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Jun 21

Study Links Flu Vaccine to Short-Term Drop in Stroke Risk: THURSDAY.

Gregg Fonarow, a professor of cardiology at the University of California, LA, stated that ‘while those at higher risk for stroke may derive the best benefit when it comes to stroke risk reduction, given the devastating influence that strokes can have, actually modest reductions in stroke risk [are] worthwhile.’.. Study Links Flu Vaccine to Short-Term Drop in Stroke Risk: – THURSDAY, Oct. 15, 2015 – – With flu period underway, many people shall prefer to get vaccinated, in the hopes of preventing a debilitating bout of fever, sneezes, coughs and aches.In a few severe cases, the doctor might prescribe oral antibiotics to avoid infection.

Thomas J. Louie, M.D., Mark A. Miller, M.D., Kathleen M. Mullane, D.O., Karl Weiss, M.D., Arnold Lentnek, M.D., Yoav Golan, M.D., Sherwood Gorbach, M.D., Pamela Sears, Ph.D., and Youe-Kong Shue, Ph.D. For the OPT-80-003 Clinical Study Group: Fidaxomicin versus Vancomycin for Clostridium difficile Infection Clostridium difficile infections occurs after contact with broad-spectrum antibiotics generally.