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When Will Researchers Finally Develop an Effective Malaria Vaccine?

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October 27, 2013
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This week's guest is Dr. Christian G. Meyer, an infectious disease expert from the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine in Hamburg.


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Fast Track: Treatments for Alzheimer's, Post-Surgical Pain, and Oral Mucositis

Fast Track: Treatments for Alzheimer's, Post-Surgical Pain, and Oral Mucositis

Ivanhoe (Sep. 10, 2013) Researchers are on the fast track to develop a treatment designed to reduce neuro-psychiatric symptoms, or NPS, in patients with moderate to severe Alzheimer's disease. Researchers are also getting the green light to develop a treatment that could prevent post-surgical chronic pain. Another potential breakthrough in the fast lane: a treatment for oral mucositis.
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New Vaccine Boasts 100 Percent Effectiveness Against Malaria

New Vaccine Boasts 100 Percent Effectiveness Against Malaria

Newsy (Aug. 8, 2013) The vaccine, called PfSPZ, is made of Plasmodium falciparum, the parasite that causes malaria, and weakened sporozoites.
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Experts in Africa Optimistic on Potential Malaria Vaccine

Experts in Africa Optimistic on Potential Malaria Vaccine

AFP (Oct. 8, 2013) Experts in Africa, the continent worst-hit by malaria, reacted with optimism but also caution on Tuesday at hopes that the first vaccine against the killer disease may soon reach the market.
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UK's Glaxo Smith Kline Aims to Market First Malaria Vaccine

UK's Glaxo Smith Kline Aims to Market First Malaria Vaccine

Reuters (Oct. 8, 2013) British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline will seek marketing approval for the world's first malaria vaccine next year after trial data showed it significantly cut cases of the disease in African children. As Joanna Partridge reports it will be welcome news for a UK company recently battered by a corruption scandal in China.
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