News tagged with vaccination rates
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A new Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) study has found that low-income and minority parents may be more receptive to vaccinating their daughters against Human Papillomavirus (HPV), while white, middle-class parents ...
Cancer May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Social stigma is harming attempts to combat cervical cancer in India where more women die annually of the disease than anywhere else in the world, a new report said Friday.
Cancer May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Influenza immunization rates in children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are low despite its safety according to a new study by researchers at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES), Children's Hospital ...
Pediatrics May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Shingles vaccine is associated with reduction in both postherpetic neuralgia and herpes zoster, but uptake in the US is low.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Chicken pox, the childhood affliction of earlier generations, has been largely neutralized by the varicella vaccine, according to a new study by the Kaiser Permanente Vaccine Study Center, which appears in the current online ...
Pediatrics Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
An effective vaccine against HIV-1 remains elusive, but one promising strategy focuses on designer antibodies that have much broader potency than most normal, exquisitely specific antibodies. These broadly ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 28, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center and colleagues at the University of Florida studied health care providers to determine the factors associated with disparities in Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination among girls, ages ...
Cancer Mar 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A rising percentage of parents say they won't have their teen daughters vaccinated to protect against the human papilloma virus, even though physicians are increasingly recommending adolescent vaccinations, a study by Mayo ...
Pediatrics Mar 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) announced its recommended 2013 adult immunization schedule that includes important updates to the pneumococcal, Tdap (tetanus, ...
Health Jan 28, 2013 | 2 / 5 (1) | 1
This year's flu season is in full swing with 41 states now reporting widespread illness.
Pediatrics Jan 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Massachusetts public health officials are reporting 18 flu-related deaths in the state already this season, and Boston has declared a public health emergency.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Fewer people are dying from cancer in the United States, but a government report published Monday warned that a lack of preventative measures could stem a steady decline in mortality rates.
Cancer Jan 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Despite the decline in cancer death rates in the U.S., there is an increase in incidence rates for cancers associated with human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and more efforts are needed to increase HPV vaccination coverage ...
Cancer Jan 07, 2013 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—A United Nations proposal to ban the vaccine preservative thimerosal—which contains a form of mercury—should not go through, says a leading group of U.S. pediatricians.
Medications Dec 17, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
In an age when physicians are often short on time and deluged with information, printed reminders about screening tests, vaccinations and other health topics can help them provide care that more closely reflects ...
Health Dec 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0