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Related StoriesCornell biomedical engineers develop 'super natural killer cells' to destroy cancers cells in lymph nodesViralytics enters into scientific trial collaboration contract with MSDMD Anderson research reveals why chemotherapy medicines not effective for many pancreatic cancer patients Utilizing a panel of antisense oligonucleotides , small items of modified DNA designed to bind to mRNA targets, they screened for new splicing regulatory elements in the PK-M gene. The theory was that one or more ASOs would bind to a region of the RNA needed for splicing in exon 10 and reveal that site by preventing splicing of exon 10 from happening. Continue reading

Arizona will receive 22,500 additional dosages of flu vaccine Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano announced today that Arizona will receive 22, 500 additional dosages of flu vaccine as early as Wednesday, and can distribute the vaccine to neighborhood health departments within the next week. Approximately $70,000 from the allocation will be utilized for a public consciousness campaign to educate residents about how to avoid contracting the flu indications-doses-and-safety-tips.html . Related StoriesNew vaccine candidate shows great guarantee at fighting respiratory syncytial virusKey part of MRSA vaccine puzzle unearthedGHIT Fund invests $10.7 million to battle malaria, TB, leishmaniasis and dengueDepartment of Health Services Director Catherine Eden said the additional flu shots will be geared to the elderly, kids 6 months through 23 months old, persons with chronic health conditions, such as diabetes and asthma, and people with weakened immune systems. Continue reading

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