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2013-05-21 23:27:00

Inflamax Research today announces a collaboration with the Immune Tolerance Network (ITN), which is funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the US National Institutes of Health (NIH), to conduct clinical research into the underlying mechanisms of allergy. Mississauga, Ontario (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Inflamax scientists worked closely with internationally renowned expert scientists of the ITN to design the study, which will provide critical insight...

2013-04-19 17:59:57

Baylor College of Medicine researchers will lead a three-year, $4.2 million study funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to determine whether drugs called beta blockers can ease airway narrowing in patients with asthma and examine potential mechanisms. Researchers from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, and Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, also will participate. "Previously, beta...

2013-04-18 19:23:44

Interferon and ribavirin inhibit virus replication in cell culture, NIH study finds National Institutes of Health (NIH) scientists studying an emerging coronavirus have found that a combination of two licensed antiviral drugs, ribavirin and interferon-alpha 2b, can stop the virus from replicating in laboratory-grown cells. These results suggest that the drug combination could be used to treat patients infected with the new coronavirus, but more research is needed to confirm this...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.