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2 hrs ago | Fox News

Dr. Manny: Ebola will not be a problem in the US

It's part of the Hippocratic Oath that all doctors must take: "I will use treatment to help the sick according to my ability and judgment..." That oath became an urgent reality recently in the form of Dr. Kent Brantly, a doctor fighting for his life as he suffers the devastating effects of the Ebola virus - and one of two Americans to contract the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Biology, Science, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2 hrs ago | Stanford

High schoolers bring curiosity, open minds to Stanford internships

With school out for high schools across the Bay Area, students turn toward Stanford labs to find internships.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Education Etc., Biology, Science, Marketing, Family, Teenagers

3 hrs ago | Newswise

Cancer Research Institute to Bestow Top Scientific Prize for...

August 1, 2014 - The Cancer Research Institute , a New York-based nonprofit committed to the discovery and development of immune system-based cancer treatments, will present its annual William B. Coley Award for Distinguished Research in Tumor Immunology to four individuals for their collective contributions to the discovery of the programmed cell ... (more)

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

8 hrs ago | Kansas City InfoZine

Identifying Factors Contributing to Successful Stem Cell Transplants

Infants who received transplants within the first 3.5 months of life had the best outcomes.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research, Biology, Science

12 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

New guidelines help keep asthma out of 'yellow zone'

If you have asthma, you may have an asthma action plan with a "stoplight system" to help you recognize and respond to changes and understand when symptoms are getting worse and need more attention.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Yoga, Fitness

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Newswise

Female Baby Boomers with Asthma? You May Need Help

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - Women over the age of 65 face numerous barriers to good health: an increased risk for obesity, greater struggles against poverty and higher rates of asthma with worse health outcomes.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Asthma, Health, Arlington Heights, IL, Biology, Science, Allergy and Immunology, Depression

Newswise

Make Sure Your Kids and their Classrooms are Ready for Back-to-School

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL. - Your kids may be enjoying the lazy days of summer, but if they have asthma, allergies, or both, they need to be prepared for back-to-school.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Asthma, Health, Arlington Heights, IL, Biology, Science, Allergy and Immunology

CNN

Vaccine tests planned

The National Institutes of Health will begin testing an experimental Ebola vaccine in people as early as September, the NIH announced Thursday.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, University of Texas Medical Branch, Biology, Science

Hispanic Business

Patent Issued for Single-Pulse Activation of the Cholinergic...

Since then, research as continued to explore the relationship between stimulation of the CAP and modulation of inflammatory disorders.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Biology, Science, Inflammation, Medicine, Health

The Courier

Cancer researchers study immune system response from ground-breaking angle

GROUNDBREAKING research into how the human body's immune system responds to cancer is under way at Ballarat's Fiona Elsey Cancer Research Institute and it is already receiving international acclaim.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Biology, Science

Medical News Today

New study reveals how a potential HIV drug exacts its toll on viral populations

Fifteen years ago, MIT professor John Essigmann and colleagues from the University of Washington had a novel idea for an HIV drug.

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Related Topix: University of Washington, Biology, Chemistry, University of Chicago

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Nuvo ResearchA announces 2014 second quarter results

The trial is a 160-subject, randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled, 4-arm multi-centre trial to assess the efficacy and safety of a regimen of five WF10 infusions for the treatment of patients with moderate to severe persistent allergic rhinitis.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Healthcare Law, Law

KRNV-TV Reno

Ebola virus threat to U-S?

Concerns about the deadly Ebola virus were turned up a notch after it was revealed one of the latest American victims to die from the virus, came close to traveling by plane to the United States.

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Related Topix: Microbiology, Biology, Science

Hispanic Business

Patent Issued for HIV Dna Vaccine Methods of Use

In that year alone, HIV/AIDS-associated illnesses claimed the lives of approximately 3 million people worldwide.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Inventions, Science / Technology, Biology

New York Daily News

Why is there not yet a cure for Ebola?

In the age of modern medicine, scientists are feverishly working to find a cure for the deadly Ebola virus, which can kill up to 90% of those it infects.

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Related Topix: Microbiology, Biology, Science

BioSpace

Pfizer Inc. Grabs Baxter International, Inc.'s Portfolio Of Marketed Vaccines For $635 Million

Baxter Announces Divestiture of Commercial Vaccines Business to Pfizer DEERFIELD, Ill., Jul 30, 2014 -- Baxter International Inc. BAX -0.17% today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its two commercially marketed vaccines and related production facilities to Pfizer Inc. for a total cash consideration of $635 million, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Baxter International, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Pfizer, Biotech, Deerfield, IL, Influenza, Health, Lyme Disease, Biology, Science

SooToday

Gifford-Jones: Salt: Is too much causing autoimmune disease?

What comes crashing down with excessive salt? Dr Stephen Havas, Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Maryland says, "The number of deaths from excess salt is equivalent to a commuter jet crashing every day in the U.S." During a recent visit to the Harvard Medical School, I also learned that too much salt may be causing autoimmune diseases ... (more)

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Related Topix: Multiple Sclerosis, Crohn's Disease, Health, Biology, Science, Opinion

Switched

The Real Reason We Still Don't Have A Vaccine For Ebola

More than 600 people have died in a recent outbreak of the Ebola virus raging through Africa -- that even includes doctors caring for patients with the disease.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

SFGate

Consider possible risks before using 'workout' pills

Dr. Massoud Mahmoudi is board certified in Internal Medicine and Allergy & Immunology.

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Related Topix: Allergy and Immunology, Medicine, Biology, Science

CiteULike

Cancer immunoediting: integrating immunity's roles in cancer suppression and promotion.

Science , Vol. 331, No. 6024. , pp. 1565-1570, doi:10.1126/science.1203486 To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.

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