International meet on vaccines to begin Monday

November 13th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) In one of the first events of its kind, India will host a four-day long international symposium on vaccines here from Monday where issues of ... Read more...

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Salmonella-based shots hold promise against fatal diseases

June 30th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 30 (IANS) A powerful new class of vaccines, derived from Salmonella, holds great promise in fighting fatal diseases like hepatitis B, cholera, typhoid, AIDS and pneumonia. Qingke Kong ... 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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Self-destructing microbe leads the way for lower-cost, renewable biofuels

December 8th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 8 (ANI): An Arizona State University (ASU) research team has programmed a photosynthetic microbe to self-destruct, making the recovery of high-energy fats easier and potentially less costly, thus removing a ... Read more...

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New TB vaccine found safe in Phase I trial

April 8th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 8 (ANI): A leading new tuberculosis vaccine, called MVA85A, has been found to be safe in its Phase I trial.Lead researcher Dr. Helen McShane, reader in vaccinology and Wellcome ... Read more...

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New nasal influenza vaccine elicits robust immunity in ferrets

October 29th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 29 (ANI): A novel influenza vaccine, which is delivered nasally, has been found to trigger robust immunity in ferrets, say researchers. Experts at NanoBio Corporation have revealed that the immune ... Read more...

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Deadly salmonella designed to administer vaccines in the body

July 9th, 2008 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Scientists at the Biodesign Institute, affiliated to Arizona State University, claim to have made a significant advance towards developing a biologically engineered organism that can effectively deliver ... Read more...

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Novel cocoon strategy to protect newborn infants from whooping cough

January 27th, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): A new cocoon strategy vaccination program for protecting newborn infants from the grave infection pertussis, more commonly known as whooping cough, will be employed by the new Center ... Read more...

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