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All the News Posted June 18, 2010

January Infectious Diseases In Children Click here for all of the Dr. Andrew Wakefield GMC/Lancet Decision Articles and Videos

Forced Vaccinations: Musings on what the road to Hell is paved with - update by Sandy Gottstein

Opportunity Analysis Of H1N1 (swine Flu) Vaccination Market - New Market Report Published

Children's Hospital Boston Researcher Receives $2.4 Million Grant to Develop Novel Neonatal Vaccines

Public Health Considers Giving Flu Shots in School  | Video

Reebok inoculates workers after at least 1 gets measles

June 9, 2010 Approval Letter - Gardasil

Package Insert - Gardasil (PDF - 358KB) 

Merck faces new delay at FDA as Gardasil sales slip

PCV7 altered identified risk factors for IPD in immunized children

Mercury ... fillings ... deja vu

Amalgam on Trial: Will it set precedent for dental treatment?

Dr. Tom Insel, Head of the IACC, Questioned on Ethics Reform

Radio Wakefield Up Now on "Pirate Satellite"! Chased From Venue to New Locale! (video)

FDA Partially Lifts Clinical Hold on Merck Serono’s Anticancer Vaccine

DNA vaccines come of age

Economic downturn threatens vaccination projects

Vilas County Reports Temporary Shortage of Shingles Vaccines

Mymetics receives positive Phase Ib trial results for Malaria vaccine

W-B to offer free vaccines against shingles, HPV

Vaccination after Graduation

PPD Named Best Contract Research Organization in Asiaat 2010 Vaccine Industry Excellence Awards

Measles: “There Are Clearly Systemic Failures in Measles Prevention Programs”

Drug Makers Face Tightened Regulations By FDA And Less Clout At Medical Meetings

Prostate Cancer Vaccines Extend Lives (includes video)

Report: Several Parties Interested in Northwest Biotherapeutics' Immunotherapy Cancer Vaccines

Characterizing RSV seasons may optimize palivizumab prophylaxis schedule

Headmaster fears for measles attack

The Re-Emergence of H1N1 Influenza Virus in 1977: A Cautionary Tale for Estimating Divergence Times Using Biologically Unrealistic Sampling Dates

Pfizer’s Adverse Event Reporting Warning Letter: Those Who Don’t Learn History…

FDA asks for more info on GSK's new combo vaccine; First patients line up for Provenge;

Changes for H1N1 vaccination coming in the fall

CD8+ T Cell Priming by Dendritic Cell Vaccines Requires Antigen Transfer to Endogenous Antigen Presenting Cells

FDA Fines American Red Cross $16 Million for Prior Failures to Meet Blood Safety Laws

Tamiflu: Counterfeit Product Sold on Internet

Identification of influenza A nucleoprotein as an antiviral target

Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D and the Incidence of Acute Viral Respiratory Tract Infections in Healthy Adults

Canada's pandemic vaccine maker to block release of deal

Price of cervical cancer vaccine slashed in bid to guard women's health

Immunization Clinic Held For 7th-Graders 5,300 Need Shots Under New Requirements

Yellow fever vaccine shortage a kick in the head to Ugandans

Study Criticizes Swine-Flu Follow-Up

Should pregnant women be medical test subjects?

San Francisco and Cell Phones. Reasonable Precaution or Freaked Out Nonsense?

Fatal outcome of warring bugs found

Moms told to get whooping cough shots

Free H1N1 vaccines still available in area

Financial Times examines how GAVI's $2.6B shortfall might affect new vaccine programs in developing countries

Vote and Vax Campaign Kicks Off

Is it safe to take rubella vaccination after getting pregnant?

UN: Measles outbreak kills more than 700 in Africa

Health department: Meningitis cases considered an outbreak in Fort Collins

The elusive meningococcal meningitis serogroup: a systematic review of serogroup B epidemiology

Woman disrupts hearing as BP executive prepares to address House hearing

IHV and Nigeria Partner with the U.S. to Combat Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis

Gates and Buffett Challenge Fellow Billionaires

Eritrea: Animal Vaccination Campaign Carried Out in Gash-Barka Region

UN says funds threaten yellow fever immunization in Nigeria

Meningococcal disease in infants: A potentially difficult and serious diagnosis

Fort Collins man confirmed dead from meningitis infection

Virus keeps man from distinguishing between right and wrong - lawyer

International influenza conference to convene in September

When bacteria fight bacteria, we lose 

‘Our Children Cannot Continue to Die’

Pfizer expands access to E. coli vaccine 

Family left in shock after sudden death of popular Darren

Slight Increase In 'Flu Symptoms, Ministry Of Health Says

Brain injury survivors are moving on

Companies appeal verdict in hepatitis lawsuit Jury’s $500 million amount excessive, attorneys contend

Prosecutor: Doctor in Las Vegas hepatitis case faking ailments

Researchers study lasers, sugars to beat back infections

No polio cases in UP, Bihar for six months

RIVER ROUGE: Elementary school simulates emergency situation (with video)

Alnylam's new RNAi IP inches toward vaccine for cancer, infectious disease

FDA begins to post online the results of evaluations of recently approved drugs

Fifth case of rabies reported in Oneida County

WI Public Health Lab Identifies First SCID Baby Using New TREC Assay

Diseased cells fail to win approval

Viral Hepatitis Prevention

Lawmakers urge quick passage of bill to boost detection, treatment of hepatitis

Hepatitis Gone Viral: 100 Times More Infectious Than HIV, Over 40 Americans Dying Daily

Pediatricians offer advice on keeping children well

More controversy, state may return 15 lakh doses

UPDATED: Illinois salmonella cases rise to 80

Probiotic Therapy Prevents Pneumonia in Critically ill Patients

Proteo, Inc./ Proteo Biotech AG: Proteo's Elafin Will Be Tested at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID)

EPA Proposes Water Utilities Must Fix Gateways For Pathogens

Court Preliminarily Approves Settlement Agreement in Class Action Lawsuit on Behalf of Children With Autism and Orders Notice to be Provided to All Class Members

Holding the Ground on Super Bugs

Battle of the bugs leaves humans as collateral damage

CDC, state to host Lyme disease forum

Lyme disease part 2

Questions And Concerns For Two Diabetes Drugs

Health Reform Helps Millions with Chronic Conditions

Hightlight: Influenza virus gaining power in pigs?

Adult patients with chronic pediatric disorders continue to use pediatric ED

Foster care associated with increased risk for STDs among adolescents

Gene linked to autoimmune diseases

Preliminary settlement reached in autism lawsuit

Impact Fusion International Retains National Autism Association to Assist in Marketing Program for Proprietary Product Intact Digest(TM)

Parent-mediated communication-focused treatment in children with autism (PACT): a randomised controlled trial

Defining the broader, medium and narrow autism phenotype among parents using the Autism Spectrum Quotient (AQ)

C8 exposure linked to ADHD in children

Cleveland Clinic consultancy to develop autism center in rural Pa.

Highlands Hospital to provide region's only autism program

Class teaches students with autism the language of music

U. receives grant to study autism

P.E.I. autism plan short on financial support

SPECIAL SHOWING: Families of kids with Autism will get a special showing of a new movie so kids can experience something many of us take for granted (includes video)

Enhancing Quality Of Life For People Of All Ages With Autism Spectrum Disorders

Student scientists present research at symposium

Screening for Depression and Suicide in Adolescents

What Is Childhood Schizophrenia? What Causes Childhood Schizophrenia?

DPD Honors Promise To Autistic Group 2 Men Caught Burglarizing Damon's House

The Trouble With Animal Models

Are Docs Being Banished from Pharma's Garden of Eden?

Louisiana Legislature Unanimously Endorses Parental Rights Amendment

NVHR Launches Targeted Print Advertising Campaign Urging Swift Congressional Action on Secret Epidem

The Executive Director’s Corner

Scientist Predicts Human Extinction In 100 Years

Why American Workers Need To Toughen Up

Travel-Associated Dengue Surveillance --- United States, 2006--2008

Perceived Health Needs and Receipt of Services During Pregnancy --- Oklahoma and South Carolina, 2004--2007

Emergency Department Visits Involving Nonmedical Use of Selected Prescription Drugs --- United States, 2004--2008

Notifiable Diseases and Mortality Tables

Large-Scale Expression Analysis Reveals Distinct MicroRNA Profiles at Different Stages of Human Neurodevelopment

The Spreadable War on Viral Media

Beware of the experts

Sense of direction may be innate

Neonatal diarrhea

Lead testing can be costly for mom and pop toy shops

Viagra and Blindness: Now the FDA is Accusing Pfizer of Covering Up Eye Problems

Study points to why stress may affect women more

“Trust hormone” may drive aggression between groups

Neighborhood violence may impair kids’ thinking

"I never wanted to be a quack!" The professional deviance of plaintiff experts in contested illness lawsuits: the case of multiple chemical sensitivities.

Female empowerment can help fight HIV, researchers say

Infectious Diseases Drugs Markets - New Market Report Published New report provides detailed analysis of the Healthcare and Medical market

Scientists create 'sick pigs' to cure humans

Gulf oil full of methane, adding new concerns

Senate Rejects "Doc Fix," Medicare Fees Cut 21%

FDA Approves New Treatment for Advanced Prostate Cancer

FDA Finally Admits That Drugs for Crohn's Disease and Arthritis May Promote Cancer

Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) Public Meeting




The Greater Good A Documentary Film looks behind the fear, hype and politics that have polarized the vaccine debate in America today. The film re-frames the emotionally charged issue and offers, for the first time, the opportunity for a rational and scientific discussion on how to create a safer and more effective vaccine program.

The PBS NewsHour series "Autism Now"

Click here for all of the Dr. Andrew Wakefield GMC/Lancet Decision Articles and Videos

Click here for the most recent articles by F. Edward Yazbak, MD, FAAP

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