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2014-04-14 12:32:42

MONTREAL, April 14, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - In support of Immunization Awareness Week 2014, Vaccines411(TM) has created an immunization brochure for the general public asking: Are your immunizations up-to-date? The goal is to encourage patients to talk to their healthcare professionals about which vaccines they may need. The Vaccines411(TM) immunization brochure contains a checklist that can be downloaded from the Vaccines411(TM) website and printed. Check off any of the boxes that may...

2014-04-09 11:43:37

Small financial incentives, totaling as little as £30, can dramatically increase the likelihood of people who inject drugs completing a course of hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccination, according to new research published in The Lancet. Researchers in the UK found that people undergoing treatment for heroin addiction who received a maximum total of £30 supermarket vouchers in equal or graduated installments in return for full compliance with a regimen of three HBV vaccine injections were at...

2014-04-03 12:29:57

Preclinical Study Published in Cell Reports Identifies Key Signaling Pathways in Innate Immune Sensing of Malaria Parasite During Liver Stage Infection SEATTLE, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle BioMed today announced researchers have identified the presence of an innate immune response to the malaria parasite during liver stage infection. Results of the study were published online today in Cell Reports. Key points: -- Following transmission of the malaria parasite by mosquito bite,...

2014-04-03 10:37:44

Lyme disease, if not treated promptly with antibiotics, can become a lingering problem for those infected. But a new study led by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania has some brighter news: Once infected with a particular strain of the disease-causing bacteria, humans appear to develop immunity against that strain that can last six to nine years. The finding doesn’t give people who have already had the disease license to wander outside DEET-less, however. At least 16...

2014-04-02 08:34:35

Technology Also Offers Potential for Human TB Tests, as Well as Animal and Human TB and Other Vaccines PALMERSTON NORTH, New Zealand, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PolyBatics, Inc., whose novel biobead platform offers applications for diagnostics, antigen delivery/vaccines, bioseparations and many other uses, today announced the start of field trials of a unique tuberculosis (TB) skin test based on the company's bionanoparticle technology. The PolyBatics Assign-bTB product is a DIVA...

2014-03-31 20:21:42

DUBLIN, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hnfpj3/hiv_vaccine) has announced the addition of the "HIV Vaccine Market Opportunity & Clinical Pipeline Analysis" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hnfpj3/hiv_vaccine ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Ever since HIV was identified as the cause for AIDS 30 years ago, the HIV virus has become...

2014-03-30 23:04:37

VGXI announced today that the corporation won the award for Best CMO at the 7th Annual ViE Awards Ceremony held at the 2014 World Vaccine Congress in Washington, D.C. The Woodland's, TX (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 For the second year in a row, VGXI, Inc. was awarded the title of Best Contract Manufacturing Organization (CMO) at the Annual ViE Awards Ceremony held at the World Vaccine Congress in Washington, D.C. on March 25, 2014. VGXI is a leading provider of DNA plasmid manufacturing...

2014-03-25 23:30:00

Markets Research Reports.biz added deep and professional market research reports on "Global Cancer Vaccines Competitor Analysis And Market Research" Market Analysis and Overview. Albany, NY (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The present Competitive Intelligence report about Cancer Vaccines provides a competitor evaluation in the field of novel prophylactic and therapeutic vaccines to fight cancer as of March 2014. Purchase of the downloadable pdf report includes a 6-month online access to...

2014-03-25 08:29:42

gravitytank's human-centered design takes top honors in 'Records for Life Contest' sponsored by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation CHICAGO, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In developing countries, widespread vaccination against disease is a major public health problem. According to The Bill & Melinda Gates foundation an estimated 1.5 million children die each year from vaccine-preventable diseases like diarrhea and pneumonia. The challenges facing immunization in the developing world are...

2014-03-11 16:26:43

LOS ANGELES, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd. (NYSE MKT: IMUC) ("ImmunoCellular" or the "Company") today announced that it will hold its 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Friday, June 13, 2014. Because the expected meeting date for the 2014 Annual Meeting represents a change of more than thirty days from the anniversary of the Company's 2013 annual meeting of stockholders held on September 20, 2013, the Company has set a new deadline for the...


Latest Vaccine Reference Libraries

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2011-03-04 17:38:30

Yellow fever is an acute viral hemorrhagic disease with a 40 to 50 nm enveloped RNA virus with positive sense of the Flaviviridae family. It is transmitted by the bite of female mosquitoes and is found in tropical and subtropical areas in South America and Africa, but not in Asia. Primates and a few kinds of mosquitoes are the only known hosts. The origin of the disease is most likely Africa. From there it was introduced to South America through the slave trade in the 16th century. There...

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2011-02-23 21:28:34

A virus is a small infectious agent that replicates inside the living cells of organisms. It is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of organisms. Most are too small to be seen by anything but a microscope and they infect all organisms from animals to plants to bacteria. The first one discovered was the tobacco virus in 1898. Since then around 5,000 viruses have been described in detail although there are millions of different types. They are found in...

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2011-01-12 16:40:04

Foot-and-mouth disease, FMD, is sometimes fatal and is highly contagious for cloven-hoofed animals. Along with hooved animals hedgehogs and elephants are susceptible to the disease as well. Llama and alpaca can develop mild symptoms but are resistant to the disease and don't pass it to other species. Mice, rats, and chickens have been infected artificially in a lab but it is not believed they can contract the disease under natural conditions. Humans can spread the disease by carrying the...

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