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2014-07-28 13:14:57

University of Leeds Giving parents access to a website containing information about the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine is the most cost-effective way of increasing its uptake, new University of Leeds research has found. Informing parents about the vaccine via a website containing information helping parents make a decision about MMR is on average £9.20 cheaper per vaccination to the NHS than informing them solely via a GP consultation, and £7.17 cheaper than via a leaflet...

2013-10-16 23:03:02

Dr. Marta Katalenas of the Pediatric Center of Round Rock contends that the recent increase in measles cases is a result of decisions made 15 years ago, based on bad information, fear, and the desire for notoriety. Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Recently The Wall Street Journal reported on an epidemic of measles affecting children in the United Kingdom and on an outbreak close to home at a church in Texas. From November 2012 to July 2013 there has been 1,219 cases of measles in...

2013-06-20 23:23:32

What if Andrew Wakefield was right? New film being produced by Jeff Hays and directed by Bobby Sheehan “Bought” Asks & Answers this Question and Uncovers the Hidden Facts about Vaccinations (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Jeff Hays today announced that principal photography has begun on the new documentary film — Bought. A new crowd funding campaign at indiegogo.com has an early trailer. Bought is a film dedicated to uncovering, exposing and highlighting the facts all...

Surge In Measles Cases Has English Health Experts Concerned
2013-05-21 15:12:01

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Health officials are concerned about the surge in measles over the years since controversial research emerged, linking the vaccine for the illness to autism. Public Health England (PHE) announced a few weeks ago that measles cases in England in the first three months of 2013 reached a staggering 587 by the end of March, following a record annual high of nearly 2,000 cases in 2012. According to PHE data, 94 percent of...

Child Immunizations Can Be Increased With Regular Reminders
2013-01-08 09:57:36

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It was just about 14 years ago that a study published in the prestigious English medical journal The Lancet unleashed a firestorm of paranoia that swept new and expecting parents. At the time, it appeared to researcher Andrew Wakefield and his colleagues that there was a connection between the child immunization program for measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) and the diagnosis of autism. Wakefield´s contention was that the MMR...

2012-07-19 23:02:31

The debate which has raged about the impact of the MMR Vaccine for the past few years was recently rejuvenated. However, based on new theories proposed by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride and a compelling article posted at Health and Wellness portal BeWellBuzz.com, the debate has introduced a new element as to the reason why the link between MMR Vaccine and Autism exists Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 19, 2012 The debate which has raged about the impact of the MMR Vaccine for the past few years has...

2011-08-30 19:03:37

More than 150 cases of measles have been reported in the United States already this year and there have been similar outbreaks in Europe, a sign the disease is making an alarming comeback. The reappearance of the potentially deadly virus is the result of unfounded fears about a link between the measles shot and autism that have turned some parents against childhood vaccination, says Gregory Poland, M.D. (http://www.mayoclinic.org/bio/10966366.html), of Mayo Clinic. In the September issue of...

2011-01-19 14:01:42

Secrets of the MMR scare: The Lancet's 2 days to bury bad news A series of denials and a failure to formally investigate allegations of misconduct in Andrew Wakefield's MMR research meant the public was misled about the credibility of the paper for six years. Dr Fiona Godlee, BMJ Editor in Chief, says the UK has consistently failed to take research misconduct seriously. She calls on the UK government to establish mandatory oversight of clinical research integrity within the NHS, as happens...


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