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2011-02-28 12:46:00

DENVER, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --The Colorado Children's Immunization Coalition (CCIC) and the Colorado Adult Immunization Coalition (CAIC) will host a talk with Seth Mnookin, nationally acclaimed author of "The Panic Virus: A True Story of Science, Medicine and Fear" at The Children's Hospital on Wednesday, Mar. 9 at 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. The event will take place in the Mt. Oxford Room, located on level two of the hospital. The hospital is located at 13123 16th( )Ave., Aurora, Colo....

2011-02-07 15:59:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While investigating a cluster of measles cases in Perry County, the state Department of Health has identified a suspected case of measles that could have exposed other persons while infectious, officials said today. The possible exposures could have occurred at the following times and locations: Wednesday, Feb. 2, between 5:50 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. at a book sale that took place in the basement of the Newport Public Library, 316...

2011-01-12 14:11:24

Kaiser Permanente research strengthens national recommendations Receiving the herpes zoster vaccine was associated with a 55 percent reduced risk of developing shingles, according to a Kaiser Permanente study of 300,000 people that appears in the current issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. This retrospective study observed the outcomes of the effectiveness of the herpes zoster vaccine in a large, diverse population of men and women ages 60 years and older. Researchers...

2010-11-15 04:42:00

BEIJING, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Nasdaq: SVA), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, announced today its unaudited financial results for the three-month and nine-month periods ended September 30, 2010. Business Highlights In October 2010, Sinovac was selected by the Beijing Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Beijing CDC) as one of the five manufacturers to supply seasonal influenza vaccine in conjunction with a...

2010-11-03 00:00:39

Quality Improvement Program at Summit Medical Group increases average childhood immunization rate among its pediatric patients to 97%. Berkeley Heights, NJ (Vocus) November 2, 2010 A proactive process at Summit Medical Group has increased the average immunization completion rate among pediatric patients from 84% in 2008 to 97% in 2010. "Our current immunization rates compare favorably with the national immunization average of 66% that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

2010-10-29 13:37:02

Finding may also lead to new treatments for measles, mumps and influenza Scientists at Weill Cornell Medical College have identified a potential new treatment for the Nipah and Hendra viruses, two lethal and emerging viruses for which there is currently no treatment or vaccine available. The approach could also lead to new therapies for measles, mumps and the flu. The new research appears in today's edition of the prestigious journal Public Library of Science (PLoS) Pathogens. The Nipah and...

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2010-10-14 10:30:00

Two out of every three American children who have been infected with measles recently did not receive a vaccination against the illness, claims a report in The Journal of Infectious Diseases. According to Reuters Health, who published a Wednesday article discussing the study, Dr. Amy Parker Fiebelkorn and her colleagues took a look at measles-related data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) between 2001 and 2008. They discovered that 65-percent of the cases in the U.S....

2010-09-27 08:30:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Command Financial, a leader in document lifecycle management solutions for public corporations and investment companies, today announced that it has partnered with Sterling X-AG Deal Rooms to offer its North American capital markets and M&A clients the use of Sterling's highly regarded virtual deal room technology and services. "We're committed to selecting best-of-breed solutions for our clients, and after thorough evaluation of a number of...

2010-08-31 07:15:00

STERLING, Va., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- IceWEB(TM), Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: IWEB), www.iceweb.com, a leading provider of Unified Data Storage and building blocks for cloud storage networks, announced today that Storage Strategies NOW released a Snapshot report on IceWEB's unified storage system. To view the full report, please click on the following link: http://www.iceweb.com/product_pdf/IceWEB_ZFS_Snapshot_Report_20100826_Final.pdf "Our IceWEB 5000 unified storage platform...

2010-08-26 11:07:00

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Many children and teens are enjoying the remaining days of their summer vacation, but are they truly prepared for what lies ahead? With a few simple medical exams, Virginia's school-age children will be armed with the tools they need to enjoy a healthy school year. The exams we are referring to are given in a doctor's and/or dentist's office, and should take place before or shortly after the start of the new school year, and include a routine...


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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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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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