Tag: "vaccination" at medical news
Vaccine against cervical cancer and genital warts shows promise
...rse events. The authors suggest that universal HPV vaccination
might be most effective if implemented in 10-13 ye...ion in incidence of cervical cancer, universal HPV vaccination
might decrease the medical, psychological, and economic costs associated with the management of abno...
Will cancer vaccine get to all women?
...cer detection and treatment, do not improve. While vaccination
could slash infection rates, its cancer-preventing...i. She feels that such attitudes may mean that HPV vaccination
may be a non-starter in such communities. Greg Zimet of Indiana University in Indianapolis is more ...
American Society of Travel Agents urges healthy travel for consumers
...ic reactions. If you notice any problems following vaccination
or if you are allergic to any component of the vaccine such as neomycin, yeast, or latex, please inform your healthcare provider. About the American Society of Travel Agents The mission of the American Society of Travel Agents and its affiliated or...
Anthrax treatments' cost effectiveness shown in Stanford study
... found that the timely use of both antibiotics and vaccination
is the most cost-effective way to treat people pot...lear that combination therapy with antibiotics and vaccination
is better then either treatment alone," said Douglas Owens, MD, MS, senior investigator at the VA-Pa...
Annals of Internal Medicine, tip sheet, April 19, 2005
...on a mid-sized U.S. city suggests that post-attack vaccination
plus antibiotic therapy is the most effective and least expensive strategy (Article, p. 601). An editorialist finds the analysis limited because it fails to consider factors such as social panic, disintegration of the medical infrastructure, evacuati...
Lower vaccination rates put children at risk
...ementary and alternative medicine (CAM) have lower vaccination
rates than the general population, exposing them t...children. In one case, a parent blamed the measles vaccination
for autism that was later diagnosed in a child....
Parents who don't vaccinate their children may believe vaccines cause harm
...-age children claiming non-medical exemptions from vaccination
requirements has been increasing for the last deca... Missouri and Washington, which allow exemption to vaccination
for non-medical reasons. The survey asked questions about parental attitudes on the safety and effe...
FDA approves Boostrix a new US vaccine for adolescents against pertussis
...en years of age or older. Immunity from childhood vaccination
generally begins to wear off after five to 10 year...ssis booster vaccine in adolescents projected that vaccination
of people in the U.S. ages 10-19 during a 10-year period would prevent up to 1.8 million cases of pe...
Is the vaccine industry ailing?
... for vaccines, best exemplified in the great polio vaccination
campaigns of the 1950s, has declined, while anti-v...it recommends that Congress take steps to increase vaccination
coverage by offering financial incentives to manufacturers and healthcare professionals. He also urg...
UK is in the grip of a nationwide mumps epidemic
... 1983 and 1986, who were too old to be offered MMR vaccination
routinely when it was introduced in 1988, although some may have received one dose of MMR as part of a catch-up programme at school entry. In the second paper (Gupta et al), the authors suggest that cases in younger children may occur due to the rece...
MMR vaccine does not increase risk of Crohn's disease
...isease associated with the introduction of the MMR vaccination
programme, providing strong evidence against the hypothesis that MMR vaccine increases the risk of Crohn's disease....
Trumpeting vaccination may only entrench opposition
...to scientists. "Changing attitudes about pediatric vaccination
can be challenging," says Dr. Kumanan Wilson, professor of medicine and health policy, management and evaluation at U of T, internal medicine physician at Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, and lead author of the research. "Some par...
Home care patients suffering high rate of pneumonia, complications
...who are receiving home care by good nutrition, and vaccination
against influenza and pneumonia."...
Experimental shingles vaccine proves effective in nationwide study
...ious adverse events low and local reactions at the vaccination
site generally mild. "As people live longer, and the proportion of older people in our population increases, it is highly likely that the prevalence of shingles will increase. A preventive shingles vaccine would be an enormous boon for the health and...
Booster vaccine for adolescents and adults that includes protection against pertussis shows promise
... life threatening in very young infants." "Booster vaccination
with tetanus and diphtheria toxoids every 10 years has become a standard of care in the United States. Our data indicate that the Tdap vaccine studied could be used to provide protection for tetanus and diphtheria, as recommended, while providing ad...
Study supports whooping cough booster shot for adolescents
BOSTON- Despite childhood vaccination
rates at all-time highs, pertussis (whooping cough...th policymakers are considering a national booster vaccination
program. An analysis by Harvard Medical School researchers in the June issue of Pediatrics offers su...
Blood-based TB test matches up to old skin test in study among health workers in India
...- between the two tests. Surprisingly, previous TB vaccination
had little impact on the results of either test. Pai notes that other studies in North America and Europe have shown that the interferon-gamma test outperformed the skin test. "It's important to keep both tests on the menu so that health professional...
Minorities receive less diabetes-related prevention care
...udies also showed significantly lower rates of flu vaccination
-- between 8 percent and 29 percent lower -- in black populations compared to white populations, according to Julienne Kirk, Pharm. D., C.D.E., of Wake Forest University School of Medicine and colleagues. Six studies that compared cholesterol test ra...
Chemotherapy for brain tumors is boosted after vaccine targets resistance-related antigen
...r vaccination, and cells removed from tumors after vaccination
had significantly lower TRP-2 expression than did those removed earlier. Furthermore, the post-vaccine tumor cells were much more sensitive to anti-tumor drugs. "It is important to note also that four patients in our study that demonstrated a respons...
Medicare's investment in quality improvement may not be paying off
...nt in the screening and administering of pneumonia vaccination
compared to non-participating hospitals. Of the 14 remaining, non-statistically significant indicators, the participating hospitals improved more on 8 indicators, while the non-participating hospitals improved more on 6 indicators. According to Gerar...
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