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2009-09-11 14:03:42

Prevention and treatment of pneumonia are critical to reducing child mortality, reaching Millennium Development Goal 4.

2009-09-11 09:47:10

A breed of pea seeds has been created that contains antibodies against coccidiosis, a disease caused by a parasite that attacks chickens.

2009-09-10 18:00:00

German scientists say they've created a breed of pea seeds that contain antibodies against coccidiosis, a disease caused by a parasite that attacks chickens. The Novoplant GmbH researchers, led by Sergej Kiprijanov of the German biotechnology company Affitech, developed the genetically modified seeds. There are a few major issues precluding the use of monoclonal antibodies for passive immunization of chickens against infectious diseases, primarily the costs of antibody production and...

2009-08-27 15:16:25

U.S. child immunization rates remain stable at 76.1 percent, not a statistically significant difference from the 2007 estimate of 77.4 percent, officials said. The National Immunization Survey published Thursday in the U.S.

2009-08-03 17:08:00

August is National Immunization Awareness Month HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug.

2009-07-31 15:54:33

Scientists in Singapore, The Netherlands and France say they developed a novel immunization method against the life-threatening malaria parasite.

2009-07-31 11:35:00

August is National Immunization Awareness Month HARRISBURG, Pa., July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Health Secretary Everette James today stressed the importance of immunizations in observance of National Immunization Awareness Month. "Recommended vaccinations begin soon after birth and continue throughout life.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.