Vaccination
Study findings have implications for meningococcal B vaccine programs globally  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
The results of the B Part of It study – the largest meningococcal B herd immunity study ever conducted – are published today in the New England Journal... more
UTHSC College of Pharmacy, Kroger Health partner to improve shingles vaccination completion rates  NEWS MEDICAL · 10 hours
The College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has partnered with Kroger Health, the healthcare arm of The... more
Fully vaccinated children reduce risk of hospitalization associated with influenza by 54%  NEWS MEDICAL · 21 hours
Fully vaccinating children reduces the risk of hospitalization associated with influenza by 54%, according to a study by researchers at the University of Michigan,... more
Researchers develop novel technology to produce cheaper, longer-lasting vaccines  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A new method to produce vaccines that have a longer shelf-life, are cheaper and can be stored without the need for cooling is being presented in the open access journal... more
George Mason University researchers receive $314,000 to design better vaccines  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
George Mason University's Aarthi Narayanan, Associate Professor, College of Science and the National Center for Biodefense and Infectious Disease, and Remi Veneziano, Assistant Professor, Volgenau School of Engineering,... more
New method to enable the production of cheaper, longer-lasting vaccines  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A new method to produce vaccines that have a longer shelf-life, are cheaper and can be stored without the need for cooling has been developed. more
Medical News Today: Giving TB vaccine intravenously boosts efficacy  MNT · 1 day
New research in macaques finds that changing the delivery method of an existing tuberculosis vaccine can drastically improve its efficacy. more
New whooping cough vaccine needed to protect from emerging superbug strains  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Australia needs a new whooping cough vaccine to ensure our most vulnerable are protected from the emergence of superbug strains, new UNSW research has shown. more
Whooping cough evolving into a superbug  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Whooping cough bacteria are becoming smarter at colonizing and feeding off unwitting hosts -- whether they have been vaccinated or not -- strengthening calls for a new vaccine. more
Medical News Today: Using salt to fight cancer  MNT · 6 days
A recent study in mice finds that salt nanoparticles can kill cancer cells. The results also show that the dead cells act as a cancer vaccine. more
[Editors' Choice] The "cancer flu shot"?  Science Magazine · 1 week
Direct injection of an influenza vaccine into tumors in mice increases immune infiltration and prolongs survival. more
Survey finds US adults see vaccines as less important than they did in 2001  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A new survey reveals that US parents are increasingly opting to not vaccinate their children, with support for vaccines down... more
Biomaterial-based vaccine has potential to completely eliminate AML cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a deadly blood cancer that originates in the bone marrow and kills most of its victims within five years. Chemotherapy has been the standard AML... more
Vote on NJ bill to bar certain vaccine exemptions stalled  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Top New Jersey lawmakers say a bill to end most religious exemptions for vaccines for schoolchildren failed to get enough support and was not formally given a vote more
Vote on NJ bill to bar certain vaccine exemptions uncertain  ABC NEWS · 1 week
A lawmaker says the prospects of a vote on legislation to eliminate most religious exemptions for vaccines for schoolchildren in New Jersey looks uncertain more
Sida continues to support IVI’s mission to accelerate vaccine research  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The International Vaccine Institute, a Seoul, Korea-based international organization, announced today that the Swedish International Cooperation Agency will continue to support IVI's mission to accelerate vaccine research and... more
Medical News Today: Flu vaccines may shrink tumors and boost cancer treatment  MNT · 2 weeks
According to recent experiments in mouse models, a flu shot may effectively shrink cancer tumors and boost the effectiveness of immunotherapy. more
Rejuvenating the BCG Vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new primate study published in the journal Nature in January 2020, reports that the almost century-old BCG vaccine against tuberculosis, may be used differently to achieve better protection against lung tuberculosis. While more work remains to be carried out... more
New Nanoparticle Vaccine Protects Mice from Six Influenza Strains  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
The new double-layered nanoparticles vaccine, developed by researchers from the Center for Inflammation, Immunity & Infection at the... more
Breastfeeding mothers could naturally vaccinate their babies against malaria  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
In a world first, researchers from The University of Western Australia have taken the first step towards understanding whether it may be possible for breastfeeding mothers to naturally vaccinate their... more
Researchers one step closer to developing vaccines that protect infants against infections  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new Penn Medicine study puts researchers within closer reach of vaccines that can protect infants against infections by overcoming a mother's antibodies, which... more
Researchers are one step closer to developing vaccines that protect infants against infections  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new Penn Medicine study puts researchers within closer reach of vaccines that can protect infants against infections by overcoming a mother's... more
Single-particle method helps determine isoelectric point of viruses  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Viruses are not easy to characterize. But we need to because being able to quickly predict the surface charge of viruses opens up new possibilities for vaccine purification and making gene therapy... more
New vaccines to protect infants against infections  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A new study puts researchers within closer reach of vaccines that can protect infants against infections by overcoming a mother's antibodies, which are known to shut down immune defenses initiated by conventional vaccines. That... more
Virus surfaces help engineers study vaccine and gene therapy applications  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
An isoelectric point is a common way to characterize viruses. However, it's not easy. To improve manufacturing for vaccines and gene therapy, a team uses surface charge to... more
Lingonberry Juice Consumption Reduces Blood Pressure and Improves Vascular Function: Study  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Long-term treatment with lingonberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea) juice lowered the already elevated blood pressure and... more
Egg-based flu vaccines: Not all they're cracked up to be?  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Flu season is underway in the Northern Hemisphere, sickening millions of people and in rare cases, causing hospitalization or death. The best prevention is a flu shot, but... more
Virus surfaces help engineers study vaccine and gene therapy applications  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Viruses are not easy to characterize. But we need to because being able to quickly predict the surface charge of viruses opens up new possibilities for vaccine purification... more
Growing influenza vaccines inside chicken eggs can make them less effective, say some experts  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Flu season is underway in the Northern Hemisphere, sickening millions of people and in rare cases, causing hospitalization or death.... more
Correcting vaccine misinformation is a difficult process, study shows  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers found that vaccine misinformation in Danish media outlets from 2013-2016 led to HPV vaccinations dropping by 50.4%. An information campaign geared toward concerned parents helped increase vaccine uptake again,... more
NYU Langone Health announces launch of a multidisciplinary Vaccine Center  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Building on its illustrious landmark-achieving history in the field of immunology, NYU Langone Health announced today the launch of a Vaccine Center that combines basic research, clinical studies,... more
Study shows the difficulty to undo damage caused by HPV vaccine misinformation  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The number of girls receiving HPV vaccines in Denmark plummeted after vaccine misinformation spread through Danish media outlets from 2013 to 2016. Health officials... more
Novel nanoparticle vaccine provides long-lasting protection against influenza virus  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A novel nanoparticle vaccine that combines two major influenza proteins is effective in providing broad, long-lasting protection against influenza virus in mice, showing promise as a universal flu vaccine, according... more
Can the flu shot help fight cancer?  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Physicians and scientists have found that injecting tumors with influenza vaccines, including some FDA-approved seasonal flu shots, turns cold tumors to hot, a discovery that could lead to an immunotherapy to treat cancer. more
ART may not be completely effective in restoring immune protection, study suggests  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A study led by researchers from SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University and Oregon Health & Science University, published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases,... more
Scientists draw closer to a dementia vaccine  MNT · 3 weeks
A new mouse study uses a two-pronged approach to designing a vaccine for dementia. The results are encouraging, and a clinical trial may be on the horizon. more
Medical News Today: Scientists draw closer to a dementia vaccine  MNT · 3 weeks
A new mouse study uses a two-pronged approach to designing a vaccine for dementia. The results are encouraging, and a clinical trial may be on the horizon. more
An RNA vaccine drives expansion and efficacy of claudin-CAR-T cells against solid tumors  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR)-T cells have shown efficacy in patients with B cell malignancies. Yet their application for solid tumors has challenges... more
Intravenous BCG vaccine provides greater protection against tuberculosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Researchers have found that the BCG vaccine is more efficacious in the prevention of TB when administered intravenously. more
GlobalData: Asia-Pacific seasonal influenza vaccine market set to reach US$1bn by 2028  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The size of the seasonal influenza vaccine market across the three major Asia-Pacific (APAC) growth markets (3GM) will grow at a modest compound annual... more
Intravenous administration boosts protective power of TB vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Worldwide, more people die from tuberculosis than any other infectious disease, even though the vast majority were vaccinated. more
Researchers Have Found A Way To Improve TB Vaccine  NPR · 3 weeks
The vaccine for tuberculosis has been around since the 1920s but it doesn't work very well. A new study shows that the vaccine could be far more effective if given... more
Polio eradication program faces hard choices as endgame strategy fails  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
“All options are on the table” to fight alarming rise in vaccine-derived outbreaks more
One dose of HPV vaccine may prevent infection from cancer-causing virus, study reveals  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A new study revealed that one dose of the HPV vaccine may prevent infection from the potential cancer-causing virus, according to research... more
Women with single dose of HPV vaccine gain similar protection as multiple doses  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A new study revealed that one dose of the HPV vaccine may prevent infection from the potential cancer-causing virus, according to new... more
Secrets of Germany's 'Alcatraz' virus island revealed  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
On a Baltic Sea island once used by the Nazis for biological weapon research, German scientists are developing virus vaccines that could save lives. more
Study helps explain why previous attempts to develop a staph vaccine have failed  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Staph bacteria, the leading cause of potentially dangerous skin infections, are most feared for the drug-resistant strains that have become a serious... more
Eliminating nonmedical exemptions increases childhood vaccination rates  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 month
The first rigorously controlled study of a 2016 California law that aimed to increase childhood vaccination rates by eliminating nonmedical exemptions has found the law worked as intended, although the researchers noted a small... more
California's vaccine policy improved immunization coverage  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 month
In 2016, California removed vaccine exemptions for non-medical reasons, such as parental hesitancy, to requirements for school entry. In other words, California children needed to have a medical reason to refuse vaccination if they wanted to... more
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