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2015-03-30 23:00:55

GoHooper.com the Nashville web design company builds new site for Middle Tennessee's Grace Pediatrics.

2015-03-18 23:04:27

Research results show that the outbreak has brought about new realizations among parents and that doctors, the CDC and pharmacists are trusted sources of vaccination information Raleigh,

2015-03-18 12:28:53

NEW YORK, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A new bilingual, online resource is now available for parents to learn more about the ways they can help keep their children up-to-date on the vaccines

2015-03-17 23:07:06

Take A Breather Foundation Fulfills Wishes Exclusively for Children Living with Cystic Fibrosis (CF). Haverford, PA (PRWEB) March 17, 2015

2015-03-17 08:32:04

As part of a limited panel, the nation's largest independent specialty pharmacy will offer PARI's cystic fibrosis treatment, a 28-day supply of Tobramycin Inhalation Solution together with a PARI LC

2015-03-16 12:24:31

Boston Children's researchers calculate vaccine coverage among exposed; not sufficient for herd immunity BOSTON, March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Inadequate vaccine coverage

measles anti-vaxxer
2015-03-13 14:41:05

A German biologist and anti-vaxxer who offered €100,000 ($106,300) to anyone who could prove that the disease was a virus has been ordered to pay a doctor who took him up on the offer.


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Cystic Fibrosis
2013-07-19 15:03:45

Cystic fibrosis, also called mucoviscidosis, is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder of the viscous secretions in the body. In turn, it effects the lungs, pancreas, liver, and intestines, as well as all other exocrine glands in the body. The most common genetic mutation that causes CF is a deletion of three nucleotides that results in a loss of phenylalanine, an amino acid at the 508th position on the protein. It should be noted, however, that there are over a thousand other mutations that...

Politzerization
2012-12-31 12:28:34

In 1861 Adam Politzer of Vienna spent much time studying the air movement in the Eustachian tubes and the ear canal. He would measure the air movement by attaching a manometer, a very large gauge, to the ear canal and the pharynx. He developed an apparatus known as the Politzer bag in 1863 which is a less invasive way to clear the Eustachian tubes. Procedure Politzerization, also known as the Politzer maneuver, is a medical procedure which inserts air in the middle ear while the patient...

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2011-02-23 20:42:46

Rotavirus is the most common cause of diarrhea among infants and young children and is one of several viruses that cause the stomach flu. It is in the family Reoviridae and is a genus of double-stranded RNA. Most children have been infected by the age of five. Each infection builds on previous immunity and thus subsequent infections are less severe and adults are rarely affected. The fives species of the virus are referred to as A, B, C, D, and E. Type A, which is the most common, causes more...

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2011-02-23 17:56:27

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) causes respiratory tract infections and is a major cause of lower respiratory tract infection and hospital visits during infancy and childhood. For premature infants and infants with congenital heart disease there is a prophylactic medication. During winter months in temperate climates there is an annual epidemic. Infection in tropical climates is most common during the rainy season. 60% of infants, in the United States, are infected during their first...

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2011-02-22 18:09:06

The B19 virus, referred to as parvovirus B19, was first known human virus in the family of parvovirus. It causes a childhood rash called fifth disease or commonly called slapped cheek syndrome. Discovered in 1975 by Yvonne Cossart, the virus gained its name because it was found in well B19 of a large series of Petri dishes. The virus is mainly spread through infected respiratory droplets. Symptoms usually appear six days after exposure and last about a week. Patients aren't usually...

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