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Health News Archive - December 17, 2005

Girls aged 10 to 14 who received GlaxoSmithKline Plc's vaccine to prevent infection with the virus that causes cervical cancer had immune responses twice as strong as women 15-25 years old given the vaccine, the company said on Saturday, describing results of a late-stage trial.

By Ransdell Pierson NEW YORK (Reuters) - Girls aged 10 to 14 who received GlaxoSmithKline Plc's vaccine to prevent infection with the virus that causes cervical cancer had immune responses twice as strong as women 15-25 years old given the vaccine, the company said on Saturday, describing results of a late-stage trial.

By Jeremiah Mcwilliams, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va., The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Dec. 17--NORFOLK -- Stephen Zedd, the lead auctioneer in several high-profile auctions for Norfolk-based Zedd Auctioneers Ltd., has been jailed on felony drug charges.

Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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