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2014-05-19 23:07:53

Dr. William Hearl will discuss the missing link in enhancing the effectiveness of DNA vaccines in a panel discussion on Wednesday, May 21 hosted by Ed Butler of the BBC Hershey, PA & Rockville, MD (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Immunomic Therapeutics, Inc. (ITI), a vaccine pioneer in the biotechnology industry, is proud to announce that the company’s CEO, Dr. William G. Hearl, will be a featured panelist at the prestigious Future in Review (FiRe) Conference hosted by Strategic News Service...

2014-05-19 00:20:10

NEW YORK, May 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Do you remember the world before HIV/AIDS? Where will you be when the shadow of this disease is finally gone? http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131210/DC30761LOGO We have seen major advances in preventing and treating HIV/AIDS - but millions of people are still becoming infected and dying. In East and Southern Africa, 10.5 million children have lost one or both parents to HIV/AIDS. As the number-one killer of women of...

A Megadose Of The Measles Virus Kills Woman's Cancer In Early Trial
2014-05-15 11:15:31

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In an early stage, proof-of-principle trial, researchers from the Mayo Clinic have demonstrated that a modified version of the measles virus is capable of destroying cancerous cells while leaving normal healthy tissue intact, according to a new report in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. In the trial, two patients with multiple myeloma were injected with a single massive dose of a genetically-engineered measles virus – enough to inoculate 10...

2014-05-12 08:31:13

PRINCETON, N.J., May 12, 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 its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. Soligenix's revenues for the quarter ended March 31, 2014 were $0.9 million as...

2014-05-08 08:57:55

Yellow fever, an acute viral disease, is estimated to have been responsible for 78,000 deaths in Africa in 2013 according to new research published in PLOS Medicine this week. The research by Neil Ferguson from Imperial College London, UK and colleagues from Imperial College, WHO and other institutions also estimates that recent mass vaccination campaigns against yellow fever have led to a 27% decrease in the burden of yellow fever across Africa in 2013. Yellow fever is a serious viral...

2014-05-06 23:11:01

New report from the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases reinforces pregnancy as optimal time to create lifetime vaccine advocates. Bethesda, Maryland (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID), with support from several of the nation’s leading health organizations, is calling on pregnant women, their partners, families, and healthcare providers, to open up the lines of communication about vaccines needed before, during, and after pregnancy. As...

2014-05-01 08:33:37

LOS ANGELES, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd. ("ImmunoCellular") (NYSE MKT: IMUC) today announced that it plans to report first quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, May 8, 2014. ImmunoCellular will host a conference call and webcast to discuss its financial results and provide a business update at 5:00 pm ET that day. The call will be hosted by Andrew Gengos, President and CEO. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140109/AQ43875LOGO LIVE...

2014-04-30 08:28:05

"Student Film" Defending U.S. Vaccine Program was Produced and Directed by Adults, Not High School Students WATCHUNG, N.J., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The "National Launch" of Invisible Threat - a film promoting the world's most aggressive vaccine program - will be screened in the nation's capital on May 1. The screening will be hosted by Every Child By Two (ECBT), which has received millions of dollars from five of the largest pharmaceutical companies. Lenient laws...

2014-04-28 08:33:12

EU support boosts development of therapeutic vaccines against Parkinson's and Multiple System Atrophy. AFFiRiS leads consortium. VIENNA, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An international consortium of top European research teams has received significant EU funding for the development of therapeutic vaccines against Parkinson's Disease (PD) and Multiple System Atrophy (MSA). Led by the Austrian biotech company AFFiRiS AG, the consortium will use a novel tandem strategy to advance...

2014-04-28 08:31:24

DUBLIN, Apr. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/85rshn/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Therapeutic Vaccines Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 A therapeutic vaccine is a biological combination developed to improve immunity by inducing an attack against a diseased cell or tissue. This differs from prophylactic vaccines, which are administered to an individual...


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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