From Google Scholar+ [to 25 January 2014]

From Google Scholar & other sources: Selected Journal Articles, Newsletters, Dissertations, Theses, Commentary

Editorial Commentary: Annual Studies of Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness: Evaluating Performance, Informing Policy, and Generating New Questions
KM Neuzil, JC Victor – Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2014
In the United States and other temperate climates in the Northern Hemisphere, we are waiting and preparing for the 2013–2014 influenza epidemic. We know that it will come but, unfortunately, we don’t know when. The epidemic may be upon us by the time this …

Measles Epidemic in a Highly Developed Country: Low Mortality, High Morbidity and Extensive Costs.
A Donas, A Marty-Nussbaumer, HP Roost, TJ Neuhaus – Klinische Padiatrie, 2014
… Vaccination with 2 doses of > 95% of the population is necessary to eliminate measles. In Switzerland and especially in the central part, vaccine coverage is low (2006: 65%). This led 2006-2009 to a measles epidemic with thousands of cases and high costs. …

Considerations for vaccine administration in the emergency department.
MC Thomas, AO Ademolu – American journal of health-system pharmacy: AJHP: …, 2014
Author information: Michael C. Thomas, Pharm.D., BCPS, is Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice, South University School of Pharmacy, Savannah, GA. Adetola O. Ademolu, Pharm.D., BCPS, is Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Emergency Medicine, Lyndon B. …

CURRENT OPINION Is there still any hope for amyloid-based immunotherapy for Alzheimer’s disease?
F Panza, G Logroscino, BP Imbimbo, V Solfrizzi – Curr Opin Psychiatry, 2014
… response. Immunization with CAD106 prevented brain senile plaque accumulation in two transgenic Alzheimer’s disease mouse models, with reductions of up to 80% in the senile plaque area compared with controls [53]…

Strength in numbers: comparing vaccine signatures the modular way
WN Haining – Nature Immunology, 2014
Vaccines have improved human health enormously. The trouble is, we are not quite sure how they work. While we know a great deal about some components of the vaccine response, the answers to many important questions remain murky: for example, which features of the …

[HTML] Perceived behavioral control, intention to get vaccinated, and usage of online information about the human papillomavirus vaccine
RK Britt, KN Hatten, SO Chappuis – Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine: an …, 2014
Objective: Human papillomavirus (HPV) and the HPV vaccine have been examined through multiple lenses over the past several years, though there is little work examining the role of perceived behavioral control (PBC) and its impact on potential recipients retrieving, …

Special Focus Newsletters
January 23, 2014
Studies confirm importance of rotavirus surveillance in Africa
Special supplement to the Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal describes the critical role of monitoring disease burden and vaccine impact