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Local Biotech Working On World's First Malaria Vaccine

BOSTON (CBS) – A major drug maker is making strides against malaria and a local biotech company is a big part of that success.

Agenus Bio of Lexington has been working for years with drug giant GlaxoSmithKline on development of a malaria vaccine. 316 more words

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World's first malaria vaccination approved

World’s first malaria vaccination approved

European regulators give Mosquirix the green light to be used on babies at risk of the mosquito-borne disease in Africa. 153 more words

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New shingles vaccine expected in 2017 won't weaken over time

You’ve seen the commercials.

Man with searing pain, lifts up his shirt to friend or wife to show a shingles outbreak that makes you think he’d be better off with a third-degree burn. 284 more words

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ResearchKit going mainstream in big pharma as GlaxoSmithKline announces plans

A few days after Buzzfeed revealed that Purdue Pharma was investigating the use of Apple’s ResearchKit platform to assist in developing new drugs, the piece has been updated to reveal that GlaxoSmithKline has similar plans. 140 more words

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World's most sustainable businesses revealed

Unilever, Siemens and Akzo Nobel are among 24 companies that have been topped their respective industries in the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) review. 179 more words

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Paw Print Rewind #022: June 25, 2015

Editor’s Note: This is the Paw Print Rewind, a daily recap of the top news headlines.

Greenberg will appeal bailout ruling

Former AIG CEO Maurice “Hank” Greenberg will appeal Washington D.C.’s Court of Federal Claims judge Thomas Wheeler that awarded him and other shareholders no damages over the company’s 2008 bailout, according to his company Starr International. 1,338 more words

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