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2009-05-08 21:59:36

Children adopted from countries such as Russia, China or Guatemala may not be protected against polio or measles despite vaccine records, U.S. researchers say. Emaculate Verla-Tebit and colleagues at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland obtained data from 465 children who visited the International Adoption Clinic at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital between 2001 and 2006, and who presented for care within 180 days of arrival in the United States. The study,...

2009-05-08 08:30:00

Model Collaboration and Mother's Day Challenge Grant Demonstrate Effectiveness of Public-Private Partnerships to Address Unmet Global Health Needs NEW YORK, and FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Two days before Mother's Day, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company, announced its continued support for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) campaign to vaccinate mothers and children in developing countries against maternal and...

2009-05-05 08:36:32

Children adopted from countries such as Russia, China and Guatemala may not be protected against polio, measles or other diseases despite records indicating they have been immunized, according to a report in the May issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, a theme issue on vaccines. U.S. families have adopted almost 250,000 foreign-born children in the last 15 years, according to background information in the article. Many of these children were living in orphanages or other...

2009-04-22 14:52:00

Singer, actress and mother teams up with the March of Dimes and sanofi pasteur to launch national whooping cough education campaign WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. and SWIFTWATER, Pa., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- While most parents can't wait to hear their baby's first babbles and coos, there's a first sound that actress, singer and mother Jennifer Lopez is betting no parents ever want to hear - the sound of their baby with pertussis, more commonly known as whooping cough. Ms. Lopez has joined the March of...

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2009-04-22 16:05:00

U.S. film star and singer Jennifer Lopez, the mother of twins, wants parents and adults to get a pertussis, or whooping cough vaccine to protect infants. This issue is important to me. I didn't know too much about it before becoming a parent but whooping cough is on the rise. There have been a significant increase in reported cases over the past decade, Lopez told United Press International. Parents don't realize that they can get pertussis and transmit the disease to their babies. Lopez...

2009-04-01 07:00:00

P&G, In Conjunction with Three Charitable Programs, Helps Keep Children in Developing Countries Healthy CINCINNATI, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- P&G is empowering consumers to help keep children in developing nations healthy through GIVE Health, a campaign under the company's Live, Learn and Thrive corporate cause. Through a coupon redemption program with P&G brandSAVER, Give Health invites consumers to help raise one million dollars to give the gift of health to children in need...

2009-02-26 06:05:00

P&G, in Conjunction with Three Charitable Programs, Helps Keep Children in Developing Countries Healthy CINCINNATI, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- P&G (NYSE: PG) is empowering consumers to help keep children in developing nations healthy through GIVE Health, a campaign under the company's Live, Learn and Thrive corporate cause. Through a coupon redemption program with P&G brandSAVER, Give Health invites consumers to help raise one million dollars to give the gift of health...

2009-02-05 12:00:00

Actress and Mom Salma Hayek Travels to Africa to Witness Firsthand the Devastating Effects of Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus CINCINNATI, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pampers(R), the world's leading diaper brand, today announced the second wave of its North America "One Pack = One Vaccine" campaign to benefit UNICEF. The campaign assists UNICEF in fighting Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus (MNT) by generating funding to aid UNICEF in their mission of providing life-saving vaccines to help...

2009-01-26 12:33:00

SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Hard to Treat Diseases (HTDS) http://www.htdsmedical.com/ the company is pleased to announce that having received clearances from its Chief Project Scientist, Director, R&D, Andrea Zecevic as a viable project for HTDS to merge with Mellow Hope; the company commenced the formulation of an off shore (Belize) special purpose company (SPC). An SPC is required under the Chinese laws before a China mainland company can be merged into a USA based...

2009-01-14 07:22:00

SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Hard to Treat Diseases (HTDS) www.htdsmedical.com management representatives are currently in China negotiating a merger agreement with Shenzhen Mellow Hope Pharm Industrial Co., Ltd. (Mellow Hope). Mellow Hope is the biggest exporter of Biological Vaccines in China, and has a product line that encompasses vaccines for influenza, tetanus, diphtheria and other diseases; Blood based products including human rabies immunoglobulin; and active...


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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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'