Tag Archives: Vaccination

HPV: Time To Vaccinate The Lads As Well!

Eleven years after the launch of the first HPV vaccine, it's time to take stock. As the number of protected women rises slowly but surely, men become the new risk group. Experts are calling for comprehensive vaccination of both sexes. more...

Vaccinations Are More About Trust Than Science

I am going to confess that I am my children’s pediatrician. I have given them every vaccination they have ever had and probably would not trust another provider to do it. I endorse the vaccination schedule recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics; I believe more...

Blog entry by Niran Al-Agba
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Cannula and Co.: Friendly Bloodsuckers

Whether it be blood extraction or vaccination, a prick and a small amount of pain is part of the deal – or at least until now. But the anaesthetic patch, infrared technology and blood sample extraction performed without using a cannula are making routine procedure more...

Immunisation Doubters: I don’t believe what I C

The medical journal "Vaccine" devoted itself recently to the topic of immunisation scepticism in a special edition on the theme. The WHO experts call for immunisation programs to systematically deal with voices critical of immunisation – and right from the start. more...

Update H. pylori: The comeback germ

Even 30 years after the discovery of Helicobacter pylori, the bacterium has not revealed all its secrets. Eradications have become standard, nonetheless resistance causes problems. A vaccine is expected to still be a few years away. more...

Flu vaccination: A Needle-Placebo?

On average each year in Germany 5,000 to 15,000 people die from the consequences of a 'flu. In particular, it's pregnant women, infants and the chronically ill who are at risk. The seasonal flu vaccination is considered the best protection available, but critical more...

Article by Michael Strausz

Vaccine fatigue: the great measles comeback

For some, they are a harmless childhood disease, for others a serious health hazard. Actually, measles could have been eradicated in Europe long ago, had the vaccination rates been high enough. more...

Article by Sonja Schmitzer

Measles: tots without shots

Smallpox epidemics are history. In order for measles to disappear in the same way, high vaccination rates are needed, which have up until now been prevented by vaccination skeptics and difficult access to young children in Africa and Asia. According to experts, a more...

Article by Erich Lederer

Vaccinate with Frodo

It takes months to develop a vaccine against viruses in the computer, to breed it in chicken eggs to supply a safe vaccination. Faster and just as good is the stimulation of the immune system without protein in a syringe: With naked DNA-rings. more...

Article by Erich Lederer

Breast Cancer: With the Aid of B&T

A team of researchers has discovered the importance of the immune system for prognosis of mamma carcinomas: If B- and T-lymphocytes are particularly active, the probability of distant metastases occurring is significantly decreased. more...

Article by Thorsten Braun
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