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Archive for February 4th, 2010

GSK’s blood-stage malaria vaccine evokes strong immune response in children

Thursday, February 4, 2010 20:03

A new malaria vaccine by GlaxoSmithKline has evoked a 100-fold antibody response in childern during clinical trials conducted in the West African state of Mali.

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Oral pill to treat cystic fibrosis VX-809 by Vertex in human trials

Thursday, February 4, 2010 18:57

VX-809, an oral investigational drug to treat cystic fibrosis, has shown encouraging results in early phase clinical studies, Vertex Pharmaceuticals announced.

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Sequenom launches non-invasive Rh factor diagnosis test SensiGene Fetal RHD Genotyping

Thursday, February 4, 2010 17:52

SensiGene Fetal RHD Genotyping, a new lab test to detect the Rh factor in the fetus by Sequenom, has been launched in US market.

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Nitroglycerin can stop prostate cancer tumour growth, claims Queens study

Thursday, February 4, 2010 16:50

Nitroglycerin, the widely used explosive substance in dynamites etc, can treat prostate cancer, according to a new study.

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A1c blood test can be additional diagnostic criterion for type 2 diabetes: American endocrinologists

Thursday, February 4, 2010 15:05

A1c blood test has been approved as an additional diagnostic criterion for type 2 diabetes by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE).

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