Bioniche Represented at House of Commons Sub-Committee on Food Safety

By VT / May 29, 2009

Bioniche Represented at House of Commons Sub-Committee on Food Safety http://news.prnewswire.com/DisplayReleaseContent.aspx?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/05-28-2009/0005033710&EDATE= Company seeking endorsement of programs to reduce the risk of E. coli O157 contamination of food and water BELLEVILLE, ON, May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ – Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. (TSX: BNC), a research-based, technology-driven Canadian biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it made representation at the […]

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School-based vaccine clinics planned

By VT / May 28, 2009

School-based vaccine clinics planned http://www.nujournal.com/page/content.detail/id/507177.html?nav=5009 POSTED: May 27, 2009 By Fritz Busch Journal Staff Writer NEW ULM – Brown County Public Health Director Karen Moritz gave several doses of good news to Brown County commissioners Tuesday. Proposed federal funding has been earmarked for more vaccine for children, according to Moritz. “We are working with the […]

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GPs urged to find children without measles jabs

By VT / May 28, 2009

GPs urged to find children without measles jabs http://www.healthcarerepublic.com/news/NURSE/908470/GPs-urged-find-children-without-measles-jabs/ 27-May-09 GPs are being urged to search their practice lists for any children who have not been vaccinated against measles, in an attempt to boost poor MMR uptake levels. Speaking at the Primary Care 2009 conference in Birmingham last week, Dr Rosemary McCann, consultant in communicable […]

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Managing and Reducing Uncertainty in an Emerging Influenza Pandemic

By VT / May 28, 2009

Managing and Reducing Uncertainty in an Emerging Influenza Pandemic http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/full/NEJMp0904380 Published at www.nejm.org May 27, 2009 (10.1056/NEJMp0904380) Marc Lipsitch, D.Phil., Steven Riley, D.Phil., Simon Cauchemez, Ph.D., Azra C. Ghani, Ph.D., and Neil M. Ferguson, D.Phil. The early phases of an epidemic present decision makers with predictable challenges1 that have been evident as the current novel […]

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New study warns over pandemic flu vaccine 6-month time lag

By VT / May 26, 2009

New study warns over pandemic flu vaccine 6-month time lag http://health.taragana.net/articles/new-study-warns-over-pandemic-flu-vaccine-6-month-time-lag/ April 28th, 2009 WASHINGTON – It will take at least six months to come up with an effective vaccine in the event of a pandemic flu outbreak, scientists have warned. Dr Iain Stephenson, Consultant in Infectious Diseases at the Leicester Royal Infirmary and a […]

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Mystery of potentially fatal reaction to smallpox vaccine unraveled

By VT / May 26, 2009

Mystery of potentially fatal reaction to smallpox vaccine unraveled http://health.taragana.net/articles/mystery-of-potentially-fatal-reaction-to-smallpox-vaccine-unraveled/ May 25th, 2009 WASHINGTON – A husband-wife scientific team from the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology have identified the cellular defect that makes eczema sufferers more prone to eczema vaccinatum, a severe and potentially fatal reaction to the smallpox vaccine. Doctors Toshiaki and […]

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Tastes like yogurt? It’s a vaccine

By VT / May 26, 2009

Tastes like yogurt? It’s a vaccine http://health.taragana.net/articles/tastes-like-yogurt-its-a-vaccine/ March 18th, 2009 WASHINGTON – Instead of dreaded injections, getting vaccinated against disease may become as tasty as drinking a yogurt smoothie. A researcher from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has developed a new oral vaccine using probiotics, the healthy bacteria found in dairy products like […]

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4-year-old dies after polio drops

By VT / May 26, 2009

4-year-old dies after polio drops http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Cities/4-year-old-dies-after-polio-drops/articleshow/4577034.cms 25 May 2009, 2320 hrs IST, TNN new delhi : A four-year-old child allegedly died after being administered Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) on Sunday. After his condition deteriorated, Ashish, a resident of Todapur village near Patel Nagar, was rushed to Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital where he was declared brought […]

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Doctors signed Merck’s Vioxx studies

By VT / May 23, 2009

Doctors signed Merck’s Vioxx studies http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,25197,25311725-5013871,00.html Milanda Rout | April 09, 2009 Article from: The Australian SCIENTISTS were allegedly recruited by a pharmaceutical giant to put their names on research done by the drug company to promote the safety of its anti-arthritis drug Vioxx. The Federal Court has heard that Merck & Co “prepared and […]

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Merck Settles Clean Water Act Violations at its Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Pharmaceutical Plant

By VT / May 22, 2009

Merck Settles Clean Water Act Violations at its Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Pharmaceutical Plant http://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/2007/December/07_enrd_1000.html FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2007 WWW.USDOJ.GOV Merck Settles Clean Water Act Violations at its Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Pharmaceutical Plant WASHINGTON—Merck, the global pharmaceutical research company, has agreed to resolve violations of federal and state water pollution control regulations arising […]

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Depopulation Linked Merck Pharma Announces “Philanthropic Initiative” in Africa

By VT / May 22, 2009

Depopulation Linked Merck Pharma Announces “Philanthropic Initiative” in Africa http://www.truthnews.us/?p=899 Kurt Nimmo TruthNews November 19, 2007 CSRwire reports: The Merck Company Foundation announced today a $2.8 million commitment to establish two new immunization training centers in Uganda and Zambia and to expand the Foundation’s support of two existing centers in Kenya and Mali as part […]

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Flu shots on tap for health care workers

By VT / May 22, 2009

Flu shots on tap for health care workers http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20090522/FREE/905229982 May 22, 2009 11:16 AM By Barbara Benson Published: May 22, 2009 – 11:16 am The state Department of Health is proposing mandatory flu vaccines for all health care workers in the state. The new rule would apply not just to staff, but to anyone who […]

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Pediatric Ear Infection Vaccine Shows Promise

By VT / May 22, 2009

Pediatric Ear Infection Vaccine Shows Promise http://www.forbes.com/feeds/hscout/2009/05/21/hscout627191.html 05.21.09, 12:00 PM EDT Animal study shows droplets rubbed into skin prevented infections THURSDAY, May 21 (HealthDay News) — Vaccines delivered via droplets rubbed into the skin appear to protect against ear infections, say researchers who tested the method on chinchillas. If this approach proves effective in humans, […]

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Humans, hogs may eat their way to flu resistance

By VT / May 22, 2009

Humans, hogs may eat their way to flu resistance http://www.meatpoultry.com/news/weekly_enews.asp?ArticleID=102157&[email protected] (MEATPOULTRY.com, May 05, 2009) by Bryan Salvage AMES, IOWA — Iowa State University researchers are putting flu vaccines into the genetic makeup of corn, which may someday allow pigs and humans to get a flu vaccination simply by eating corn or corn products. “We’re trying […]

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