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2013-12-06 08:24:05

MUMBAI, India, December 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bharat Book Bureau presents Cancer Vaccine Partnering Terms and Agreements. This report provides an understanding and access to the cancer vaccine partnering deals and agreements entered into by the world's leading healthcare companies. ( http://www.bharatbook.com/healthcare-market-research-reports/cancer-vaccine-partnering-terms-and-agreements.html ) - Trends in cancer vaccine partnering deals -...

50 Years After Measles Vaccination Was Developed, US Threat Still High
2013-12-06 07:18:29

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the 1950s and early 60s, Dr. John Franklin Enders, who was known as “The Father of Modern vaccines,” with the aid of Dr. Thomas C. Peebles, then of the Children’s Hospital Boston, and Samuel L. Katz, MD, professor emeritus of Duke University, worked to develop a new vaccine that would rescue America from one of the most contagious diseases in the world: measles. Now, fifty years after the approval of the extremely...

2013-12-05 23:32:34

A new guideline released Thursday by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) notes that most people with compromised immune systems are especially vulnerable to illness and should receive the flu shot and other vaccinations. New Hyde Park, NY (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 A new guideline released Thursday by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) notes that most people with compromised immune systems are especially vulnerable to illness and should receive the flu shot and...

2013-12-05 23:32:00

Keoma Hamer is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 NAPW honors Keoma L. Hamer, Founder and President of The KeLaHa Projects Foundation, as 2013/2014 Professional Woman of the Year for leadership with this prestigious distinction. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the United States, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National...

2013-12-05 23:21:17

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) and the Childhood Influenza Immunization Coalition (CIIC) emphasize need for strong recommendations from all healthcare professionals as a key step to increase annual influenza (flu) vaccine uptake in children. Bethesda, Maryland (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 In support of National Influenza Vaccination Week (December 8 to December 14), the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) and the Childhood Influenza Immunization...

2013-12-05 23:04:13

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Cancer Vaccine Partnering Agreements. London (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 The Cancer Vaccine Partnering Agreements report provides an understanding and access to the cancer vaccine partnering deals and agreements entered into by the worlds leading healthcare companies. Trends in cancer vaccine partnering deals Disclosed headlines, upfronts, milestones and royalties by stage of development Cancer vaccine partnering contract...

2013-12-05 23:36:35

A new guideline released Thursday by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) notes that most people with compromised immune systems are especially vulnerable to illness and should receive the flu shot and other vaccinations. The guideline, entitled "Clinical Practice Guideline for the Vaccination of the Immunocompromised Host," was authored by Lorry G. Rubin, MD, director of the pediatric infectious diseases at Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York in New Hyde Park, NY, and...

2013-12-05 12:29:43

On 50(th) Anniversary of Measles Vaccine, Spike in Imported Measles Cases ATLANTA, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifty years after the approval of an extremely effective vaccine against measles, one of the world's most contagious diseases, the virus still poses a threat to domestic and global health security. On an average day, 430 children - 18 every hour - die of measles worldwide. In 2011, there were an estimated 158,000 measles deaths. In an article published on December 5 by...

Tuberculosis Vaccine Cure For MS
2013-12-05 11:34:05

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new preliminary study from a team of Italian researchers has found that a vaccine used to thwart tuberculosis outside the US could be used to treat multiple sclerosis (MS). In the study, which was published in the journal Neurology, scientists found people who had early symptoms of MS and MRI scans pointing to the development of the neurological condition benefited from receiving an injection of Bacille Calmette-Guérin, which is...

2013-12-05 08:29:32

Vaccinate Illinois Week is December 8-14 CHICAGO, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There is a simple way to stay healthy for the holidays and beyond- get a flu shot. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is part of a coalition spreading the word about Vaccinate Illinois Week, a statewide observance held December 8-14 which highlights the importance of flu vaccines throughout the late fall and winter months. Flu outbreaks often peak in January and later. That's why...


Latest Vaccines Reference Libraries

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2011-04-25 16:38:12

Neisseria meningitidis is a heterotrophic gram-negative diplococcal bacterium best known for its role in meningitis and other forms of meningococcal disease such as meningococcemia. It is a major cause of morbidity and mortality during childhood in industrialized countries and is responsible for epidemics in Africa and in Asia. In the US there are approximately 2500 to 3500 cases of N. meningitides infections. Children under 5 are at a higher risk as well as people in the sub-Saharan...

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2011-02-23 17:23:51

Poliovirus, the causative agent of poliomyelitis and a member of the family of Picornaviridae, is a human enterovirus. It is composed of an RNA genome that is a single-stranded positive-sense RNA. It was first isolate in 1909 and was published in 1981. It is one of the most well characterized viruses and has become a useful model system for understanding the biology of RNA viruses. It infects human cells by binding to an immunoglobulin-like receptor on the cell surface. The three...

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