Vaccination
Chemical 'vaccine' helps plants repel pathogens  PHYS.ORG · 1 hour
When plants come under attack from invading bacteria, viruses or fungi, they mount a two-pronged response, producing both offensive chemicals to kill invaders and defensive chemicals to prevent infestations from spreading. more
Ebola virus vaccine still effective against the infection even in low concentrations  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The Ebola virus (EBOV), variant Makona, was the causative agent of the 2014-2016 West African epidemic that took over 11,000 lives and infected nearly... more
Get Your Flu Shot Now, Doctors Advise, Especially If You're Pregnant  NPR · 2 days
Pregnant women and people with chronic health conditions such as asthma, diabetes and heart disease are particularly vulnerable to flu complications yet lag the elderly in... more
Medical News Today: Scientists may be getting closer to creating a universal flu vaccine  MNT · 4 days
A phase I clinical trial may represent the first step toward finding a universal vaccine that could prevent several influenza... more
Highly diluted candidate Ebola vaccine remains fully protective against disease in macaques  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A single dose of a highly diluted VSV-Ebola virus vaccine--approximately one-millionth of what is in the vaccine being used to help control the ongoing... more
Candidate Ebola vaccine still effective when highly diluted, macaque study finds  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
A single dose of a highly diluted VSV-Ebola virus (EBOV) vaccine -- approximately one-millionth of what is in the vaccine being used to help control the... more
Novel approach brings researchers one step closer to universal flu vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
The scourge of the influenza virus devastates health and claims many lives worldwide each year. It is especially daunting because vaccines are only protective when they... more
Lyme vaccine on the horizon, says new study  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Lyme disease is a dreaded disease caused by the bite of an infected tick. The only way to prevent it is by not getting bitten by the tick. However, this is not... more
Architecture of African swine fever virus and implications for viral assembly  Science Magazine · 6 days
African swine fever virus (ASFV) is a giant and complex DNA virus that causes a highly contagious and often lethal swine disease without vaccine available. Using... more
New effective vaccines for Lyme disease are coming  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
There is no effective vaccine currently available to prevent Lyme disease in humans. Experts from academia, government, and industry recently convened to tackle this public health challenge. Now, a new article reiterates... more
Medical News Today: Does the rotavirus vaccine prevent type 1 diabetes?  MNT · 7 days
Scientists present a link between rotavirus infection and type 1 diabetes and suggest vaccination as a method to prevent the condition. more
Scrutiny of vaccine exemptions banishes some from schools  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Parents say that New York's crackdown on medical exemptions for student vaccines is unfairly keeping children out of school more
Medical News Today: What side effects can the shingles vaccine cause?  MNT · 1 week
The shingles vaccine is effective, but it can cause side effects. Learn about the possible mild, serious, and long term side effects here. Also, learn who... more
Get vaccinated to protect yourself from flu, say Johns Hopkins experts  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Cases of the flu are already on the rise around the nation as flu season begins. Johns Hopkins Medicine experts say now is the time to... more
WHO anti-cholera vaccination campaign begins in Sudan  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
World Health Organization launches vaccination campaign in Sudan's southeastern provinces to contain cholera outbreak more
Gut immunity more developed before birth than previously thought  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
The first comprehensive look at the immune system of the fetal gut shows that it is far more developed before birth, and could help develop new maternal vaccines and reveal... more
Vaccine against gastrin may slow spread of pancreatic cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
New research suggests a vaccine that blocks a digestive hormone may slow the spread of pancreatic cancer, potentially increasing survival rates. The study, published ahead of print in the American... more
Scientists show how the immune system reacts to Ebola vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Following the dramatic Ebola epidemic in West Africa from 2013 to 2016, viral infections have spread in the Democratic Republic of Congo since 2018. Since then, more than... more
Scientists uncover details of antibody response to Ebola virus vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
In the recurring, deadly Ebola outbreaks in parts of Africa, today's health workers now have at least some tools to fight the disease: vaccines. Vaccines against Ebola have... more
Experimental vaccine offers long-term protection against Ebola  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientists show, on the molecular level, how an experimental vaccine offers long-term protection against the disease. more
Algorithm personalizes which cancer mutations are best targets for immunotherapy  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
As tumor cells multiply, they often spawn tens of thousands of genetic mutations. Figuring out which ones are the most promising to target with immunotherapy is like finding... more
Migratory DCs activate TGF-{beta} to precondition naïve CD8+ T cells for tissue-resident memory fate  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Epithelial resident memory T (eTRM) cells serve as sentinels in barrier tissues to guard against previously encountered pathogens. How eTRM... more
New discovery brings scientists closer to developing an RSV vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Scientists have made an important discovery that could lead to a vaccine that will protect against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). more
Vaccine against RSV could be in sight, researchers say  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A vaccine for the common and sometimes deadly RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) has been elusive, but scientists say a new discovery puts them much closer to success. more
Vaccine for deadly RSV could be on the way, scientists say  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A vaccine for the common and sometimes deadly RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) has been elusive, but scientists say a new discovery puts them much closer to... more
CDC advises vaccination for pregnant women against flu and whooping cough  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) has recommended that all pregnant women should be vaccinated against influenza and whooping cough to provide protection to... more
Scientists discover new patterns in the evolution of the influenza virus  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers from Skoltech have found that the devious influenza virus is capable of new patterns of evolution and mutation in order to escape treatment with the... more
Innovative pancreatic cancer treatment may rev up immune system  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A research team reports that combining a type of radiation therapy with immunotherapy not only cures pancreatic cancer in mice, but appears to reprogram the immune system to create an... more
Combination treatment cures pancreatic cancer, reprograms the immune system  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A University of Rochester Wilmot Cancer Institute research team reports that combining a type of radiation therapy with immunotherapy not only cures pancreatic cancer in mice, but appears to reprogram... more
New patterns discovered in the evolution of influenza virus  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Skoltech scientists discovered new patterns in the evolution of the influenza virus. This may help predict mutations in the viral genome and ultimately help design better vaccines. more
Influenza evolution patterns change with time, complicating vaccine design  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Skoltech scientists discovered new patterns in the evolution of the influenza virus. This may help predict mutations in the viral genome and ultimately help design better vaccines. Research results were... more
Chinese activists protest the use of traditional treatments—they want medical science  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In the West, the number of people challenging scientific authority has been growing in past decades. This has, among other things, led to a decline in... more
Unlocking the genetic secrets of the malaria parasite  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A new method to control the timing of gene deletion in the malaria parasite has been developed by researchers at the Crick, which could lead to better vaccines. more
Chinese activists criticize the use of traditional treatments, defend modern medical science  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
In the West, the number of people challenging scientific authority has been growing in past decades. This has, among other things, led to a... more
Antibiotics bug the immune response  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Changes in the gut microbiome caused by antibiotics can impair immune responses to influenza vaccination. more
EIB and Univercells sign EUR 20 million loan agreement to advance delivery of vaccines  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The European Investment Bank and Univercells S.A have signed a EUR 20 million loan agreement to support the development of... more
IFA highlights importance of flu awareness to vulnerable populations  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Today, on World Heart Day, the International Federation on Ageing (IFA) calls on all health care professionals to encourage older people and most importantly those with cardiovascular disease in their... more
Nanoparticle delivery system can make RNA vaccines more powerful  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Vaccines packaged in novel nanoparticles could offer a new way to fight cancer and infectious diseases. more
Discovery of new source of cancer antigens may expand cancer vaccine capabilities  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists have found a common, new source of tumor mutations that could offer three levels of therapy with a cancer vaccine: 1) a broadly... more
Discovery of neoantigens could widen the possibilities for universal cancer vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
For more than a decade, scientist Stephen Albert Johnston and his team at Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute have pooled their energies into an often scoffed-at,... more
New study shows response to HIV vaccine in 6 weeks  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A new study using DNA-based and protein HIV vaccines in various combinations shows that antibody and cellular immune response occurs within 6 weeks from the date of vaccination,... more
UK health secretary “seriously” considering mandating childhood vaccination  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The UK is “looking very seriously” at making vaccinations compulsory for all children attending school in England, according to the health secretary Matt Hancock. more
US Government to fund development of a 'universal flu vaccine'  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The US government is to provide up to 400 million USD in funding to develop a “universal” flu vaccination at Duke University over the next seven years. more
Mount Sinai researchers receive NIH award to develop universal flu vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have received a contract award of up to $132 million from the National Institute of Allergy... more
NIAID initiates new Collaborative Influenza Vaccine Innovation Centers program  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, has initiated the Collaborative Influenza Vaccine Innovation Centers program, a new network of research centers... more
University of Georgia signs contract with NIH to develop advanced influenza vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The University of Georgia has signed a contract with the National Institutes of Health for an initial award of $8 million to develop a... more
Potent antibody curbs Nipah and Hendra virus attack  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A monoclonal antibody has been shown to impede the fusion machinery henipaviruses use to merge with the membrane of cells they are attempting to breach. The antibody halts the attack by blocking... more
Delivery system can make RNA vaccines more powerful  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
MIT chemical engineers have developed a new type of lipid nanoparticle that can be used to deliver RNA vaccines. The particles also trigger the release of powerful immune signaling proteins that boost... more
Duke Human Vaccine Institute participates in a large national effort to improve flu shots  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
As part of a massive national effort to improve and modernize flu shots, the Duke Human Vaccine Institute has received... more
Delivery system can make RNA vaccines more powerful  MIT · 3 weeks
Vaccines packaged in novel nanoparticles could offer a new way to fight cancer and infectious diseases. more
Delivery system can make RNA vaccines more powerful  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Vaccines made from RNA hold great potential as a way to treat cancer or prevent a variety of infectious diseases. Many biotech companies are now working on such vaccines, and a few... more
UK government considers compulsory immunization for all school children  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Immunization efforts have been implemented across the globe. But, the rates of immunized children are dropping. In the United Kingdom, health officials have expressed alarms the drop in take-up of... more
Why the Flu Shot Can't Give You the Flu  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
Here are the facts about the flu shot and why this vaccine can't give you the flu virus. more
Scientists discover T cell homing beacons for lungs  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Scientists have identified a pair of molecules critical for T cells, part of the immune system, to travel to and populate the lungs. A potential application could be strengthening vaccines against respiratory... more
WHO begins emergency vaccination campaign to slow measles outbreak in DR Congo  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The WHO and government of the DR Congo have begun an emergency vaccination program to stop the spread of measles in the country. more
Why viruses like Herpes and Zika will need to be reclassified, and its biotech impact  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
New findings reveal many different structural models for viruses, which can eventually lead to developing more targeted antiviral... more
Why viruses like Herpes and Zika will need to be reclassified: Biotech impact  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
New findings reveal many different structural models for viruses, which can eventually lead to developing more targeted antiviral vaccines, by improving our... more
Powerful new synthetic vaccines to combat epidemics  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A new type of vaccine that can be stored at warmer temperatures, removing the need for refrigeration, has been developed for mosquito-borne virus Chikungunya in a major advance in vaccine technology. The findings reveal... more
NIH awards $30 million to accelerate progress in TB vaccine development  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded $30 million in first-year funding to establish new centers... more
Texas Biomed scientists continue testing therapies and vaccines for Ebola virus  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
In mid-August 2019, human clinical trials were halted in the current Ebola epidemic that has claimed more than 2,100 lives in Africa. more
Dog rabies vaccination programs affect human exposure, prophylaxis use  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
The World Health Organization has made it a goal to eliminate human rabies deaths due to dog bites by the year 2030. An increase in dog rabies vaccination rates decreases... more
Health officials: It's time to give flu vaccine another shot  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
It's flu shot season again and health officials urge getting one before the end of October more
Synthetic self-assembling ADDomer platform for highly efficient vaccination by genetically encoded multiepitope display  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Self-assembling virus-like particles represent highly attractive tools for developing next-generation vaccines and protein therapeutics. We created ADDomer, an adenovirus-derived multimeric protein-based self-assembling... more
BCG vaccination in childhood could decrease risk of lung cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A common tuberculosis vaccine could decrease the risk of lung cancer if administered during early childhood, according to a study published Sept. 25 in JAMA Network Online. more
Second round of Ebola vaccination trials on the way to DRC  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A second experimental Ebola vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson will soon undergo clinical trials in the Ebola affected Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) announced... more
Advancing towards 100% effective herpes vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Genital herpes, caused by the herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2) is a very common sexually transmitted infection (STI). It affects 14% of Americans aged 15-49 years. There is no herpes vaccine at present. Many failed attempts... more
Experimental Genital Herpes Vaccine Works in Animals  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 month
A team of scientists at the University of Pennsylvania has developed a new vaccine candidate to protect against herpes simplex virus type... more
2nd Ebola vaccine to be used in Congo, as UN efforts slammed  ABC NEWS · 1 month
2nd Ebola vaccine to be used in Congo, while Doctors Without Borders criticizes UN efforts more
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