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2014-03-18 12:32:29

LONDON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Adult Vaccines Market, Company Adult Vaccines Sales, Country Adult Vaccines - Worldwide Analysis World Adult Vaccines Market - Market OverviewFor much of the 20th century, vaccines were a pharmaceutical success story largely associated with children. Aggressive immunization programs eradicated Polio and Smallpox among developed nations and nearly eliminated Mumps, Pertussis, Measles,...

Shot In The Dark - Missed Opportunities For Adult Vaccination Are Common
2014-02-05 04:56:12

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, thousands of unvaccinated adults die every year from preventable diseases. Researchers from the University of Colorado School of Medicine were the first to study several important aspects of adult vaccination. Adults currently make up 95 percent of those who die annually from vaccine preventable diseases, which causes nearly 30,000 deaths each year. "Our study...

2014-01-07 13:38:28

Findings suggest utility of text messaging to monitor safety Giving young children the influenza and pneumococcal vaccines together appears to increase their risk of fever, according to a study led by researchers from Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). However, the fever was brief, and medical care was sought for few children, supporting the routine immunization schedule for these vaccines, including the recommendation to...

2013-11-12 12:10:05

Global Coalition Against Child Pneumonia calls for continued investment in innovations and proven tools Global health advocates today commemorated the fifth annual World Pneumonia Day by calling on global leaders to scale up existing interventions and invest in new diagnostics and treatments to defeat pneumonia. Each year, pneumonia kills more children than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined. Pneumonia took the lives of nearly 1.1 million children under 5 in 2012 alone, with more than...

2013-10-02 23:19:21

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Vaccine Market Forecast to 2017. London (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Of late, the vaccines market is burgeoning with immense activities. Big pharmaceutical companies like GSK, Pfizer, Merck etc. are struggling to maintain their revenue and operating incomes amidst patent cliffs of blockbuster drugs. In such a scenario, vaccines, which have high entry barriers for generic players and the potential to generate blockbuster...

2013-09-25 10:24:47

Everything published by PLOS Medicine is open access: freely available for anyone to read, download, redistribute and otherwise use, as long as the authorship is properly attributed. Please mention PLOS Medicine in your report and use the links below to take your readers straight to the online articles: -Acupuncture or counseling plus usual care may improve depression symptoms -Vaccine against pneumococcal infections has led to widespread reduction in serious disease -The importance...

2013-09-04 08:19:59

The use of 4 different 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine immunization schedules in healthy term infants resulted in no statistically significant differences in antibody levels between the infants after the booster dose at 12 months of age for almost all serotypes, according to a study in the September 4 issue of JAMA. "The World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that more than 800,000 children younger than 5 years died from pneumococcal disease in 2000, making it the leading...

2013-07-11 13:05:23

Children who receive a vaccine to prevent blood and ear infections, appear to be reducing the spread of pneumonia to the rest of the population, especially their grandparents and other older adults. Results of a new Vanderbilt study, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and published in the July 11 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine show infant vaccination against pneumococcal bacteria since 2000 has reduced pneumonia hospitalization by more than 10...


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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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