Archive: 10/30/2009

Progress made on group B streptococcus vaccine

Scientists supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, have completed a Phase II clinical study that indicates a vaccine to prevent Group B Streptococcus ...

Oct 30, 2009
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Unlocking mysteries of the brain with PET

Inflammatory response of brain cells—as indicated by a molecular imaging technique—could tell researchers more about why certain neurologic disorders, such as migraine headaches and psychosis in schizophrenic patients, ...

Oct 30, 2009
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Say yes to a clinical trial; it may be good for your health

Patients with chronic heart failure who agree to take part in clinical trials have a better prognosis than those who do not, according to a study reported in the November European Journal of Heart Failure.(1) The finding, say th ...

Oct 30, 2009
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Magnetism Turns Drug Release On and Off

Many medical conditions, such as cancer, diabetes and chronic pain, require medications that cannot be taken orally, but must be dosed intermittently, on an as-needed basis, over a long period of time. A few delivery techniques ...

Oct 30, 2009
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