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2013-06-06 23:21:35

In its survey for the month of June, polyDNA found that many people had questions and were confused about what it means to be ℠cured´ of a herpes or HPV infection. polyDNA answered these questions in a new section on its website. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 polyDNA´s monthly survey, taken during June 2013, showed that many people are confused about the meaning of the term ℠cure´ as in ℠herpes cure´ or ℠HPV cure´. Because of this...

2013-05-29 23:28:34

In this week´s blog post TransactRx continues to dispel the misinformation in the marketplace that physician practices cannot be reimbursed for administering vaccines to Medicare Part D patients. Coral Gables FL (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 TransactRx the nation´s leading Medicare Part D Vaccine Physician Billing System announced today that it has released Part 4 — Physician Office Medicare Part D Reimbursement for Vaccines of its 5-part education series titled “Running a...

2013-05-29 09:36:55

Recent reduction in the use of antibiotic growth promoters in animal feeds has resulted in a dramatic increase in the severe poultry disease - necrotic enteritis. New research suggests that the disease, which is costing the worldwide poultry industry an estimated £600 million a year, could be prevented by immunization with a vaccine that is being developed at the University of Exeter. Professor Richard Titball of the University of Exeter said: "Necrotic enteritis is a major concern...

2013-05-27 10:52:06

Researchers believe they have discovered a method to help make an HIV vaccine effective prior to, and perhaps after, infection A new discovery at Oregon Health & Science University highlights an ingenious method to ensure the body effectively reacts when infected with the highly evasive HIV virus that causes AIDS. The same team of researchers has been utilizing this unique approach to develop its own HIV vaccine candidate, which has so far shown promising results in animal studies....

2013-05-22 23:25:12

Confusion around the process for adult vaccine billing for physicians has been routinely identified as one of the material impediments for the growth of vaccination programs. Coral Gables, FL (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 TransactRx, the nation´s leading Medicare Part D Vaccine Physician Billing System, announced today that it has released Part 3 — Adult Vaccine Billing for Physicians Offices of its 5-part education series titled “Running a Profitable Adult Vaccine Program in Your...

Surge In Measles Cases Has English Health Experts Concerned
2013-05-21 15:12:01

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Health officials are concerned about the surge in measles over the years since controversial research emerged, linking the vaccine for the illness to autism. Public Health England (PHE) announced a few weeks ago that measles cases in England in the first three months of 2013 reached a staggering 587 by the end of March, following a record annual high of nearly 2,000 cases in 2012. According to PHE data, 94 percent of...

Latest Vaccine Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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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