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2013-06-29 23:05:01

The North Shore-LIJ Health System, one of the nation’s largest healthcare systems, has selected InterSystems, a global leader in software for connected care, to implement a secure technology infrastructure that will connect all of the health system’s clinical and business systems. Great Neck, NY (PRWEB) June 29, 2013 The North Shore-LIJ Health System, one of the nation’s largest healthcare systems, has selected InterSystems, a global leader in software for connected care, to...

2013-06-27 23:49:58

ANY LAB TEST NOW® provides proof of immunity required by colleges and technical schools for admission this fall through MMR titers, varicella titers and other lab tests. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Many colleges and other higher education schools require proof of immunity or documentation of vaccinations before students may attend classes, especially if a student is enrolled in a healthcare program. It is easy to lose vaccination records due to the long lapse of time...

2013-06-19 14:03:06

Among children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) who had undergone primary immunization, the use of a measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) booster compared with no booster did not result in worse JIA disease activity, according to a study in the June 19 issue of JAMA. "Juvenile idiopathic arthritis is the most common childhood rheumatic disease, with a prevalence between 16 and 150 per 100,000. Patients with JIA may be susceptible to infections through the immunosuppressive effect of their...

Surge In Measles Cases Has English Health Experts Concerned
2013-05-21 15:12:01

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Health officials are concerned about the surge in measles over the years since controversial research emerged, linking the vaccine for the illness to autism. Public Health England (PHE) announced a few weeks ago that measles cases in England in the first three months of 2013 reached a staggering 587 by the end of March, following a record annual high of nearly 2,000 cases in 2012. According to PHE data, 94 percent of...

Measles Vaccine Using A Microneedle Patch Could Boost Immunization Programs
2012-11-27 19:10:00

Georgia Institute of Technology Research News Measles vaccine given with painless and easy-to-administer microneedle patches can immunize against measles at least as well as vaccine given with conventional hypodermic needles, according to research done by the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In the study, the researchers developed a technique to dry and stabilize the measles vaccine — which depends on a live attenuated virus...

2012-08-14 23:01:53

Are There Alternatives to Childhood Vaccines? Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water interview of June 4, 2012 with Linderman Unleashed host Curt Linderman. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 13, 2012 Curt Linderman and his wife wanted to be responsible parents when their 20-month old son became ill with the flu. The pediatrician suggested delaying scheduled immunization shots until after the child recovered. When they finally brought their son in, the toddler was given a total of nine vaccines in...

2012-07-19 23:02:31

The debate which has raged about the impact of the MMR Vaccine for the past few years was recently rejuvenated. However, based on new theories proposed by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride and a compelling article posted at Health and Wellness portal BeWellBuzz.com, the debate has introduced a new element as to the reason why the link between MMR Vaccine and Autism exists Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 19, 2012 The debate which has raged about the impact of the MMR Vaccine for the past few years has...


Latest Mumps Reference Libraries

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2011-02-17 17:26:28

Mumps virus causes mumps which is a common childhood disease characterized by swelling of the parotid glands and other epithelial tissues causing high morbidity in some cases deafness. Infection is currently restricted to humans while the virus is transmitted by direct contact, droplet spread, or via contaminated objects. It is a vaccine preventable disease although significant outbreaks have occurred in recent years in regions with high levels of vaccination. The virus belongs to the genus...

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