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Hospitalizations because of chicken pox down dramatically since implementation of vaccine
...on of the varicella (chicken pox) vaccine in 1995, hospitalizations
and doctor visits because of chicken pox have drop...e approximated the birth cohort, with about 13,000 hospitalizations
and 100 to 150 deaths annually. Varicella vaccine coverage has increased steadily, reaching 81 perce...
New Rotavirus vaccine joins routine infant immunization schedule
...ea and dehydration. It causes tens of thousands of hospitalizations
in the U.S. each year, and throughout the world, hundreds of thousands of child deaths. The new vaccine was invented by three Philadelphia scientists: H. Fred Clark, D.V.M., Ph.D.; Paul A. Offit, M.D.; and Stanley A. Plotkin, M.D., all of whom led ...
Spousal illness can trigger partner death
...chanisms behind the stresses associated with these hospitalizations
as we look for ways to protect people when their central relationships are disrupted." The study found that certain illnesses in a spouse are more harmful to partners than others. The more a disease interferes with a spouse's physical or mental abil...
Flu not the only germ threat this time of year
... that the bug is responsible for more than 177,500 hospitalizations
of adults each year. In addition, pediatricians ha... that RSV infection caused more than 10 percent of hospitalizations
for pneumonia during the winter. "At least with the flu, we have something to control it ?a vaccine...
Scientists identify molecular structure of key viral protein
...s to cold-like illness and is responsible for many hospitalizations
and deaths each year. The results will be published Jan. 5 by the journal Nature. Details of the protein's structure in its metastable state -- the state of the protein on the virus surface responsible for infecting cells -- has significant implicat...
Scientists aim to thwart use of flu as bioweapon
..., flu is responsible for 35,000 deaths and 200,000 hospitalizations
in the United States alone. It's a serious health problem," Topham added. ...
2,000 influenza virus genomes now completed and publicly accessible
...unting for approximately 36,000 deaths and 200,000 hospitalizations
each year. Globally, influenza results in an estimated 250,000 to half a million deaths annually. Seasonal flu shots are updated every year to target the latest strains in circulation. Developing such vaccines is challenging, however, because the inf...
Ethanol vehicles pose a significant risk to human health, study finds
...line, the number of respiratory-related deaths and hospitalizations
would likely increase, according to a new study by... ethanol and 15 percent gasoline. Deaths and hospitalizations
The results of the computer simulations were striking. ''We found that E85 vehicles reduce at...