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2009-04-22 23:01:00

FDA approval for testing in humans watershed moment for unique malaria vaccine approach ROCKVILLE, Md., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move that highlights the strength of public-private collaboration in tackling international health challenges, the Maryland-based company Sanaria Inc., with support from the PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI), has initiated a Phase 1 clinical trial -- the first tests in adult volunteers -- of its unique malaria vaccine candidate.

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2009-02-13 07:25:00

A new study has shed light on the secrets of the common cold, researchers reported on Thursday.

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2008-12-12 08:40:00

A ground breaking discovery has found a rare genetic abnormality in an Amish community protects them from heart disease.

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2008-08-15 10:15:00

Smoking more than doubles the risk of stroke in younger women compared to nonsmokers, according to a U.S. study published on Thursday.

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2008-05-03 00:00:00

Akhenaten wasn't the most manly pharaoh, even though he fathered at least a half-dozen children. In fact, his form was quite feminine. And he was a bit of an egghead.

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2008-02-08 05:30:00

Dutch and U.S. researchers reported this week that acupuncture might improve the odds of pregnancy through in-vitro fertilization if done right before or after embryos are placed in the womb..

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2008-01-28 16:04:35

A new medical imager for detecting and guiding the biopsy of suspicious breast cancer lesions is capable of spotting tumors that are half the size of the smallest ones detected by standard imaging systems, according to a new study.


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