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2014-03-20 16:26:59

DUBLIN, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n8dfqv/china_influenza) has announced the addition of the "China Influenza Vaccine Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n8dfqv/china_influenza ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The China Influenza Vaccine Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the...

2014-02-27 12:27:13

bioCSL Inc. initiates 2014-15 season pre-booking for AFLURIA® (Influenza Vaccine) KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Biotherapies Inc. announced today it has changed its name to bioCSL Inc., effective February 21, 2014. This change is pursuant to the Australian, New Zealand and German renaming of the company, which occurred one year ago. In September 2013, bioCSL was the first United States supplier to complete its 2013-14 seasonal influenza vaccine delivery...

2014-02-05 23:28:52

National Law Firm Settles Flu Vaccine Injury Petition under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program. Many are not aware of Compensation Program and the short, strict deadlines that must be met in order to qualify. Wellesley Hills, MA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Gold law Firm, LLC recently obtained a large settlement for a 92-year old woman who had a severe reaction to the Influenza Vaccine resulting in Guillain-Barre' Syndrom (“GBS”) . The case, filed in the Court of...

2014-01-24 11:28:51

Currently approved flu vaccines are less effective in the elderly, yet an estimated 90% of influenza-related deaths occur in people over 65. A paper published on January 23rd in PLOS Pathogens reports on the challenges scientists encountered when they were trying to develop a better flu vaccine. Because immune systems in older people are generally less responsive to vaccination, Jay Evans and colleagues from GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines in Hamilton, USA, were testing so-called...

2013-12-17 23:22:27

Transparency Market Research Report Published "U.S. Vaccine Market - U.S. Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, And Forecast, 2012 - 2018" to its database. Browse the full report with TOC at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/us-vaccine-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "U.S. Vaccine Market - U.S. Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, And Forecast, 2012 -...

2013-11-13 16:26:33

Ready for Immediate Delivery MERIDEN, Conn., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Protein Sciences Corporation, the manufacturer of Flublok, the new, pure influenza vaccine containing no egg proteins, influenza virus, preservatives (e.g., thimerosal), antibiotics, gelatin or latex, announced today that doses for the 2013-14 season have been released by the FDA and are now available. Quantities of Flublok are limited and will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis exclusively by...

2013-11-12 23:24:00

Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, reports on a recent study revealing the heart health benefits of getting the influenza shot. Toronto (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, reports on a recent study revealing the heart health benefits of getting the influenza shot. As Bel Marra Health reports in its article,...

2013-11-05 08:33:30

DORVAL, QC, Nov. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Newly published data in the medical journal Vaccine shows that FLUAD*, an influenza vaccine indicated specifically for people 65 years and older, provided significantly improved protection against influenza in the elderly in comparison to non-adjuvanted trivalent influenza vaccine in this age group.(1) The investigator-led Canadian study focused on British Columbia with seniors who are at an increased risk of influenza or pneumonia and who suffer...

Flu Shot Reduces Cardiac Risk
2013-10-23 10:10:01

[ Watch the Video: Getting A Flu Shot Could Help Your Cardiovascular Health ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In addition to preventing a seasonal illness, the flu vaccine may reduce the risk of heart attack, according to a new study in The Journal of the American Medical Association. For individuals who have already had a heart attack or stroke, the vaccination was shown to decrease the risk by over 50 percent, the international team of study researchers found....

2013-10-10 12:28:01

MERIDEN, Conn., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Protein Sciences Corporation announced today that they expect the first doses of Flublok influenza vaccine for the 2013/2014 season to be released in time for vaccinations to occur prior to Thanksgiving. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), influenza activity typically peaks in January or later. It takes about two weeks after vaccination for antibodies to develop in the body that protect against influenza...