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Pneumococcal disease is a leading cause of serious illness in children and adults throughout the world. The disease is caused by a common bacterium, Streptococcus pneumoniae, or pneumococcus, a gram-p...
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(UT Southwestern Medical Center) More than a decade after the HPV vaccine was deemed both safe and effective by the FDA for preventing several types of cancer, the vaccine is still underused by those ...
When a vaccine is given, there's always a risk of side-effects since it induces an immune response. The BIO-department is involved in the largest vaccine project ever, with the aim to develop new tool...
Seroconversion rates exceeded 98% in all groups, and geometric mean antibody titers to all nine vaccine types were higher among two-dose recipients.
Carfentanil, a potent variation on fentanyl, is being blamed for a wave of opioid overdoses. In Cincinnati, the coroner, crime lab and first responders are struggling to keep up.
A recent report published online Sept. 29 in the journal JAMA Oncology suggests that the vaccine against human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, which doctors believe causes most cases of cervical cance...
The arrival of the generic EpiPen isn't winning over first responders who have ditched pricey auto-injectors in favor of syringes and vials of epinephrine.
GlaxoSmithKlien, the UK’s biggest drugmaker, is seeking approval from the FDA for a shingles (herpes zoster) vaccine. The vaccine would be for those of 50 years and above to prevent the emergence of...
First responders are exposed to various types of disasters throughout their career. Because of their roles, they are often regarded as stronger people than individuals from other occupations. A system...
Approximately 10% of individuals do not respond to hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccination, i.e. non-responders (NRs). We aimed to investigate the association of interleukin (IL)-4 and IL-12B gene polym...
The widely recommended standard schedule of hepatitis B vaccine for adults is months 0, 1 and 6, which takes 6 months to complete. Rapid completion of one vaccination schedule is important to adults ...
Tetanus is caused by the tetanus neurotoxin (TeNT) and is one of the most dreaded diseases especially in the developing countries. The current vaccine against tetanus is based on an inactivated tetanu...
Influenza vaccine effectiveness (IVE) varies over different influenza seasons and virus (sub)types/lineages. To assess the association between IVE and circulating influenza virus (sub)types/lineages, ...