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Vaccination

Alzheimer’s Vaccine: Researchers Target Brain Proteins in Mouse Study

U.S. and Australian scientists are reporting that they have developed a promising vaccine platform for Alzheimer’s disease. Investigators at Flinders University in Australia have teamed with researchers from California’s Institute of Molecular Medicine and the University of California on the international quest to discover a…

Health

Controversial Pesticide Naled Sprayed Over Miami to Combat Zika

The Miami-Dade County Public Works and Waste Management Department began aerial spraying of the pesticide Naled over Miami, FL on Aug. 4, 2016. The spraying campaign, focused on the city's Wynwood area, is targeting the Aedes aegypti mosquito which has been known to carry the…

Ethics

Bureaucrats Misquote Pope on Vaccines, Teach Parents ‘Religion’

The dispute between concerned parents and the medical industry over whether or not vaccines can be harmful to children has gone on for decades, with no middle ground appearing. The giants of the medical industry and its government supporters insist that vaccines are necessary, with…

Medicine

The Question of Vitamin K for Newborns

Essentially all human infants are born with very low blood levels of vitamin K and, since low amounts of vitamin K crosses into breast milk, levels remain low for several weeks after birth in breastfed babies. The purpose of this natural, universal experience of low…

Law

So What Became of the $1.9 Billion for Zika?

On Feb. 22, 2016, the White House submitted to the U.S. Congress a $1.9 billion emergency supplemental appropriations request from the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and State and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) for fiscal year (FY) 2016 for "preparedness…

Media
Native Advertising for Vaccines in The Washington Post?

Native Advertising for Vaccines in The Washington Post?

On March 5, 2013, The Washington Post entered the native advertising business by launching an initiative called “BrandConnect." According to the Post, "The new native advertising feature invites organizations to publish commentary and opinion pieces that are featured in The Post’s Opinions online section." I've…

Business

World Vaccine Market Will Be Worth $77.5 Billion by 2024

A new market study by Grand View Research, Inc. of San Francisco, CA estimates the value of the world vaccine market at $32.5 billion in 2015. The study forecasts the market to grow to $77.5 billion by 2024. Grand View Research attributes the growth mainly…