Archive: 05/19/2009

Glaxo offers WHO 50 million pandemic vaccines

(AP) -- Drug giant GlaxoSmithKline said it has offered to donate 50 million doses of a pandemic vaccine to the World Health Organization in the event of a global flu outbreak, according to a company spokesman.

May 19, 2009
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Mutant genes in high-risk childhood leukemias identified

A research team has pinpointed a new class of gene mutations, which identify cases of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) that have a high risk of relapse and death. The finding suggests specific drugs that could ...

May 19, 2009
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Consumers remain upbeat

Despite the global recession and the crisis in the banking sector, consumer confidence in financial services remains intact, according to a report compiled for the Nottingham University Business School.

May 19, 2009
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Faithful males do not bring flowers

(PhysOrg.com) -- Fairy-wrens are notorious for their infidelity: despite living in seemingly harmonious monogamous pairs, females produce mostly illegitimate young, and males spend more time courting other ...

May 19, 2009
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