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Vaccine for Ebola By Novavax Triggers Immune Response

Novavax's Ebola vaccine shows human immune response

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The Ebola Vaccine by Novavax Inc. has helped healthy people to develop an immune response against this deadly and popular virus in an early trial.   In a randomized study put in comparison against a placebo, the vaccine activated and ...

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Study Links HIV Progression to Cholesterol Metabolism

HIV progression connected to cholesterol metabolism

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Researchers belonging to the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health recently conducted a study which shows a connection between metabolism and cholesterol in immune cells and HIV progression. The discovery could help scientists develop new treatments for HIV. ...

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Liberian Woman Killed By Ebola

Liberia Confirms New Ebola Case as Outbreak Spreads

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A woman from Liberia has died from the famous epidemic Ebola which had gained a lot of attention on the media and the internet in past months. The death was caused shortly after being admitted in the hospital, making it ...

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Bluebird Bio’s Early Research Shows Positive Results to Treat Sickle-Cell

Sickle-Cell Gene Therapy From Bluebird Bio Appears Encouraging In Early Results

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The first individual, affected by severe SCD (sickle-cell disease), who is to be treated with LentiGlobin BB305 made by Bluebird Bio seems to be working as expected so far. According to the researchers, the LentiGlobin BB305 works by correcting the ...

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Health Leaders Urge the Need of Rapid Response Unit for Ebola

Post-Ebola rapid response unit needed, health leaders tell G7

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This weekend, the G7 leaders will be requested by Global health leaders this weekend to back the creation of a specialist response unit for facing outbreaks of infectious killer diseases. The move shows on the way in which the WHO ...

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Titan Krios Microscope Could Heal Infectious Diseases

Underground Microscope Could Lead to Curing Infectious Diseases. /Imgur

Researchers from University of Virginia are using an underground microscope to make discoveries about many different strains of bacteria. The Titan Krios microscope is buried below the Fontaine Research Park, under tons of concrete, to keep it completely stable. There are only ...

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Man With Ebola Symptoms Tests Negative for the Disease

Tarrant County man with symptom tests negative for Ebola

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A Tarrant County man who was under observation for signs of Ebola post his return from Liberia has tested to be not affected with this deadly and popular disease, said health officials on Thursday evening. The man sought care after ...

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Newer Technology Could Surpass Vaccines in Eradicating Polio

60 years after a vaccine, new technology may finally eradicate polio

Several vaccination programs are being conducted all over the world in the attempt to completely eradicate polio, but without full success. However, a new technology could change all of that- a simple microneedle patch, when applied to the skin, could ...

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How Can the Polio Virus Cure Brain Cancer

At Duke, Hope for a miracle in treating brain cancer

The findings of a new study conducted by a team of researchers at the Duke University have revealed a surprising new treatment for brain cancer. Apparently, polio virus could be used to cure patients affected by this disease successfully. The ...

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