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2013-11-05 08:35:00

SYDNEY, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UbiVac, a clinical stage cancer immunotherapy company based in Portland, OR, announced the results of a Phase I clinical trial and the initiation of a Phase II clinical trial of its first-in-class autophagosome DRibble vaccine, DPV-001, in two presentations at the 15(th) World Conference for Lung Cancer, in Sydney, from October 27-30. The multicenter, randomized Phase II clinical trial of DPV-001 is supported by a US$3.4 million National Cancer...

2013-11-05 08:33:30

DORVAL, QC, Nov. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Newly published data in the medical journal Vaccine shows that FLUAD*, an influenza vaccine indicated specifically for people 65 years and older, provided significantly improved protection against influenza in the elderly in comparison to non-adjuvanted trivalent influenza vaccine in this age group.(1) The investigator-led Canadian study focused on British Columbia with seniors who are at an increased risk of influenza or pneumonia and who suffer...

Syria Vows Polio Fight Will Continue, Blames Pakistan Rebels For Disease
2013-11-05 07:44:18

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Less than a week after wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) was confirmed in Syria, with 10 of 22 suspected cases being confirmed, the Syrian Arab Republic has vowed that it will ensure that all children in the country will receive vaccinations against the debilitating disease. Syria said it will work feverishly with international organizations to ensure that all children in the country, even those in rebel-held regions, will be...

HPV vaccine effective in one dose
2013-11-04 11:44:37

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An HPV vaccine that guards against cervical cancer was shown to be effective in just one dose, instead of the recommended three, according to a new study published by the journal Cancer Prevention Research. The study researchers found that one dose of the vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV), the disease known to cause cervical cancer, established antibodies that remained stable in the blood for four years. The team said their study was...

2013-11-04 08:27:39

TUBINGEN, Germany, and NEW YORK, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The non-profit Cancer Research Institute (CRI) and Ludwig Cancer Research (Ludwig), and CureVac, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company that has pioneered the development of a new class of therapies and vaccines based on messenger RNA (mRNA), today announced that they will collaborate to enable clinical testing of novel cancer immunotherapy treatment options. Amplifying the immune system's ability to recognize, attack,...

2013-11-04 04:22:03

BLUE BELL, Pa., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) announced today that it will host a conference call and live webcast to report its third quarter 2013 financial results on Tuesday, November 12, 2013, at 8:30 a.m. ET. Management will provide an update on the company, discuss third quarter results, and discuss expectations for the future. The audio presentation will be broadcast online at...

2013-10-31 23:03:19

Residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities are at higher risk for influenza-related medical complications. With flu season upon us, PharmScript http://www.pharmscript.com offers a reminder on guidelines and proper protocol for vaccination. Edison, NJ (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 In the U.S., influenza outbreaks typically occur from fall through winter months. Although infection rates are highest among children, complications, hospitalizations, and deaths related to the flu...

2013-10-31 08:32:49

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing products to treat inflammatory diseases and biodefense medical countermeasures (MCMs) where there remains an unmet medical need, announced today submission of a full contract proposal to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. Successful...

Syria Takes Action As Polio Is Confirmed In 10 Children In The Region
2013-10-31 06:39:38

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Nearly two weeks after 22 cases of children suffering acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) were diagnosed in the Syrian Arab Republic, an investigative analysis has revealed that 10 have subsequently been confirmed with wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1). Oliver Rosenbauer, a spokesman for the World Health Organization (WHO), said last week that the majority of suspected polio cases were from the Deir al-Zor province and most of those...

2013-10-30 23:27:16

Personalized immunotherapy vaccine developed by Perseus PCI offers breakthrough, non-toxic treatment for cancer patients that uses the body's own cells to attack tumors and turn off the engine of cancer inside the body. Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Despite billions of dollars spent, thousands of clinical trials conducted and hundreds of new pharmaceutical drugs launched, the 50+ year war on cancer has resulted in few victories. Pioneering biomedical scientists at Perseus PCI...


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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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