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2013-03-05 10:44:28

Promising compound may help protect babies during vulnerable window The underdeveloped immune systems of newborns don't respond to most vaccines, leaving them at high risk for infections like rotavirus, pertussis (whooping cough) and pneumococcus. Researchers at Boston Children's Hospital have identified a potent compound that activates immune responses in newborns' white blood cells substantially better than anything previously tested, and that could potentially make vaccines effective...

2008-10-16 09:00:43

Idera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDRA) today announced that it will present preclinical data from studies on its autoimmune disease program at the 4th Annual Meeting of the Oligonucleotide Therapeutics Society being held at the Harvard Medical School Conference Center in Boston, October 15-18, 2008. The Company's presentations describe studies of novel compounds targeted to Toll-like Receptors (TLRs), including the evaluation of TLR antagonist compounds in preclinical models of autoimmune...

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  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.