Prototype microneedle patch under study by the CDC is well received by early testers. Imagine picking up a flu vaccine at the pharmacy and administering it in the comfort of your home.
Researchers find that those who received five text messages every week about the importance of flu shots were 30 percent more likely to get one than those who only received phone calls.
The overall flu vaccination rate remains low, but researchers say reminders by text will soon become the norm.
The Buzzy Mini uses cold and vibrations to soothe your fear of needles and take the pain out of injections.
Furloughs are expected to impact several federal science programs, but essential services related to nation's safety and defense will be unaffected.
Scientists develop an influenza vaccine delivered by a microneedle patch that patients could easily and painlessly self-administer.
Scientists at Stanford are working on a vaccine to stop a type 1 diabetic's immune system from attacking the cells that make insulin.
It took four years to hit 21 billion tweets. Now Twitter users generate nearly half a billion a day, and the Library of Congress will be archiving and indexing all of them.
The big G has pulled the plug on some more services, so let's see what's getting the chop.