Noticias

E.g., 04/22/2018
E.g., 04/22/2018
An article by FiercePharma
August 30, 2016 - In response to an upswell of vaccine hesitancy and refusal since 2007, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is arming pediatricians with another tool to force the issue. In a new report, AAP says as a “last resort,”...
An article by FierceVaccines
August 29, 2016 - Seventy-three percent of pediatricians say that parents are increasingly refusing vaccinations for their children because they’re not necessary, say the authors of a new study. The study is based on a 2013 survey of pediatricians...
An article by The Atlantic
August 24, 2016 - Earlier this year, a Syrian American orthopedic surgeon was shopping with his two toddlers at a Walmart in Grand Rapids, Michigan, when he heard the familiar ping of a notification from WhatsApp, the encrypted messaging service:...
An article by FierceBiotech
August 24, 2016 - Scientists have injected foreign substances into the body to elicit immune responses at tumor sites, but results have been limited. An NIH team is working to overcome these issues, testing a nanovaccine in mice, which has the...
An article by FierceHealthcare
August 23, 2016 - Digital medicine offers a "rich resource" to empower healthcare professionals and patients alike, Eric Topol, M.D., writes in introducing a new reoccurring column on the topic in The Lancet. In the column, Topol and his...
Un artículo de PAHO/OMS
August 23, 2016 - La iniciativa impulsada por la OPS promueve acciones de sensibilización y movilización social para intensificar las acciones de eliminación de criaderos del Aedes y medidas de protección personal para evitar picaduras y prevenir...
An article by FiercePharma
August 22, 2016 - Despite a renewed push by health officials to promote HPV vaccination, a new poll finds that only a minority of parents believe laws requiring the vaccines “are a good idea." Others said they were worried the vaccines can cause...
An article by The New York Times
August 21, 2016 - Dr. Donald A. Henderson, a leader of one of mankind’s greatest public health triumphs, the eradication of smallpox, died on Friday in Towson, Md. He was 87. Dr. Henderson, who lived in Baltimore, died in a hospice of...
An article by FierceHealth
August 18, 2016 - Anthem Blue Cross of California is making it easier for Spanish-speaking members to get care through its telemedicine program when their normal providers are unavailable. The new offering, Cuidado Médico, will give consumers...
An article by FierceHealth
August 17, 2016 - Old-school sharing of public health data, via methods such as through peer-reviewed journals, doesn’t work in emergency situations--and recent public health crises including the Zika virus and Ebola emphasize the need for routine...
An article by FiercePharma
August 17, 2016 - While U.S. lawmakers are out on summer vacation, the urgency to develop an effective Zika vaccine remains. And so HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell has signed off on an $81 million fund allocation for federal agencies to continue...
Un article de l'OMS
August 16, 2016 - 16 AOÛT 2016 | GENÈVE - Le jour de la naissance est potentiellement le plus dangereux pour la mère comme pour son enfant. Chaque année dans le monde, 303 000 femmes meurent pendant la grossesse ou l’accouchement, 2,7 millions de...
An article by FiercePharma
August 15, 2016 - Teaching kids to share is usually a parental goal, but a new ad from Pfizer may have some parents rethinking the parameters. The first campaign for meningococcal group B vaccine Trumenba highlights the dangers of MenB, which can...
An article by FierceHealthcare
August 14, 2016 - The healthcare sector will never be able to get its costs under control unless it takes a close look at what every iota of delivering services will cost, according to a new report by Chilmark Research. "As the cost of care...
An article by FierceHealth
August 11, 2016 - In a letter to House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Burwell said the fight against Zika, which is frequently spread by mosquitoes, has taken on new urgency in light of the rising number of Zika cases in  Florida. As of Thursday...
Un article de Le Monde
August 10, 2016 - « Moustique, t’es dingue. Nous, on fait la fête. » L’inscription aura duré le temps d’un week-end. Dessinés à la craie devant le R House, un bar branché de Wynwood, le quartier des artistes, hipsters et touristes de Miami, en...
An article by FiercePharma
August 9, 2016 - GlaxoSmithKline ($GSK) has struck a Strimvelis deal in Europe. The gene therapy for “bubble boy” disease, only the second of its kind, raised questions about pricing and payment in the up-and-coming field--and GSK’s arrangement...
An article by FierceHealthcare
August 9, 2016 - Doctors in Japan were perplexed for months over the case of a woman with leukemia who did not take to any of the treatments prescribed to her--then IBM’s Watson took over and solved the mystery in minutes. The artificial...
An article by FiercePharma
August 9, 2016 - Dynavax Technologies ($DVAX) has a new FDA Adcomm date for consideration of its hepatitis B vaccine, Heplisav-B, after the agency earlier this year pushed back its PDUFA to December 15 over safety concerns. The Berkeley, CA-based...
An article by FierceBiotech
August 9, 2016 - Wellcome Trust-backed scientists have found a compound that treats three neglected parasitic diseases in mice: leishmaniasis, Chagas disease and sleeping sickness. The trio of diseases affects millions of people in Latin America,...

Pages