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The insect vector always bites twice

...jects, or be used in endemic areas to evaluate the efficacy of existing vector control strategies, such as the use of impregnated mosquito nets. Analysis of the host-vector relationship, up to now dealt with mainly from the angle of allergic responses to bites or in the search for veterinary vaccines, constit...

Blood-brain barrier breached by new therapeutic strategy

...ses. The researchers are now trying to improve the efficacy of this delivery system and to make a stable form of siRNA that might yield even better results....

Human stem cell treatment restores motor function in paralyzed rats

...testing the human stem cell therapy for safety and efficacy in other animal models, and hopes to move to clinical trials in humans by next year. Paraplegia from spinal cord ischemia is a serious complication that occurs in 20 to 40 percent of patients undergoing a surgical process called aortic cross-clamp...

Study shows continued success for new HPV vaccine against virus responsible for cervical cancer

... dozen international medical centers evaluated the efficacy of quadrivalent vaccine targeting HPV types 6, 11,...early three years. They found a near 100 percent efficacy rate in prevention of HPV types 16 and 18. "It's the first vaccine designed specifically to prev...

Dealing deadly cancers a knockout punch

...Arizona, several presentations focused on reovirus efficacy alone or in combination with standard chemotherapies. In one study, investigators examined the tumor-killing ability of reovirus plus cisplatin, a standard chemotherapy agent, in a mouse melanoma model that included both cultured cells and live ...

Cow protein aids in treatment of gastrointestinal disorder

... and different therapeutic methods to increase the efficacy of H. pylori therapy,?says lead author Nicola de Bortoli, M.D., Ph.D., adding that “data suggest that antibiotic resistance is frequent and clinicians are realizing that use of an additional agent may be necessary for therapy.? ...

30+ AIDS vaccine clinical trials in 24 countries, research occurring on every continent

...09 and will provide preliminary information on the efficacy of this type of vaccine candidate. These results will have significant implications for the field's future research and development efforts. The company will also soon be starting an additional Phase IIb trial with the same candidate in South Africa....

Vitamins: Science doesn't always match policy

...e good study design and to establish indicators of efficacy and safety in vitamin research," he concludes. "At best, the research needed to translate scientific knowledge into policy will require a robust interaction between the public and private sectors in a regulatory framework that supports and rewards in...

OHSU surgeon implants donated tissue allografts

...cians are involved in several trials to assess the efficacy of these treatments and continue to pioneer cartilage surgery treatments. ...

Stem cells act through multiple mechanisms to benefit mice with neurodegenerative disease

...additive). This was a demonstration that stem cell efficacy could be enhanced even without the need for genetic engineering. (The drug, a glycosphingolipid biosynthesis inhibitor, is in a class of compounds called "substrate reduction therapy" drugs.) This part of the study not only represented the first "mul...

Africa's first large-scale HIV vaccine study launches

...study is known as a phase IIb or "test of concept" efficacy trial because it enables researchers to determine whether the test vaccine prevents HIV infection, results in lower HIV levels in those who become infected after vaccination or both. In addition, investigators for the South Africa vaccine trial will ...

Mechanisms involved with tumor relapse identified

...mal models of breast cancer to evaluate anti-tumor efficacy of a vaccine formulation they created. This vaccine formulation combines a heat shock protein 110 (HSP110), as an adjuvant, with a tumor antigen HER-2/neu, as a protein target expressed in breast tumors. Adjuvants are agents that are able to modify a...

UCSF brain tumor vaccine trial shows promising results

... establish the feasibility, safety and preliminary efficacy of vaccination in patients with recurrent, high-grade glioma. The trial involves two groups of six patients, both of whom receive a minimum of four injections. The first group receives biweekly vaccinations and the second receives weekly vaccination...

Cancer vaccines -- Taking a jab at cancer by stimulating the immune system

...older abstract. Researchers will present follow-up efficacy data on an FDA-approved HPV vaccine. The full embargoed abstract will be available to reporters on Saturday, April 14. Analysis of the immunological response to a MUC-1 loaded DC vaccine for human pancreatic cancer: Abstract 4896 Results from...

Genes and biomarkers that allow doctors to choose the right therapy for the right patient

...ng the factors that are predictive of toxicity and efficacy could lead to significant improvement in both the quality of treatment and outcomes." Cetuximab, an antibody that attacks the ability of cells to respond to the epidermal growth factor, has been previously shown to be effective in treating metast...

No carrier necessary: This drug delivers itself

...tals of HPPH were taken up by tumors in vivo, with efficacy comparable to conventional, surfactant-based delivery systems. A patent has been filed on this work. “In this case, the drug itself acts as its own carrier,?said Haridas Pudavar, Ph.D., UB research assistant professor of chemistry and a co-author...

Erectile dysfunction in diabetes is due to selective defect in the brain

...etween the two disorders, and may lead to improved efficacy in treatments. The study, "Lack of Central Nitric Oxide Triggers Erectile Dysfunction in Diabetes," was conducted by Hong Zheng, William G. Mayhan, and Kaushik P. Patel, Departments of Cellular and Integrative Physiology; and Keshore R. Bidasee, De...

Antivirals effectively curb influenza virus

...chinson Center-based biostatistician. "While the efficacy of antivirals to protect against influenza is crit...nsequences. Further studies to determine antiviral efficacy for reducing infectiousness would therefore be of great value," said Halloran, a member of the Hutch...

Health Canada approves cold and flu medicine

...alth Canada responsible for evaluating the safety, efficacy and quality of natural health products (NHPs) ?has...year period as the NHPD reviews supporting safety, efficacy and quality information for all natural health products. Although there are grey areas between th...

Long-term narcotics use for back pain may be ineffective and lead to abuse

...for at least three months. The research focused on efficacy of oral, transdermal, or topical opioids, where there was no pre-existing diagnosis of opioid dependence. According to the report, opioids may be effective for the short-term (less than four months) treatment of chronic low back pain, but long-ter...

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