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Effective implementation of nine-valent HPV vaccination could prevent majority of cervical cancers

October 1, 2014

Most cervical precancers appear to be caused by one of nine types of HPV, according to study results.

The findings suggest an investigational nine-valent HPV vaccine — manufactured by Merck and currently under review by the FDA — could prevent cervical cancers more effectively than current vaccines, according to study results.

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First Ebola case diagnosed in US

September 30, 2014
The CDC today confirmed that a Texas man who recently returned from West Africa was diagnosed in the United States with Ebola virus. The unidentified patient left…
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Medical societies express concern as CMS publishes first wave of payment data

September 30, 2014
CMS has come under criticism today for the release of its first batch of Open Payments System data. According to some medical societies, the data are inaccurate and…

NIH, FDA win award for meningitis vaccine licensing deal

September 30, 2014
The technology transfer of a low-cost meningitis vaccine earned the NIH and FDA an award for the year’s most outstanding intellectual property licensing deal…
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Success Rate of Late Primary Probing in Congenital Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, September 16, 2014
To investigate the clinical outcomes of late primary probing in congenital nasolacrimal duct (NLD) obstruction.A…
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Allergy and Immunology

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

When is a cough more than just a cough? This is the challenge that faces every pediatric provider when confronted with…
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Experts debate PANDAS diagnosis in children

September 18, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Margaret K. Hostetter, MD, the B. K. Rachford professor and chair of department of…
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