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2013-09-11 23:26:13

There are many concerns surrounding vaccinations, and many opinions and arguments across the Internet. A new blog article from Western Washington Medical Group addresses these concerns. Everett, WA (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 A recent blog article published by Western Washington Medical Group sheds light on the debate surrounding vaccine safety. Since the early 1980s, concern about the safety of vaccinations has escalated. Patients have reported issues ranging from mild fevers to seizures...

2013-09-11 23:01:44

Nanoly Bioscience of Boulder and the University of Colorado recently entered into an option agreement that will enable the startup company to develop a technique for protecting vaccines during delivery to rural and less-developed areas of the world. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Nanoly Bioscience of Boulder and the University of Colorado recently entered into an option agreement that will enable the startup company to develop a technique for protecting vaccines during delivery to...

Scientists Testing AIDS Vaccine On Primates
2013-09-11 19:20:16

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A promising new AIDS vaccine being developed at Oregon Health & Science University has demonstrated the capacity to effectively remove all traces of an AIDS-causing virus from non-human primates, according to a newly published report in the journal Nature. The vaccine is being tested on a primate form of HIV, called simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), which causes AIDS in monkeys. After working further to refine the vaccine,...

Mutant Strain Created From MERS-CoV May Offer Potential Vaccine
2013-09-10 12:56:57

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists working to find a vaccine and cure for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus may have taken a huge step in the right direction. Publishing details in the open-access journal mBio, researchers, led by Luis Enjuanes of the Autonomous University of Madrid, developed a strain of MERS-CoV that may be used as a vaccine against a disease that has so far killed roughly half of all infected patients....

2013-09-01 23:00:30

Dr Richard Teague, spokesperson for Regenex Laboratories, says they have discovered how to use selected proteins within an ovine placenta extract base and combine it with peptides and signaling molecules designed to ‘wake up’ dormant stem cells in the body. Auckland, NZ (PRWEB) September 01, 2013 Dr Richard Teague, spokesperson for Regenex Laboratories, says they have discovered how to use selected proteins within an ovine placenta extract base and combine it with peptides and...

2013-08-28 23:29:41

TransactRx has formed a marketing relationship with Medical Practice Purchasing Group (MPPG) to bring medical practices savings on vaccines, and more. Offering adult vaccines through Medicare Part D now just became more profitable for healthcare provides using the TransactRx physician billing service for their vaccines. Coral Gables, FL (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 TransactRx has formed a marketing relationship with Medical Practice Purchasing Group (MPPG) to bring medical practices savings on...


Latest Vaccine Reference Libraries

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2011-03-04 17:38:30

Yellow fever is an acute viral hemorrhagic disease with a 40 to 50 nm enveloped RNA virus with positive sense of the Flaviviridae family. It is transmitted by the bite of female mosquitoes and is found in tropical and subtropical areas in South America and Africa, but not in Asia. Primates and a few kinds of mosquitoes are the only known hosts. The origin of the disease is most likely Africa. From there it was introduced to South America through the slave trade in the 16th century. There...

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2011-02-23 21:28:34

A virus is a small infectious agent that replicates inside the living cells of organisms. It is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of organisms. Most are too small to be seen by anything but a microscope and they infect all organisms from animals to plants to bacteria. The first one discovered was the tobacco virus in 1898. Since then around 5,000 viruses have been described in detail although there are millions of different types. They are found in...

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2011-01-12 16:40:04

Foot-and-mouth disease, FMD, is sometimes fatal and is highly contagious for cloven-hoofed animals. Along with hooved animals hedgehogs and elephants are susceptible to the disease as well. Llama and alpaca can develop mild symptoms but are resistant to the disease and don't pass it to other species. Mice, rats, and chickens have been infected artificially in a lab but it is not believed they can contract the disease under natural conditions. Humans can spread the disease by carrying the...

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