Tag: "vaccination" at medical news
Use of rubella vaccine is growing worldwide, but more work remains
... 100,000 infants born with CRS each year. Rubella vaccination
can produce cost savings for a country. For exampl...able to add rubella immunization to their national vaccination
programs, according to the article. While 100% of the industrialized countries in the world have inc...
Race affects older Americans' likelihood of getting flu shot
...ersity Medical Center study reveals a major gap in vaccination
rates between older African-Americans and whites o...he same age. The researchers also found that while vaccination
rates in older Americans are on the rise, the elderly as a whole are still under-vaccinated. To reme...
Parents' vaccine concerns on the rise, making accurate information crucial
...formation on vaccine safety, and ready to react to vaccination
concerns or refusals. As the "front lines" in the ...s reporting that at least one parent had refused a vaccination
for his or her child in the last year was large: 93 percent of pediatricians and 60 percent of famil...
Patient, doctor attitudes can affect rate of flu shots
...icians, according to a study that found decreasing vaccination
rates before this year's outbreak occurred. Altho...can be prevented by simple, inexpensive flu shots, vaccination
rates remain modest, according to Richard Kent Zimmerman, M.D., M.P.H., of the University of Pittsbu...
Many parents, teens unaware of an 'optional' but valuable vaccine
Should older children and teenagers receive a vaccination
against a rare but deadly infectious disease? An e...ts and limited public resources, implementing mass vaccination
against meningococcal disease may not be cost-effective public policy, but a parent's individual dec...
Incidence of pertussis among infants appears to be increasing
...vely increased, despite increasingly high rates of vaccination
among infants and children. Masahiro Tanaka, M.D....forts, and vaccine strategies, such as accelerated vaccination
of infants through changes in the recommended schedule of current pertussis vaccines or the developm...
WHO accused of huge HIV blunder
... who backs the WHO position. Another fear is that vaccination
programmes will be undermined if injections are seen as risky. While these concerns might be valid, critics argue the consequences of downplaying the role of dirty needles are far worse. The most vociferous of them is David Gisselquist, an independen...
NIAID Ebola vaccine enters human trial
...al bleeding and rapid death. According to experts, vaccination
is the best strategy for preventing or containing ... envision this vaccine as the first in a two-stage vaccination
strategy called prime-boost: after "priming" with the DNA vaccine, the immune system response is "bo...
IU Medical School, Merck take shot at vaccinating Kenyan kids
...made a $200,000 grant to the School to establish a vaccination
services training program for health-care workers,.... The MVN-A program is a model aimed at supporting vaccination
infrastructure in regions where they remain. Since 1990, the IU School of Medicine and Moi have wor...
Microneedles: Report describes progress in new technology for painless drug delivery
...n programs in developing countries or for the mass vaccination
or administration of antidotes in bioterrorism incidents because they could be applied by persons with minimal medical training, and Very small microneedles could provide highly targeted drug administration to individual cells. Microneedles are ...
Studies describe heart disease following smallpox vaccination
...or toxic drug poisoning. The average interval from vaccination
to illness was about 12 days. Most patients with ...ate heart complications, he said. "As the civilian vaccination
program unfolded, we received reports about cardiac complications among the military personnel in De...
New vaccine tested in animals may hold hope for Alzheimer's patients
... is the first to show clearance of amyloid beta by vaccination
in a primate model," said Lemere, "thus providing ... showed mice had increased amyloid clearance after vaccination
led to clinical trials to test the treatment in humans. However, the trials were stopped midway beca...
Immune memory from smallpox vaccination lasts more 50 years, according to Emory research
ATLANTA-- Immune memory after smallpox vaccination
persists for at least 50 years in immunized indivi... against smallpox prior to the end of the smallpox vaccination
program in 1972 may still retain at least some protection against smallpox. Rafi Ahmed, PhD, Georgi...
Rabies remains a costly public health threat, says Jefferson virologists
...together with an effective public health-initiated vaccination
campaign for domestic cats and dogs, has reduced the cases of human rabies in this country to a trickle. Today, Dr. Koprowski remains on the forefront of rabies vaccine research. Dr. Koprowski has organized a week-long conference on rabies at Jeffe...
Mild depression breeds prolonged inflammation in caregivers
...y just before they received their annual influenza vaccination
and then again approximately two weeks after the i...re 30 percent higher two weeks after the influenza vaccination
while the non-depressed participants IL-6 levels were essentially unchanged, Glaser said. The absenc...
NIAID awards $81 million for HIV vaccine development
... to recognize a pathogen as foreign. Epitope-based vaccination
is a promising but as yet unproven technology that could be applied to many infectious diseases. The priming inoculation will be a DNA-based vaccine expressing HIV epitopes specifically selected to induce immune responses in most of the world's popu...
Are hepatitis A vaccine boosters unnecessary?
... groups. Data have shown that after a full primary vaccination
course, protective antibody amounts persist beyond...here is no evidence to lend support to HAV booster vaccination
after a full primary vaccination
course in a healthy individual. However, further investigations are...
Data on global vaccination coverage paints overoptimistic picture
Officialy reported data for vaccination
coverage across the world could be misleading, con... accuracy of officially reported coverage rates of vaccination
with diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine (DTP3). The investigators compared officially reported na...
Have parents behaved irrationally towards MMR?
... author. In contrast, the alleged link between MMR vaccination
and autism, and the small risk of vCJD both met with widespread concern from parents. He suggests that parents seem to neglect the easily perceptible risk, to reject the expert assessment, and to amplify the virtual risk. However, in spite of appeara...
Cervical cancer A single vaccine could benefit most women
...mportant to the success of any future screening or vaccination
programmes. HPV is an extremely common sexually transmitted infection. In many cases the infections are harmless and go away without the need for treatment. But persistent infection with certain types of HPV increases the risk of cervical cancer. The...
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