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2014-05-27 23:10:19

“Only 24% of (Hispanic male) participants believed that the HPV vaccine could prevent future problems, and 53% said they would not be vaccinate,” according to the Journal of Transcultural Nursing from May 19, 2014 (1). polyDNA reviews the study and recommends Gene-Eden-VIR and Novirin to help the immune systems target the latent human papillomavirus. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 A new study reported the attitudes of Hispanic men regarding HPV vaccination. Researchers learned...

2014-05-27 11:33:01

Canadian Medical Association Journal Employers planning to implement mandatory influenza vaccination policies for health care workers need to understand the implications, according to an analysis published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Vaccination rates among health care workers are less than 50%, well below the level necessary for herd immunity. Evidence indicates that vaccination of health care workers can benefit patient health, leading to a move by many to...

Ebola Vaccine Is Safe And Can Produce Strong Immune Response In Chimpanzees: Study
2014-05-27 03:16:32

University of Cambridge The first conservation-specific vaccine trial on captive chimpanzees has proved a vaccine against Ebola virus is both safe and capable of producing a robust immune response in chimpanzees. This unprecedented study, published in the journal PNAS, shows that 'orphan' vaccines - which never complete the expensive licensing process for human use - can be co-opted for use on wildlife and might be a godsend for highly endangered species such as gorillas and...

2014-05-21 08:25:01

WSPA campaign protects dogs and safeguards communities from rabies TORONTO, May 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Thousands of people and millions of dogs die every year because of rabies, a 100% preventable disease. Fear of rabies causes the mass killing of dogs all over the world but an international project from the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA), stops the killing and instead sets up dog vaccination clinics - protecting dogs from being killed and everyone from rabies....

2014-05-20 08:34:45

WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCBB:GNBT) today announced two upcoming presentations demonstrating that certain patients with early stage breast cancer who receive AE37 may benefit in terms of reduced risk of relapse. The AE37 breast cancer vaccine is being developed by the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Antigen Express, Inc. (www.antigenexpress.com). The presentations will be made at the 50(th)...

2014-05-19 23:07:53

Dr. William Hearl will discuss the missing link in enhancing the effectiveness of DNA vaccines in a panel discussion on Wednesday, May 21 hosted by Ed Butler of the BBC Hershey, PA & Rockville, MD (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Immunomic Therapeutics, Inc. (ITI), a vaccine pioneer in the biotechnology industry, is proud to announce that the company’s CEO, Dr. William G. Hearl, will be a featured panelist at the prestigious Future in Review (FiRe) Conference hosted by Strategic News Service...

2014-05-19 00:20:10

NEW YORK, May 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Do you remember the world before HIV/AIDS? Where will you be when the shadow of this disease is finally gone? http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131210/DC30761LOGO We have seen major advances in preventing and treating HIV/AIDS - but millions of people are still becoming infected and dying. In East and Southern Africa, 10.5 million children have lost one or both parents to HIV/AIDS. As the number-one killer of women of...

A Megadose Of The Measles Virus Kills Woman's Cancer In Early Trial
2014-05-15 11:15:31

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In an early stage, proof-of-principle trial, researchers from the Mayo Clinic have demonstrated that a modified version of the measles virus is capable of destroying cancerous cells while leaving normal healthy tissue intact, according to a new report in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. In the trial, two patients with multiple myeloma were injected with a single massive dose of a genetically-engineered measles virus – enough to inoculate 10...

2014-05-12 08:31:13

PRINCETON, N.J., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing products to treat serious inflammatory diseases where there remains an unmet medical need, as well as developing several biodefense vaccines and therapeutics, announced today its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. Soligenix's revenues for the quarter ended March 31, 2014 were $0.9 million as...

2014-05-08 08:57:55

Yellow fever, an acute viral disease, is estimated to have been responsible for 78,000 deaths in Africa in 2013 according to new research published in PLOS Medicine this week. The research by Neil Ferguson from Imperial College London, UK and colleagues from Imperial College, WHO and other institutions also estimates that recent mass vaccination campaigns against yellow fever have led to a 27% decrease in the burden of yellow fever across Africa in 2013. Yellow fever is a serious viral...


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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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.