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2009-02-02 13:51:45

Common colds typically cause a week of sneezing, aches and pains and then fade away leaving only a sore nose and a few used sick days behind. But what if that cold turned out to be something more?Human adenovirus type-3 is known as the "uncommon cold" because the infection's symptoms"”runny nose, sore throat, cough and fever"”are eerily similar to those of the common cold which is caused by the rhinovirus. The difference is that, unlike the common cold, the symptoms of the...

2008-12-11 08:53:00

MONTVALE, N.J., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Barr Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: BRL) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review Duramed Pharmaceuticals, Inc.'s Adenovirus Types 4 and 7 Live Oral Vaccines Biologics License Application (BLA). These oral vaccines represent Barr's first in-house biologics development initiative and demonstrate the Company's ability to develop, manufacture and conduct clinical trials for biologic products. The...

2008-10-16 15:00:27

Diagnostic HYBRIDS announces the release of its D3(R) Ultra 8(TM) DFA Respiratory Virus Screening & Identification Kit for the Canadian market. Ultra 8 is the only commercially available monoclonal antibody blend that detects and identifies eight major respiratory viruses - including human metapneumovirus - in direct patient specimens and cell culture by immunofluorescence. Direct specimen results are available in as little as 15-30 minutes. When combined with the patented Diagnostic...

2008-07-28 09:01:47

NanoViricides, Inc. (OTC BB: NNVC.OB) (the "Company"), said that the internationally renowned Japanese ophthalmologist and corneal researcher, Kazuo Tsubota, MD, PhD, has agreed to join the Company's Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Tsubota is currently Professor and Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at Keio University School of Medicine in Tokyo, Japan. "I have already had licensing discussions with Japanese pharmaceutical companies regarding EkcCide(TM)," said Dr. Tsubota, adding,...

2008-07-14 09:00:14

NanoViricides, Inc. (OTC BB: NNVC.OB) (the "Company") reported today that excellent efficacy of its EKC-Cide(TM) nanoviricide drug candidate was revealed upon statistical analyses of clinical scores from the first animal study. The EKC-Cide drug candidate clearly demonstrated prevention of conjunctival injection (redness, dilation and prominence of the conjunctival blood vessels) and blepharitis (crusting, discharge and inflammation of the eyelid margins) using mathematical clinical...

2008-06-30 09:03:37

NanoViricides, Inc. (OTC BB: NNVC.OB) (the "Company"), said that an internationally renowned Japanese ophthalmologist and corneal researcher, Kazuo Tsubota, MD, PhD, has agreed to perform confirmatory animal efficacy studies of the nanoviricide anti-EKC drug candidate, EKC-Cide(TM), against EKC (epidemic kerato-conjunctivitis) in Japan. Dr. Tsubota is currently Professor and Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at Keio University School of Medicine in Tokyo, Japan. "NanoViricides'...

2008-06-25 09:00:00

By CHRISTINE BARBER Game Cough. Oh, excuse me. Sneeze. I think I am still getting over my obesity virus. Sniffle. Yes, it's entirely possible I have the obesity virus. About 30 percent of obese people are infected with adenovirus 8036, according to Richard Atkinson, M.D., who has been studying the virus for years and started a company -- Obetech -- to attempt to develop both antiviral drugs and a vaccine to prevent the disease. Atkinson knows he is something of a maverick when it...

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2008-05-20 09:22:48

1 cause of the common cold, adenovirus also causes death in organ transplant recipientsScientists at Saint Louis University have made two key discoveries that could lead to the first-ever human testing of a drug to target the adenovirus, which causes a number of severe upper-respiratory infections and is one of many viruses that causes the common cold.There are currently no drugs approved specifically to treat adenovirus infections in large part because there has been no animal model in which...

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2008-03-13 11:30:00

A new five-year study at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston confirms the suspected close link between the two most common diseases of young children: colds and ear infections.The study, which appears in the March 15 issue of Clinical Infectious Disease, confirmed the suspected close link between the two most common diseases of young children, viral colds and ear infections. It also identified the viruses associated with higher rates of ear infections."Understanding how...

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2006-01-31 08:10:00

Infectious viruses may make fat cells fatter, researchers claim As if the close proximity of delicious, fattening foods weren't bad enough, obesity might actually be infectious. That's the incredulous finding from new research involving overweight chickens; the study suggests that a contagious virus can make fat cells fatter. "Obesity is a complex, chronic disease," noted lead researcher Leah D. Whigham, a research scientist in the department of nutritional sciences at the University of...


Latest Adenoviridae Reference Libraries

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2011-01-05 16:00:36

Human parainfluenza viruses, belonging to the paramyxovirus family, are a group of four distinct serotypes of enveloped single-stranded RNA viruses. They are the second most common cause of lower respiratory tract infection in younger children. Many times the host has repeat infections throughout life with symptoms that may include upper respiratory tract illness or more commonly, a cold and sore throat. It can also cause severe pneumonia in immunosuppressed people. There is currently no...

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