Navigation Links
Human Antibody That Can Block SARS

SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) is a highly contagious and occasionally fatal illness that often progresses to pneumonia.// The virus killed nearly 800 people in a global outbreak last year.

Researchers now say that they’ve discovered a human antibody that blocks infection caused by the SARS virus.

Researchers from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and elsewhere discovered an antibody -- called the 80R antibody -- that neutralizes the SARS infection by blocking the virus from entering certain cells. An antibody is a special blood protein that defends against bacteria, viruses, and other substances that enter the body. Researchers say the 80R antibody potently blocked live SARS viruses from entering cultured human cells. Researchers say the 80R antibody could be tested in humans and may lead to the development of a drug to prevent or treat SARS.

Although there is not a current SARS crisis, researchers say the virus is still a threat. There are currently no preventive vaccines or effective treatments for patients with SARS. Researchers say “ If the international community works together, it can make a serious dent in the time it takes to develop protective treatments against these threats.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Human Genome Project Achieves Technological Triumph
2. First Vaccine Designed for Africa Cleared for Testing in Humans
3. Human gene number increases
4. Scientists found ancient Human Germ Killer
5. New standards for Human Research Safety
6. Human wasting disease linked to a gene
7. The Human Mad Cow Case
8. Human Growth Hormone Found To be Dangerous For Human Use
9. Human immunity system can battle HIV.
10. Two New Human Papilloma virus (HPV) vaccines to prevent cervical cancer
11. The Indian Government has given the nod to conduct Human volunteer trials inorder to develop preventive AIDS vaccines
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/5/2016)... , ... February 05, 2016 , ... ... the addition of micro-needling services in their Napa Valley office. The technique utilizes ... Plastic Surgery Associates, Dr. Canales and Dr. Furnas, are part of only a ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... , ... US Sports Camps , official operators of Nike Yoga Camps, ... yoga training. ChildLight Yoga Studio is centrally situated in the picturesque New England city ... Studio founder Lisa Flynn expresses her excitement, “We are thrilled to be partnering with ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... February 05, 2016 , ... Boar’s Head ... just in time for this weekend’s Big Game. Take the stress out of your ... will keep your guests happy at every stage of the game. , “The key ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... Dr. Ben ... that it is now welcoming orthodontist, Dr. Amanda Cheng, to the practice. With ... of oral health care, including general dentistry, cosmetic treatments, periodontics, implant dentistry ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... On ... Rare Diseases, a continuing medical education (CME) event presented by the Association for ... kind—and a first for ACCORD, whose mission is to provide education, tools, and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/5/2016)... -- Site Profile: --> ... Speech Recognition People, announced their latest primary healthcare case study where ... turnaround times and to save the practice money. Site ... Challenge: --> ,- Wirral CCG ,- VoicePower ... doctors ,- Wirral CCG ,- VoicePower client since 2013 ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... 2016  Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW ), ... disease and critical care monitoring, announced today that it ... with Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC to repurchase $325 ... of the Company,s previously authorized program to repurchase up ... --> --> Under ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... , Feb. 4, 2016  SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ... it has entered into a settlement agreement with ... fully resolving the SEC,s investigation into possible violations ... the terms of the settlement agreement, SciClone has ... including disgorgement, pre-judgment interest and a penalty.  This ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: