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In an encouraging development, an investigational vaccine regimen has been shown to be well-tolerated and to have a modest effect in preventing HIV infection in a clinical trial involving more than 16,000 adult participants in Thailand.
The swine flu pandemic isn’t a simple situation. But it’s straightforward enough — a race to make enough vaccine to treat hundreds of millions of people before they’re sickened by a particularly virulent strain of flu virus, which is being spread worldwide thanks to a highly mobile global population.
Changes in the brain measured with MRI and PET scans, combined with memory tests and detection of risk proteins in body fluids, may lead to earlier and more accurate diagnosis of Alzheimer’s, according to new research reported today at the Alzheimer’s Association 2009 International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease (ICAD 2009) in Vienna.