Sunday House Call, #710, September 22, 2019: Beating viruses and parasites back
Topics today include:
Researchers have uncovered a potential reason why people gain weight as they age.
The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine report on positive progress in the development of a Herpes Simplex (Genital Herpes) vaccine. Animal models were successful. Now we need to see if this applies to people.
Kenya becomes the third African nation to administer doses of a new malaria vaccine to 360,000 children that will save many lives.
Your calls about:
- Shingles vaccination
- Drug shortages in Canada
- Causes and prevention of falls in the elderly
- A woman with a five-day history of flu symptoms is deteriorating. Followup to rule out secondary pneumonia/infection is required.
- Causes and treatment of Impetigo