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2014-02-25 12:28:03

LONDON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:EpiCast Report: Postherpetic Neuralgia - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022EpiCast Report: Postherpetic Neuralgia - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022 SummaryPostherpetic Neuralgia (PHN) is one of the most common complications of herpes zoster infection in elderly persons ages 60 years and older, worldwide. The main symptom of PHN is severe pain and allodynia (pain that results from a...

2014-01-20 04:20:56

DUBLIN, Ireland, January 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2nnxfx/2013_deep) has announced the addition of the "Chinese Varicella Vaccine Market Report 2013" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2nnxfx/2013_deep ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) "Chinese Varicella Vaccine Market Report 2013", is a concise and in-depth research report on the...

2013-10-14 16:24:31

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Children receiving measles-containing vaccines at 12-15 months of age have a lower increased risk of fever and seizures than those who receive them at 16-23 months of age, according to a new Kaiser Permanente study published in JAMA Pediatrics. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130718/SF49717LOGO) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends a two-dose series of measles-containing vaccines, with the first dose administered...

2013-09-23 23:03:02

In-demand research report “2013 Deep Research Report on China Varicella Vaccine Industry” drawn up by QYResearch has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. London, UK (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 In 2012, the Chinese pharmaceutical industry surpassed the CNY 1.78 trillion mark, whilst the country’s vaccine market was worth around CNY 19 billion. China’s vaccine market has a huge growth potential. The growth is driven by the residents’ health awareness, rapidly ageing...

2013-05-22 12:30:46

PASADENA, Calif., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The new 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) appears to be as safe as the previous version used prior to 2010, the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7), according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in Vaccine. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved PCV13 for use beginning in 2010 after a series of trials. These trials found that PCV13, which protects against a broader range of pneumococcal types than the...

2013-04-10 13:55:36

Shingles vaccine is associated with reduction in both postherpetic neuralgia and herpes zoster, but uptake in the US is low A vaccine to prevent shingles may reduce by half the occurrence of this painful skin and nerve infection in older people (aged over 65 years) and may also reduce the rate of a painful complication of shingles, post-herpetic neuralgia, but has a very low uptake (only 4%) in older adults in the United States, according to a study by UK and US researchers published in...

2013-04-01 13:01:04

Chicken pox, the childhood affliction of earlier generations, has been largely neutralized by the varicella vaccine, according to a new study by the Kaiser Permanente Vaccine Study Center, which appears in the current online issue of Pediatrics. The 14-year study followed 7,585 children who were vaccinated in 1995, when they were 12 to 23 months old, to assess the long-term effectiveness of the vaccine and the impact on the epidemiology of varicella (chicken pox) and herpes zoster...

2013-04-01 00:20:28

OAKLAND, Calif., April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicken pox, the childhood affliction of earlier generations, has been largely neutralized by the varicella vaccine, according to a new study by the Kaiser Permanente Vaccine Study Center, which appears in the current online issue of Pediatrics. The 14-year study followed 7,585 children who were vaccinated in 1995, when they were 12 to 23 months old, to assess the long-term effectiveness of the vaccine and the impact on the epidemiology of...

2013-03-13 15:03:33

The widespread introduction of a chicken pox vaccine in Australia in 2006 has prevented thousands of children from being hospitalized with severe chicken pox and saved lives, according to new research. In a national study of chicken pox admissions at four participating Australian children's hospitals, researchers found the number of children hospitalized with chicken pox or shingles had dropped by 68% since 2006. The research was led by Associate Professor Helen Marshall from the...

2013-02-20 12:38:27

Can an individual's state of mind effect how well a vaccine may work? In the case of seniors and shingles, the answer is yes. Reporting in the current online edition of the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases, Dr. Michael Irwin, a professor of psychiatry at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA, demonstrates a link between untreated depression in older adults and decreased effectiveness of the herpes zoster –or shingles – vaccine. Shingles is a...