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Society of Gynecologic Oncologists Issues White Paper on HPV Vaccine's Impact on Cervical Cancer Prevention

... entitled " The Impact of Human Papillomavirus vaccination on Cervical Cancer Prevention Efforts, " is ... the impact that eliminating HPV 16/18 through vaccination may have on rates of cervical precancer and ... cancer screening and prevention arising from vaccination against HPV types 16 and 18. It suggests ...

Online H1N1 Management: FairChoice Helps Schools Respond to Infectious Disease on Campus

... monitor the spread of infection, and track vaccination compliance. FairChoice Health is the first and only end-to-end service for vaccination compliance management specifically designed for ... information about meningococcal disease and vaccination to students. Since its introduction at Columbia ...

Novavax Announces Top Line Results of Phase IIa Clinical Trial for Its Seasonal Influenza VLP (Trivalent) Vaccine Candidate

... strains. For subjects in the 15 mcg or 30 mcg vaccination groups, seroprotection rates (i.e., percentage of ... expanding recommendations for seasonal influenza vaccination for the last several years, currently recommends seasonal influenza vaccination for children 6 months through 18 years of age, ...

Video: New Survey Finds Mothers See Influenza as a Serious Health Threat, but Often Don't Get Their Families Vaccinated

... every year stresses the importance of influenza vaccination to maintain my health as an athlete. But once I ... to their health-care providers to learn whether vaccination is right for themselves and their families." ... expanded its recommendations for annual influenza vaccination to include all children ages 6 months-18 years, ...

Video: Novartis Vaccines and PTA Battle Flu: Public Health Vaccination Initiative Urges Families 'Let's Fight Flu Together!'

... Partnership aims to provide convenient access to vaccination - helping keep kids and teachers in school and ... 18 years old(1) - Campaign goal is to increase vaccination rates while supporting PTA with a donation for ... a national public health initiative for influenza vaccination for school-aged children, their families and ...

Favourable Six Months Follow-Up Results From Intercell's Phase II Therapeutic Hepatitis C Program

... analysis of 46 patients at 2 weeks after the last vaccination with IC41 showed already a statistically ... from 33 patients at six months after end of IC41 vaccination revealed an even greater viral load decline of ... the increasing RNA decline up to 6 months after vaccination is extremely encouraging and finally suggests the ...

Rabies Vaccination Program Underway in Western Pennsylvania

... Dennis Wolff said today. The oral rabies vaccination baiting program covers all or parts of Allegheny, ... domestic animal health," said Wolff. "The vaccination program has been an effective tool in minimizing ... For more information about the oral rabies vaccination baiting program, contact one of the following ...

Survey Shows Parents' Best Intentions Out of Step with Expert Recommendations in Protecting Kids from Flu

... Flu vaccination Awareness Campaign Addresses Knowledge Gap, ... of parents of eight-to-17-year olds shows that vaccination ranks next to last among things they believe they ... washing hands and getting enough sleep -- flu vaccination should be right up there, but this survey shows ...

Sanofi Pasteur Shipping First Doses of Influenza Vaccine for the 2008-2009 Season in the US

... providers greater flexibility in planning their vaccination efforts." As the world's leading influenza ... influenza vaccine shipments. In planning their vaccination efforts, it is important for ... your health-care professional immediately. vaccination with Fluzone vaccine may not protect all ...

GeoVax Reports Progress on Its AIDS Vaccine Technology

... in viral levels over pre-drug treatment and vaccination levels was 1000 times. In the other, the ... has been initiated. The intent of therapeutic vaccination is for the vaccine to "control" HIV virus levels ... development of AIDS. Successful therapeutic AIDS vaccination programs with GeoVax vaccines would lead to ...

TARGETED GENE DELIVERY SIGNALS CANCER VACCINATION IN VIVO: Intravenous Infusions of Rexin-G Followed by Reximmune-C Induce Tumor Necrosis and Recruitment of Tumor Infiltrating Lymphocytes in Cancerous Lesions (ASCO 2008)

... Rexin-G followed by Reximmune-C -- for cancer vaccination will be presented at the ASCO meetings in Chicago ... predicts that strategic and individualized vaccination of a patient against his/her own cancer can be ... in an effort to achieve a personalized cancer vaccination in vivo. Seven patients with chemo-resistant ...

Starting Flu Vaccination in August Could Help Protect Nearly 11 Million More Children During Scheduled Doctors' Visits

... doctor's office. The potential impact of early vaccination was underscored by another study that found that ... of age. Previously, the recommendations were for vaccination of children from six months to 59 months of age. ... it can to support the ACIP's expanded influenza vaccination recommendations and to work toward our common ...

Annual Conference on Vaccine Research to Highlight Not Only Health Benefits But Also Economic Gains

... Bloom, who has studied the economic impact of vaccination in developing countries, will be the keynote ... vaccination. Others who continued smoking after vaccination smoked significantly less than they had before. ... greater antibody responses a month after vaccination among those who got high-dose compared to ...

GeoVax Labs, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2007 Financial Results

... a low dose (1/10th of the vaccine dose) vaccination program. Results from this blinded trial ... for the 1/10th and full dose. -- 2nd MVA vaccination positively increased the number of CD8 T cell ... placebo, this trial protocol included vaccination with two full-doses of GeoVax's DNA vaccine to ...

Influenza Vaccination Rates Among Health Care Personnel Remain Well Below National Goal

... to address the critical need to improve influenza vaccination rates among health care personnel. Despite many ... innovative solutions for increasing influenza vaccination among their employees." Call to Action Sheds Light on vaccination Gaps The Call to Action, "Influenza ...

New Data Show Unacceptably Low Adult Immunization Rates and That Adults Unaware of Infectious Disease Threat

... percent. In addition, influenza and pneumococcal vaccination rates for the elderly are well below the ... are real, but the benefits of achieving high vaccination rates are substantial." About the National ... voice for education about infectious diseases and vaccination since 1973. It is dedicated to educating ...

Olympic Gold Medalist Kristi Yamaguchi Joins American Lung Association of Michigan to Address Seriously Low Vaccination Rates; Urge Metro-Detroiters to Get Immunized This Season

... campaign to encourage influenza vaccination throughout the winter months and into ... know firsthand the importance of vaccination against this dangerous illness, which ... every three Americans are recommended for annual vaccination but immunization rates fall far short ...

Measles Deaths in Africa Plunge by 91%

... and providing a second opportunity for measles vaccination through mass vaccination campaigns. "The ... is now the highest in the world." Mass vaccination campaigns have had a major impact on reducing ... disease. In 2006, global routine measles vaccination coverage reached an estimated 80 percent for the ...

Health Experts and Families Encourage Annual Childhood Flu Vaccination to Reduce Flu-Related Illnesses and Deaths in Children

... to Declare November 27 "National Children's Flu vaccination Day" More Than 20,000 Children Under Age Five ... them, vaccinated against influenza, or "the flu." vaccination is the single best means of protecting children ... 27 has been designated as Children's Flu vaccination Day, which occurs during the CDC's annual ...

Childhood Influenza Immunization Coalition Encourages Vaccination Throughout the Influenza Season

... Declare November 27 National Children's Flu vaccination Day BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- To ... November 27, as the first ever "Children's Flu vaccination Day." The National Foundation for ... to emphasize the importance of annual influenza vaccination to protect children and their contacts from this ...

GeoVax Labs, Inc. Third Quarter Financial Results and Operational Update

... a low dose (1/10th of the vaccine dose) vaccination program. Preliminary results from this blinded ... for the 1/10th and full dose. * 2nd MVA vaccination positively increased the number of CD8 T cell ... placebo, this trial protocol included vaccination with two full-doses of GeoVax's DNA vaccine to ...

This Thanksgiving Give the Gift of Good Health - Remind Family and Friends to Get a Flu Shot.

... is reminding people to get their annual flu vaccination if they have not done so already. Maxim ... to find a convenient location for vaccination clinics. "As we approach the holiday season with ... Control and Prevention's (CDC) National Influenza vaccination Week, Maxim will open additional clinics during ...

Sanofi Pasteur Receives FDA Approval of Meningococcal Vaccine for Children

... 11 years can potentially be prevented through vaccination in the United States" said Michael Pichichero, ... was evident by the increased uptake following new vaccination recommendations issued by the Centers for Disease ... receive Menactra(R) vaccine. As with any vaccine, vaccination with Menactra(R) vaccine may not protect 100 ...

Influenza is Leading Cause of Vaccine-Preventable Deaths for Kids; Despite CDC Recommendations, Moms Still Don't Vaccinate

... of the children who need to get a flu vaccination actually get one, despite the CDC recommendations ... for the complete tour schedule, a flu vaccination locator and simple flu prevention tips. Moms ... it important to disinfect germ hot spots. -- vaccination is the first step in flu prevention, but parents ...

Seriously Low Vaccination Rates Cause Experts to Call for Increased Immunization Before Influenza Season Peaks

... Paradigm Shift Needed to Ensure Americans Seek vaccination Now Through the Fall and Winter Months ... Prevention (CDC), show alarmingly low influenza vaccination rates in both adults and children. CDC joined the ... D.C. Dr. Gerberding also released new CDC vaccination coverage rates for adults and children, which ...

Landmark Study for GSK's Cervical Cancer Vaccine Published in The Lancet

... diagnostic and surgical procedures. The results re-affirm confidence in vaccination as a primary preventative measure against cervical cancer when used ... been shown to be generally well tolerated. The most common symptoms after vaccination included pain, redness and swelling at the injection site, fatigue, fever, ...

China Animal Welfare Law Under Review While 36,000 Dogs Culled

... rabies in the long-term. By choosing not to implement a sensible rabies vaccination program, Hanzhong government has failed to protect the health of its ... and addressed," said Gabriel. "Above all else, this includes the need for vaccination and sterilization." "We are of course pleased that the draft of ...

Nobilon Advances First Vaccine Into Human Trials - Intranasal Influenza Vaccine Begins Phase I Clinical Development

... the mid-1940s and effectively prevent influenza illness in healthy adults. vaccination of elderly generally has a lower impact on prevalence, but is up to 80% ... influenza vaccines have limitations and are underutilized. Intramuscular vaccination with needles is an important barrier for the acceptance of annual ...

Children's Hospital Receives $6.7 Million Grant From Gates Foundation to Study Influenza Vaccine in Pregnant Women in Asia

... in Asia, will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of maternal flu vaccination in areas with limited medical resources. "We have already shown, with ... larger field study will help us demonstrate the full effect of the flu vaccination in low-resource areas." Flu vaccine is already recommended and used ...

Vical Announces Breakthrough for Pandemic Influenza DNA Vaccines With Preliminary Human Data

... from this Phase 1 trial indicate for the first time that an adjuvanted DNA vaccination against H5N1 influenza is well-tolerated and can induce impressive ... was designed to assess safety and immunogenicity following intramuscular vaccination with needle and syringe or with the Biojector(R) 2000 needle-free ...

New Data Published in The Lancet Show GSK's ROTARIX(R) Offers Protection Against the Most Common Circulating Rotavirus Types

... highly infectious, the spread of the disease may be difficult to control. vaccination against rotavirus is recognized as the best measure to protect children ... Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recommend that infants receive routine vaccination with the rotavirus vaccine currently licensed by the FDA at two, four, and ...

Excellent Results Received from GeoVax's Full-Dose HIV/AIDS Vaccine Trial

... 30 received vaccine and 6 received placebo, this trial protocol included vaccination with two full-doses of GeoVax's DNA vaccine to prime the immune response ... present in 88% of the full-dose participants -- Delivery of the fourth vaccination increased the frequency and magnitude of the CD8 T-cell and Antibody ...

Video: Actress and New Mom Keri Russell Joins PKIDs to Launch 'Silence the Sounds of Pertussis' Campaign

... website at http://www.pkids.org . "Because immunity from early childhood vaccination decreases over time, adults and teens can become infected with pertussis ... Tdap booster to protect adolescents between 11 and 18 years. In addition, vaccination is recommended for healthcare workers to help prevent the spread of ...

Actress and New Mom Keri Russell Joins PKIDs to launch 'Silence the Sounds of Pertussis' Campaign

... website at http://www.pkids.org . "Because immunity from early childhood vaccination decreases over time, adults and teens can become infected with pertussis ... Tdap booster to protect adolescents between 11 and 18 years. In addition, vaccination is recommended for healthcare workers to help prevent the spread of ...

Study Shows Cancer Vaccines Led to Long-Term Survival for Patients with Metastatic Melanoma and to Long Periods of Disease Control After Completion of Therapy

... of 4.5 years (range 2.4 to 7.4) for the 30 surviving patients. Although not a direct comparison, the results are superior to those observed following vaccination with irradiated tumor cells in 48 melanoma patients in a previous trial (64 vs. 31 months, p=.016). Eight patients in the dendritic cell vaccine ...

GeoVax Labs, Inc. Announces Results of 2009 Annual Shareholders Meeting

... with the U.S. National Institutes of Health-sponsored HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN). Planning is progressing well for initiating a therapeutic vaccination study in people already infected with HIV/AIDS. We are also utilizing our $17 million NIH grant to enhance our vaccine development." Dr. ...

Pioneering Diamyd(R) Study to Prevent Childhood Diabetes Approved

... to determine in an early stage that these children are in the autoimmune disease process that destroys their insulin producing cells. If vaccination with Diamyd(R) succeeds to intervene in the disease process before too many of the insulin cells are destroyed, the disease will be prevented. The ...

BN ImmunoTherapeutics Updates on Phase I/II Studies With Breast Cancer Vaccine

... and one partial response were observed. These results confirm the positive interim data reported in 2008 and show that MVA-BN(R)-based, HER2 directed vaccination is a biologically active treatment for patients with HER2 positive breast cancer; however the overall immune response was moderate. ...

GeoVax Starts Injections for Phase 2a Human HIV/AIDS Vaccine Trial in USA

... human clinical trials testing its vaccines as potential therapies for people who are already infected with HIV. The goal of the therapeutic vaccination is to reduce the need of infected people for anti- viral drugs. Initial therapeutic trials will vaccinate infected people who are already on drugs ...

Novavax Reports Positive Preclinical Results for a Novel, Broadly Cross-Protective H5N1 Pandemic Influenza Virus-like Particle (VLP) Vaccine Candidate

... potential to be a powerful, new approach to develop broadly cross-protective vaccines. This approach may provide a viable strategy for pre-pandemic vaccination without an adjuvant and for stockpiling of vaccine to be utilized during the first wave of an influenza pandemic," said Dr. Rahul Singhvi, President ...
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(Date:9/30/2014)... 2014 Winners of The Economist,s prestigious Innovation ... to take place at the JW Marriott Hong Kong on Friday, ... will share their experiences and the lessons those hold for others. ... innovation over the past decade, will be presented at a ceremony ... summit. It will be the first time the ceremony has come ...
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(Date:9/30/2014)... For most families, fall means back-to-school pictures and ... annual festival. For millions of children, fall also means ... infection Enterovirus D68. , While symptoms mimic the ... especially children with weakened immune systems – can develop ... prompting hospitals across the country to enact visitor restrictions. ...
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