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2013-06-11 14:59:32

Anti-nicotine vaccination as seen by PET imaging leads to disparity in natural immune response and in some cases can actually increase accumulation of nicotine in the brain Researchers have yet again been sent back to the drawing board in the development of the much-sought-after vaccination for smokers, which would hypothetically inhibit the action of nicotine and its pleasure-producing chemical response in the brain. One of the newest studies of a proposed vaccine shows mixed results for...

2013-06-07 23:14:56

Scientific Technologies Corporation (STC) announces that ImmsLink 3.4©, a bidirectional secure HL7-compliant application offering immunization record exchange and harmonization, has earned 2014 Edition Meaningful Use modular certification from the federal HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 Each year, immunizations save hundreds of thousands of lives, millions of dollars, and keep entire populations free of...

2013-04-18 23:19:51

Scientific Technologies Corporation (STC) releases its 2012 Public Health Annual Report. Find out what happened on the STC events and technology front in 2012 and what's coming up in 2013. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) April 18, 2013 This year, Scientific Technologies Corporation (STC) celebrates 25 years of successful business and reflects on some of last year´s achievements, present goals and future prospects in its Public Health Annual Report. The report —released earlier this month...

2013-03-20 10:52:11

In Africa, issues of vaccine supply, financing, and sustainability require urgent attention if the Millennium Development Goals are to be achieved, according to African experts writing in this week's PLOS Medicine. Shingai Machingaidze, Charles Wiysonge, and Gregory Hussey from the University of Cape Town in South Africa commend African countries for their progress in immunization programs but infectious disease outbreaks, for example, polio and measles outbreaks, as well as high vaccine...


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