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Two-dose Cervarix HPV vaccine remains noninferior to three doses at 36 months

June 26, 2017

A two-dose regimen of the Cervarix HPV vaccine in girls remained noninferior to the three-dose regimen in young women 3 years after vaccination, according to researchers.

The findings complete a study that previously showed the two-dose Cervarix (2vHPV, GlaxoSmithKine) regimen was noninferior after 1 month, they wrote in The Journal of Infectious Diseases.

AIDSVu releases interactive maps illustrating disproportionate HIV burden in US

June 25, 2017
AIDSVu — a project led by Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health in partnership with Gilead Sciences, Inc. — released new interactive maps…
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Increase in pertussis linked to nonmedical vaccine exemptions, waning immunity

June 24, 2017
Data from five U.S. states with a high incidence rate of pertussis revealed geospatial links between nonmedical vaccine exemptions among kindergarteners and illnesses…

US yellow fever vaccine to disappear in July; alternative vaccine supplied

June 23, 2017
Expecting the supply of the United States’ only licensed yellow fever vaccine to disappear in July, officials are distributing another brand to sites nationwide
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FDA grants Roche premarket approval for fourth-generation HIV combination antigen-antibody assay

June 23, 2017
The FDA granted Roche premarket approval for its fourth-generation HIV combination antigen-antibody assay, the company announced today. The Elecsys HIV combi PT assay is…
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Endometriosis in Adolescence: Practical Rules for an Earlier Diagnosis

Pediatric Annals, September 2016, Volume 45 Issue 9
Dysmenorrhea, cyclic pelvic pain, and acyclic pelvic pain are common in adolescent girls, and at least 10% of these…
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Adolescent Substance Abuse: October 2014

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Adolescence has always been a time of challenge for parents and pediatricians. Recent neuroscience literature confirms…
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VIDEO: Using SBIRT in your psychiatric practice

October 24, 2016
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