International media coverage for research linking flu vaccine with reduced risk of stroke

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A study from CaHRU, ‘Influenza vaccination and risk of stroke: self-controlled case-series study‘, recently published in the journal Vaccine, received international coverage in news media. The study of almost 18,000 patients with stroke looked at data from general practices in Continue reading International media coverage for research linking flu vaccine with reduced risk of stroke

New study from CaHRU shows link between flu vaccination and reduction in stroke

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The latest study from CaHRU is published online in Vaccine this month. The study, ‘Influenza vaccine and risk of stroke: self-controlled case series study‘, was co-authored by Dr Zahid Asghar and Professor Niro Siriwardena from CaHRU together with Carol Coupland, Continue reading New study from CaHRU shows link between flu vaccination and reduction in stroke

Dr Zahid Asghar presents study results on influenza vaccine and reduced risk of stroke in New York

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Dr Zahid Asghar recently attended the North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) conference in New York City to present findings from ‘Influenza vaccination and risk of stroke: self-controlled case-series study’. This was an observational study of investigating the association Continue reading Dr Zahid Asghar presents study results on influenza vaccine and reduced risk of stroke in New York

Influenza as a trigger of cardiovascular events and the potential for influenza vaccination to prevent them

A further study, published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases, points to a link between influenza as a trigger of cardiovascular events, while presentations given in the past week in Toronto suggest that influenza vaccination might prevent such events. Charlotte Continue reading Influenza as a trigger of cardiovascular events and the potential for influenza vaccination to prevent them

Community and Health Research Unit at SAPC and RCGP Annual Scientific Meeting, Glasgow

Members of the Community and Health Research Unit from the University of Lincoln recently attended the combined Society of Academic Primary Care and RCGP Annual Scientific Meeting in Glasgow where they were selected to give five oral presentations on some Continue reading Community and Health Research Unit at SAPC and RCGP Annual Scientific Meeting, Glasgow