Tamiflu offered some benefit to adults and children but also some risks (dailyRx News) It’s important to have as much information as possible to properly weigh the risks and benefits of medication. Sometimes it’s difficult to get all that data, as has been the case with Tamiflu. A recent review of the evidence for the…

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Influenza vaccine works in children under five years old in new study (dailyRx News) No vaccine is completely effective, so it’s helpful to understand how effective different vaccines are when people decide whether to get vaccinated. Until now, there has been little information about the flu vaccine’s effectiveness for children. A new study found that…

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Flu fever reduction could increase influenza cases and deaths (dailyRx News) When people start to run a fever from the flu, they often turn to medications like ibuprofen to bring the fever down. But it seems this common strategy might be dangerous. Canadian researchers have concluded that fever-reducing medications may actually help to spread the…

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