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Human trials under way for new HIV vaccine


January 3rd, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) The first human trials for the new HIV injectible vaccine are under way, containing a specific protein which will target the most virulent strain of the ... Read more...

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‘India needs to step up vaccination to save its children’


June 11th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 11 (IANS) Vaccination has saved millions of lives but many countries, including India, need to take a stronger role in paying for and distributing vaccines to their children, ... Read more...

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Vaccine to tackle meningitis ‘just a year away’


December 24th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24 (ANI): Experts have tested a new vaccine for meningitis B, the strain against which there is currently no defense.According to them, it will dramatically reduce the risk of children ... 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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How malaria parasites manage to outwit our immune system


December 1st, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): A new study has shown that malaria parasites are able to disguise themselves to avoid the host's immune system.Malaria is caused by a parasite, which is injected into ... 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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HIV vaccine comes closer to reality


September 22nd, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): A research team from The University of Texas, including an Indian origin scientist, has come closer to creating a vaccine for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) by creating an ... Read more...

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US to begin clinical trials of swine flu vaccine


July 23rd, 2009 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 23 (DPA) The US is to start clinical trials of two vaccine candidates for swine flu, which has killed over 700 people worldwide, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) said ... Read more...

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Delivering vaccine through the skin may prevent ear infections in future


May 22nd, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Scientists at the Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, say that an experimental vaccine that can be delivered through the skin has shown some promise ... Read more...

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New approach may pave way for effective HIV vaccine


May 18th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Using gene transfer technology, scientists have developed a new approach to overcome the biggest hurdle in the development of an effective HIV vaccine.The researchers used gene transfer technology, ... Read more...

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Salmonella-based vaccine candidates can help fight infant pneumonia


January 13th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 13 (ANI): Scientists at Arizona State University''s Biodesign Institute have come up with two vaccine candidates that may prove very helpful in dealing with infant bacterial pneumonia. Research leader Roy ... Read more...

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Vital virus molecule could lead to cure dengue fever


December 12th, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 12 (IANS) A small molecule produced by all viruses could open the way to the development of potential cure for west Nile virus and dengue fever. A team led by ... 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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HIV-I knocks out immune system faster than thought


July 19th, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) The HIV-I virus virtually knocks out the immune system much faster than previously thought. The window of opportunity for successful intervention may be only a matter of days ... Read more...

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Leading researcher rules out short-term vaccine against AIDS


May 29th, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): A leading French scientist has ruled out any hope of developing a short-term vaccine against HIV/AIDS in the short term.The development of a preventive or therapeutic ... Read more...

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Researchers close to developing vaccine for encephalitis


May 22nd, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, May 22 (IANS) Australian researchers are close to developing a vaccine for the potentially debilitating West Nile virus that causes Japanese encephalitis and dengue. Alex Khromykh from University of Queensland and ... Read more...

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First chikungunya animal model created


February 20th, 2008 - 12:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): Researchers at the Institut Pasteur and INSERM have developed the first animal model of the infection caused by chikungunya virus (CHIKV), an emerging arbovirus associated with large-scale epidemics ... Read more...

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