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New immunization strategy could halve the doses for stopping computer virus spreading

Physics / General Physics

created Aug 18, 2008 | popularity 3.9 / 5 (23) | comments 4

Researchers have developed a new immunization strategy that requires up to 50% fewer immunization doses compared with the current most efficient strategy. The new strategy could be used to prevent the spread of human epidemics ...

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Universal infant hepatitis B immunization recommended

Medicine & Health / Diseases

created Jan 19, 2009 | popularity 2 / 5 (2) | comments 1

All countries should offer universal infant immunization for hepatitis B, write Dr. Christopher Mackie from McMaster University and coauthors in a public health analysis in CMAJ.

A Better Shot at Immunization

Physics / General Physics

created Jul 16, 2008 | popularity 3.9 / 5 (7) | comments 3

A new immunization strategy could reduce the vaccine doses needed to protect a population from disease (and reduce the antivirus updates required to protect a network of computers) by as much as 50%.

Half-dose flu shot appears to produce immune response in young, healthy adults

Medicine & Health / Medications

created Dec 08, 2008 | popularity 2.5 / 5 (2) | comments 0

Individuals younger than 50 who have been previously vaccinated do not appear to have a substantially different immune response to a half-dose of influenza vaccine than to a full dose, according to a report in the December ...

Minor shift in vaccine schedule has potential to reduce infant illness, death

Medicine & Health / Diseases

created Nov 03, 2008 | popularity not rated yet | comments 0

A new study by researchers at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Vanderbilt University suggests that protecting infants from a common, highly contagious and even deadly disease may be as easy as administering a ...

Catch-up Vaccination Scheduler

Tool creates personalized catch-up immunization schedules for missed childhood vaccinations

Medicine & Health / Other

created May 20, 2008 | popularity 3 / 5 (1) | comments 0

A new downloadable software tool will help pediatricians, parents and other health care professionals determine how to adjust complex childhood immunization schedules when one or more vaccine doses arenít ...

Progress made in HIV vaccine development

Medicine & Health / HIV & AIDS

created Nov 16, 2006 | popularity 5 / 5 (7) | comments 0

U.S. researchers report successfully testing two candidate vaccines that may eventually be used together to protect against HIV infection.

Delay expected in delivery of flu shots

Medicine & Health / Medications

created Oct 02, 2006 | popularity 2 / 5 (1) | comments 0

The British government expects a delay in the delivery of flu shot stocks, raising concerns for vulnerable people at the start of the flu season.

3.4 million deaths averted through GAVI-funded immunization programs

Medicine & Health / Health

created Oct 29, 2008 | popularity 5 / 5 (2) | comments 0

3.4 million deaths will be averted in the world's poorest countries through immunisation funded by the GAVI Alliance between 2000 and 2008, according to new data released by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Parkinson's disease medication triggers destructive behaviors

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created Apr 08, 2009 | popularity not rated yet | comments 0

A new study conducted at Mayo Clinic reports that one in six patients receiving therapeutic doses of certain drugs for Parkinson's disease develops new-onset, potentially destructive behaviors, notably compulsive gambling ...

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Breakthrough in treating premature babies

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created Jan 14, 2009 | popularity 4.5 / 5 (4) | comments 0

( -- Adelaide researchers have made a world breakthrough in treating premature babies at risk of developmental disorders.

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