea in low-income countries around the world, while also highlighting the need for continued rollout of rotavirus vaccines given the burden of rotavirus that…

Gut Health and Allergies

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Serious vaccination side effects rare

KUALA LUMPUR: Parents should not fear having their children vaccinated as serious adverse side effects were extremely rare. Health Ministry deputy director-general (public health) Datuk Dr Lokman Hakim Sulaiman said all medicines caused side effects and they differed from person to person. “Vaccination side effects or adverse events following immunisation (AEFI) are usually mild, self-limiting…