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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 -...

2013-12-17 12:25:52

Of the reported medication events 337 reached the patient but most did not result in patient harm, however three percent or 18 patients were harmed HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority analysts identified 501 reports involving breakdowns in the medication reconciliation process with a majority of the events occurring during admission medication reconciliation, according to an article in the December Pennsylvania Patient Safety...

2013-12-17 11:04:05

Targeting the stem rather than the head of a critical protein is the challenging but promising tactic of a new study Every year the approach of flu season sets off a medical guessing game with life or death consequences. There are many different strains of flu and they vary from year to year. So each season authorities must make an educated guess and tell manufacturers which variants of the flu they should produce vaccines against. Even when this system works, flu-related illnesses can...

2013-12-17 08:30:18

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pfenex Inc. today announced that Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LDOS) (formerly SAIC) has awarded Pfenex a subcontract in support of the development of an anthrax vaccine containing its recombinant protective antigen (rPA) and a novel, immune-enhancing adjuvant. The prime contract was awarded to Leidos by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to improve the efficacy of...

Drunken Monkeys Show Moderate Alcohol Consumption May Have Real Health Benefits
2013-12-17 04:50:50

[ Watch the Video: Health Benefits Of Wine Include Boosting Immune System ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Don’t feel guilty if you choose to indulge in a glass of wine or two this holiday season. According to new research, appearing Tuesday in the journal Vaccine, you could be strengthening your immune system and helping your body fight off infections. As part of the study, lead author Ilhem Messaoudi, an associate professor of biomedical sciences in the...

Molecular Biomarkers Of Vaccine Immunity Identified
2013-12-16 12:33:15

Emory University Testing the efficacy of vaccines in clinical trials takes years, even decades. Yet challenging infections like HIV, malaria and dengue are striking today. To speed up vaccine testing, scientists at the Emory Vaccine Center have established a goal of creating a “vaccine gene chip.” This device could read the activity of all the genes in the genome in white blood cells within a few days of administration of a test vaccine. Reading such “molecular signatures” would...

2013-12-12 12:27:30

During National Influenza Vaccination Week, CDC urges unvaccinated Americans to get a flu vaccine ATLANTA, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Flu vaccination prevented an estimated 6.6 million influenza-associated illnesses, 3.2 million medically attended illnesses, and 79,000 hospitalizations during the 2012-2013 flu season, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). CDC also reported today that...

2013-12-12 12:27:01

Leaders remind Texans that it's not too late to get vaccinated, protect themselves during peak flu season DALLAS, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- By December, many Texans may mistakenly feel that it is too late to get vaccinated against the flu. But December through February is the peak season for the flu in Texas and by getting immunized during December, the vaccine will offer several more months of protection. Running concurrently to the Centers for Disease Control and...

2013-12-11 23:28:01

Whooping cough, tuberculosis and flu are all respiratory illnesses that people need to know about. New, easy-to-read brochures provide basic facts about these illnesses and tips on how people can protect their health. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 With more than 48,000 cases of whooping cough reported in 2012, the nation marked its worst year for the disease in nearly 60 years. Because it can cause serious and sometimes life-threatening complications, especially in infants and...

2013-12-11 23:19:48

Vaccine Technology Market report categorizes the global vaccine market into technology class, types, end users, disease indication, and geography - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/vaccine-technologies-market-1155.html. (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 The "Vaccine Market - By Technology & Types, Trend Analysis By Various Classes – Live / Attenuated, Subunit, Toxoid, Conjugate, DNA, Recombinant Vector, Synthetic, Dentritic Vaccines And By Indications – Infectious...