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FDA Warns VaxGen On Anthrax Vaccine

The Food and Drug Administration has warned the manufacturers of a new vaccine for anthrax for making false claims about the purity and effectiveness// of the vaccine. VaxGen Inc was accused of inflating the claims based on a few studies, the data for which is not enough for issuing such statements. ..The FDA took umbrage to a promotional handed out by the company in October, which claimed that...

Nic Vax, A vaccine to put off smoking -No smoke without fire!

Time is ripe for researchers in the United States to begin studies about a vaccine that makes a person immune to the euphoric sensations of smoking//. ....Nic vax, the name of the vaccine is undergoing trials, and if this works, it will find itself on the shelves in 2 years time. ....The vaccine targets the pleasure inducing sensations owing to nicotine addiction, and impairs them. This results...

Novavax Says Bird Flu Vaccines Effective

Novavax Inc. said Monday its virus-like particle vaccines were effective in preclinical studies in protecting// against different strains of the bird flu virus, and its shares surged in after-hours trading. ..The studies involved two of Novavax's H5N1 influenza virus-like particle, or VLP vaccines, one targeting the Indonesia strain of pandemic flu and another targeting the Viet Nam strain. Mice...

Near Victory Over Vivax Strain of Malaria

Australia - The scientists from the Menzies School of Health Research (MSHR), in Darwin, are ecstatic, following a path breaking research in the treatment// of vivax strain of malaria. ..Finding effective treatment for malaria has been a challenge and this study is perhaps the first of its kind to combat drug resistant strains of vivax malaria found in the Asia pacific region. ....It is estima...

Cell Genesys Reports Additional Data From Phase 2 Clinical Trial of GVAX Immunotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer

Cell Genesys, Inc. (Nasdaq: CEGE) today announced follow-up data from a Phase 2 clinical trial of GVAX immunotherapy for pancreatic cancer which was conducted by the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center. The trial enrolled 60 patients with operable pancreatic cancer who received GVAX after surgical resection of their tumor and adjuvant radiation and chemotherapy. The median overall survival...

Antifolate Drugs may Be Effective in Treating P Vivax Malaria

Researchers of HealthNet TPO Malaria and Leishmaniasis Control Programme in Pakistan, have revealed that antifolate drugs may be effective in treating P vivax malaria. ......Toby Leslie, M.Sc., and colleagues tested the relative efficacy and safety of two antifolate drugs (sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine and chlorproguanil-dapsone) against P vivax malaria and compared each with chloroquine. ......T...
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