Tag: "vaccination" at medical news
Insight on fruit fly immune system could lead to new types of vaccines, Stanford researchers say
...'t kill all of them. "I liken my work to the first vaccination
experiments," said Pham, who is first author of the study. She essentially vaccinated over a million flies, typically doing 7,000 in a day, in numerous experiments. In a key experiment, she injected some flies with killed bacteria and others with jus...
Family members most often source of whooping cough in young infants
...contagious bacterial infection. Although pertussis vaccination
has reduced the number of reported cases in industrialized countries by more than 95 percent from what it was in the 1950s, the number of reported pertussis cases in the United States has tripled in the past two decades. It is important to understa...
Childhood immunization against pneumonia cuts hospital admissions by almost 40 percent
...l-cause pneumonia hospital admissions for the post vaccination
years fell by 506 cases per 100,000 children under...ide the target range of the study benefit from the vaccination
of children and infants. In this case, the 41,000 reduction in hospital admissions for all-cause p...
UCSF brain tumor vaccine trial shows promising results
... a group of 12 study patients showed that vitespen vaccination
(trademarked as Oncophage) was effective in stimu...on between immune response as a result of vitespen vaccination
and potential clinical benefit, said Andrew T. Parsa, MD, PhD, assistant professor in the Department...
Study shows continued success for new HPV vaccine against virus responsible for cervical cancer
...es females eligible for the vaccine to begin their vaccination
series of three shots over six months and to continue seeing their doctor for regular checkups and screenings....
Smoking, growing private hospital care for poor and US flu vaccine policies
.... In fact, the researchers conclude, the priority vaccination
groups established by the Centers for Disease Cont...ld receive priority vaccination. In an analysis of vaccination
rates among 288 patients 50 years old and older who used four inner city health centers, researchers...
Papillomavirus vaccine could reduce rate of vulval and vaginal cancers
...ociated with HPV16 or HPV18. The maximum effect of vaccination
is expected in girls who are vaccinated in early adolescence, before exposure. The effect of vaccination
in the general population of sexually experienced young women is expected to be lower initially, due...
Papillomavirus vaccine could substantially reduce cervical cancer incidence
...provide strong evidence that implementation of HPV vaccination
campaigns in pre-adolescent girls and young adult ...tructure in many countries to permit comprehensive vaccination
programmes, the politically-charged debate surrounding the issue of voluntary versus mandatory vacci...
Vaxfectin-formulated measles DNA vaccine elicits long-term protection in nonhuman primates
...follow-up period. No adverse events related to the vaccination
were observed. Data were presented by Adrin Vilalta, Ph.D., Vical's Senior Scientific Manager of Immunogen Discovery, at the annual meeting of the American Society of Gene Therapy (Seattle, May 30 June 3). ...
Meningitis: effectiveness of preventive vaccination demonstrated
...It could therefore be used in a routine preventive vaccination
campaign. But it is costly. Its high price, at 11 ...years. To do that, they made use of results of two vaccination
campaigns conducted with this vaccine by the Senegalese health services. One of these was run in 199...
UK and other European countries should introduce universal childhood hepatitis B vaccination
...Medical School, London, UK and colleagues reviewed vaccination
policies in the UK, Ireland, Finland, Iceland, the...O recommended that universal childhood hepatitis B vaccination
be implemented globally. Despite this, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, ...
Experts predict Tamiflu could halve the pandemic influenza death toll versus no intervention
...e cost. The research also showed that pre-pandemic vaccination
programmes would play an important role but their effectiveness would be dependent upon how well the vaccine was matched to the virus.1 The World Health Organisation provides a strong recommendation for the use of Tamiflu for the prevention of avia...
Hib vaccine: A critical ally in Asia's effort to reduce child deaths
...altimore, USA. Our research shows that routine Hib vaccination
is a feasible and highly effective way of preventing death related to Hib pneumonia and meningitis and could save the lives of a significant number of Asian children who die under the age of five. Bangladesh views Hib vaccine as an integral tool i...
Trials underway for 'essential' new TB vaccine
...orld and most of the developed world. However, the vaccination
is only thought to be protective in preventing severe forms of the disease and is not effective in adults. In addition, antibiotics to deal with infection must be administered over many months and are becoming increasingly ineffective as the bacteria...
Traditional Chinese exercises may increase efficacy of flu vaccine
...ji group had much higher antibody responses to the vaccination
than the control group, and the percentage of persons who achieved protective levels also was higher in the Taiji group. However, because of the small sample size, the percentage of persons from the Taiji group that achieved protective levels was not...
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