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immunization

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Introducing a flu vaccine you give yourself

Scientists develop an influenza vaccine delivered by a microneedle patch that patients could easily and painlessly self-administer.

By Sep. 4, 2013

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Not a flu shot fan? Here's a vaccine patch you give yourself

Prototype microneedle patch under study by the CDC is well received by early testers. Imagine picking up a flu vaccine at the pharmacy and administering it in the comfort of your home.

By Feb. 27, 2014

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Researchers closing in on effective malaria vaccine

The early stage clinical trial is small, but out of the 15 volunteers given the highest dose of a malaria vaccine, 12 are showing total resistance to the disease.

By Aug. 8, 2013

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What did Seth Green, Simon Pegg love in 2013? Geek celebs spill all

Which gadget geeks up Grant Imahara's living room? Which smartphone has sci-fi author John Scalzi buzzing? What's Seth Green so excited about? Crave's Bonnie Burton checks in with a dozen-plus geeky celebs.

By Dec. 19, 2013

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Text messages prompting people to get their flu shot

The overall flu vaccination rate remains low, but researchers say reminders by text will soon become the norm.

By Apr. 24, 2012

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Vaccine delivery system dissolves into thin air

A patch comprising hundreds of microscopic needles could allow laypeople to self-administer vaccines and then simply watch the patch dissolve, according to researchers at Georgia Tech.

By Jul. 19, 2010

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Gates promises $10 billion for vaccines

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will donate billions over the next 10 years to research and develop new vaccines for poor countries.

By Jan. 29, 2010

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Gates: 'Decade of Vaccines' can save 10 million lives by 2020

Microsoft co-founder turned philanthropist hopes to finally rid the world of polio and increase affordable vaccinations for various diseases.

By May. 18, 2011

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Microsoft opens Garage to spark innovation

Software giant opens a new building as part of a two-year-old initiative designed to incubate grassroots innovation at a company that sometimes struggles to find new breakthroughs.

By Jul. 19, 2011

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Mayo Clinic, Microsoft deepen health record ties

The famed health care provider will build a personal health record system, called the Mayo Clinic Health Manager, using Microsoft's HealthVault technology.

By Apr. 21, 2009