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2013-10-28 23:25:07

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Latest Report on “Research Report on China Avian Influenza Vaccine Industry, 2013-2017” to its store. Avian influenza vaccines have been used for more than 10 years in China. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 In the current stage, many countries choose to cull all infected poultry to control avian influenza, instead of immunizations. The total volume of the poultry in China is over 10 billion, but more than 90% raisers only have less than 2,000...

2013-10-28 23:00:25

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Latest Report on “Research Report on China Swine Fever Vaccine Industry, 2013-2017” to its store. The fattened volume of pigs in 2012 was 696.28 million, increasing by 5.2% YOY. With the expansion of the pig raising industry, farmers in China have an increasing demand for swine fever vaccines. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Swine fever is an acute, hyperpyretic and contagious disease, caused by swine fever viruses. Its incidence rate and death...

2013-10-23 23:25:04

Keynote presentations by vaccine development experts at the 17th Annual Conference on Vaccine Research, sponsored by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID), will focus on new technologies and scientific advances to improve global vaccine effectiveness. Additional sessions will focus on topics including future trends in vaccine research and current regulatory and policy challenges. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Dr. Penny Heaton, Director of Vaccine Development,...

2013-10-23 12:30:04

DALLAS, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Last year's flu season was considered one of the strongest and deadliest in recent decades, according to the CDC(i). In preparation for this year's flu season, Concentra, a subsidiary of Humana Inc., offers a flu vaccine to provide greater protection against circulating flu strains. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120529/MM15008LOGO) In light of last year's early and devastating flu season, Concentra recommends all individuals older than six...

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....

2013-10-22 12:29:12

Ashley Birkett, PhD, to lead key product development program at PATH WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PATH announced today the appointment of Ashley Birkett, PhD, as director of its Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI), which drives the development of safe and effective vaccines for the fight against malaria. The malaria parasite still kills an estimated 660,000 people each year, most of them children in sub-Saharan Africa, and half the world's population remains at...

2013-10-21 23:24:53

The weight loss experts at 101 Medical Weight Loss offer advice for surviving flu season and announce the availability of the flu vaccine at its weight loss center. Canoga Park (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 101 Medical Weight Loss, the leader in medical weight loss programs in the San Fernando Valley, realize that the people who are in the best shape, are the ones who rarely get sick. In order to achieve weight loss goals, the medical weight loss experts offer tips and advice to get through...

2013-10-21 08:29:21

People on biologic or systemic drugs should only receive inactivated vaccines PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) Medical Board recommends that people with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis only receive inactivated flu vaccines while on drugs that suppress the immune system. People should talk with their doctors about vaccinations before starting immunosuppressive treatments, such as biologic or systemic drugs, the medical board...

2013-10-20 23:00:50

A study led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital identifies new path to a universal influenza vaccine emphasizing production of broadly specific antibodies that target multiple flu viruses Memphis, Tenn. (PRWEB) October 20, 2013 A study led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists highlights a new approach for developing a universal influenza vaccine that could protect against multiple flu strains, including deadly pandemic strains. The research appears today in the...

China Reports New H7N9 Case, US Vaccine Trial May Have An Answer
2013-10-18 06:43:18

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online China’s National Health and Family Planning Center (NHFPC) has notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of a new laboratory-confirmed case of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza A. This is the first new case to be identified since August 11, 2013. The patient is a 35-year-old man from Zhejiang Province who was admitted to a hospital on October 8 and is in critical condition. The man, with the surname Liu, tested...