News tagged with vaccine trials
(Medical Xpress)—The results of a phase 1/2 clinical trial in Europe of an investigational Lyme disease vaccine co-developed by researchers at Stony Brook University, Brookhaven National Laboratory, and at Baxter International ...
Medications May 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Continuing analysis of an HIV vaccine trial undertaken in Thailand is yielding additional information about how immune responses were triggered and why the vaccine did not protect more people.
HIV & AIDS May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Danish scientists testing a novel HIV treatment in human trials contend that they're confident their strategy will result in a cure for the AIDS-causing virus, according to news reports.
HIV & AIDS Apr 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis is researching a vaccine for the H7N9 strain of bird flu, its chief executive said Thursday, amid fears that the disease could mutate into a form that spreads among people.
Medications Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Flu vaccines given to children should be more rigorously tested before before being allowed onto the market, researchers say, to prevent a repeat of the 2010 vaccine release, which caused a spate of high ...
Medications Apr 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
As part of a multicenter clinical trial, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine are evaluating Pexa-Vec (JX-594) to slow the progression of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) or liver cancer. Pexa-Vec ...
Cancer Apr 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new study by Los Alamos National Laboratory and University of Pennsylvania scientists defines previously unknown properties of transmitted HIV-1, the virus that causes AIDS. The viruses ...
HIV & AIDS Apr 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Sixty years after the first successful polio vaccine trial, the disease has been wiped out in much of the world, but violence, conspiracy theories and lack of cash keep it from disappearing.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
In a significant advance for harnessing the immune system to treat leukemias, researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center for the first time have successfully infused large numbers of donor T-cells specific for ...
Cancer Feb 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—The majority of biologics approved since 1997 include pediatric information in their labeling and have been studied in pediatric trials, according to a review published online Jan. 14 in Pediatrics.
Pediatrics Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Four years ago, a potential HIV vaccine showed promise against the virus that causes AIDS, but it fell short of providing the broad protection necessary to stem the spread of disease.
HIV & AIDS Jan 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
New evidence from a four-year field study has shown that BCG vaccination reduces the risk of tuberculosis infection in unvaccinated badger cubs in vaccinated groups, as well as in badgers that received the vaccine.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new conjugate vaccine is highly effective (93%) at preventing invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD; meningitis, sepsis, bacteremic pneumonia, and other blood-borne infections) in infants younger than 2 years who are the most ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Clinical trials for bacterial meningitis treatments are not keeping pace with the rise of resistance
New vaccines and drug treatments are urgently needed for bacterial meningitis, a devastating disease which kills or maims around a fifth of people who contract it, according to medical experts writing in a new Series on bacterial ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
The Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin) today announced the start of Part II of its Phase I clinical trial of the Na-GST-1 vaccine candidate, marking another major milestone in the progress toward developing a human hookworm ...
Medications Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0