Sebelius and Daulaire issue statement on World Health Day

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs Nils Daulaire issued a statement on Friday related to the 65th anniversary of the World Health Organization. Read More »

CDC issues health advisory on human infections with novel avian influenza

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a health advisory on Friday related to human infections with novel influenza A (H7N9) viruses in China. Read More »

Pradaxa could increase risk of viral infections

Researchers at the University of North Carolina have recently found that the newly approved blood thinner Pradaxa, which blocks a key component of human blood clotting, could increase the risk of some viral infections. Read More »

CDC begins work on a vaccination against H7N9 flu

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Thursday that they have begun making a seed vaccine to fight against the new H7N9 flu in China Read More »

Evolution of antibody in HIV patient could inform vaccine development

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Anti-vaccination statements spread faster on Twitter than pro-vaccination statements

A team of Penn State University researchers recently found that anti-vaccination sentiments spread more easily than pro-vaccination sentiments and the results could help health officials improve strategies for vaccination awareness campaigns. Read More »

Hepatitis A found to cloak in membranes stolen from infected cells

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Cancer drug found to be effective against malaria

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CEL-SCI and NIAID collaborate on bird flu study

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Transgene to present new data on hepatitis treatments

Transgene SA, a Strasbourg, France-based biopharmaceutical company, announced on Monday that it would report positive pre-clinical and clinical data on hepatitis drug candidates at the European Association for the Study of the Liver Conference. Read More »

Study of bird flu mutation offers vaccine clue

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Bird-borne virus may help treat prostate cancer

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PAHO issues regional influenza update for epidemiological week 12

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NovaDel announces signing of definitive NovaMist agreement

NovaDel Pharma, Inc., a Bridgewater, New Jersey-based specialty pharmaceutical company, announced on Monday that it signed a definitive agreement to sell its NovaMist technology and other assets to Suda, Ltd. Read More »

Diclegis approved by FDA for pregnant women experiencing nausea and vomiting

The Food and Drug Administration approved Diclegis on Monday to treat women who are experiencing nausea and vomiting. Read More »

New partnership formed between Square 1 Bank and SteadyMed Therapeutics, Inc.

Square 1 Bank provided a $3 million term loan to SteadyMed Therapeutics, Inc., on Monday for the development of its proprietary PatchPump technology and to complete clinical trials for FDA Approval. Read More »

UOSSM calls for WHO assistance for leishmania outbreak

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IDRI and Medicago will present at World Vaccine Congress

The Infectious Disease Research Institute and Medicago, Inc., announced on Tuesday that they will present positive interim Phase I clinical results for a H5N1 vaccine candidate at the World Vaccine Congress on April 17. Read More »

Three people infected with Influenza A in Shanghai and Jiangsu

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2013 Maryland BioGENEius Challenge names finalists

The MdBio Foundation recently named Havisha Garimella and Joy Zeng as the finalists of the 2013 Maryland BioGENEius Challenge, a premier national competition for high school students which recognized superb research in biotechnology. Read More »