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All the News Posted May 15, 2010

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

FDA Revises Recommendations for Rotavirus Vaccines

Update on Rotavirus Vaccine

FDA Backtracks On Glaxo Rotavirus Vaccine

FDA Says Use of Rotarix Should Resume

Biotech Should Steer Clear of the Anti-Vaccine Crowd

US Court of Appeals denies vaccine court case

Doctors Can Use Rotavirus Vaccine Again: FDA

Gardasil: Women Hurt by Medicine

Two babies die after vaccination

Gates steers clear of HPV vaccine row

Powder-based oral vaccine to be part of AAPS conference

More than 100 mln Chinese vaccinated against A/H1N1 flu

Russia on guard against Tajik polio

Pregnant women urged to have swine flu jab

If we can't help whistleblowers, then we won't hear their call

Surveillance reports show few pandemic flu hot spots

Natural Swine Flu Prevention Compound Touted  

GSK lets Netherlands cut flu vax order; Mylan seeks OK to copy Pfizer's Sutent;

H1N1 Flu: Situation Update, May 14, 2010

Family of swine flu victim to file wrongful death lawsuit

Sinovac reports 1Q loss on lower vaccine sales

Coalition for Vaccine Safety Urges FDA to Suspend Contaminated Rotavirus Vaccines

Five confirmed cases of measles

Sinovac submits clinical trial application for mumps vaccine

Australian Sovereignty Party Vaccinations Exposed (video)

New DVD Presentations by Dr. Sherri Tenpenny Vaccine Basics What You Need to Know Vaccine Developers Heroes or Villains?

Russia confirms first polio case in 13 years

Million-dollar quest: Why can't Khagaria beat polio?

Aerosol influenza transmission risk contours: A study of humid tropics versus winter temperate zone

PNRC gears toward influenza-free Siquijor

Herpes Zoster Vaccine and Placebo Show Similar Safety Profile in Elderly Patients: Presented at AGS

Immunization Policy Development in the United States: The Role of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices

Whooping cough outbreak in Minnesota

Measles Case In Omaha Prompts Warning

Teach Your Children Well: Vaccinate To Protect Health

New health minister to delist Nigeria from high polio burden countries

Medsphere Releases White Paper 'From MUMPS (M) to Java'

Dangers of Combining Vaccinations and Flea Treatments

Many state children have not received essential vaccines

Stabilisation of population will solve all problems

WHO Members To Act On Research Financing, Pandemic Preparedness

Fatal outbreak ends

New center unites efforts to develop novel vaccines

PGMA brings AH1N1 vaccines to Pagadian City

Pneumococcal Vaccine Does Not Increase Heart Attack Risk

Rotary spends $800m to fight polio in Africa

Health Warning: Visitor to Omaha Diagnosed with Measles

New measles cases detected in Calgary

Influenza vaccines are less in supply in the country

Novavax Announces Publication Of A Pre-clinical Study With Its Pandemic 2009 H1N1 Influenza Virus-Like Particle (VLP) Vaccine

Adults should keep up-to-date on vaccinations

H1N1 kills 2 in Paulding; vaccination still urged

Arroyo distributes AH1N1 vaccines

Gold-standard review finds rotavirus vaccines are effective

New, low-cost hood could guard against anthrax and smallpox

Gates Foundation Researches Nanoparticle Vaccines Triggered by Sweat

Trial cancer vaccine giving O'burg woman a new lease on life

Health Caring: Chickenpox cases spike in Nassau County

One case of mumps confirmed in Plymouth County

Visitor brings measles to Omaha

Evaluation of the adjuvant activity of naloxone, an opioid receptor antagonist, in combination with heat-killed Listeria monocytogenes  vaccine

Four more Calgary measles cases confirmed

Exposure to flood water does not equal tetanus shot

Five years and below to take Vitamin A supplement

Rare fatality from viral meningitis

More measles reported in Calgary

HPV prevention: waiting for screening services

Regulation of learning and memory by meningeal immunity: a key role for IL-4

Health Caring: Chickenpox cases spike in Nassau County

Hannah and Paul Henson held walk in aid of The Meningitis Trust.

Families given meningitis warning

New state law clears way for all children to be vaccinated

New Large Study Results Confirm Safety Profile of Zostavax, Merck's Shingles Vaccine, in People Aged 60 or Older

May 14, 1796 : Jenner Tests Smallpox Vaccine

Russia has concerns of possible polio outbreak-Can it happen in the US?

IAVI Statement for World AIDS Vaccine Day

Tonbridge parents' grief after toddler Henry Camble is killed by meningitis

MMR: Protect Your Child

Vitamin A supplementation and maternal mortality

Uncertainty in medicine

The value of medical uncertainty?

GAVI's funding challenge

Drug deal costing billions: Medicines Australia

The Health Impact Fund

Independent evaluations of the Global Fund

Trouble at the Medical Council of India

UN: Western Diseases a Growing Burden on Developing World

Sexually Transmitted Virus Leads To Spike In Oral Cancer

Vaccine shortage to be probed

USA - The drama over swine flu

Taiwan records year's first indigenous measles case

Dozens potentially infected due to students’ errors

Preventing Pneumonia

NIH advances plan to send possibly infected researchers to Bethesda

Religious Involvement and Seroprevalence of Six Infectious Diseases in US Adults

Aiding and Abetting Science in Avoiding Legitimate Debate of Parental Concerns

Researchers developing treatment for fatal fungus

Police Plan to Give Heroin Junkies Free Needles

Incidence and effects of Varicella Zoster Virus infection on academic activities of medical undergraduates - a five-year follow-up study from Sri Lanka

Effectiveness of Varicella Vaccine in Children Infected with HIV

Mortality Risk Factors During the 1918–1919 Influenza Pandemic in the Australian Army

Health officials warn of increase in whooping cough

Walking on the wild side

Recognition of Borrelia burgdorferi by NOD2 Is Central for the Induction of an Inflammatory Reaction

Genetic Influences on Incidence and Case-Fatality of Infectious Disease

How Stable Is the Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)? Environmental Stability of HCV and Its Susceptibility to Chemical Biocides

Johnson & Johnson Does More Damage Control

South Florida Psychiatrist's License Suspended After Medication Overdose of Autistic Boy

Michael E. Robinson, Sr. is still preying on special needs families

CDC: Acute pesticide illness reported

CDC cuts red tape and wins awards doing it

Mother claims abuse of autistic daughter at Valley school

Study: Megadoses of Vitamin D Offer No Benefit

Tennessee hit by E. coli outbreak traced to Romaine lettuce

Whooping cough on the rise in Ventura County

Guest commentary: Conditions ripe for Lyme disease

Vitamin D deficiency finally being recognized as increasingly common

Lobbyist Groups Vie For Share of Health Law Pie

Pharmacy to compete for disease management funding

MRSA Infections Are Rising in Kids: 'Superbug' Author Shares Prevention Tips

Pfizer drug victims oppose DNA test

Are Chronic Diseases Man Made Or Natural? The Top 10 Causes of Death

Leading pharmacists from around the UAE gather in Abu Dhabi for Globalpharma conference

Another Antibiotic Resistance Briefing 

Inflammatory bowel disease victims gets their day

AAP Press Statement On White House Task Force On Childhood Obesity Report

At student's urging, Aiken creates Lyme Disease Awareness Month

Parenting Advice: Screen Time, Our Kids and Child Care

Medical marijuana users challenging federal court ruling

Safeguarding Healthcare Workers

‘Apprentice’ to speak at autism conference

Watch Autism Speaks 400 Online Live-Feed Video (includes video)

Story of Hope
(includes video)

Biology project brought understanding of autistic brother

Pharmacies vs. Health Food Stores (comic)

Turns out Autism IS associated with GI disorders

So, when is the best time to have a baby?

Flu Shot Permanently Disables Washington Redskins cheerleader Desiree Jennings

Is it a Food Allergy or Acid Reflux?

Autism Spectrum Disorders (Pervasive Developmental Disorders)

Clinical interest of integrating positron emission tomography imaging in the workup of 55 children with incidentally diagnosed brain lesions
Clinical article

Special-Needs Kids Eat Right: Strategies to Help Kids on the Autism Spectrum Focus, Learn, and Thrive

Construct validity of the Infant Motor Profile: relation with prenatal, perinatal, and neonatal risk factors

Sleep Disturbances Associated With Behavior Problems In Children With Autism

GOOD NEWS: Autistic Teenager’s Work Heading To The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

Annmarie Cameron: Mental Illness Stigma Hampers Recovery, Understanding

Lyme neuroborreliosis in children

Ketoprofen versus Paracetamol (Acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen in the Management of Fever: Results of Two Randomized, Double-Blind, Double-Dummy, Parallel-Group, Repeated-Dose, Multicentre, Phase III Studies in Children

The experience of a regional pediatric intestinal failure program: Successful outcomes from intestinal rehabilitation

Minor head injury in children

Safety of antihistamines during pregnancy and lactation

New Research Reports on Drugs & Biotechnology Market Available at

A population-based study on peanut, tree nut, fish, shellfish, and sesame allergy prevalence in Canada

Allergic risk during paediatric anaesthesia

Human IgE antibody serology: A primer for the practicing North American allergist/immunologist

Rearing environment affects development of the immune system in neonates

Tolerance induction after specific immunotherapy with pollen allergoids adjuvanted by monophosphoryl lipid A in children

Long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids are consumed during allergic inflammation and affect T helper type 1 (Th1)- and Th2-mediated hypersensitivity differently

Imported fire ant field reaction and immunotherapy safety characteristics: The IFACS study

Current concepts on the use of glucocorticosteroids and beta-2-adrenoreceptor agonists to treat childhood asthma

Should children be allowed to work on farms?

Childhood obesity




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

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