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2013-01-28 20:21:44

By the National Cancer Institute Editor's Note: The following article is part of the monthly Lifelines education and awareness print series that the National Cancer Institute provides to African American news and information outlets BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- We can vaccinate our children against polio, against measles, against the flu. And more recently a vaccine has become available that lets parents give their children a new leg up against...

2013-01-28 08:28:32

QUEBEC CITY, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Medicago Inc. (TSX: MDG) (OTCQX: MDCGF), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing highly effective and competitive vaccines based on proprietary manufacturing technologies and Virus-Like Particles (VLPs), today announced the execution of a collaboration agreement with Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation ("MCHC") to develop a next generation technology for plant production.  The objectives of the collaboration are to evaluate...

2013-01-25 08:23:11

NEW YORK, Jan. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vaccination Scheduler, a new iPhone app, is helping parents protect their children by sending them reminders for when their children's vaccinations are due. By vaccinating according to the recommended schedule parents greatly reduce the chance of their children becoming infected. Whooping cough is on track to become the most severe preventable epidemic in over a half century with 18 deaths and around 41,000 cases reported by The Center of Disease...

2013-01-24 08:32:10

SANTA FE, N.M., Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the U.S. faces a flu threat, sufferers and their families should be avoiding dangerous vaccines and yet, that's exactly where they're being steered. According to award-winning, medicinal chemist, Shane Ellison, immune boosting "adaptogens" should be the first line of defense, instead. Scientists have already proven that vaccine side effects outweigh benefits and that antibiotic overuse leads to resistance. Some revealing quotes from vaccine...

2013-01-22 08:31:27

BOSTON, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Replikins Ltd. and Brain Research Associates announced today that specific conserved genomic Replikin peptide sequences for the first time have been found to be shared among different histological cancer types, permitting the seven day synthesis of new shared cancer vaccines. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130122/PH45996 ) Each of the shared Replikins was found to be present in multiple malignancies. The genomic Replikin(®)Count (number...

2013-01-22 08:27:30

SEATTLE, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TapImmune Inc. (OTCBB: TPIV) is pleased to announce the January publication of a paper titled "Enzymatic Discovery of a HER-2/neu Epitope That Generates Cross-Reactive T-cells", authored by Henle et al, J.Immunol. (2013), 190, 479-488. This work, performed in the laboratory of Dr Keith Knutson at Mayo Clinic, describes the discovery of a novel HER-2/neu Class I epitope (p373-382) TapImmune has licensed from Mayo Clinic for the development of breast...

2013-01-21 16:21:56

DENVER, Jan. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a new study published today in JAMA Pediatrics (formerly Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine), Kaiser Permanente researchers found that 49 percent of children ages 2-24 months did not receive all recommended vaccinations, or did not get vaccinated according to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices schedule. Kaiser Permanente researchers used the Vaccine Safety Datalink -- a collaborative effort among the Centers for Disease...

Federally Recommended Immunization Schedule Ok
2013-01-16 18:59:42

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Skeptical parents and organizations have been raising concerns about the federally recommended immunization schedule for young children in recent years over the notion that it is potentially dangerous or has negative side effects. In light of this debate, the Institute of Medicine, which advises the government, has released a new study by 14 committee members that says the benefits of the federally recommended schedule far...

2013-01-14 22:14:39

Vaccine Safety Datalink study of 1.4 million children at Group Health, etc., in Pediatrics Children age 12 to 35 months who receive DTaP vaccine in their thigh muscle rather than their arm are around half as likely to be brought in for medical attention for an injection-site reaction. So says a new study of 1.4 million children at Group Health and seven other Vaccine Safety Datalink (VSD) centers across the country, e-published on January 14 in Pediatrics. "These local reactions are the...

2013-01-09 08:27:41

SEATTLE, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TapImmune Inc. (OTCBB: TPIV) has announced that an interim safety analysis on the first five breast cancer patients treated with HER2/neu Class II antigens at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN., did not show any serious adverse events. As a result treatment of the remaining 17 patients in the Phase I study, being conducted at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN will progress. The proprietary HER2/neu Class II antigens, discovered by Keith Knutson Ph.D. and colleagues...


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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