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 ...

dateOct 30, 2009 in Medical research
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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, ...

dateOct 30, 2009 in Medical research
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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 ...

dateOct 30, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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