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New immunization strategy could halve the doses for stopping computer virus spreading

Physics / General Physics

created Aug 18, 2008 | popularity 3.9 / 5 (23) | comments 4

Researchers have developed a new immunization strategy that requires up to 50% fewer immunization doses compared with the current most efficient strategy. The new strategy could be used to prevent the spread of human epidemics ...





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A Better Shot at Immunization

Physics / General Physics

created Jul 16, 2008 | popularity 3.9 / 5 (7) | comments 3

A new immunization strategy could reduce the vaccine doses needed to protect a population from disease (and reduce the antivirus updates required to protect a network of computers) by as much as 50%.


Fighting cancer before tumor grows

Medicine & Health / Cancer

created May 27, 2008 | popularity 4.3 / 5 (4) | comments 0

Researchers in Heidelberg have discovered a new strategy for an immunization against certain forms of cancer. They have determined that immune cells react strongly to the modified proteins in tumor cells in which a DNA repair ...


Half-dose flu shot appears to produce immune response in young, healthy adults

Medicine & Health / Medications

created Dec 08, 2008 | popularity 2.5 / 5 (2) | comments 0

Individuals younger than 50 who have been previously vaccinated do not appear to have a substantially different immune response to a half-dose of influenza vaccine than to a full dose, according to a report in the December ...


Novel method of immunization that completely eliminates malaria parasites

Biology /

created Feb 02, 2009 | popularity 3 / 5 (2) | comments 0

Singapore scientists report that they have discovered a novel method of immunization that completely eliminates the malaria parasites in both stages of the parasite's development.


TB breakthrough could lead to stronger vaccine

Medicine & Health / Research

created Mar 03, 2009 | popularity 3.7 / 5 (3) | comments 1

A breakthrough strategy to improve the effectiveness of the only tuberculosis vaccine approved for humans provided superior protection against the deadly disease in a pre-clinical test, report scientists at The University ...


3.4 million deaths averted through GAVI-funded immunization programs

Medicine & Health / Health

created Oct 29, 2008 | popularity 5 / 5 (2) | comments 0

3.4 million deaths will be averted in the world's poorest countries through immunisation funded by the GAVI Alliance between 2000 and 2008, according to new data released by the World Health Organization (WHO).


Providing hope in Africa’s battle against cervical cancer

Providing hope in Africa’s battle against cervical cancer

Medicine & Health / Cancer

created Mar 26, 2009 | popularity not rated yet | comments 0

(PhysOrg.com) -- A global conference, organised by Oxford University's Africa-Oxford Cancer Consortium (AfrOx) and Cardiff University, is to set down a strategy for preventing cervical cancer in Africa and ...


Gestures lend a hand in learning mathematics

Medicine & Health / Psychology & Psychiatry

created Feb 24, 2009 | popularity 4 / 5 (3) | comments 2

Gesturing helps students develop new ways of understanding mathematics, according to research at the University of Chicago.


Researchers discover strategy for predicting the immunity of vaccines

Medicine & Health / Research

created Nov 23, 2008 | popularity 3 / 5 (2) | comments 0

In the first study of its kind, researchers at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center and Emory Vaccine Center, Emory University, have developed a multidisciplinary approach involving immunology, genomics and bioinformatics ...


New combustion strategy accelerates hydrogen-engine development

New combustion strategy accelerates hydrogen-engine development

Technology / Engineering

created Mar 16, 2009 | popularity 4.1 / 5 (13) | comments 1

(PhysOrg.com) -- Car manufacturers aspire to create hydrogen-powered vehicles that could one day allow energy-efficient, cost-effective travel that emits no greenhouse gases or other pollutants. To further ...



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