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Latest H5N1 clinical trials Stories

2013-01-23 11:18:45

A candidate dengue vaccine developed by scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has been found to be safe and to stimulate a strong immune response in most vaccine recipients, according to results from an early-stage clinical trial sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the NIH. The trial results were published online on January 17 in the Journal of Infectious Diseases. Dengue fever, prevalent in many tropical and subtropical...

FDA Approves Flublok Flu Vaccine
2013-01-17 19:32:51

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new flu vaccine won regulatory approval on Wednesday and its limited supplies are expected to be available this winter. Protein Sciences won the approval for Flublok, which is made with a process that does not require the virus to be grown in chicken eggs. “This approval represents a technological advance in the manufacturing of an influenza vaccine,” Dr. Karen Midthun, a senior official at the U.S. Food and...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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