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Omalizumab rescue therapy produced rapid results in a patient with refractory status asthmaticus.
Providers believe stressing fetal protection is most effective strategy against refusal.
The study utilized the Vaccine Safety Datalink and included children who received the first dose of a measles-containing vaccine between 12 and 23 months old during the study period of January 1, 2003 to September 20, 2015.
Even if the flu shot "misses," as it did last year, it remains one of the best tools we have to help our patients live healthier lives.
Clinicians should inform parents about the safety of vaccines to encourage them to vaccinate their children.
Common reasons that parents give when declining human papillomavirus vaccine for their children are, "My teen is not sexually active," or "Maybe we'll wait until he/she is a bit older." This thinking negates the vaccine's preventive purpose.
Clinicians are gaining a better understanding of how asthma and allergies are regulated by the circadian clock, which will help patients better alleviate their symptoms.
With the advent of platform manufacturing technology, vaccines can be developed quickly to stop the spread of outbreaks.