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2014-01-06 04:21:45

In-license Vaccine Technology for Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) from Mymetics TOKYO, ROCKVILLE, Md. and EPALINGES, Switzerland, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Pharma Inc. (Astellas) and ClearPath Development Company (ClearPath) announced today a strategic partnership to form a portfolio of development companies focused on vaccines targeting infectious diseases. The partnership was established to support Astellas' goal of building a global vaccine franchise and launched...

2013-12-27 23:04:45

In response to an article published by Medical News Today (MNT), Voices Against Brain Cancer discusses a new brain tumor vaccine that is personalized to each patient. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 27, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, responds to an article published by Medical News Today that discusses a new brain cancer vaccine called HSPPC-96, which is personally molded to each patient’s genetic makeup. According to the...

Boosting A Malaria Vaccine
2013-12-27 12:34:32

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a study published in the journal PLOS Pathogens on Thursday, a prominent malaria vaccine could be drastically improved by utilizing the right mix of proteins taken from the surface of the virus. The study researchers focused on the virus’ AMA1 protein, which the human body recognizes and uses to stimulate an immune response. However, the protein exists in multiple strains – causing problems for researchers looking to...

2013-12-26 23:02:41

Don't miss work or holiday family get-togethers because of the flu - get vaccinated now at Healthpointe or where you work. La Mirada, California (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 The holiday season has arrived, but not everyone is getting their flu vaccinations. Flu vaccinations are important as they are known to prevent an outbreak of the flu, protect individuals from countless viruses and save lives. After all, who wants to be sick during the holidays? Healthpointe, Southern California’s...

2013-12-26 12:21:00

EVANSTON, Ill., Dec. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Latter-day Saint (LDS) Charities has announced a new gift to Rotary of US$200,000 in support of the humanitarian organization's global efforts to eradicate polio. This contribution underscores LDS Charities' longtime commitment to ensuring all children have access to life-saving immunizations. This gift will be matched two-for-one by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation under the End Polio Now: Make History Today initiative....

2013-12-26 08:21:16

DUBLIN, December 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qv4xvl/animalveterinary) has announced the addition of the "International Animal/Veterinary Vaccines Market 2013-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qv4xvl/animalveterinary ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Europe accounts for the largest share of the veterinary vaccines market, followed...

High Testosterone Levels Could Help Weaken Immune System Response
2013-12-24 04:35:58

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Research published online Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has reportedly uncovered a link between high testosterone levels in men and a weakened immune response to influenza vaccines. In the study, senior author Dr. Mark Davis of the Stanford University School of Medicine and his colleagues showed that men with relatively high amounts of circulating testosterone received less of a benefit from...

China Health Ministry Launches Investigation Into Baby Vaccine Deaths
2013-12-23 08:56:44

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Six babies died in China after being inoculated with a hepatitis B vaccination. Four were from Guangdong, the other two were from Hunan and Sichuan. The hospitals that used the vaccine were ordered to remove the product from their shelves while the Health Ministry investigates the deaths as well as BioKangtai’s products. BioKangtai is a Shenzhen-based company that manufactured the vaccine. In a statement to the media the...

2013-12-19 16:27:25

LONDON, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:PharmaPoint: Meningococcal Vaccines - UK Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022PharmaPoint: Meningococcal Vaccines - UK Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022SummaryGlobalData has released its new Country report, "PharmaPoint: Meningococcal Vaccines - UK Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022". Meningococcal disease is an acute infection caused by the gram-negative bacterium...

2013-12-17 23:22:27

Transparency Market Research Report Published "U.S. Vaccine Market - U.S. Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, And Forecast, 2012 - 2018" to its database. Browse the full report with TOC at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/us-vaccine-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "U.S. Vaccine Market - U.S. Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, And Forecast, 2012 -...


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2011-01-11 14:17:29

The Cowpox virus causes a skin disease known as cowpox. It is related to the vaccinia virus and gained its name because it spread by dairymaids touching the udders of infected cows. It manifests as red blisters. It is similar to smallpox although much milder and was actually the basis of the first smallpox vaccine. A person who recovers from cowpox is immune to smallpox. In 1980 the World Health Organization announced that smallpox was the first disease to be eradicated world wide by a...

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