Posts Tagged Vaccine

Flu Vacine Using Small Needle

Intra-dermal flu vaccine gets approval US approval to be used. Amplify’d from http://www.reuters.com Sanofi wins U.S. OK for short needle flu vaccine PARIS (Reuters) – French drugmaker Sanofi Aventis said on Tuesday it had won U.S. approval to market its Fluzone Intradermal vaccine for adults, allowing for flu injections with a very fine needle. Sanofi […]

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Cancer Vaccine on Trial

Vaccine containing traces of a protein called telomerase is on trial in case of pancreatic cancer. Telomerase is the enzyme responsible to keep up the ends of chromosomes, called telomere intact. Telomere is something like the ends of shoe lace. As telomere shortens by repeated cell division, telomerase tries to keep the length intact; a […]

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Advice on Human Papilloma Virus Vaccine

Please go through the recommendations of Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) on use of Human Papilloma Virus Vaccine (HPV) Amplify’d from http://www.cdc.gov These recommendations represent the first statement by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) on the use of a quadrivalent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine licensed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration […]

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Vaccine for Dengue Fever

Perhaps good news for the localities suffering from Dengue fever. However, taming the mosquito is more important. Amplify’d from http://www.reuters.com Sanofi partners with vaccine group on Dengue fever LONDON (Reuters) – France’s Sanofi-Aventis is partnering with an international vaccine group to speed the adoption of its experimental dengue fever vaccine, which is currently in late-stage […]

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Inhalable H1N1 Vaccine.

Image via Wikipedia As they report inhalable vaccine against H1N1 Influenza will be available soon.It will contain live attenuated virus. CLIPPED FROM: http://edition.cnn.com/2009/HEALTH/09/18/swine.flu.vaccine/index.html?eref=rss_topstories That form of vaccine is marketed in the United States as FluMist and is approved only for healthy individuals between the ages of 2 and 49. Pregnant women are not allowed to […]

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