Tag: Experimental

Experimental mRNA-based HIV vaccines enter human trials

March 18, 2022

Biotechnology company Moderna Inc. (Moderna) has commenced a Phase 1 human trial testing three different mRNA vaccines that targets HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). The success of the “safe and highly effective” COVID-19 vaccines enabled this opportunity, run in association with The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, US. The idea this time is similar: […]

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Experimental food product shown to alleviate dengue symptoms

September 21, 2021

A food product consumed continuously for two months was shown to reduce main symptoms of dengue fever, according to a joint clinical trial by the Japanese Kirin Central Research Institute, part of Kirin Holdings Co. Ltd. (Kirin Holdings), and the University of Malaya (UM), Malaysia. The product, known as the Lactococcus lactis strain plasma (LC-Plasma), […]

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Experimental ankle exoskeleton system increases walking speed

April 26, 2021

Engineers at Stanford University have developed a prototype ankle exoskeleton system that was able to increase a person’s walking speed by at least 40% in an experimental setting. The ankle exoskeleton – which attaches around the shin and into an integrated walking shoe –could help many people overcome the frustrating problem of slower-than-desired-walking. The ankle […]

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