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New AAP Policy on Patient Dismissal for Vaccine Refusal May "Erode Solidarity" Among Pediatricians

New AAP Policy on Patient Dismissal for Vaccine Refusal May "Erode Solidarity" Among Pediatricians

Others have argued that dismissal is ethically problematic because it can deprive children of comprehensive pediatric care and undermine public health.

HPV Vaccination May Offer Protection Against Cervical Precancer

HPV Vaccination May Offer Protection Against Cervical Precancer

The authors concluded, "There is high-certainty evidence that HPV vaccines protect against cervical precancer in adolescent girls and young women aged 15 to 26," while also indicated that future studies should have long-term follow-up.

Risk of Developing Multiple Sclerosis After HPV Vaccination

Risk of Developing Multiple Sclerosis After HPV Vaccination

Investigators sought to determine the link between HPV vaccination and the risk of developing multiple sclerosis.

The 'Attitude Roots' Underlying Antivaccination Beliefs

The 'Attitude Roots' Underlying Antivaccination Beliefs

Although efforts to debunk antivaccination beliefs often rely on fact-based strategies, emerging evidence suggests it may be more effective to target the psychological roots of these beliefs.

Are Vaccines Associated With Multiple Sclerosis Relapse?

Are Vaccines Associated With Multiple Sclerosis Relapse?

Researchers found there are no associations between vaccinations and multiple sclerosis relapse flares.

MenB Vaccine Gets Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Children Ages 1-9 Years

MenB Vaccine Gets Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Children Ages 1-9 Years

The FDA has granted Breakthrough Therapy designation to Trumenba for immunization caused by Neisseria meningitidis group B in children.

Stronger Recommendations by PCPs for Herpes Zoster Vaccination Needed

Stronger Recommendations by PCPs for Herpes Zoster Vaccination Needed

From January to March 2017, the researchers distributed a cross-sectional online survey to all physicians in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovation at NYULH, across 5 different practice settings. A total of 138 (out of 530) responded (26%).

Vaccine Lessens Incidence of Herpes Zoster Complications in Immuncompetent Older Adults

Vaccine Lessens Incidence of Herpes Zoster Complications in Immuncompetent Older Adults

Researchers reviewed clinical trial data to evaluate the efficacy of herpes zoster subunit vaccine in preventing complications, hospitalizations, and deaths.

1980 to 2014 Saw Decrease in US Mortality From Infectious Diseases

1980 to 2014 Saw Decrease in US Mortality From Infectious Diseases

There were declines in mortality from most categories of infectious diseases, with large differences among US counties. However, over this time there was an increase in mortality for diarrheal diseases.

Inactivity, Prolonged Sitting Tied to Urinary Tract Infections in Men

Inactivity, Prolonged Sitting Tied to Urinary Tract Infections in Men

Result supports the importance of both reducing sitting time and promoting physical activity for preventing lower urinary tract symptoms.

Rotavirus Vaccines Reduce Hospitalizations of Low Birth Weight Infants

Rotavirus Vaccines Reduce Hospitalizations of Low Birth Weight Infants

Rotavirus vaccines are effective in reducing rates of acute gastroenteritis and rotavirus hospitalizations among low birth weight and very low birth weight children.

Vaccine-Derived Immune Protection Against Mumps Wanes

Vaccine-Derived Immune Protection Against Mumps Wanes

Vaccine-derived immune protection against mumps wanes on average 27 years after vaccination.

Myopericarditis Risk in Adults Following Live Viral Vaccination Rare

Myopericarditis Risk in Adults Following Live Viral Vaccination Rare

Findings confirm that cardiovascular complications related to commonly-administered, live viral vaccination are rare in adults.

Measles Vaccination After Third Dose of DTP Vaccine May Improve Child Survival

Measles Vaccination After Third Dose of DTP Vaccine May Improve Child Survival

Measles vaccination, administered in the recommended sequence, is associated with improved child survival and may have contribute to the achievement of Millennium Development Goal 4.

Effect of Vaccine Antigen Exposure in First 23 Months of Life

Effect of Vaccine Antigen Exposure in First 23 Months of Life

The estimated cumulative vaccine antigen exposure through age 23 months does not differ significantly for children with vs those without hospital visits for infectious diseases not targeted by vaccines from age 24 to 47 months.

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