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New trial drug shows promise to cure, prevent malaria in single dose

Researchers across U.S and Australia have discovered a new drug, which though in its trial stage, has showed promise to cure malaria in only one single dose, besides being an effective preventive therapy too. The new study by Dr. Margaret Phillips who is the professor of Pharmacology at Southwestern showed that DSM265 – the new drug, could fall “among the first single-dose cures ...

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Anti-HIV vaccine shows promise in first human trial

A new anti-HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) antibody has been found safe and controlling HIV levels for about a month in early human trail, says a study. Use of antibodies, which are part of the immune system that helps fight infections, is called immunotherapy. The new findings suggest that immunotherapy or boosting the body’s natural defense system could soon be a ...

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Australian Researchers Open Another Frontier of Use for Aspirin

Aspirin, known for decades as the simple pain killer and later promoted to be a diluter of coagulated arteries is now being slated as healer of dementia and other neuro-cardio-vascular diseases and Australia-based Monash University is undertaking a huge clinical trial to prove or disprove it by 2018. Dementia, usually hits elderly people affecting their cognitive mind, function and memory ...

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Malaria Parasite’s Drug Resistance Decoded, Reveals Study

A recent study has revealed that malaria parasites slow down their own growth to develop resistance against powerful anti-malarial drugs. According to an international team of researchers from 11 countries, knowing how the malaria parasites develop drug resistance will help healthcare workers treat malaria patients in a better manner. “To find out exactly what the parasite cell is doing to ...

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New Vaccine for Breast Cancer Found to be Safe, No Side-Effects

Scientists at Washington University’s School of Medicine have developed a new vaccine for breast cancer and found to be safe for patients afflicted with the disease, shows results of a clinical trial. Preliminary evidence also suggested that the vaccine primed the patients’ immune system to attack tumour cells and helped slow the cancer’s progression. The new vaccine causes the body’s ...

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Will Broccoli Help Improve Autism Kids? Trial Shows

Brochcholi and its species of vegetables, containing the chemical sulforaphane, have helped autism-hit children show improvement in their behavior in a joint clinical trial held at Johns Hopkins. Autism is the fastest growing disability in the US, increasing almost at 289.5% in the past 12 years and more than 3.5 million Americans are suffering from the neuro-motor deficiency that hits ...

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