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Meningococcal and Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine and Method of Using Same by nih.gov Posted Wed 16 Feb 2011 7:00pm Description of Invention: Pneumococcal diseases are a major public health problem all over the world. The etiological agent, Streptococcus pneumoniae (the pneumococcus) is surrounded by a polysaccharide capsule. Differences in the composition of this capsule permit serological differentiation between about 90 capsular types, s ... Read on »
Pneumonia by Cheri Fraker Posted Sat 27 Feb 2010 12:00am Hi All. I have been sick the entire month of February. Two weeks ago I was diagnosed with pneumonia. This has been quite an experience and one I do not wish to repeat ever again. Next week, I am off to a pulmonologist and when I recover, I will take the pneumonia vaccine and start focusing on improving my respiratory function. My chest CT ... Read on »
CDC Advisory Panel Recommends Use of Newly Approved Pneumococcal Vaccine by Poh Tin Tan Posted Sun 28 Feb 2010 12:00am From Medscape Medical News Kathleen Louden February 25, 2010 — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted yesterday to recommend the use of a 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13), which provides broader protection for young children against pneumococcal diseases ... Read on »
Air Pollution Tied to Babies' Ear Infection Risk by Medline Plus Posted Thu 02 Dec 2010 4:15pm Thursday, December 2, 2010    By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Babies and toddlers who live in areas with moderate air pollution may have a higher risk of middle-ear infection than those breathing cleaner air, a Canadian study suggests. ... Read on »
Study to Test Pneumococcal Vaccine in Older Adults by Medline Plus Posted Mon 15 Oct 2012 9:47am Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - Related MedlinePlus Pages: Immunization , Pneumococcal Infections Read on »
Vaccine Could Prevent Deaths, Save Costs in Flu Pandemic by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Sun 02 Nov 2008 1:06pm A new predictive model shows that vaccinating infants with 7 valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) — the current recommendation — not only saves lives and money during a normal flu season by preventing related bacterial infections; it also would prevent more than 357,000 deaths during an influenza pandemic, while saving $7 billion in costs ... Read on »
Dachel Media Review: Avonte Oquendo, Kids Missing, Where's The Worry by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 01 Dec 2013 12:00am By Anne Dachel Read Anne's comments and view the links after the jump. Dec 3, 2013, Atlanta Black Star:  Vaccine Court Awards Compensation in Autism Cases Dec 3, 2013, New York Daily News: Brooklyn autistic girl's mom seeks to know why she got off bus scratched, shirtless Dec 3, 2013, Marketplace.org: Video games an ... Read on »
Study: Starting with Chiropractic Saves 40% on Low Back Pain Care by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Wed 17 Nov 2010 12:00am /PRNewswire/ -- New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that adults remain largely unvaccinated against preventable infectious illnesses. At a news conference convened today by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID), experts in public health, infectious disease, oncology and other medical special ... Read on »
Prevnar 13 and Methodology by sheldon101 Posted Wed 31 Mar 2010 8:08am If you want to be accurate, you can't just cherry pick parts of abstracts. A rant at Huffington-Post describes how mother nature can always win against vaccine makers Smash down an infectious agent and another one, sometimes more dangerous, pops up. In this particular case, the vaccine for pneumonia (Prevnar) only protects against some of ... Read on »
Blacks 15% Less Likes to Get Proper Vaccinations in Nursing Homes by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 15 Apr 2010 5:46am From Health Day News - A new study in the American Journal of Public Health finds racial disparity in vaccination rates among U.S. nursing-home residents. Blacks were 13 percent to 15 percent less likely to get vaccinated than whites. Researchers analyzed a 2004 survey of 11,448 white and 1,174 black nursing-home residents. Overall, the vacc ... Read on »