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Hendra-Infected Monkeys Respond to Human Antibody Treatment
2011-10-20 05:12:00

Monkeys infected with the deadly Hendra virus responded to a new treatment in which they were given human antibodies.

2009-10-30 17:52:43

A collaborative research team from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU), Australian Animal Health Laboratory and National Cancer Institute, a component of the National Institutes of Health, reports a major step forward in the development of an effective therapy against two deadly viruses, Nipah virus and the related Hendra virus.

2009-07-17 14:45:44

A $50 million study is designed to investigate ways to reduce suicide among U.S. military personnel, researchers said. The study funded by the U.S. Army is to be the largest of its kind every undertaken, Dr.

2009-06-01 13:52:00

Symposium Registration Now Open and Gala Tickets Now on Sale WASHINGTON, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Henry M.

2005-07-28 13:39:48

A collaborative research team from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU), the Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) have made a major breakthrough in efforts to combat two deadly viruses that could be engineered for use as bioweapons. The team isolated the functional receptor for the Nipah and Hendra viruses--naturally occurring and highly pathogenic paramyxoviruses for which no treatments or vaccines are currently available.

2005-06-10 20:40:00

Finding could provide targets for diagnosis, prognosis, therapy.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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