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The Smallpox Vaccine Issue in America

The issue regarding whether or not Americans should get the smallpox vaccine has been quite controversial recently with the prospect of a bio-terrorist attack. ... In the 1960s, 20 percent of bad reactions occurred not in vaccine recipients but among their household members and close contacts. ... Since this was done ...
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Vaccine Could Protect Against Stroke And Epilepsy Damage

The vaccine blocks a protein in the brain called NMDA, but does so only when epilepsy or stroke occur. The vaccine is released in the brain as needed and is protected from any side effects. ... To create the vaccine, the researchers added the gene that codes for the NMDA receptor to a virus. ... The vaccine blocks a protein in the&#...
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Strangles Infection Preventive Measures

Vaccines should be required for all horses. ... There is a vaccine available to prevent strangles. ... The vaccines available can help protect a horse with strangles form getting Bastard Strangles, the more severe condition (Equivac 1). ... Secondly, the requirement of the strangles vaccine for all horses in the United States would reduce th...
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A Vaccine for Hepatitis B Virus

Hepatitis B can be prevented with a highly effective vaccine, but this yearten to thirty million people will become infected with the hepatitis B virus. ... "Hepatitis B is one of the most frequently reported vaccine preventablediseases in the United States," according to the Centers for Disease Control. ... The vaccine is very safe and effective. ...
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Edward Jenner: Study the History of Genetics

These scientists discovered many vaccines and cures for diseases. ... The first group of scientists that started work with genetics was focused on working with vaccines. Edward Jenner started this with the discovery of a vaccine for small pox. ... Many more vaccines came about after that discovery. ...
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The History of Genetic Studies

These scientists discovered many vaccines and cures for diseases. ... The first group of scientists that started work with genetics was focused on working with vaccines. Edward Jenner started this with the discovery of a vaccine for small pox. ... Many more vaccines came about after that discovery. ...
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The Harmful Effects of Cloning

With vaccines that have almost completely wiped out tuberculosis and smallpox, there is no doubt that the field of medicine has experienced some incredible advances. ...
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Theory of Vaccination

Vaccines are not as safe as they are promoted to be. ... In the early 60s it was found that the polio vaccine was contaminated with this simian virus and could pose a health risk to humans. Millions of North Americans are affected by these contaminated polio vaccines. ... They could make a fortune selling millions of vacc...
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Effects of Animals in rese

On one hand, without animals, many vaccines and surgical procedures would still be a thing we dream about. ... Many vaccines and other pills that were thought to be super drugs that could only do well. ... Ten years after the vaccine was introduced, Prof. ... Hans Ruesch, a writer who wrote about the effects of vaccines, wrote in Naked Em...
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The Benefits of Animal Experimentation

Dozens of vaccines have been found not to mention antibiotics. ... Important FindingsPossibly the first vaccine ever developed was one against rabies. In 1885, French scientist Louis Basteur developed a rabies vaccine after extensive testing on rabbits. ... After 40 year of research using monkeys, rats, and mice, Jonas Salk developed the vaccine in...
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A Study on Polio Infections

(Polio Vaccines) There are two vaccines: the oral polio vaccine and the inactivated polio vaccine. "The oral polio vaccine was invented by Albert Sabin in 1961." (Polio Vaccines) It is a weakened, live virus, which can be taken orally. This vaccine produces antibodies in the blood to fight the virus. ... Polio...
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Management and Symptoms of Meningitis

The vaccine is given in three doses around two months of age. ... The vaccine is not yet available in the US or Europe. The vaccines are not effective or recommended in children under 2. ... Recently, a conjugated vaccine was introduced, the vaccine combines the polysaccharide capsule with protein and it is effective in children. ... Coll...
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Considering The Animal Testing Rights

One example would be the Polio vaccine. ... Many see this as a credit to animal based experiments, but one of the creators of the polio vaccine has admitted that the work on animals was only after the success of the vaccine on human cells. He also stated that just because the vaccine worked on a primate, doesn't mean it was the ...
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Biological Diseases

Some of the vaccines or medication we have the parasites are becoming immune to it. ... The unsuccessful efforts that have been made to fight Cholera is the Cholera vaccine. ... Of course, there are vaccines also that proved to be successful. The DTP vaccine is made up of three vaccines--Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussia. ... And DT also doe...
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Comparison of Differnt Animal Experimentation Methods

For example in 1961, almost thirty years after beginning his research, Albert Sabin introduced his oral vaccine for polio. ... Sabin had said, " There could have been no oral polio vaccine without the use of innumerable animals, a very large number of animals." To this day, as new vaccines for the disease are produced for today's&...
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Constant Changes in Society

Today's society is much different than society was a century ago, or even thirty years ago. Society is constantly changing and reforming to improve the conditions under which we live. Technology, medical health, and social acceptance are all examples of areas that were changed and reformed to impr...
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A Brief History of Polio

Two vaccines were developed: one by Jonas Salk, perhaps the best-known vaccine, was made from an inactive polio virus and administered through injection, and then an oral vaccine was developed by Albert Sabin using a weakened form of the polio virus. ... Because of these vaccines, polio has been nearly eradicated from today\'s industrialized&#...
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Animal Research as an Integral Part of Society

Vaccines against polio, diphtheria, mumps, measles, rubella, and smallpox would not have been possible without such experiments. ... Some examples of where animals are necessary in research include the development of a vaccine against HIV and improvement of methods to relieve mental stress and anxiety. ...
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Biological Agents as Military Weapons

A vaccine is available but is only administered to military personal and lab workers. 2.2 Botulinum ToxinBotulism is caused by the botulinum neurotoxin released by the bacteria Clostridium botulinum (1). ... A vaccine is currently under development. 2.3 Hemorrhagic Fever Viruses (HFVs)All HVFs belong ...
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First of all, if our nation were to evoke this strategy it would take a mass effort to make all of the vaccines, decide which ones were worth giving, and getting the materials, and specialists to make the vaccines. Having several vaccines for every US citizen would be nearly impossible, and cost tax payers a large amount of money. Als...
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Animal Testing

Animal testing has played a big role in improving human conditions, so instead of banning animal testing humans should strive to treat them well.Second of all, animal testing has provided us with many vaccines and antibiotics. ... "Following the work of Pasteur and others, scientists have established causes of and vaccines for dozens of infectious dise...
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My Take Home Assignment

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is agovernment agency whose job is to regulate food, drugs, medical devicesand vaccines. ... Some of the issues that were being addressed onthe FDA's site were effects on radiation emitted by cellular phones,certain health risks associated with silicone breast implants, thenationwide shortage of the flu vaccine a...
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AIDS: A Preventable Epidemic

About $25 million is spent annually on research for a vaccine by the United States. ... But only 10% of what is spent on disease research is for finding a vaccine for AIDS. A vaccine is needed before cures and treatments so it can stop it from being spread. ... A vaccine needs to come first. ... If we have a vaccine, we already...
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At the CDC (Center or Disease Control) they tried a vaccine called the E-1101, which the military was hiding so they could use the virus as a weapon. ... The military didn't know that the virus would mutate so they didn't use the vaccine and now they have to find the host so they can cure the disease. ... Once they find the&...
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Evolving Technology

Introduction: Technology What Is It? General term for the processes by which human beings fashion tools and Machines to increase their control and understanding of the material environment. The Term is derived from the Greek words tekhne, which refers to an art or craft, and logia,...
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