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The early stage clinical trial of the GSK Ebola vaccine declared safe for further testing. The GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Ebola vaccine has passed the safety test in early stage clinical trials, according to new clinical data released by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in America on November 26, 2014....

menu calorie labeling

Furthering its anti-obesity agenda, the Obama government makes menu calorie labeling compulsory. In a bid to tackle escalating obesity rates, the United States FDA (Food and Drug Association) has finally made menu calorie labeling a compulsory practice. The administration announced the new rules on Tuesday, November 25, 2014, which now makes...

Bill keevil_anti-microbial copper_Ebola

A British research has found that anti-microbial copper could play a big role in preventing the spread of Ebola.   A research by University of Southampton in England has found that anti-microbial copper could be a part of preventive strategy against Ebola. By replacing surfaces that come in direct...

Canada Ebola vaccine clinical trials 2014

Third Ebola vaccine to be tested in Europe, Gabob and Kenya. Another experimental Ebola vaccine, developed by the Canadian government will undergo clinical trials in Europe, Gabon and Kenya, after being initially tested in the US. The vaccine, licensed to NewLink Genetics, will be injected into healthy volunteers, mostly...

milk calcium study fractures

New research in Sweden suggests that milk might not provide total protection from fractured bones. A new research published in the British Medical Journal suggests that drinking large amounts of milk might not be a guard against bone fractures. The research, which was conducted in Sweden, suggests that women...

US Doctor tests positive for Ebola in New York

A Doctors Without Borders (MSF) physician has tested positive for Ebola in New York after working in west Africa.   A doctor from Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), who recently returned to New York from Ebola-affected west Africa, has tested positive for the virus, as per the state health officials of the city. Craig...

Microscopic view of the ebola virus

A rapid diagnostic test for Ebola may be available for clinical trials by October end, say French developers.   French scientists have devised a rapid diagnostic test for Ebola akin to the easy-to-use home pregnancy tests, through which a diagnosis can be made under 15 minutes, it was announced...