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2013-10-16 23:03:02

Dr. Marta Katalenas of the Pediatric Center of Round Rock contends that the recent increase in measles cases is a result of decisions made 15 years ago, based on bad information, fear, and the desire for notoriety. Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Recently The Wall Street Journal reported on an epidemic of measles affecting children in the United Kingdom and on an outbreak close to home at a church in Texas. From November 2012 to July 2013 there has been 1,219 cases of measles in...

2013-09-26 23:00:28

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds latest report on “Research Report on China Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) Vaccine Market, 2013-2017” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Measles, mumps and rubella are major infectious diseases that threaten the health of children. Measles is a kind of acute respiratory infectious disease caused by measles virus with rashes covering the whole body. Mumps is a kind of respiratory infectious disease caused by mumps virus, which can...

2013-09-13 23:01:30

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported that this year is on track to be the worst year for measles in more than a decade, reporting 159 cases so far this year. Dayton Children’s Hospital has not seen any cases of measles, but the hospital’s infectious disease experts want to calm parent’s fears of an outbreak in the area and remind them of the importance of vaccinating their children. Dayton, OH (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 The Centers for Disease Control and...

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...


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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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