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Hepatitis C vaccine undergoing trials


August 16th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 16 (IANS) Australian scientists have developed a vaccine for deadly Hepatitis C, which is undergoing trials. The disease affects 200 million people worldwide.Hepatitis C is an infectious disease ... Read more...

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Vaccine offers hope to treat chikungunya


August 14th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) A new vaccine that may cure the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus, which afflicts millions of people in India, Southeast Asia and Africa has been developed by US ... Read more...

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Universal flu vaccine shows promise


June 8th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) A universal flu vaccine targeting a protein common to all strains of influenza A has safely produced an immune response in humans. If proven effective, the ... Read more...

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Monkey jab may open way for HIV vaccine


May 12th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) A potential vaccine for non-human primates may eventually open the way for a vaccine against HIV, researchers say.A team led by Louis Picker, associate director of ... Read more...

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Scientists find promising new TB vaccine candidate


March 19th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): A team of scientists have discovered a protein secreted by tuberculosis (TB) bacteria that could be a promising candidate for a new vaccine.The protein could also be ... Read more...

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New vaccine strategy tested in mice shows promise against TB


January 26th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 26 (ANI): A research team has found that a new vaccine strategy tested in mice provides stronger, more long-lasting protection from tuberculosis (TB) infection than the vaccine currently used in ... Read more...

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New tuberculosis (TB) Vaccine could be ready by 2020


July 19th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by admin
By Bobby Ramakant – CNSThe current tools are not enough to control tuberculosis epidemic. The 2009 World Health Organization (WHO) Global Tuberculosis Control Report says that the incidence of TB per capita ... Read more...

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Symposium shows progress in TB vaccines


June 8th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by admin
By Babs Verblackt -- CNSZaragoza, Spain: Steady progress is made in the development of new vaccines against tuberculosis (TB), researchers showed at a symposium in Spain. Several vaccine candidates are ... Read more...

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World’s largest malaria vaccine trial begins in 7 African countries


November 4th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): The world's largest trial of one of the leading malaria vaccine candidates, called RTS,S, is now underway in seven African countries: Burkina Faso, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique ... Read more...

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New strategy for developing ‘next-generation’ malaria vaccines


November 3rd, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): Experts have suggested a novel strategy for developing 'next-generation' malaria vaccines that will help targeting the long-term goal of eliminating and eradicating the deadly mosquito-borne disease.While trials are ... Read more...

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Experimental malaria vaccine shows promising results


December 9th, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): An experimental malaria vaccine has shown promise in preventing the mosquito-borne disease itself in infants and children.RTS, S/AS02 malaria vaccine invented, developed and manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals ... Read more...

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AIDS vaccine made in India found safe in Phase I trial


August 17th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): The successful completion of phase-1 of clinical trials of the AIDS vaccine developed in India has indicated that it had acceptable levels of safety and was well ... Read more...

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Indigenously developed AIDS vaccine found safe


August 16th, 2008 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) The successful completion of phase-1 of clinical trials of the ASIDS vaccine developed here has indicated that it had acceptable levels of safety and was well tolerated, say ... Read more...

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Scientists a step closer to male contraceptive vaccine


July 4th, 2008 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) A team of scientists here, which is conducting research to develop a male contraceptive, has identified and tested on animals a protein that can temporarily suppress male fertility. ... Read more...

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Protein HtpG indicates healthier teeth and gums


April 24th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Michigan have found that presence of certain antibodies indicate healthier teeth and gums.According to researchers, antibodies present in people with good oral ... Read more...

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Malaria vaccine trial in Mali shows early promising results


January 23rd, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): A malaria vaccine trial in Mali conducted by researchers at the Malaria Research and Training Center at the University of Bamako, Mali, has shown early promising results.In the ... Read more...

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