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The Vaccine Schedule That Is To Be Followed After Birth

Written by Ralph on February 13, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

Becoming parents brings with it huge responsibilities. One of the most important things that are included in the responsibilities is providing the right kinds of vaccines to the baby from time to time. There are different kinds of deadly diseases that can affect the child and prove to be fatal if not treated well. To [...]

Within five years rheumatic fever vaccine might be effective

Written by Ralph on February 12, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

Rheumatic fever is quite common in many parts of the world. And the disease is quite a deadly one. Vaccines are being developed and New Zealand is making a great impact regarding this. A visiting researcher from Australia opines that New Zealand should not let the strategies for the vaccine development slip. As per information [...]

Development of more effective flu vaccine carried out by MSU professor

Written by Ralph on February 11, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

USA had been tremendously hit by the flu virus this season. Health experts have opined that this is the worst influenza season that they have seen so far. Understanding the impact of the disease and the effect that it has, efforts have already begun to develop influenza vaccines for the next year. Influenza virus affects [...]

Remain protected from the H5N1 and H3N2 viruses with FluGen’s REDEE FLU vaccine

Written by Ralph on February 11, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: , , .

Reports have proved that Fleugen’s REDEE FLU vaccine is highly effective on H5N1 bird flu and H3N2 swine flu viruses. These two viruses are deadly by character and have caused deaths as well. There was a special meeting on influenza vaccine in Hong Kong last week that was held by the World Health Organization. Influenza [...]

Canada-made therapeutic vaccine for cancer promises to show good results

Written by Ralph on February 10, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

Attempts are being carried out globally to find out some cure for cancer. In answer to the attempts, a therapeutic cancer vaccine has been developed in Canada. The vaccine is due to go out on clinical trials in Italy. The vaccine is mainly targeted at two kinds of cancer – ovarian cancer and breast cancer. [...]

Can shingles be avoided with the help of chicken pox vaccine?

Written by Ralph on February 10, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

Chicken pox is one of the most common diseases that affected USA since many years. However, now with the coming of the chicken pox vaccine, the problem has become way lesser. Previously almost 90% of the American population suffered from chicken pox as a child. But now, children get duly vaccinated with the chicken pox [...]

Adult Vaccines – Their Need and Importance

Written by Ralph on February 7, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

When we talk of vaccinations, we mainly think of children and infants. We all know that children need to be immunized and vaccinated on time to protect them against the deadly diseases. However, we forget that even adults need vaccines to remain fit and healthy. Reports from Centers for Disease Control have proved that the [...]

Marlborough Board of Health makes flu vaccines available

Written by Ralph on February 7, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

The United States has been badly hit by the influenza virus this year. In fact health experts have opined that this is the worst year of influenza infections that they have seen. Usually, there are annual vaccination programs for the influenza vaccine and people are taking it as well. Still the influenza virus has caused [...]

Great initiatives by the State Health Department to overcome vaccine shortage

Written by Ralph on February 6, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: , .

The United States have been badly hit by influenza this year and the numbers of people affected with the same have broken all records. Minnesota is among the worst hit areas in the country. Infact the outbreak of the influenza is so severe this year that many death cases have also been reported. Most of [...]

Date for ‘Exclusion Day’ declared for kids without proper vaccines

Written by Ralph on February 6, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

We all know that children should be vaccinated duly at the right time to remain fit and healthy. To ensure that this happens, the Malheur County Health Department has come up with an innovative step. They fix a day call ‘Exclusion Day’ and within that date children should be vaccinated with all the required vaccines. [...]

Vaccines on the go

Written by Ralph on February 5, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

International traveling requires lots of precautions and preventive measures. One of the most important and major concerns in this regard is related to vaccinations and immunizations that need to be done well in advance of the travel plan. There are both public and private travel clinics from where you can avail assistance regarding vaccinations and [...]

Demands for flu vaccines to rise with each passing year

Written by Ralph on February 5, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

Flu is one of the most common ailments that hit The United States of America every year. And sadly, it affects quite a large part of the population. Worst hits are children, school and college goers and elderly people. Getting flu vaccinations is the best way to get rid of the influenza virus infection. In [...]

Vaccines For Dogs

Written by Ralph on February 4, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

Many people think that only humans need vaccinations and immunizations from various diseases. But, even animals need vaccinations to protect them from various ailments. If you have a pet dog in your house, it is very important that you have it vaccinated at the right times. Puppies are usually highly susceptible to various kinds of [...]

Recommended Vaccines for India

Written by Ralph on February 4, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

Many travelers and tourists come to India from different parts of the world for traveling as well as for professional reasons. Whatever, be the purpose of the visit to the country, it is very important to have the right kinds of vaccinations and immunization programs in advance. This is applicable for adults, adolescents as well [...]

Getting the Right Vaccines for Babies at the Right Time

Written by Ralph on February 2, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

When a child is born, there are many responsibilities that come with it. The first and most important one is keeping the child fit and healthy. And for that it is very important to get the child immunized and vaccinated at the right time. There are different kinds of vaccines that are given to children [...]

Debates Continue Whether Vaccines Cause Autism or Not

Written by Ralph on February 2, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

Various kinds of debates and controversies have been there related to different kinds of vaccines. Some of the controversies have been found to be true, while some of them are completely baseless. One of the most common vaccine controversies that shook up the entire world was that of the MMR vaccine. The MMR vaccine is [...]

No fear for shortage of flu vaccines

Written by Ralph on January 31, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

Demands for flu vaccines are on the constant rise with each passing day as flu infections are on the rise during this part of the year. Health officials from The Snow Health Center of Eastern Michigan University claimed that after all the vaccine supplies got over in the last week, the center has managed to [...]

Plans to Expand Routine Vaccines By Government of Japan

Written by Ralph on January 31, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: , , , .

The Japanese government is taking many steps towards expanding the routine vaccine program for children in the country, which will probably begin in April. Three vaccines are being included among the routine vaccines since few years. They are vaccines to protect against cervical cancer, against pnemococcus and against the deadly disease that is caused by [...]

Egg Allergic Children are Safe from a Single Dose of Seasonal Flu Vaccine

Written by Ralph on January 30, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: , .

Medical science is making rapid progress in the field of vaccines and that is quite evident from the various research results that are coming out. One such achievement is regarding the flu vaccine for children who are allergic to eggs. As per the recommendations of CDC, the vaccine for seasonal influenza could not be given [...]

Challenges for vaccinating children in Madagascar

Written by Ralph on January 30, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

Madagascar is categorized among the least developing countries in the world. Therefore it is quite obvious that the general health conditions in the country are very poor. Located in the southeastern parts of Africa, the island has many inhabitants, but the conditions of staying are not good at all. Though there are some medical centers, [...]

Vaccines – Some Important Information On Them

Written by Ralph on January 29, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

You must have heard that many people lost their lives to deadly diseases like measles, small pox, chicken pox, whooping cough, yellow fever, typhoid, cholera and many other diseases in the 19th and early 20th centuries. This happened because there were no precautions from these diseases. And sadly, children were the worst victims of the [...]

Health Clinic Sees Spike in Flu Vaccines

Written by Ralph on January 29, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: , , .

The flu season is approaching in all parts of the world. This is more common among children studying in schools and in college students. The local health officials and the schools administrators are taking full care and precautions so that their school or college remains safe from the flu virus. Different kinds of attempts are [...]

South African Authorities Encourage Vaccinating against AHS

Written by Ralph on January 28, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

African Horse Sickness (AHS) is one of the most common diseases related to horses in South Africa. The Department of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries (DAFF) in South Africa have earnestly requested and encouraged owners of horses to have their horses duly vaccinated against AHS. The vaccination needs to be provided annually and can help in [...]

Meningitis B Vaccine Gets European License

Written by Ralph on January 28, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

Meningitis B is one of the deadliest diseases that have been affecting children in the European nations for a long time. Many children have been reported to have lost their lives to this disease in the past and some of them have become crippled and paralyzed for lifetime. But now the meningitis B vaccine has [...]

WHO prequalified vaccines

Written by Ralph on January 27, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: , , .

World Health Organization is among the most important authoritative bodies regarding any things that are related to the general health of people. Various kinds of vaccination and immunization programs that are carried out are also as per the guidelines that are set by WHO. There are WHO prequalified vaccines that are approved and sanctioned to [...]

What is Vaccine Injury Table?

Written by Ralph on January 27, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: , , .

Vaccinations are given as protections against different kinds of deadly diseases. However, there might be slight side reactions and effects of the vaccinations. Usually the side effects are minor and remain for some time and then disappear within a short span of time. However, there have been many cases where the side effects have become [...]

Reason for the flu shot to cost so much

Written by Ralph on January 25, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

Influenza is one of the most common diseases that attack people all across the world. The influenza season begins in February and continues after that. Now there are vaccines available for tackling influenza. They are one shot vaccines that need to be taken to remain safe from this disease. But it is quite heartening to [...]

Measles, Mumps Rubella (MMR) Vaccine

Written by Ralph on January 24, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: , .

Measles, mumps and rubella – all these three ailments are quite serious ones and can cause lots of damage to the body. Now with the developments of the vaccines, it has become easier to overcome these diseases. But before that, these diseases were quite common with people, particularly with children. All these three diseases are [...]

Hepatitis A vaccine

Written by Ralph on January 24, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

Hepatitis A virus is one of the deadliest viruses that cause serious liver problems and ailments. The virus infection can be detected by testing the stool of the person. Usually this disease is caused by intake of contaminated food and water that contains hepatitis A virus. Close personal contacts are also means by which the [...]

Influenza Vaccine

Written by Ralph on January 23, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

Influenza commonly known as flu is a very common disease with which thousands of people get infected. The disease is caused by a virus and passes from one person to another via sneezing, coughing and other oral or nasal secretions. Therefore it is recommended to stay away from people suffering from flu as it is [...]

Haemophilus Influenza type b4 vaccine

Written by Ralph on January 23, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

Haemophilus influenza type b4 is actually caused by bacteria. It is quite a serious disease and can be fatal if not treated at the right time. Usually children below the age of 5 years acquire this bacteria-borne disease. Haemophilus influenza type b4 is also abbreviated as Hib. This is actually a contagious disease and can [...]

Meningococcal Vaccine

Written by Ralph on January 22, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: , .

Meningococcal diseases are quite common in many parts of the world. When they are not treated at the right time, they might prove to be fatal. The best way of protection against these diseases is to take the meningococcal vaccinations at the right time. The diseases are caused by the bacteria called meningococcus. The diseases [...]

Pneumococcal vaccine

Written by Ralph on January 21, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

Pneumococcal vaccine is one of the most important vaccines that are needed to be taken by children as well as adults. This is because there are different kinds of pneumococcal diseases that are quite common in many parts of the world. And there are vaccines that can safeguard people from these diseases. Kinds and doses [...]

Hepatitis B vaccine

Written by Ralph on January 21, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

One of the most common diseases that have affected the whole world is that of Hepatitis B. The disease is caused by a virus and is extremely dangerous. The virus targets the liver and causes various kinds of serious problems that might even lead to death of a person. The most dangerous part is that [...]

Varicella Vaccination

Written by Ralph on January 18, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: , , .

Among the many vaccines that need to be taken, varicella vaccination is one of the most important ones. This vaccine is taken to be safe from chicken pox. Chicken pox is a contagious disease and spreads from one person to another on close contact. This is the reason that this disease is very common in [...]

Vaccine for diphtheria pertussis tetanus (DPT)

Written by Ralph on January 18, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: , .

Diphtheria, pertussis and tetanus are bacteria borne diseases that are quite dangerous. While the first two are contagious diseases and spread from one person to another, tetanus is mainly caused from deep wounds and cuts. If the right vaccinations for these diseases are not taken at the right time, then it might prove to be [...]

Vaccine Recommendations for Infants and Children

Written by Ralph on January 17, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

Immunization is extremely important for all infants and children so that they can have a healthy life. There are different kinds of vaccine recommendations for infants and children that have to be administered from time to time to ensure that the child is safe from various deadly diseases throughout their life. While some vaccines are [...]

Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule — United States

Written by Ralph on January 16, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

Immunization is mandatory for both children and adults alike. There are particular schedules that need to be followed for adult immunization in United States. The vaccinations are required even if you are not traveling to a foreign country. And if you are doing so, then they become mandatory. If you are making a travel plan [...]

Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule – United States

Written by Ralph on January 16, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

Vaccinations are important for a child in every country and so it is in United States. There are vaccination plans and routines that are there for children and adolescents in the US. In fact the immunization plans are updated from time to time with better vaccines. Here is list of some vaccinations that need to [...]

FAQs on vaccinations

Written by Ralph on January 15, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: , .

Vaccinations are compulsory for all children and infants so that they remain safe and healthy throughout their life. Vaccinations are also needed by adults while traveling from one country to another. Though it might sound very simple, it is true that people have different kinds of questions in their mind regarding vaccinations and immunization programs. [...]

Travel Adult Immunization Clinic

Written by Ralph on January 15, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

Traveling to foreign lands can be due to various reasons – it can be for going on holidays as well as for professional needs. Whatever be the case it is important that people should be duly vaccinated and immunized against the diseases that are common in the country they are visiting. It is not possible [...]

Where and when to get your travel vaccinations – A guide

Written by Ralph on January 14, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

People travel from one country to another for various purposes. While some people travel for holidaying and vacationing; some others travel for professional reasons. There are various destinations in the world to which you can travel. Whatever be you travel destination or purpose of traveling, it is very important that you take the right travel [...]

Travel Immunization Clinic – A Note on the Services Offered

Written by Ralph on January 14, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: , .

When you are planning a trip to a foreign country, it is obvious that you have to keep many things under consideration. Among the many important things is your health. Before you go to a different country for holidaying or for a business trip, it is important that you consult a travel doctor who is [...]

Health Information for Travelers to Thailand

Written by Ralph on January 13, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

Thailand is a popular travel destination with many travelers and tourists. However, before you go out on the trip to Thailand, it is very important that you have the right kinds of vaccinations and medications done so that here are no health issues in your travel program. It is recommended to visit a travel physician [...]

Choosing a Travel Clinic Wisely

Written by Ralph on January 11, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

While planning a trip to a foreign land, the first thing that you must do is to look for a travel clinic and go there almost 4-6 weeks before your scheduled departure. Health is a very important factor that needs to be kept into consideration while traveling to a new country and therefore all kinds [...]

Health Information for Travelers to UK

Written by Ralph on January 11, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: , , .

Planning a trip to the United Kingdom? Well, before you make any plans of visiting the country, make sure that you have proper health information regarding the place. And one of the most important considerations in this regard is taking the proper vaccines before going to the United Kingdom. It is highly recommended that you [...]

Health Information for Travellers to Asia

Written by Ralph on January 10, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

Asia is the largest continent in the world and there are many countries in it. People frequent the different countries in Asia from time to time for holidaying or for other purposes. Whatever be the purpose of the visit, it is important to have the right kinds of vaccinations before coming into any country in [...]

Health Information for Travelers to Africa

Written by Ralph on January 10, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: , .

Africa has innumerable places of attractions in the continent. The varieties of the attractions can leave you mesmerized. But before going to Africa, it is important to have proper vaccinations and immunizations done so that you are safe and healthy during the travel. Infact it is recommended to get in touch with a travel physician [...]

The Importance of a Travel Clinic

Written by Ralph on January 9, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

Traveling is a hobby for some people, while some have to travel for professional reasons. Whatever be the purpose of the travel, it is important to visit a travel clinic and contact a travel physician before the journey. This is all the more applicable if you are visiting a foreign land. At a travel clinic, [...]

Health Information for Travelers to India

Written by Ralph on January 9, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

India is frequented by innumerable travelers and tourists from all across the globe annually. People coming from other countries need to take various kinds of travel vaccinations and precautions before coming to the country so that they can have a safe and healthy trip in the country. It is highly recommended to consult a travel [...]

Having Vaccines Can Help Travelers in All Age Groups

Written by Ralph on January 8, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

Traveling is a hobby with many people. And some people have to travel for professional reasons. Whatever may be the purpose of the travel and whatever age group you might belong to, it is recommended to have the right kinds of vaccinations and precautions before traveling to a new land. Taking these small safety measures [...]

Some Important Things to Know About Travel Vaccinations

Written by Ralph on January 8, 2013. Published in: . Tagged with: .

When you are planning a trip to some other country, it is very important to check the vaccinations that must be taken as protection before going to the country. Different countries have different vaccination requirements and you must know that in advance so that you can arrange for the vaccinations on time. Here are some [...]

Travel Vaccinations- Guidelines to Follow

Written by Ralph on December 30, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , , .

Are you planning your vacation overseas? Wait, before you start on your journey. It is important that you get yourself immunized with the required medicines and vaccines before leaving on your journey. People travel for various reasons. The trips can be fun trips or business trips. However, while moving around from one place to another [...]

Yellow Fever Vaccine- Are there any side effects?

Written by Ralph on December 30, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , .

Yellow fever is a type of viral infection which leads to jaundice after the initial stage. Researches show that around 30,000 people die due to yellow fever each year. Yellow fever is extremely common in Latin America and Africa. This disease is transmitted through mosquitoes. Yellow fever immunization is done to prevent one from getting [...]

Some useful tidbits related to travelling abroad

Written by Ralph on December 26, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , , .

Travelling is something which is always associated with fun fiesta. The best part about travelling abroad is shopping, plenty of clicks for Facebook uploading, meeting new people and a brief knowledge of customs and tradition of the place. However, there are much more things to be considered while travelling abroad. Health issues are a major [...]

Travel Physicians Assure You A Safe and Healthy Tour Abroad

Written by Ralph on December 26, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: .

Life without fun and entertainment is really monotonous. All of us need a break from the daily hectic schedule to revive ourselves and nothing can be better than moving out and exploring the different parts of the world. However, one may travel for various reasons; some might fly overseas for a business deal, visit friends [...]

Points to Remember while Travelling to Ethiopia

Written by Ralph on December 21, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , , .

Travelling is a great hobby. It is informative as well as entertaining. This world is a beautiful place that has numerous wonders in store for anyone who is interested. But travelling does not just mean packing your bags with clothes and going to a certain place; it requires a lot of preparation. The first kind [...]

Travel Vaccinations

Written by Ralph on December 21, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , .

  As the age old saying goes “Better Safe than Sorry”. Travel vaccinations are an inherent way to provide a safety net for people travelling out of their own acclimatized ecology to relatively unknown places. It is one of the primary purviews of preventive medicine to provide travellers to foreign lands with vaccinations. The need [...]

Health Information for Travelers to Germany

Written by Ralph on December 20, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , .

If you are planning for a trip to Germany, here are certain tips regarding health that you would do good to follow: Your family physician is the right person to decide regarding the kind of medications and vaccinations that you require since he is the right person who knows the entire medical history of yours. [...]

Tips for Travelling Safely with Pregnant Women

Written by Ralph on December 20, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: .

Pregnancy is a beautiful phase of life, especially for would be mothers. But nevertheless you need to be really careful, whether you are the one pregnant or your partner. If you have romantic holidays planned with your partner from a long time ago but have recently got the news of pregnancy of your partner, do [...]

Travelling with Children – Some Important Points to Keep in Mind

Written by Ralph on December 19, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , , , .

Planning a vacation with the whole family is an excellent idea. However, if you have kids and children in the family, it will require some more planning in advance so that your kids can enjoy the journey to the travel destination as well as have the best of times there. Here are some very important [...]

Travelling with Elderly Travellers

Written by Ralph on December 19, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , , .

If you play the role of a caregiver to any elderly person, there are some very crucial factors that you must keep in mind always before you go for a trip with an elderly person. Travelling with elderly persons can be rather difficult most of the time, especially when the person is suffering from any [...]

Travel Health Advice- How Essential Is Travel Health Information

Written by Ralph on December 12, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , , , , , .

Travelling to an international destination requires quite a lot of planning and if you are travelling for the first time then you must visit a travel doctor or your general physician before you set out for your journey. Visiting a doctor will help you manage your illness while you are travelling. You should also be [...]

Travel Medicine: Helping Patients Prepare for Trips Abroad

Written by Ralph on December 12, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , , .

According to a report, almost one out of three people who are travelling abroad get affected by various illnesses and diseases. Many people fall sick while travelling to some other countries and some of the most common illnesses that the travelers get include diarrhea, respiratory infection or malaria.   The risk of getting affected by [...]

What is a travel medicine clinic?

Written by Ralph on December 11, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , , , , .

A travel medicine clinic, as the name suggests, is a medical clinic that offers consultations and medicines, especially for travelling purposes. The travel clinics are specially recommended by the authorities so that the travellers get aware of the diseases and health risks that they might encounter while travelling to a new country. The doctors and [...]

Do I Need any Vaccine-related Official Paperwork as I Cross Country Borders?

Written by Ralph on December 10, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , , , .

While you are travelling to an international destination, there are lots of things that you need to take care of. Right from packing your clothes, shoes to medicines that you need to take, everything has to be done properly. Travelling to a foreign land can have a lot of risk for your health. That is [...]

Why and What Vaccinations Do People Need Before Travelling to Remote Locations

Written by Ralph on December 9, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , .

Travelling is always fun yet hectic and travelling to an international destination can be quite exhausting at times if proper precautions are not taken. While you are planning to travel to an international destination, it is important that you take care of your health properly. It is recommended that you visit your doctor prior to [...]

Special Needs Travel

Written by Ralph on December 7, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , , , .

Travelling can be quite exhausting at times when you are travelling international. While medically fit travellers can take up the hassles and fatigues of the long haul flights and the foreign land, it becomes quite difficult for people who are under certain medical conditions. Here we would be discussing how people with special needs should [...]

Travel Medications- An Overview

Written by Ralph on December 7, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , .

Travelling to an international destination can be quite exciting, but it requires a lot of preparations from before. While on your vacation to a new country, you can fall sick. For instance, you can get motion sickness due to the long haul flights, and the common tummy aches and so on. However, if you are [...]

Travel Immunizations – An Overview

Written by Ralph on December 6, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , , .

Travelling to a different place requires a lot of planning. Apart from all the basics related to your travelling needs and arrangement, you need to concentrate on your health issues while travelling to a foreign land. It is always better to take precautions regarding your health and the diseases that might affect you. Thus, travel [...]

Where Can You Get Vaccinated?

Written by Ralph on December 6, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , .

Vaccination is important for everyone. It is mandatory to have all the necessary vaccinations administered at the right age. This enables your body to grow antibodies and fight against various deadly diseases and immunize yourself with the environment around you. However when you are travelling, it is also important to get yourself administered with some [...]

Planning to Travel Abroad- Which Vaccinations Would You Need?

Written by Ralph on December 5, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , , .

Vaccination is an integral part of our health system. From our early childhood, we are immunized with vaccines to prevent our body from various diseases. Apart from the regular courses of vaccinations, we can require certain vaccinations while travelling to a foreign destination. While it is not entirely mandatory to take vaccines when travelling, but [...]

Is Travel Immunisation Really Important for Long Trips

Written by Ralph on December 4, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , , , .

The world has always been filled with microbes and bacteria and viruses that can cause health hazards to people. This can be really problematic if you are on a long tour to some other country or place and suddenly fall ill. If you fall sick on a tour, it can be a thing of tension [...]

Travel Vaccinations – Your Guidelines

Written by Ralph on December 3, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , , , .

If you are a serious and safe traveller you are probably aware of vaccination requirements as well as its importance. If you are not taking a lot of unnecessary risk then its time you consider taking into account some basic travel vaccination guidelines so that an adventurous trip does not leave you with  unpleasant souvenirs. [...]

How Important It Is to Vaccinate Your Child?

Written by Ralph on December 3, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , , .

The importance of vaccinating your child before a trip cannot be overemphasized especially if you are travelling to a developing country from a developed nation. Many diseases and conditions have been eradicated in developed nations while they continue to exist and claim lives in developing nations. Developing countries are often very rich in culture and [...]

Travel Vaccination- What You Need to Know

Written by Ralph on December 2, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , , , .

If you do not want your adventure travel tip to become a nightmare, it would be a good idea to spend some time on safety measures such as vaccinations. Many countries require tourists to take certain mandatory specific vaccinations before entering the country, failing which you will not be allowed to enter the country. If [...]

Is it Compulsory to Visit Travel Clinics Before Going on a Trip?

Written by Ralph on December 2, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , .

Many people ask themselves this question before going on a trip, the answer is definitely yes. When we travel to distant countries, we must keep in mind that without proper medical precaution, the trip can actually turn out to be very ugly. Thanks to the internet, we can find out a lot about possible diseases [...]

How Important is Travel Vaccination

Written by Ralph on November 29, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , , .

In recent times, the competition in the professional world has increased a lot. It has become difficult to cope up with the pressure of day to day life. Hence, everyone needs to take some kind of a break to feel rejuvenated and continue working with more enthusiasm. Most of the people prefer travel as a [...]

An Ideal Travel Clinic

Written by Ralph on November 29, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , , .

Almost every man on earth loves to travel. It is one of the best ways of enjoyment and recreation. The present day world is full of competition and there is hardly any time for relaxation. It leads to health problems in young ages. Hence, it is necessary to take a break every now and then. [...]

Practical Travel Information on Health in Thailand

Written by Ralph on November 28, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , , , , , .

Thailand is fast becoming a popular name in the world map of travel. It is, in fact, one of the most visited countries in the continent of Asia. A large number of people visit this country every year. However, like in the case of travelling to any other country, if you are planning to visit [...]

Practical Travel Information on Health in Japan

Written by Ralph on November 28, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , , , .

Japan, the Land of Rising Sun, is becoming one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. A large number of tourists travel to this country every year and visit the enchanting beaches, snowy mountains and other places. If you are planning your trip to this country, you should have practical travel information on [...]

Yellow Fever and Vaccinations – All You Need to Know while Travelling

Written by Ralph on November 27, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , , , , , .

While travelling it is important to beware of a few diseases that can mar your trip. There are several diseases across the world, which are endemic to a specific place or to a few places. It is important to be protected against these diseases while you are planning to travel to a specific place. One [...]

Travel Medicine for Children that You Need to Carry

Written by Ralph on November 27, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , , , .

Travelling is always fun and exciting, no matter where you are going. It is enhanced a lot if and when you are accompanied by kids. However, there are also a few worries that you might have when you are going on a tour with children. Children, usually, are more prone to fall ill than adults. [...]

Travel Clinic -Ensures Proper Health Measures

Written by Ralph on November 26, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , , .

When people plan for a holiday, booking a ticket online or  through an agent is the first thing they do. After this they start collecting the things which they will need for the place they are planning to visit. In these entire arrangements, one thing which most of us forget is about the health risks [...]

Get Vaccinated for Safe and Secure Travelling

Written by Ralph on November 26, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , , , , , , , , .

The price war between the airline companies have given one more reason for travelling to all the travel enthusiasts. People travel now more frequently than ever before. In fact, every human being wishes to explore different places. However, before planning any trip abroad, it is always better to visit a travel clinic so that the [...]

Consult Your Online Travel Doctor for Disease-Free Tour

Written by Ralph on November 23, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , .

Are you planning for a tour with your whole family? If yes, then apart from shopping you also need to know some important factors which if not taken care of might ruin your whole plan. We are talking about health issues here which are very common when it comes to travelling abroad to different places. [...]

Nominate Mytraveldoc for the Crunchies

Written by Ralph on November 23, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , .

  Yes, we want you to help us getting nominated for the Crunchies 2012. 1) Click here: http://is.gd/qoN57v 2) Scroll down to ‘Best International Startup’. 3) Type ‘Mytraveldoc’ in the nominee box and click nominate. 4) Share this with your friends, families and everyone else you know. 5) Repeat steps 1- 4 daily – As everyone [...]

Get Travel Immunization Before Exploring the World

Written by Ralph on November 22, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , , .

Travelling has always fascinated people, exploring new places, culture and tradition, food habits is a great experience for all of us. The photographs and various events associated with travelling are cherished by people throughout their life.  However, with time plenty of things have popped up which can make travelling abroad frightening and ruin everything. Ill [...]

Travel Doctor: Helps To Keep Illness at Bay While Travelling

Written by Ralph on November 22, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , , .

Running from pillar to post has become part and partial of our daily life making our life monotonous. An entertainment element is really needed to boost up the daily routine and going for a holiday is one among them. A break from the monotonous life is needed, everyone need this break, be it a student, [...]

Seek Travel Doctor to Explore the World Freely Eliminating the Barrier of ILL-Health

Written by Ralph on November 21, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , , , .

The cutting edge technology has made this world a smaller place to live in. With the advent of various means of transportation embedded with hi-tech features, people can fly from one place to another in no time. People are now able to explore each nook and corner of the world within blink of eyes. The [...]

Travel Vaccines and Mytraveldoc support

Written by Ralph on November 20, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , , , , , .

It has been reported by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention that almost 50 percent of the travelers as well as the local people develops certain illnesses. Thus taking good care of one’s health and seeking advice from a health professional especially before travelling is extremely important. Each year the numbers of people travelling [...]

Health Advice from Travel Doctor

Written by Ralph on November 19, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , , , , , .

Getting affected by a dangerous infection; that too while traveling is truly a daunting experience. Thus a wise decision is to seek essential heath advice from travel doctors and other medical professionals, who are there to provide highest standards of care to the travelers. There are several travel vaccinations and heath care services offered to [...]

Questions that You Should Ask Your Mytraveldoc Doctor

Written by Ralph on November 19, 2012. Published in: . Tagged with: , , , , .

No one wants to fall ill and pay frequent visits to the doctor. However, seeing a doctor is something you simply cannot avoid. Whether it is a minor disease or a serious illness, getting checked by a doctor is important. Before going to a doctor, you should remember that a doctor can treat you properly [...]