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How Vaccine Fears Fueled The Resurgence Of Preventable Diseases
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, babies, children, death, disease, drugs, ethics, government, healthcare, investigation, medicine, prevention, protection, research, safety, science, study, treatment, vaccine )

- 1391 days ago -
For most of us, measles and whooping cough are diseases of the past. You get a few shots as a kid and then hardly think about them again. Article has excellent interactive map.
Get Vaccinated! Whooping Cough Is Back
Health & Wellness  (tags: americans, children, disease, health, health care, illness, medicine, prevention, protection, safety, science, treatment, vaccine )

- 1985 days ago -
The symptoms of whooping cough are similar to many other respiratory diseases so it is often incorrectly diagnosed until the worst symptoms appear.
U.S. Considers Testing Anthrax Vaccine in Kids
Health & Wellness  (tags: U.S., considers, testing, anthrax, vaccine, in, kids )

- 2210 days ago -
Should the anthrax vaccine be tested in children? Concerned that terrorists might use the potentially deadly bacteria in some future attack, the government has stockpiled the vaccine, and it's been widely tested on adults. But never on childre Read mo
Drug Firms Cut Vaccine Prices to the Developing World
Health & Wellness  (tags: Drug firms, vaccine, cut, developing world, health )

- 2354 days ago -
Several major drugs companies have announced big cuts to the amounts they charge for their vaccines in the developing world.
'Universal' Cancer Jab: Vaccine That Stops All Tumours in Their Tracks Could Be Here in Two Years
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, vaccine, treatment, health, TeloVac jab )

- 2408 days ago -
A 'universal' vaccine that could revolutionise the treatment of cancer could be available in just two years.The TeloVac jab is part of a new generation of drugs that use the body's own defences to fight the disease, stopping tumours in their tracks.
Pneumonia Vaccine 'to Save Thousands of Lives'
Health & Wellness  (tags: Vaccine, life, health, research, study )

- 2487 days ago -
A new vaccine against pneumonia is being rolled out in Africa which estimates suggest could save more than half a million lives a year globally.
Addicts Could Break Drug Habit With Vaccine That Makes Immune System See Cocaine as 'Intruder'
Health & Wellness  (tags: Cocaine, Vaccine, Addicts, Health, Research )

- 2506 days ago -
Researchers have developed a vaccine that could help drug addicts to both break and reverse their costly habit.
Journal: Study Linking Vaccine to Autism Was Fraud
Health & Wellness  (tags: vaccine, autism, treatment, health )

- 2507 days ago -
The first study to link a childhood vaccine to autism was based on doctored information about the children involved, according to a new report on the widely discredited research.
Strategy to Fight HIV Shapes Up
Health & Wellness  (tags: HIV, Aids, vaccine, disease, health, healthcare, humans, illness, medicine, prevention, protection, research, study, treatment )

- 2607 days ago -
Preventing shape-shifting in a key segment of protein from HIV can prime an immune system to develop antibodies against the virus. Such antibodies, elicited against specific protein segments, could one day serve as the basis for a vaccine
10 Groups That Must Have Flu Shots
Health & Wellness  (tags: Flu, Vaccine, H1N1, Medicines, Virus, Nasal Drops )

- 2614 days ago -
The 2010-2011 flu vaccine will protect against the dangerous 2009 H1N1 and two other influenza viruses, which comes in the form of a shot or nasal spray.
HIV Vaccines Cause 50 Percent False Positive Rate in HIV Tests
Health & Wellness  (tags: HIV vaccine, test, vaccine )

- 2675 days ago -
It may come as a big surprise to most people, but HIV tests given to people today don't actually test for the presence of the HIV virus. Rather, they test for the presence of HIV antibodies that the immune system creates to defend itself against HIV.
Help Eliminate Measles Worldwide
Health & Wellness  (tags: babies, children, disease, drugs, illness, medicine, prevention, protection, treatment, vaccine, measles )

- 2774 days ago -
In spite of the availability of an inexpensive and safe vaccine, measles is still one of the leading causes of death among young children. In 2008 alone, there were 164,000 deaths globally as a result of this disease. The United Nations is committed to
Preteen Vaccine Campaign Has a Native American Spokesperson
Health & Wellness  (tags: preteens, vaccine, protection, meningitis, whooping cough )

- 2836 days ago -
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is partnering with IHS to launch a campaign informing American Indian and Alaska Native parents about the importance of a preteen medical check-up and preteen vaccines
Vaccine 'Could Cut HIV TB Deaths'
Health & Wellness  (tags: Vaccine, HIV TB, Health, research, Disease )

- 2846 days ago -
A vaccine could cut tuberculosis cases among HIV-positive Africans by almost two-fifths, a US study suggests.
New Vaccine Could Be Lethal Weapon Against Malaria, Cholera
Health & Wellness  (tags: Vaccine, Weapon, Cholera, Malaria )

- 2850 days ago -
A University of Central Florida biomedical researcher has developed what promises to be the first low-cost dual vaccine against malaria and cholera.

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