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Polio vaccine, 50 years later by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Fifty years ago Tuesday, on April 12, 1955, scientists announced that the polio vaccine developed by Jonas Salk could prevent the disease that paralyzed children and struck fear in parents' hearts...
The Age of Polio: How an Old Virus and New Toxins Created a Man-made Epidemic -- Part 4, Post-War Epidemics and the Triumph of V by Kim S. Patient Expert , polio. There were two articles on polio in this August issue. One was titled “Summer season brings... of polio was growing. Starting with some spotty outbreaks during May and June the disease had reached near...
Polio: Once ubiquitous, now a disease of poverty by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven important place where poverty and neuropathology intersect is in the disease known as poliomyelitis (polio... more often than the arms. There is no cure for polio, it can only be  prevented through immunization.The introduction...
Best Post of Oct '08 - Polio: once ubiquitous, now a disease of poverty by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven important place where poverty and neuropathology intersect is in the disease known as poliomyelitis (polio... more often than the arms. There is no cure for polio, it can only be prevented through immunization.The introduction...
Salk Finds Diabetes Level of Proteins Linked to Alzheimer's by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert environment. Founded in 1960 by polio vaccine pioneer Jonas Salk, M.D., the Institute is an independent... , researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies show, for the first time, that diabetes enhances...
The Age of Polio: How an Old Virus and New Toxins Triggered a Man-made Epidemic -- Part 6, After: The Persistence of Polio by Kim S. Patient Expert To summarize our theory: Polio is a virus, contagious like other viruses, and generally a harmless enterovirus... to experience polio outbreaks, despite hopes the virus would be eradicated by 2000. This persistence...
Vaccine-Derived Polio in India Will Not Affect “Polio-Free” Status by Jennifer Lance Patient Expert of this image. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) One reason parents often avoid the polio vaccine is the fear... that is shared, sometimes it is hard to separate fact from fiction. In the US, the live polio vaccine has not...
Whiter the Illusory Cowdry B Inclusion of Polio? by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven in textbooks and on the web for a photomicrograph of a polio-related Cowdry B inclusion. Failing in my search... on morphological grounds -- with no implication as to the cause (polio or otherwise) -- as being small...
Best Post of November '08: Whither the Illusory Cowdry B Inclusion of Polio by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven , 2008, I wrote about the alleged existence of polio-related Cowdry B inclusions. No one... the microscope, I went looking in textbooks and on the web for a photomicrograph of a polio-related Cowdry B...
Amazing Stories of Polio! by Christina Thielst Patient ExpertHealth Maven and am really impressed by a cartoon titled  Amazing Stories of Polio   in the  February 2009 issue of The Rotarian... who work tirelessly to eradicate polio and improve communities! ...

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