A new vaccine for shingles is now recommended for adults aged 50 and older. Following the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Shingrix in October 2017, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has issued its recommendation for Shingrix as the preferred vaccine for shingles over the 2006 approved shingles vaccine Zostavax (MMWR Morb […]
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Triological President Derald E. Brackmann, MD, takes a historical look at glomus tumors and neurotology, and Pulitzer Prize winner David Oshinsky, PhD, discusses how the March of Dimes and the polio vaccine trials of 1954 revolutionized philanthropy and medical research on opening day of the Triological Society’s 2015 Combined Sections Meeting.
What are the demographics, presentation, interventions and outcomes of acute supraglottitis in the era following widespread immunization against Haemophilus influenza type b? Background: The overall incidence of acute supraglottitis has decreased significantly since the introduction of the conjugated Haemophilus influenza type b (Hib) vaccine in 1988 and its widespread use by 1995. While there has been a marked […]