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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...

2013-08-27 23:02:37

Scientific Technologies Corporation (STC) was featured on 21st Century Health, the television series focusing on Improving Patient Outcomes through Clinical Data Exchanges with Immunization Systems. The series discusses the tools physicians are using to keep the public safe from vaccine-preventable diseases and peeks into the future of healthcare information technology. Tucson, Arizona and Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Scientific Technologies Corporation (STC) of Tucson,...

2013-08-21 23:00:47

Researchers at Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) are nearing completion of the first human Brucella vaccine aimed at combatting the Brucella bacteria that cause brucellosis, a chronic disease that causes high fever and incapacitation. College Station, TX (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Researchers at Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) are nearing completion of the first human Brucella vaccine aimed at combatting the Brucella bacteria that cause brucellosis, a chronic disease...

2013-08-20 23:30:07

August is National Immunization Awareness Month and ServiceMaster by Singer would like to share some tips and advice on protecting your health and getting vaccinated. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 ServiceMaster by Singer is all about safety and National Immunization Awareness Month highlights the need for improving national immunization coverage levels. It is important to protect your health by being immunized against infectious diseases. This month should be used to share what...


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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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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