Mumps at Ohio State University

Mumps at Ohio State University

Health officials are now confirming 28 cases of mumps in an outbreak at Ohio State University in Columbus, OH, in the last week. Mumps, which is considered to be something of the past, began its decline in the U.S. after a vaccine was introduced in 1967. However, the vaccine has not completely eradicated the disease. […]

Dengue Discoveries Preventing Deadly Disease

Dengue Discoveries Preventing Deadly Disease

Recent research into mosquitos and the deadly dengue virus shows new promise for preventing transmission of the disease. Roughly 50 to 100 million cases of infection are reported annually, and several tropical countries saw an increase in their numbers during 2013. In Costa Rica for example, the number of registered cases more than doubled, increasing by […]

HPV Vaccine Prevents Cervical Cancer

HPV Vaccine Prevents Cervical Cancer

Recent studies have confirmed that HPV vaccine prevents cervical cancer, which, according to the World Health Organization, is the second most common type of cancer in women worldwide. Since this illness causes 500,000 new cases and 250,000 deaths per year, it is important to grasp how HPV vaccine can diminish the rates. Doctor Jeffrey Klausner, […]