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Reasons For Measles High-Contagiousness Pinpointed
2011-11-05 04:59:44

An international team of researchers say that they have discovered how and why the measles virus spreads so quickly -- respiratory secretions linked to a key receptor located in the trachea.

2011-07-11 20:11:58

Researchers at the Emory Vaccine Center have developed a method for predicting whether someone will produce high levels of antibodies against a flu shot a few days after vaccination.

2011-07-05 06:58:56

A new class of therapeutics, known as recombinant attenuated Salmonella vaccines (RASV), may fight against fatal diseases such as hepatitis B, tuberculosis, cholera, typhoid fever, AIDS and pneumonia, according to a new study.

2011-06-08 15:58:06

Researchers at National Jewish Health have discovered how to prime a second arm of the immune system to potentially boost influenza vaccine effectiveness.

2011-05-17 18:00:00

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Behring, a global biotherapeutics company specializing in plasma-derived and recombinant therapies and a subsidiary of CSL Limited (ASX: CSL), is a recipient of the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) 2011 Corporate Award.

2011-04-12 11:00:47

Nasal vaccines that effectively protect against flu, pneumonia and even bioterrorism agents such as Yersinia pestis that causes the plague, could soon be a possibility.

2011-02-28 22:20:43

New research that reveals how maternal antibodies block an immune response to the measles virus is a first step toward improving current childhood vaccination practices, scientists say.

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2011-01-25 06:05:00

Scientists suggest that man flu is not a myth, after finding they suffer more because they invest in their spirit of adventure at the expense of their immune system.

2010-09-02 07:00:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a late-stage biopharmaceutical company, announced today the publication of an article online in Vaccine.

2010-05-14 07:00:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Relief International announced today that CSL Behring has donated life-saving medicines valued at more than $100,000 to assist earthquake victims in Haiti who are at risk of tetanus or hepatitis B infections.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.