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2014-04-01 16:25:27

ANNAPOLIS, Md., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE MKT: PIP) announced today that data from the Company's SparVax(® )next-generation anthrax vaccine program were recently presented at the 8(th) Annual New Technologies, New Vaccines conference. In a presentation entitled, "Factors that Affect Potency and Stability for a Recombinant Protective Antigen Vaccine," Dr. Bradford Powell, Director, Analytical Sciences at PharmAthene, presented results demonstrating the Company's...

2014-02-26 08:28:23

DORVAL QC, Feb. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Novartis announced today that Bexsero(®) (Multicomponent Meningococcal B Vaccine [recombinant, adsorbed]) is now available to doctors and pharmacists across Canada. The vaccine is approved for use in individuals from two months through 17 years of age in Canada. Infants, toddlers and adolescents are at the greatest risk of meningococcal serogroup B (MenB) infection.(1) Bexsero(®) is the first broad-coverage vaccine to help protect against MenB...

2014-02-24 08:28:29

- FDA granted special use of Bexsero for nearly 20,000 UCSB students and staff in response to outbreak; the vaccine is licensed in Europe, Australia and Canada CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis announced today that its meningococcal serogroup B (MenB) vaccine, Bexsero(®) (Meningococcal Group B Vaccine [rDNA, component, adsorbed]), will be used as part of a vaccination program at the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) that began today and will end on March 7....

2014-02-10 08:26:48

Report Outlines Recommendations to Overcome Barriers and Support Cancer Prevention Efforts WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Achieving widespread HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccination is one of the most profound opportunities for cancer prevention, according to a report released today by the President's Cancer Panel. The Panel's report, Accelerating HPV Vaccine Uptake: Urgency for Action to Prevent Cancer, issues an urgent call for energizing efforts to reach the HPV...

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...

2014-01-22 10:33:54

The risk of developing cervical cancer can be significantly decreased through human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination.  Despite calls from leading health and professional organizations for universal vaccination for girls ages 11 and 12, the most recently published national data indicate that only 14.5 percent of 11- and 12-year-old girls have received at least one dose of the HPV vaccine and 3 percent have completed the three-dose series. A new Moffitt Cancer Center study provides insight...

2014-01-08 12:29:02

LONDON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:MarketVIEW: HPV therapeutic vaccinesHuman papilloma viruses (HPV) members of the papillomaviridae family are extremely common with an estimated worldwide prevalence of ~11-12%. Although nearly all sexually-active men and women acquire the virus at some point in their lives, most infections are asymptomatic and self-limiting; with 90% clearing within 2 years. High risk forms of HPV (16/18)...

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...

2013-12-09 08:28:51

- Novartis supplies MenB vaccine for a vaccination program at Princeton, following approvals by health authorities and University officials CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Princeton University has announced that a vaccination program with Novartis meningococcal serogroup B (MenB) vaccine, Bexsero® (Meningococcal Group B Vaccine [rDNA, component, adsorbed]), began today following a campus outbreak that has affected at least eight students. Currently authorized for use in...

2013-12-09 08:27:23

-- Bexsero* is indicated to help protect individuals from two months through 17 years of age against meningococcal B disease, including infants, children one to four years and adolescents who are at the greatest risk of infection2,3 -- MenB is the most common type of meningitis in Canada4. It is responsible for 80 per cent of meningococcal cases in infants under one year of age, 67 per cent in one to four...