Vaccination
Reduced antibody adaptability may make the elderly more vulnerable to influenza  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
The influenza vaccine may be less effective in the elderly because their B cells are less capable of producing antibodies that can adapt to protect against... more
Cervical cancer could be eradicated by 2100  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
Scaling up the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine could eradicate cervical cancer in high-income countries within 30 years, according to a new study. more
Analysis of cervical precancer shows decline in two strains of HPV  NEWS MEDICAL · 22 hours
An analysis of cervical precancers over a period of seven years showed that two strains of human papillomavirus that have been targeted by vaccination since 2006... more
Researchers discover a new promising target to improve HIV vaccines  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
In the quest to develop an effective HIV vaccine, researchers have focused attention on identifying and targeting the region of the virus's outer envelope where a lineage of... more
New insight on potent HIV antibody could improve vaccine design  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A new observation highlights the importance of previously unstudied mutations that arises early in bnAbs, giving the antibodies the flexibility to adapt to changes in the virus's outer... more
Revealed: How the 'Iron Man' of immune cells helps T cells fight infection  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
The immune system's killer T cells are crucial in fighting viral infections. A fraction of them - memory cells - live on... more
Influenza vaccine may be less effective in elderly patients, finds study  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The influenza vaccine may be less effective in the elderly because their B cells are less capable of producing antibodies that can adapt to protect against... more
Study reveals how helper T cells support memory cells to function optimally  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The immune system's killer T cells are crucial in fighting viral infections. A fraction of them, called 'memory cells', live on once infection is... more
A lack of antibody diversity may make the elderly more susceptible to the flu  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
The influenza vaccine may be less effective in the elderly because their B cells are less capable of producing antibodies... more
Medical News Today: Flu breakthrough: Universal vaccine may be in sight  MNT · 2 days
In a discovery that the researchers have deemed to be 'paradigm-shifting,' 'killer' immune cells may offer protection against all types of flu virus. more
Study on measles transmission in China have implications for controlling the epidemic worldwide  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
A new study on the measles epidemic in China has far-reaching implications for eliminating the infection globally. Using a new model-inference system,... more
Washington lawmakers advance limits on vaccine exemptions  ABC NEWS · 6 days
Washington state lawmakers have advanced a measure that would remove parents' ability to claim a personal or philosophical exemption to vaccinating their school-age children for measles more
Darla Shine joins anti-vaccination campaigners, increases threat of measles outbreak in US  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Darla Shine has recently joined anti-vaccination campaigners by claiming that having measles as a child could protect against cancer in later life. more
Celiac disease may be caused by gastrointestinal infection in childhood  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
A new study has found that a childhood stomach bug may be the cause of celiac disease later in life. The findings could pave the way for a... more
WATCH: CDC: Flu vaccine is 47 percent effective  ABC NEWS · 1 week
The flu vaccine is doing a relatively good job this season, protecting about half the people who got it, U.S. health officials said Thursday. more
Young cancer survivor fears anti-vax parents put sick kids at risk  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Rhett Krawitt's immune system was unable to handle vaccines because he was going through treatment for leukemia. more
Flu vaccine doing a relatively good job this season  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Health officials say the flu vaccine is doing a relatively good job protecting Americans this winter more
Young cancer survivor fears anti-vax parents are putting sick kids at risk  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Rhett Krawitt's immune system was unable to handle vaccines because he was going through treatment for leukemia. more
Self-Propelling Micromotors Deliver Oral Vaccines  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
A team of scientists at the University of California San Diego has developed oral antivirulence vaccines powered by self-propelling micromotors that target the mucus layer of... more
Study can have implications in the vaccination policies against Hepatitis A  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers of the University of Barcelona have analyzed, with massive sequencing techniques for the first time, the evolution of the Hepatitis A virus with samples from... more
Washington lawmakers weigh vaccine bill amid outbreak  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Washington lawmakers are considering a measure to limit school-vaccine exemptions amid a measles outbreak that has sickened more than 50 people in the state more
Interaction between two immune cell types could be key to better dengue vaccines  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A sentinel immune cell in the skin surprises researchers by forming a physical connection with a virus-killing T cell. more
Measles Outbreak Spurs Vaccination Surge in Anti-Vaxxer Hotspot  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Weeks after a hotspot for anti-vaxxers turned into a hotspot for measles infections, it became a hotspot for vaccination more
Misinformation is causing measles cases to rise worldwide  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Misinformation and anti-vaccination groups have caused a rise in cases of vaccine-preventable viral disease measles around the world, according to the WHO. more
Misinformation is pushing up measles worldwide  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Misinformation and anti-vaccination groups have caused a rise in cases of vaccine-preventable viral disease measles around the world, according to the WHO. more
New research on viral biology could lead to efficient vaccines against leishmaniasis  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
New research from McGill University has found that a virus infecting the Leishmania parasite spreads by exploiting a mechanism used for cell-to-cell communication, a... more
Doctors race to find out more about polio-like disease AFM before next wave  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
AFM is a devastating illness that is being compared to a modern day Polio because of their similar paralyzing symptoms. It has... more
Engineered DNA vaccine protects against emerging Mayaro virus infection  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A novel, synthetic DNA vaccine induces protective immunity against Mayaro virus (MAYV), a mosquito-borne infection endemic to South America, that has the potential to become a global emerging viral threat. more
Viral communications hacking boosts Leishmania infections  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
New research has found that a virus infecting the Leishmania parasite spreads by exploiting a mechanism used for cell-to-cell communication, a discovery that could pave the way to new vaccines against infections that cause severe disfiguration. more
Viral communications hacking boosts Leishmania infections  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
New research from McGill University has found that a virus infecting the Leishmania parasite spreads by exploiting a mechanism used for cell-to-cell communication, a discovery that could pave the way to new vaccines against infections that... more
Measles outbreak sends vaccine demand soaring, even among the hesitant  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Demand for measles vaccine has surged in the Washington county where the highly contagious virus is linked to more than 50 confirmed illnesses this year — including among... more
Micromotors deliver oral vaccines  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Vaccines have saved millions of lives, but nobody likes getting a shot. That's why scientists are trying to develop oral vaccines for infectious diseases. But to be effective, the vaccine must survive digestion and reach immune cells within the intestinal... more
Micromotors deliver oral vaccines  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Vaccines have saved millions of lives, but nobody likes getting a shot. That's why scientists are trying to develop oral vaccines for infectious diseases. But to be effective, the vaccine must survive digestion and reach immune cells within the intestinal... more
Micromotors deliver oral vaccines  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Researchers have developed oral vaccines powered by micromotors that target the mucus layer of the intestine. more
Diversity in the CD4 receptor protects chimpanzees from infection by AIDS-like viruses  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Medical researchers have found that the CD4 surface protein, which is used by HIV and SIV as the receptor to enter immune cells, is... more
Heat waves, food insecurity due to climate change may weaken immune systems  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Heat waves can reduce the body's immune response to flu, according to new research. The results have implications for how climate change may affect... more
Researchers move a step closer to developing new pneumonia vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A vaccine against the biggest bacterial killer on the planet is a step closer to being available with funding secured for preclinical trials. more
Researchers harness immune system to reveal new clues to produce HIV vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The immune system is the body's best defense in fighting diseases like HIV and cancer. Now, an international team of researchers is harnessing the... more
Northwest measles outbreak revives debate over vaccine laws  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
A measles outbreak near Portland, Oregon, has revived a bitter debate over so-called "philosophical" exemptions to childhood vaccinations as public health officials across the Pacific Northwest scramble to limit the fallout. more
Northwest US measles cases prompt look at vaccine exemptions  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Four percent of children in Washington state haven't had routine childhood vaccines because their parents requested a non-medical exemption, and in neighboring Oregon that number was 7.5 percent for entering... more
Vaccination with Streptococcus mitis could protect against virulent sibling, Streptococcus pneumonia  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Vaccinating laboratory mice with Streptococcus mitis bacteria prevents their virulent sibling, Streptococcus pneumoniae from infecting the mice. The research suggests that vaccination of humans with live... more
Vaccination with live S. mitis may offer protection from Streptococcus pneumoniae  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Vaccinating laboratory mice with Streptococcus mitis bacteria prevents their virulent sibling, Streptococcus pneumoniae from infecting the mice. more
Having vaccine after shingles appear do not reduce the risk of stroke  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Stroke risk increased significantly in the days, weeks and months after shingles appeared, despite use of the shingles vaccine and antiviral therapy to treat... more
WATCH: Officials urge vaccinations as measles cases rise in Northwest  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Baylor College of Medicine's Dr. Peter Hotez says that measles is "one of the most contagious and infectious diseases known to humans." more
NIAID-funded clinical trial of Ebola vaccines is underway at Cincinnati Children's  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A Phase 1 clinical trial of investigational vaccines intended to protect against Zaire ebolavirus (Ebola) is underway at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in the United... more
NIH researchers discover that anti-flu antibodies can inhibit two different viral proteins  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Researchers from the National Institutes of Health have discovered that antibodies that may form the basis of a universal flu vaccine inhibit a second... more
Thousands of girls in the UK have not been vaccinated against HPV  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The PHE campaign to vaccinate all girls between the ages of 12 and 18 years against HPV was only achieved in two-thirds of the... more
Zika vaccines should induce responses by CD4+ T cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Immune cells called CD4+ T cells could be important mediators of protection against the Zika virus, according to a new study. The findings support vaccine strategies that induce a protective... more
Study demonstrates beneficial effects of influenza vaccination on COPD patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A new study published in the January issue of CHEST establishes that patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease face heightened risks of death, critical illness, and hospitalization if... more
CMV vaccine provides a new way to fight malaria  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Early research on a new approach to protecting against malaria is offering promising, potentially long-lasting results against the persistent parasite that sickens hundreds of millions people each year. more
Flu vaccination keeps COPD patients out of the hospital  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A new study establishes that patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) face heightened risks of death, critical illness, and hospitalization if they develop the flu and demonstrates the beneficial... more
Clinical testing begins for temperature-stable experimental tuberculosis vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Vaccinations have begun in a Phase 1 human clinical trial testing a freeze-dried, temperature-stable formulation of an experimental tuberculosis vaccine candidate. more
WATCH: Measles outbreak linked to anti-vaccination movement  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
There are 23 confirmed cases of measles in the Pacific Northwest, and most of the cases are unvaccinated children 10 or younger. more
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