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Common Pizza Spice Can Launch Brutal Attack On Nasty Norovirus
2014-02-12 10:37:40

[ Watch the Video: An Unorthodox, Spicy Cure For Norovirus ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research from the University of Arizona has found that pizza contains an effective weapon against the norovirus, which causes a nasty illness marked by vomiting and diarrhea. According to a report published Wednesday in the Journal of Applied Microbiology, carvacrol – the substance in oregano oil that gives pizza its distinctive smell – effectively breaks down the...

2014-02-08 08:20:29

Money to support final push for polio eradication GENEVA, Feb. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Buoyed by progress made in two of three countries where polio has never been stopped and India's recent success marking three years polio-free, the Lawrence Ellison Foundation announced a planned gift of US$100 million over five years to support global polio eradication. Roughly $20 million of that contribution was delivered in 2013. The donation will help fund the Global Polio...

2014-02-06 16:27:13

Tens of Thousands Die Annually from Vaccine-preventable Diseases WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new adult immunization rates for six vaccines recommended for American adults, finding rates fall far below national goals. While some rates improved slightly from 2011 to 2012, rates continued to be as low as: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100204/TFAHLOGO) -- Only 14 percent of...

2014-02-05 23:28:52

National Law Firm Settles Flu Vaccine Injury Petition under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program. Many are not aware of Compensation Program and the short, strict deadlines that must be met in order to qualify. Wellesley Hills, MA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Gold law Firm, LLC recently obtained a large settlement for a 92-year old woman who had a severe reaction to the Influenza Vaccine resulting in Guillain-Barre' Syndrom (“GBS”) . The case, filed in the Court of...

2014-02-05 08:28:42

Presentation to be Webcast Live on February 10, 2014 at 3 PM EST PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 5, 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,...

2014-02-03 08:26:46

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd. ("ImmunoCellular") (NYSE MKT: IMUC) today announced that Andrew Gengos, Chief Executive Officer, will present a corporate overview and business update at the 16(th) Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference at 1:30 pm ET on Monday, February 10, 2014, at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140109/AQ43875LOGO) To access the live audio webcast of the...

2014-01-27 08:27:07

-- Joseph Sliman, M.D., M.P.H., Joins Team as Senior Vice President, Clinical & Regulatory Affairs -- ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a developer of product candidates focused on the prevention and treatment of serious infectious and other diseases, announced today that Joseph Sliman, M.D., M.P.H., joined the team and will assume the role of Senior Vice President, Clinical & Regulatory Affairs, previously held by Carol...

2014-01-16 08:26:49

Receipt of Proceeds increases January Cash Position to Approximately $6.6 million PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 16, 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 a developing several biodefense vaccines and therapeutics, announced today that it has recently received approximately $750,000, net of...

2014-01-15 23:25:09

TransactRx, the nation’s leading Vaccine Billing Service, announced the launch of its nation-wide Immunization Registry Interface Service (IRIS) for pharmacies. Coral Gables, FL (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 TransactRx, the nation’s leading Vaccine Billing Service, announced the launch of its nation-wide Immunization Registry Interface Service (IRIS) for pharmacies. The universal immunization registry interface utilizes the advanced connectivity and data mapping capabilities of the...

2014-01-15 08:27:45

Milestone Achieved under $9.4 Million NIAID Cooperative Grant PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 15, 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 significant steps forward in the development of ThermoVax(TM), its proprietary...


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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