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2014-04-21 12:27:18

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CoMeD - In a scientific paper published in the peer-reviewed Indian Journal of Medical Ethics, researchers with the Coalition for Mercury-free Drugs (CoMeD) call for the establishment of one global standard of vaccine safety. "We recognize the importance of vaccination programs and want all children to benefit from vaccines," CoMeD President Rev. Lisa K. Sykes explains. "However, giving children in developing nations...

2014-04-18 13:37:12

One of the most popular vaccine brands for children may not be the most cost-effective choice. And doctors may be overlooking some cost factors when choosing vaccines, driving the market toward what is actually a more expensive option, according to a new study by University of Illinois researchers. “The choice of vaccines to administer can be driven by numerous factors,” says Sheldon H. Jacobson, a co-author of the study and a professor of computer science and of mathematics at the U....

Antiviral Drug To Fight Measles
2014-04-17 05:08:33

Georgia State University A novel antiviral drug may protect people infected with the measles from getting sick and prevent them from spreading the virus to others, an international team of researchers says. Scientists from the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University, the Emory Institute for Drug Development and the Paul-Ehrlich Institute in Germany developed the drug and tested it in animals infected with a virus closely related to one that causes the measles. As...

2014-04-16 08:34:14

Congressman Bill Posey Has Strong Words for Government Agency. Concludes: "I think the CDC Should Be Investigated." WATCHUNG, N.J., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In an April 8 interview on AutismOne's A Conversation of Hope radio show, Congressman Bill Posey's strong resolve and demands for transparency were evident as he discussed the Center for Disease Control (CDC)'s handling of vaccine safety studies which affect "our most precious resource in our nation - our...

2014-04-15 23:12:00

Marietta Vet Clinic and Julian Peckich DVM, veterinarian in Marietta, GA, will be hosting a low cost pet vaccination and microchip clinic at Verde Pointe Business Park on Saturday May 10, 2014 from 9 am to noon. An appointment is preferred, as walk-ins will not be guaranteed an appointment time. Marietta, GA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Marietta Vet Clinic, an animal clinic in Marietta, GA, understands the importance of having pets microchiped. They are hosting the first annual microchip and...

2014-04-14 16:24:20

DALLAS, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "Vaccine Development Strategies - Refocusing Efforts to Address New Challenges" report to its research database. Vaccines are one of the most important healthcare advances and have saved millions of lives through immunizing against some of the most deadly diseases. With protection against a number of key viral and bacterial diseases now effectively generated, vaccine R&D is turning to areas of unmet need....

2014-04-14 12:32:42

MONTREAL, April 14, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - In support of Immunization Awareness Week 2014, Vaccines411(TM) has created an immunization brochure for the general public asking: Are your immunizations up-to-date? The goal is to encourage patients to talk to their healthcare professionals about which vaccines they may need. The Vaccines411(TM) immunization brochure contains a checklist that can be downloaded from the Vaccines411(TM) website and printed. Check off any of the boxes that may...

2014-04-13 12:20:15

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Adult Vaccines Market, Company Adult Vaccines Sales, Country Adult Vaccines - Worldwide Analysis" to its store. DALLAS, April 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- World Adult Vaccines Market - Market Overview For 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, and other...

2014-04-09 12:31:33

DUBLIN, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fkn6g5/vaccine_market_by) has announced the addition of the "Vaccine Market by Technology & Types, Various Classes & Indications - Global Forecasts To 2022" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fkn6g5/vaccine_market_by ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The global vaccine technology...

2014-04-09 11:43:37

Small financial incentives, totaling as little as £30, can dramatically increase the likelihood of people who inject drugs completing a course of hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccination, according to new research published in The Lancet. Researchers in the UK found that people undergoing treatment for heroin addiction who received a maximum total of £30 supermarket vouchers in equal or graduated installments in return for full compliance with a regimen of three HBV vaccine injections were at...


Latest Vaccination Reference Libraries

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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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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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