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2014-01-14 23:03:36

UVA researchers, collaborators ID cause of oral vaccine failure. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and their collaborators have identified why oral vaccinations for polio and rotavirus are far less effective in the developing world than in the West. The culprits: malnutrition, diarrhea and abbreviated breastfeeding. Polio vaccines given orally to children in the developing world are only about half as effective as in...

2014-01-13 12:26:52

WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCBB:GNBT) today announced completion of enrollment of the Antigen Express, Inc. (www.antigenexpress.com) AE37 breast cancer immunotherapy trial. The clinical trial is designed to assess the ability of AE37 to reduce the risk of relapse in patients who have had breast cancer. While a pre-planned primary efficacy analysis is underway, completion of enrollment sets the...

2014-01-13 08:26:16

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd. ("ImmunoCellular") (NYSE MKT: IMUC) today provided an update on the Company's anticipated 2014 corporate strategies and milestones. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140109/AQ43875LOGO) "2013 was an eventful year for ImmunoCellular Therapeutics," said Andrew Gengos, ImmunoCellular's Chief Executive Officer. "It was a year of progress, and some challenges - quite typical for a development-stage...

2014-01-10 12:25:42

Humanitarian organization says disabling virus now must be stopped in neighboring Pakistan; as well as Afghanistan and Nigeria EVANSTON, Ill., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rotary members worldwide are celebrating a major milestone in the global effort to eradicate polio: India, until recently an epicenter of the wild poliovirus, will mark the third anniversary of its last recorded case of the paralyzing infectious disease on 13 Jan. On the same day in 2011, a...

2014-01-09 23:23:24

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Vaccine Partnering Terms and Agreements” to its database. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/vaccine-partnering-terms-and-agreements. Albany, NY (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Vaccine Partnering Terms and Agreements The Vaccine Partnering Terms and Agreements report provides comprehensive understanding and unprecedented access to the vaccine partnering deals and agreements entered into by the worlds...

2014-01-09 12:26:33

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NWBO) ("NW Bio"), a biotechnology company developing non-toxic DCVax® personalized immune therapies for cancer, announced today that Linda Powers, CEO, will present at the Biotech Showcase(TM) 2014 Conference that is being held in San Francisco from January 13-15, 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110329/SF73084LOGO) NW Bio's presentation will take place on Monday, January 13, at...

2014-01-09 12:26:12

Company Representatives will also attend the 32nd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference next week in San Francisco WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCBB:GNBT) today announced that Dr. Eric von Hofe, PhD, President of the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Antigen Express, Inc. (www.antigenexpress.com), will be a keynote speaker at IBC's 16(th) Annual TIDES Conference (www.IBCLifeSciences.com/Tides) to...

2014-01-09 08:27:11

Presentation to be Webcast Live on January 14, 2014 at 11AM PST PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing products to treat serious inflammatory diseases where there remains an unmet medical need, as well as developing several biodefense vaccines and therapeutics, announced today that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Christopher J. Schaber, PhD,...

2014-01-08 16:26:14

FDA Study Aimed at Harnessing Immune System to Fight Tumors Now Available at All Five Hospital Sites CHICAGO, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), a leading provider of innovative cancer care for patients living with complex and advanced-stage disease, is now enrolling patients in an ovarian cancer vaccine clinical trial at all five of its hospital sites. CTCA Western Regional Medical Center (WRMC) in suburban Phoenix, Arizona and...

2014-01-07 13:38:28

Findings suggest utility of text messaging to monitor safety Giving young children the influenza and pneumococcal vaccines together appears to increase their risk of fever, according to a study led by researchers from Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). However, the fever was brief, and medical care was sought for few children, supporting the routine immunization schedule for these vaccines, including the recommendation to...


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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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