News and practice for immunology nurse specialists
Toddlers who share a bed with their parents could have an increased risk of asthma in later life, suggests new research.
Children born prematurely are at an increased risk of flu-related complications and should be a priority group for the seasonal influenza vaccination, claim researchers.
Latest research: immunology
Influenza is highly contagious but myths about the flu vaccine may lead to nurses declining vaccination, putting them at risk of transmitting the virus to their patients
Rabies is a lethal infection that is prevalent in many regions worldwide. It can be prevented by vaccination and by prompt post-exposure treatment
When I visited my mother in hospital on Christmas Day I felt very grateful to the staff, who were working as hard as always. My mother’s needs were as acute on that day as on any other.
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When Jan’s Mum became unwell she was shocked not only by how little understanding medical professionals had of the disease, but how little they appeared to want to learn