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Latest Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine Stories

2008-09-04 15:00:36

MAIDENHEAD, England, September 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Prevenar Vaccine to Help Protect Children Against the Leading Vaccine-Preventable Cause of Death in Young Children Worldwide Wyeth today announced that Cyprus and the Republic of Ireland have initiated national immunisation programmes (NIPs) for infants and young children against pneumococcal disease by adding Prevenar(TM) (Pneumococcal Saccharide Conjugated Vaccine, Adsorbed), also called PCV7, to their national immunization...

2008-08-05 12:01:07

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Pharmaceutical industry industry is available in its catalogue. Commercial and Pipeline Insight: Vaccines for Adults and the Elderly - New blockbuster opportunities ahead http://www.reportlinker.com/p091765/Commercial-and-Pipeline-Insight-Vaccines-for-Adults-and-the-Elderly---New-blockbuster-opportunities-ahead.html Introduction Vaccines have re-emerged as successful revenue generators for Big Pharma, with...

2008-07-08 15:00:57

MAIDENHEAD, England, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - PREVENAR Vaccine to Help Protect Children Against the Leading Vaccine-Preventable Cause of Death in Young Children Wyeth applauds the countries of Cyprus, Hungary, the Kingdom of Bahrain, Republic of Ireland, Slovak Republic and Sweden for announcing their decisions to routinely immunize infants and young children against pneumococcal disease by adding PREVENAR(TM) PCV7 (Pneumococcal Saccharide Conjugated Vaccine, Adsorbed) to their...

2006-04-11 15:33:59

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Since the introduction of the pneumococcal vaccine in 2000 and its recommendation for all children 2 to 23 months old, rates of pneumonia among young infants have declined, new research suggests. Previous reports have linked use of the vaccine with a drop in pneumococcal disease among children younger than 2 years of age. However, it was unclear if childhood immunization reduced disease rates among infants who were too young to receive the vaccine...

2005-10-25 15:08:56

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A pneumonia vaccine licensed in 2000 for young U.S. children has reduced the spread of the contagious illness and cut by thousands the number of adult cases and deaths, researchers said on Tuesday. Crediting the vaccine, there were an estimated 12,500 fewer illness cases and 1,100 fewer deaths among Americans older than 50 in 2002 and 2003, said study author Catherine Lexau of the Minnesota Department of Health in St. Paul. Pneumonia and complications from the flu...

2005-10-20 15:04:22

(Philadelphia, PA) - Patients with multiple myeloma suffer from a malignant proliferation of plasma cells in their bone marrow. The standard treatment for this form of cancer is high-dose chemotherapy and transplantation of one's own blood-producing adult stem cells; however, this aggressive treatment wipes out the mature immune-system cells of patients "“ leaving them vulnerable to infection. A complementary treatment currently approved is to vaccinate myeloma patients against...