Pediatric Influenza Vaccinations Influenza infections can be very dangerous for young children. Severe, even life-threatening, complications are most common for children under the age of two. Children five and under often need medical treatment if they contract the flu—20,000 of these kids are hospitalized each year. The US Center for Disease Control estimated more than… Continue Reading »

It is well known that breast milk is the best food source for a newborn baby.  Breastfeeding does not require extra cost to provide a baby food, it helps a baby’s immune system, can help prevent obesity and can contribute to the bonding of a mother and baby. With all of these benefits, why would… Continue Reading »

Jean Brown Research is currently seeking expectant mothers to participate in a clinical study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of a low lactose infant formula. Low-lactose formula is a cow’s milk-based formula that has the sugar, lactose, removed and replaced with glucose polymers. Those eligible to participate must be healthy, full term newborns. The… Continue Reading »

Utah clinical trials are regularly being conducted to determine whether promising new treatments will be safe and effective for patients. Participants in clinical trials can gain access to new research treatments before they are widely available, play a more active role in their own health care and help others by contributing valuable information to medical… Continue Reading »

TDaP – tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (whooping cough)   If you have a healthy child 10 or 11 years of age, they may qualify for a clinical vaccine testing to protect against tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (whooping cough) research trial to evaluate the safety of vaccine. This vaccine is already FDA approved in children and… Continue Reading »