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2012-04-24 12:51:35

Rotavirus vaccines offer the best hope for preventing severe rotavirus disease and the deadly dehydrating diarrhea that it causes, particularly in low-resource settings where treatment for rotavirus infection is limited or unavailable.

2012-04-12 22:19:59

A study released today by the International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has identified the most feasible and impactful solutions for Nigeria's immunization program that could offer the best hope yet for scaling up vaccine access to the nation's most rural areas and taking aim at the country's precipitous number of child deaths.

2012-03-29 23:20:41

Under normal circumstances, the tau protein is a hard-working participant in memory and normal brain functioning.

2012-02-22 06:14:07

Immunization of pregnant women may help increase unborn babies birth weights, and give them a healthier start at life.

Circadian Rhythm Controls Immunity
2012-02-17 06:14:34

Researchers are continuously learning how the body’s immune system is put together, and a recent discovery has found that the circadian clock may help determine the success of healing against pathogens in the body.


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  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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