Navigation Links
Sanofi Pasteur's Fluzone High-Dose Vaccine Significantly More Effective Than Standard Dose Fluzone Vaccine in Preventing Influenza in Adults 65 Years of Age and Older
Date:8/26/2013

o Fluzone vaccine in the prevention of influenza disease.  

About Influenza Disease in People 65+ Years of Age

Research has shown that the immune system weakens as people age. Older adults are not only more susceptible to infections, but also less responsive to vaccination. When infected with the influenza virus, they are less able to mount an effective immune response to neutralize the attack. Compared to younger adults, people 65 years of age and older suffer disproportionately from seasonal influenza disease and its complications, including severe illness leading to hospitalization and death. Although this group comprises only 15 percent of the U.S. population, on average it accounts for 65 percent of the estimated 226,000 hospitalizations and 90 percent of the 3,000 to 49,000 deaths attributed to seasonal influenza and its complications each year. The first baby boomers began to turn 65 in 2011 and, by the year 2030, the number of adults 65 years of age and older is anticipated to double and surpass 70 million people, comprising 20 percent of the U.S. population. Thus, better prevention of influenza in older adults can have a significant impact on public health, quality of life, and healthcare costs.

About Fluzone High-Dose Vaccine

Indication
Fluzone High-Dose vaccine is an inactivated influenza virus vaccine given for active immunization in persons 65 years of age and older against influenza disease caused by influenza virus subtypes A and type B contained in the vaccine. Approval of Fluzone High-Dose vaccine is based on superior immune response relative to Fluzone vaccine. Data demonstrating a decrease in influenza disease after vaccination with Fluzone High-Dose vaccine relative to Fluzone vaccine have not yet been reviewed by FDA.

Safety Information

The most common side effects to Fluzone High-Dose vaccine include pain, swelling, and redness at the injection site; fever, headache, fatigue,
'/>"/>

SOURCE Sanofi Pasteur
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related medicine technology :

1. Sanofi Pasteur Presents Pediatric Data on Investigational Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine
2. Sanofi US Launches Collaborate Activate Innovation Challenge
3. Sanofi Pasteur to add 2D barcode to six more vaccines
4. Sanofi and Regeneron Announce Publication of Phase 2 Results with LDL Cholesterol-Lowering PCSK9 Antibody in the New England Journal of Medicine
5. Sanofi and Regeneron Announce Patient Enrollment in Cardiovascular Outcomes Trial with Antibody to PCSK9 for Hypercholesterolemia
6. Sanofi and T1D Exchange to Launch Worldwide Study to Investigate Factors for Optimal Care for Young People with Diabetes
7. Sanofi Donates $500,000 to Hurricane Sandy for Immediate and Long-Term Relief Efforts
8. Phase II Trial of Sanofi JAK2 Inhibitor in Myelofibrosis Met Primary Endpoint
9. Sanofi Launches Breakthrough Technology for Cardiovascular and Vascular Surgery Procedures
10. Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day Highlights: Smithfield Foods, Logitech International, Sanofi, Isis Pharmaceuticals and Aegerion Pharmaceuticals
11. Sanofi New Drug Application for Lixisenatide Accepted for Review by FDA
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/11/2014)...  Australian drug delivery company, Phosphagenics Limited (ASX: POH; ... million via a placement of A$16.3 million to institutional ... Asia and Australia ... plan (SPP) to be offered to existing shareholders.  The ... tranches. "This capital raising positions us strongly ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... 11, 2014 Show ... & Health Expo 2014 were a brand ... London , plus a ...          (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130723/629764-a) ... )      (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140711/696892-b ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... Calif. , July 10, 2014  Breg, ... and services, has launched the FreeRunner™ knee brace ... who suffer from patella mal-tracking return to active ... differently than other braces, providing support when patients ... normally when they don,t. Patellofemoral issues ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Phosphagenics' A$19.3 million Capital Raising 2Phosphagenics' A$19.3 million Capital Raising 3UK's Flagship Health & Safety Event Has Successful Inaugural Year in London 2UK's Flagship Health & Safety Event Has Successful Inaugural Year in London 3UK's Flagship Health & Safety Event Has Successful Inaugural Year in London 4Breg Introduces Knee Brace to Help Runners with Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome 2
... Ill., July 28, 2011 The National ... health alert to warn Americans about the serious dangers ... report NABP released today on Internet drug outlets found ... to operate out of compliance with United States pharmacy ...
... Boston Scientific Corporation,s (NYSE: BSX ) Board ... repurchase of up to $1.0 billion of its common ... under an existing share repurchase program. "This ... the Company,s long-term business prospects, earnings growth potential and ...
Cached Medicine Technology:NABP Issues Rogue Online Pharmacy Public Health Alert 2NABP Issues Rogue Online Pharmacy Public Health Alert 3NABP Issues Rogue Online Pharmacy Public Health Alert 4Boston Scientific Announces $1.0B Share Repurchase Program 2Boston Scientific Announces $1.0B Share Repurchase Program 3
(Date:7/11/2014)... July 11, 2014 Operators ... $50 billion in fuel costs now that ... current GHG standards are phasing ... it upon themselves to install new features ... 1.    Idle reduction technologies , 2.    Efficient driveline components ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... 11, 2014 Ticket Down is a ... Pavilion . When it comes to the summer concert schedule, ... 37-year-old Georgia native is one of the biggest names in country ... Bryan is currently out on his “That’s My Kind of Night” ... the tour will be making through the rest of the summer ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... 2014 Global enterprises today are shifting ... day-to-day management activities. Managed services offer these global enterprises ... economic slowdown resulted into rising operational costs to companies. ... considered to be the global market driver for expanding ... global managed services market is estimated to grow from ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... R.I. -- Researchers from The Miriam Hospital ... age 65 have significantly higher rates of smoking ... mobility impairments were less likely to attempt quitting ... treatments may not be sufficient for this population. ... in advance of print in the American ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... to repair damage to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) -- ... could increase a young athlete,s risk for further injuries, researchers ... aged 8 to 16, who had ACL reconstruction surgery. Of ... their injury, 37 had surgery six to 12 weeks after, ... their injury. The youngsters who had surgery later had ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:LeaseQ Agrees the Latest Round of Greenhouse Gas Rules Could Increase the Cost of Truck Acquisition and Maintenance 2Health News:LeaseQ Agrees the Latest Round of Greenhouse Gas Rules Could Increase the Cost of Truck Acquisition and Maintenance 3Health News:Luke Bryan Ticket Prices Slashed at Concord Pavilion 2Health News:Luke Bryan Ticket Prices Slashed at Concord Pavilion 3Health News:North America Managed Services Market Worth $68.65 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:North America Managed Services Market Worth $68.65 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Health News:North America Managed Services Market Worth $68.65 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4Health News:Miriam Hospital study examines smoking prevalence 2Health News:Delaying Kid's Knee Surgery Could Be a Bad Play, Study Finds 2
... ... May 15 Meet Cindy Zamirowski, a 56-year-old,breast cancer survivor who less ... stepped off the curb to raise funds for,cancer research in the 5K ... and grandma of three rallied her team of,16 angels at her side ...
... 15 Cleveland Clinic announced today that,the Cleveland ... Reserve,University is providing all its students with full ... Approaching its fifth year in existence, the Cleveland ... training of physician scientists,who are capable of furthering ...
... the Department of Urology have showed that lowering intake of ... prevent prostate cancer in mice, the first finding of its ... researchers said. , The study, which appears in the April ... fat from corn oil, which is made up primarily of ...
... Maxi-K gene therapy may be a safe and effective ... not treatable with oral therapy. Two studies presented today ... Urological Association (AUA) may give hope to these individuals. ... press conference on May 20, 2008 at 10 a.m. ...
... FL, May 20, 2008 Rising global temperatures could ... research presented today at the 103rd Annual Scientific Meeting ... linked to stone disease, particularly in warmer climates, and ... the prevalence of stone disease may increase, along with ...
... 20, 2008 Patients with metabolic syndrome disorders, including ... to develop uric-acid stones than other type of ... 103rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological ... with uric acid stones could benefit from additional ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:After Effects: Giving Back Is Good for You 2Health News:Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine to Offer Full Tuition Scholarships for All Students 2Health News:Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine to Offer Full Tuition Scholarships for All Students 3Health News:Reducing intake of dietary fat prevents prostate cancer in mice 2Health News:AUA 2008: Maxi-K gene transfer may prove to be safe and effective erectile dysfunction treatment 2Health News:AUA 2008: Uric acid stones may indicate arteriosclerotic diseases 2
Inquire...
Electric Reciprocating Saw, with hand throttle. Can also be purchased without hand throttle (#1915) for use with foot pedal. (#6401-000)...
... without hand throttle, 30,000 RPM, ... medium bur guard included, long ... guards are also available. Must ... (#6401-000), can also be purchased ...
... USA 2001 Universal Battery Charger is manufactured to ... Versipower Plus and 3M MaxiDriver II Battery Packs. ... six Battery Packs simultaneously in less than 40 ... on 120 volt AC grounded electrical power. If ...
Medicine Products: