Measles and the MMR Vaccine

Despite the availability of the measles vaccine, specifically the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine, there are still many unvaccinated children in the United States.

 

Designs on a Better Flu Vaccine

Scientists from the National Institutes of Health discovered that experimental antiflu antibodies inhibit two different viral proteins, not just the intended target

BD Onclarity HPV Assay

The introduction of DNA methods for identifying HPV has changed diagnosis and management dramatically. 

Addressing Challenges of Infection: Antibiotic Adverse Drug Events in Older Adults

Recent data indicate adverse drug events were highest among those between ages 60 and 69 years;. medications for chronic disease states and infection were commonly found in the top ten suspect agents reported to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Adverse Drug Event Reporting System.


Pharmacy Visits Boost Drug Adherence in HF Patients

Compared with usual care, a recent clinical study found, individuals regularly seen by pharmacists were nearly 6% more likely to collect their prescribed medications.

Legislating Pediatric Drug Development

The Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act extends market exclusivity in exchange for certain pediatric studies, while the Pediatric Research Equity Act requires pediatric evaluation of the safety and effectiveness of drug products used by children.

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