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New Vaccines Can Prevent Spread Of Meningitis By Nearly 40

New Vaccines Can Prevent Spread Of Meningitis By Nearly 40 Percent

University of Southampton Investigators at the University of Southampton have discovered that two new vaccines can prevent the transmission of meningitis bacteria from person to person. The vaccines do this by reducing 'carriage' of the...

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2014-08-27 23:13:03

Honoring National Immunization Awareness Month, New York Times and USA Today Best Selling author, Sanjay Jain, M.D. MBA explains how to identify and stay on top of immunizations for every age group. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The purpose behind vaccinations is to help "teach" the body how to effectively build up immunity for the future and fight off infectious agents that may cause disease. The immune system contains a diverse network of tissues, organs, and highly...

2014-08-26 12:27:08

Younger Americans more likely than their elder counterparts to question vaccine safety NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With incidents on the rise for many diseases once considered dangers of the past, the subject of vaccinations has been a frequent topic of conversation in recent days. In fact, strong majorities of U.S. adults favor childhood vaccinations being mandatory for all children (77%), while seven in ten don't think unvaccinated children should be allowed to attend...

2014-08-25 12:27:11

Dangers of Not Vaccinating Children Discussed on SERMO, the Leading Physician Social Network BOSTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SERMO, the leading physician social network with over 270,000 (40%) of U.S. physicians, announced today its community is actively discussing the implications and key concerns of the anti-vaccine movement as families around the country prepare for going back to school. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140410/CG02301LOGO-b In order to gauge the...

2014-08-25 12:26:05

Contract Results from Recent Merger with MabVax Therapeutics, Inc. SAN DIEGO, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telik, Inc. (OTCQB: TELK), a clinical stage oncology drug development company that merged with MabVax Therapeutics, Inc. on July 8, 2014, announced today it has received a $1.5 million contract for the Phase 2 portion of a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract from the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The contract is intended to support a major portion of the...

2014-08-25 08:27:12

Initial Closing is for $10 Million FREDERICK, Md., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vaccinogen, Inc., (OTC.QB: VGEN) a cancer immunotherapy development company, announced today that it completed the initial closing of a private placement of $80 million of units and common stock. Vaccinogen received gross proceeds of $10 million in this first closing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140825/139089 Vaccinogen is preparing to start ACTIVE, a confirmatory Phase IIIb pivotal...

2014-08-19 12:28:40

MERIDEN, Conn. and SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Protein Sciences Corporation and Passport Health announced today that Flublok® influenza vaccine will be available this fall at all 230+ Passport Health locations across the United States. In addition, all employers who arrange their influenza vaccination clinics through Passport Health will be able to request Flublok. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140617/118909 "We created Flublok to save lives and our...

2014-08-18 20:22:14

Vaccines are necessary to protect children from illness, and Santa Monica Pediatrics and Adult Medicine ensures their patients are safe from unwanted side-effects LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Before sending your kids off to school, it's more important than ever to keep them safe from potential illnesses through vaccination from an expertly trained medical professional. At Santa Monica Pediatrics and Adult Medicine, resident pediatrician Dr. Parisa A. Khorsandi is certified by...

2014-08-16 23:00:48

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Influenza (Flu) Vaccine Market: Trends & Opportunities (2014-19)" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 With the advancement in technology and discovery of new products in the field of medical sciences, vaccines have gained crucial position in the pharmaceutical industry. Vaccines are considered as the most effective health intervention ever developed, saving innumerable lives. The vaccine market is growing...

flu shot for seniors
2014-08-15 03:13:00

Craig Boerner, Vanderbilt University High-dose influenza vaccine is 24 percent more effective than the standard-dose vaccine in protecting persons ages 65 and over against influenza illness and its complications, according to a Vanderbilt-led study published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). The multi-center study enrolled 31,989 participants from 126 research centers in the U.S. and Canada during the 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 influenza seasons in the Northern...

2014-08-14 20:21:24

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority ("PREPA") today announced that discussions with its creditors have resulted in agreements that provide PREPA with a consensual path forward to improve its operations and financial situation. Insurers and bondholders controlling more than 60 percent of PREPA's outstanding bonds have entered into contractual arrangements and agreed to amend the existing bond documents to provide...


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2011-01-11 14:17:29

The Cowpox virus causes a skin disease known as cowpox. It is related to the vaccinia virus and gained its name because it spread by dairymaids touching the udders of infected cows. It manifests as red blisters. It is similar to smallpox although much milder and was actually the basis of the first smallpox vaccine. A person who recovers from cowpox is immune to smallpox. In 1980 the World Health Organization announced that smallpox was the first disease to be eradicated world wide by a...

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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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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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