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Compounds In Product Packaging Lessen Effectiveness Of Some Vaccinations
2012-01-25 13:07:54

A new study is bringing to light clues that high exposure to PFCs in the womb or in childhood could also limit the protection offered by vaccinations to children’s health.

2012-01-25 04:47:41

Elevated exposures in children to perfluorinated compounds, which are widely used in manufacturing and food packaging, were associated with lower antibody responses to routine childhood immunizations.

2011-12-22 10:23:26

Check-list for a healthy life: Quit smoking. Don't drink too much. Exercise regularly.

2011-08-11 07:00:00

SWIFTWATER, Pa. and WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Aug.

2011-07-08 19:37:00

In the news release, Video from GlaxoSmithKline and Synaptic Digital: GlaxoSmithKline Receives FDA Approval for BOOSTRIX® to Help Prevent Whooping Cough in Adults 65 Years and Older, issued 08-Jul-2011 by Synaptic Digital over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the headline should now read, "GlaxoSmithKline Receives FDA approval for BOOSTRIX® to Help Prevent Whooping Cough in Adults 65 Years and Older." Also, in the second paragraph, the word "video" should be "content."...


Latest tetanus Reference Libraries

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2011-04-15 14:14:43

Clostridium tetani is a rod-shaped, anaerobic bacterium of the genus Clostridium. It's a gram-positive and resembles tennis rackets or drumsticks on a gram stain. It can be found as spores in soil and the gastrointestinal tract of animals. It produces a potent biological toxin which is the causative agent of tetanus. Ancient people recognized the relationship between wounds and fatal muscle spasms. Arthur Nicolaier isolated tetanus from soil bacteria. Antonie Carl and Giorgio Rattone...

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