Edward Jenner

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Name: Edward Jenner
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Prevention is better than cure

Vaccinations are important, writes Dr Khoo Boo Aik who explains why deciding against them is a very risky moveEdward Jenner demonstrated the value of immunisation against smallpox in 1798.Nearly 200 years later, in 1979, smallpox was eradicated from ... [Published CARI - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

2014-2015 INTO St George’s Degree Level Scholarships for International Students in UK

INTO St. George’s Foundation, University of London is offering up to 12  degree level scholarships  for international students for September 2014 intake. Successful applicants will receive a scholarship deducted from their INTO St. George’s degree programme ... [Published Universities News - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

EDITORIAL: An outbreak of common sense on vaccines

The childhood scourge of measles is making a comeback. The highly contagious disease was all but eradicated in the United States more than a decade ago, but an outbreak in California has infected 50 persons so far this year. It’s happening largely because ... [Published Washington Times - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

world health day: Health of nations

APR 06 -Today, April 7, marks World Health Day, which is celebrated worldwide with various slogans to highlight pressing health issues. This day serves to make us aware of our health and that of our loved ones. Yet, the priority for health interventions ... [Published Kathmandu Post - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Have a historic day out this Sunday

Pioneering Dr Edward Jenner discovered vaccinations in BerkeleyBERKELEY’S historic home of the vaccination reopens with a flourish tomorrow.Dr Jenner’s House and Garden starts its 2014 season with a day of special events on Sunday, April 6.There is a ... [Published Gloucestershire Gazette - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Annotated solutions for Prize 26,220

* actors (23 down)Across1 jump start cryptic def [start of jump]6 neat double def8 plumbago PLUM BAG/O 9 intuit INTUIT 10 remark KRAMER (rev) [Kramer v. Kramer]11,1down* Angelina Jolie ANGELIN/A/JO(g)LIE 12 ack-ack (p)ACK-(p)ACK15 yammered DEAR ME MY ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Needles Are a Hit With Year 10 Students

arm's out for injectionAfter days of heaving up phlegm from a mangled throat and a head like a fish bowl with shrivelled prunes jangling inside it – I thought I’d finally caught the same infection off “the walking dead”.The following Wednesday was to ... [Published Your Local Guardian - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

What American ‘unvaxxers,’ the Taliban and Nigeria’s Deadly Jihadis Have in Common

A child gets a polio vaccine in Pakistan, where the Taliban’s attacks on health workers has fueled a surge in the crippling disease. (Photo: AFP / Getty)I recently returned from a trip to Nigeria, where an insane posse called Boko Haram has been massacring ... [Published New York Observer - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

The Global Battle Against Infectious Disease

The End of Plagues John RhodesPalgrave Macmillan  235pp  £17.99‘Smallpox filled churchyards with corpses and disfigured those it did not kill, turning babies into changelings and rendering the maiden an object of horror to her lover’, wrote Thomas Macaulay ... [Published History Today - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Wakefield scandal spelled out: A shout out to Michael Shaw

We’re pretty sure that by now you’re at least somewhat familiar with the fraudulent (and supremely damaging) “research” done (made up, really) by Andrew Wakefield — the former physician whose license was revoked in the UK — which claimed there was a link ... [Published American Council On Science & Health - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

A Doctor's Take On The Anti-Vaccine Movement

There is nothing more disheartening for a physician than watching a patient die from a preventable cause. And, of course, the loss for the family involved is unimaginable.But it’s important, especially for parents, to understand the potential consequences ... [Published Forbes.com - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Inspirational Legacy Leavers

Research out today has revealed the top ten mostinspirational figures in history that have left a legacy behindafter their death.Our poll was commissioned to mark the launch of our legacies campaign , which aims to inspirepeople to leave a gift in their ... [Published British Heart Foundation - Mar 17 2014]

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Prevention is better than cure [Published CARI - Apr 15 2014]
2014-2015 INTO St George’s Degree Level Scholar... [Published Universities News - Apr 09 2014]
EDITORIAL: An outbreak of common sense on vaccines [Published Washington Times - Apr 09 2014]
Ancient Indian wisdom and our myopic science [Published Money Life - Apr 08 2014]
The Lifesaving Dr. Heimlich [Published American Spectator - Apr 08 2014]
Think We're Rid of Measles? Think Again [Published Huffington Post Canada - Apr 07 2014]
Gloucestershire independent schools guide [Published SoGlos - Apr 07 2014]
world health day: Health of nations [Published Kathmandu Post - Apr 07 2014]
Have a historic day out this Sunday [Published Gloucestershire Gazette - Apr 05 2014]
Annotated solutions for Prize 26,220 [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 04 2014]
Needles Are a Hit With Year 10 Students [Published Your Local Guardian - Apr 01 2014]
What American ‘unvaxxers,’ the Taliban and Nige... [Published New York Observer - Mar 27 2014]
The Global Battle Against Infectious Disease [Published History Today - Mar 27 2014]
Evidence supports it, so why are parents still ... [Published Medical News Today - Mar 26 2014]
Wakefield scandal spelled out: A shout out to M... [Published American Council On Science & Health - Mar 21 2014]
A Doctor's Take On The Anti-Vaccine Movement [Published Forbes.com - Mar 20 2014]
People In Yorkshire And The Humber Name Most In... [Published The Yorkshire Times - Mar 18 2014]
Inspirational Legacy Leavers [Published British Heart Foundation - Mar 17 2014]
How cute. Orac has been targeted by his first C... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Feb 04 2014]
Animal rights activism: Petitions aren’t science [Published Science-Based Medicine - Feb 03 2014]
DNA2.0 Partners With St. George’s Infection and... [Published PRWeb - Dec 19 2013]
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I had originally planned on writing about a different topic today, but, as is so often the case in blogging, something came up that caught my attention, much as the errant thought of a squirrel distracts Dug the Dog. Well, actually, I had to go to an ...
Animal rights activism: Petitions aren’t science [Published Science-Based Medicine - Feb 03 2014]
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