experimental vaccines

Universal influenza vaccine ‘on the anvil’

December 7th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7 (ANI): Taking various seasonal flu vaccines may become a thing of the past if researchers are able design a vaccine that gives decades-long protection from any flu virus strain.Anthony ... Read more...

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Vaccines could make elephantiasis spread more easily

October 24th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 24 (ANI): A new study has revealed that potential vaccines against elephantiasis might make the infection spread more easily through communities.The conclusion is based on the finding that parasitic worms ... Read more...

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Faulty immune memory can trigger cold sores, cancer

November 10th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 10 (IANS) A faulty immune memory can trigger infections that may lead to cold sores and even cancer in some people, say researchers. The memory circuit, identified by the research team, ... Read more...

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Animal TB ‘tracker’ created to speed up drug and vaccine studies

July 23rd, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): Researchers led by an Indian origin scientist at Johns Hopkins have developed a TB tracker that can monitor in real time the behaviour of the TB bacterium in ... Read more...

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Gene behind cocaine addiction identified

November 11th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): Researchers at the Institute of Mental Health in Mannheim, Germany have discovered a gene that increases the chances of becoming addicted to cocaine.According to the boffins, the ... Read more...

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