Vaccination
UN: Possible to eradicate malaria, but probably not soon  ABC NEWS · 1 day
The World Health Organization says it's theoretically possible to wipe out malaria, but probably not with the flawed vaccine and other control methods being used at the moment more
Anti-vaccine activist shoves California lawmaker  ABC NEWS · 2 days
An anti-vaccine activist has been cited for assault after pushing a California lawmaker on a sidewalk near the Capitol more
Analyzing genomes to improve disease control in poultry  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Marek's disease—a highly contagious viral disease caused by a herpesvirus—is a constant threat to poultry worldwide. It is also one of the most preventable diseases with vaccination. However, while vaccines prevent poultry... more
Texas cities increasingly susceptible to large measles outbreaks  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
The growing number of children arriving at Texas schools unvaccinated makes the state increasingly vulnerable to measles outbreaks in cities large and small, according to a computer simulation. The findings indicate that... more
Plant protection: Researchers develop new modular vaccination kit  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Simple, fast and flexible: it could become significantly easier to vaccinate plants against viruses in future. Scientists have developed a new method for this purpose. It enables the rapid identification and production... more
Plant protection: Researchers develop new modular vaccination kit  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
It could become significantly easier to vaccinate plants against viruses in the future. Scientists at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU), the Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry (IPB) and the National Research Council... more
Urgency for vaccine grows as virus ravages China's pigs  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Scientists are working to develop a vaccine to help guard the world's pork supply as a deadly virus ravages Asia's pig herds. more
Religion may play role in HPV vaccination rate for female college students  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
It's been more than a decade since a vaccine was introduced to prevent contraction of human papillomavirus, the most common sexually transmitted disease in... more
Should doctors accept unvaccinated children as patients?  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Four in 10 parents say they are very or somewhat likely to move their child to a different provider if their doctor sees families who refuse all childhood vaccines, according to a new national... more
Researchers gain new insights into the mechanism of vaccine-induced T cell immunity  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A team led by the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research has gained new insights into the mechanism of vaccine-induced T cell immunity utilizing... more
Study predicts modest impact from additional dose of rotavirus vaccine  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Giving children an additional dose of rotavirus vaccine when they are nine months old would provide only a modest improvement in the vaccine's effectiveness in low-income countries, according... more
The first chlamydia vaccine has passed a major test  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
A clinical trial for a vaccine against the sexually transmitted disease found that the product provoked an immune response. more
[Research Articles] Evaluating strategies to improve rotavirus vaccine impact during the second year of life in Malawi  Science Magazine · 1 week
Rotavirus vaccination has substantially reduced the incidence of rotavirus-associated gastroenteritis (RVGE) in high-income countries,... more
Chlamydia vaccine shows promise after a successful clinical trial  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A vaccine against the sexually transmitted infection (STI) chlamydia is now a substantial step closer to reality after successfully passing its Phase 1 clinical trial. more
[Editors' Choice] Broadening vaccine strategies to induce HIV broadly neutralizing antibodies  Science Magazine · 1 week
Vaccination with anti-idiotype antibodies can activate and target germline B cell precursors of HIV broadly neutralizing antibodies. more
New insights into the mechanism of vaccine-induced T cell immunity  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Medical researchers have gained new insights into the mechanism of vaccine-induced T cell immunity, including regulation, gene expression and metabolic pathways. This study used samples from a Phase... more
Anti-viral immune discovery could lead to better vaccines  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers have identified a molecular switch that impacts immune responses to viral infections, and whether or not protective antibodies are produced. The team also made the surprising discovery that the immune system... more
Ohio State research in flu protection starts at county fairs  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
For researchers with The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, the work to identify new flu strains and increase the effectiveness of the flu vaccine begins in... more
Thermally stable TB vaccine closer to reality thanks to microscopic silica cages  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A new method prevents crucial vaccine components from spoiling outside of a fridge -- meaning a thermally stable vaccine that can be reliably delivered... more
NIH-funded clinical trial will evaluate seasonal influenza vaccines with two experimental adjuvants  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
An early-stage clinical trial is evaluating two licensed seasonal influenza vaccines, administered with or without novel adjuvants, for their safety and ability to generate... more
NIH awards $2.3 million for pilot project to develop opioid vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The NIH has awarded $2.3M for a pilot project, led by Boston Children's Hospital, to develop a vaccine that would protect people with opioid use disorder... more
New technique protects promising TB vaccine from heat damage  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Scientists working on a new tuberculosis vaccine have achieved a major step forward by showing that a promising TB antigen and a novel vaccine adjuvant can be protected from heat... more
Federal experts’ advice on HPV vaccine could leave adults confused  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Vaccination decisions are usually pretty straightforward. People either meet the criteria for the vaccine based on their age or other factors or they don't. But when a federal... more
Major step toward creation of vaccine that could neutralize ‘superbug’  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers from the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute have taken a major step toward the creation of vaccine that could neutralize the culprit behind a growing public health... more
New nanovaccine for deadly skin cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Tel Aviv scientists have published their version of a vaccine against the deadly skin cancer malignant melanoma, which arises from the pigment producing cells of the skin. This is the most feared form of skin cancer,... more
Tel Aviv researchers develop a nano-vaccine for the most aggressive skin cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Researchers at Tel Aviv University have developed a novel nano-vaccine for melanoma, the most aggressive type of skin cancer. more
Medical News Today: Hepatitis A becomes health emergency in Florida  MNT · 3 weeks
The state of Florida has declared the current hepatitis A outbreak a 'public health emergency,' and officials encourage inhabitants to get vaccinated. more
Novel nano-vaccine for melanoma  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have developed a novel nano-vaccine for melanoma, the most aggressive type of skin cancer. Their approach has so far proven effective in preventing the development of melanoma in mouse models and in treating primary tumors and metastases that result... more
Scientists develop novel nano-vaccine for melanoma  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Researchers at Tel Aviv University have developed a novel nano-vaccine for melanoma, the most aggressive type of skin cancer. Their innovative approach has so far proven effective in preventing the development of melanoma in mouse models... more
Scientists develop novel nano-vaccine for melanoma  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Injection of nanoparticle has proven effective in mouse models, researchers say. more
Medical News Today: Vaccinations do not raise risk of multiple sclerosis  MNT · 3 weeks
A study of more than 200,000 people in Germany, including 12,000 with multiple sclerosis, has concluded that vaccinations are not a risk factor for MS. more
Study finds fewer deaths among elderly intensive care patients vaccinated against influenza  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
It appears that an influenza vaccine does not just work when it comes to influenza. A new study shows that elderly people who have... more
Flu vaccine reduces risk of early death for elderly intensive care patients  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
An influenza vaccine does not just work when it comes to influenza. A new study shows that elderly people who have been admitted to... more
Uganda begins largest trial of experimental Ebola vaccine  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Uganda begins largest trial of experimental Ebola vaccine expected to be deployed in Congo more
Combination of vaccine and medicated cream can reduce recurrence of genital herpes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Yale investigators have shown that the combination of a vaccine and a medicated cream is a promising strategy to dramatically reduce the recurrence of... more
Can a combination immune therapy reduce genital herpes outbreaks?  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Investigators have shown that the combination of a vaccine and a medicated cream is a promising strategy to dramatically reduce the recurrence of genital herpes. more
New vaccine against Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) elicits strong immune response  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
An experimental vaccine against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), one of the leading causes of infectious disease deaths in infants, has shown early promise in a Phase... more
A proof of concept for structure-based vaccine design targeting RSV in humans  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Technologies that define the atomic-level structure of neutralization-sensitive epitopes on viral surface proteins are transforming vaccinology and guiding new vaccine development approaches. Previously, iterative... more
Vaccinations not a risk factor for multiple sclerosis  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Data from over 12,000 multiple sclerosis (MS) patients formed the basis of a new study which investigated the population's vaccination behavior in relation to MS. It showed that five years before their... more
[Research Articles] Snake fang-inspired stamping patch for transdermal delivery of liquid formulations  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
A flexible microneedle patch that can transdermally deliver liquid-phase therapeutics would enable direct use of existing, approved drugs and vaccines, which are mostly in... more
Treating ischemia via recruitment of antigen-specific T cells  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Ischemic diseases are a leading cause of mortality and can result in autoamputation of lower limbs. We explored the hypothesis that implantation of an antigen-releasing scaffold, in animals previously vaccinated with the... more
Research identifies the SIGN-R1 molecule responsible for influenza virus recognition  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A team of researchers from the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB, affiliated to USI Università della Svizzera italiana, Switzerland) have discovered and identified a molecule—SIGN-R1—capable of recognizing... more
New gene-editing study finds protective genes against Zika virus  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Tel Aviv scientists have discovered certain genes that protect the host organism against attack by Zika virus, raising hopes of an eventual vaccine or cure for this dreaded viral disease. more
New vaccine shows promise against toughest HIV strains  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A new study reports successful immunization against a so-far invincible “death star” strain of an HIV-related laboratory virus (SIVmac239) and another tough strain. The new approach also achieves long-term protection with a... more
One dose of HPV vaccine may be enough  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 month
One dose of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine has comparable effectiveness to 2 or 3 doses for preventing cervical pre-cancer, according to a new study. more
One dose of HPV vaccine has comparable effectiveness to two or three doses  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 month
One dose of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine has comparable effectiveness to two or three doses for preventing cervical pre-cancer, according to a... more
[Research Articles] AAV-delivered eCD4-Ig protects rhesus macaques from high-dose SIVmac239 challenges  Science Magazine · 1 month
A number of simian and simian human immunodeficiency viruses (SIV and SHIV, respectively) have been used to assess the efficacy of HIV-1 vaccine strategies. Among these,... more
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