An international team of investigators has identified the first human antibodies that can neutralize different strains of virus responsible for outbreaks of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). The researchers used a mouse model and in vitro assays (lab tests) to test the neutralizing activity of the antibodies.
Health Canada is warning consumers not to use the product Encore Tabs for Men, because it contains an undeclared pharmaceutical ingredient similar to the approved drug tadalafil.
New evidence supports the link between genetic factors and certain adverse events related to smallpox vaccination. The study, published in the July 15 issue of the Journal of Infectious Diseases, now available online, may have implications for predicting adverse events from other live vaccines.
Researchers at UCLA have successfully manipulated nanomaterials to create a new drug-delivery system that promises to solve the challenge of the poor water solubility of today?s most promising anticancer drugs and thereby increase their effectiveness.
With the summer steak season in swing indoors and outdoors, cooks can season the meat on the grill and provide some protection against cancer all at the same time.
Researchers in Tuebingen, Germany, investigated the possibility of isolating stem cells from human testicular parenchyma and whether those cells could them be differentiated into the different tissues of the three human germ layers: mesoderm, endoderm and ectoderm.
Spectrum Laboratory Products, Inc, (Spectrum), Gardena, California, is initiating a voluntary nationwide recall of Caffeine Citrated, Powder, Purified, after receiving a complaint about potential sub potency.
The Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative signed an agreement today to address a major obstacle in AIDS vaccine development: the design of candidate vaccines to elicit neutralizing antibodies against HIV.
A widely used diabetes drug dramatically boosted the potency of platinum-based cancer drugs when administered together to a variety of cancer cell lines and to mice with tumors, scientists from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute report.
In 1928, Alexander Fleming opened the door to treating bacterial infections when he stumbled upon the first known antibiotic in a penicillium mold growing in a discarded experiment.