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Safety and Efficacy of Investigational ZPIV vaccine

The investigational Zika purified inactivated virus (ZPIV) vaccine was well-tolerated and induced an immune response in participants, according to initial results from three Phase 1 clinical trials. Scientists at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), part of the U.S. Department of Defense, are developing the vaccine as well as leading one of the trials. The results are published in The Lancet.

EHR Implementation not Satisfied Ophthalmologists

A new study published in JAMA Ophthalmology has revealed that ophthalmologists' perceptions of financial and clinical productivity following electronic health records (EHR) implementation declined. The study results highlight the fact that companies that design EHR systems should further address the efficiency and usability of those systems.

A New Form of Self-Harm Behavior in Adolescents

A new Florida Atlantic University (FAU) study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health has reported a new form of self-harm behaviour in adolescents has emerged and is cause for concern. The behaviour: digital self-harm, self-trolling, or self-cyberbullying, where adolescents post, send or share mean things about themselves anonymously online. The concern: it is happening at alarming rates and could be a cry for help.