Tag: "rabies" at medical news
Health officials renew Indo-US Vaccine Action Program
...ssions to India discussed cooperation on HIV/AIDS, rabies
and malaria. Since rabid animal bites and rabies-r...in India, U.S. experts helped review the status of rabies
prevention and recommended actions that might reduce the number of people who die. Efforts also are ...
Analysis of Spanish flu cases in 1918-1920 suggests transfusions might help in bird flu pandemic
...dence in other viral diseases such as chicken pox, rabies
and hepatitis A and B. Treanor, of the infectious disease division of the University of Rochester Medical Center, identifies concerns with logistics, such as the ability to obtain, classify and prepare the blood materials in the midst of an outbre...
Scientists learn more about how viruses reproduce, spread
... and Marburg hemorrhagic fever viruses, as well as rabies
virus. "VSV is a good model of a variety of other viruses," said John Connor, Ph.D., a research assistant professor of biochemistry. "Our research has given us a better understanding of how viruses like these are able to do the nasty things they do."...
Jefferson researchers building a better rabies vaccine
...Medical College have found that a tiny change in a rabies
virus protein can turn a "safe" virus extremely de...o refine a vaccine they previously created against rabies
in wildlife, making it safer and more effective. "We have identified a molecular mechanism involved ...
Wistar emeritus professor Stanley A. Plotkin, M.D., elected to Institute of Medicine
...rowski and Dr. Tadeusz Wiktor on a vaccine against rabies
and with Dr. H. Fred Clark and Dr. Paul Offit on another against rotavirus, now awaiting approval from the Food and Drug Administration, with a decision expected from the agency in early 2006. Over the course of his career, Dr. Plotkin has served as ...
Report describes details of four transplant recipients who contracted rabies from donor
...d organs or tissue from a single donor, contracted rabies
from the transplant and subsequently died, accordi...to background information in the article. Although rabies
cases in the United States are rare, the incidence of rabies
may be underreported because of the abs...
Jefferson scientists create plant factories churning out antibodies against tumor cells
... plant-made monoclonal antibodies could neutralize rabies
virus and prevent disease in infected mice. They wanted to find out if plant-made antibodies could be effective for cancer immunotherapy. They first showed that plant-made monoclonal antibody purified from tobacco leaves could recognize, or bind to,...