Tag: "immunization" at biology news
DNA Vaccine 100 Percent Effective Against Rabies In Monkeys
...ability of the antibody responsefollowing just one immunization
to investigate the requirement for boostervaccinations, as well as other issues related to protection. NIAID is a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIAID conductsand supports research to prevent, diagnose and treat illnesses such...
Vaccine Technology Takes Center Stage In Rochester
...presentations on new vaccinetechnology, updates on immunization
efforts against HIV, Lymedisease, Helicobacter (th...hat causes most stomachulcers), and discussions on immunization
strategies. Speakersinclude Claire Broome, acting director of the Centers for DiseaseControl and Pre...
Researchers Develop First Way To Immunize Against A Deadly Bacterium
...lague, all of which may be candidates for the same immunization
strategydeveloped by the scientific team. "All the...ins into lungcells. This antibody may well provide immunization
against these other bacteriaspecies too." Senior author on the Nature Medicine paper is Dara W. Fran...
Wistar immunologists awarded grants to promote the development of vaccinesagainst HIV-1 and human papilloma viruses
...the target antigen can be induced by an intranasal immunization
with anadenoviral recombinant. Dr. Wlazlo is simultaneously studying oncoproteins expressed by HPV strains 16and 18, which are known to cause cancerous transformations in the cells. Dr.Wlazlo is exploring the feasibility of using these oncoproteins ...
Researchers successfully immunize mice against aggressive cancer
..."The possibility of preventing this cancer through immunization
would be a fantastic way of reducing both morbidity and mortality associated with melanoma. "It will put me out of business, but that's fine," he said . "I'll find something else to do." The American Cancer Society predicts that 47,700 people will be...
AIDS vaccine study harnesses 'killer' immune cells to control virus, prevent disease in animals
... of Science. "If the results can be generalized to immunization
of humans with HIV-1 vaccines," write Shen and Siliciano, "then we can expect to have vaccines that do not prevent infection with HIV-1 but nevertheless have a significant effect on the course of the disease, potentially improving the quality of life...
Scientists bypass major hurdle to hemophilia gene therapy
...s via direct intramuscular injections - similar to immunization
shots, such as tetanus. In two dogs, a simple clotting test determined that the gene was working, making protein in the muscle that circulated in the blood. The animals also were at reduced risk of bleeding. However, the amount of protein produced re...
Weizmann Institute scientists block loss of eyesight in animals with a glaucoma-like disease
...ody. A series of studies in her lab has shown that immunization
with fragments of proteins belonging to myelin, th...stitute's Immunology Department, demonstrated that immunization
with Copaxone, a synthetic compound that reacts with cells that respond to self-proteins, protects t...
New prime-boost HIV vaccine strategy shows promise in monkeys
...protect monkeys against an HIV-like virus using an immunization
scheme that is practical for use in people," explains study director Harriet Robinson, Ph.D., chief of the division of microbiology and immunology at Emory University's Yerkes Regional Primate Research Center. In the current study, researchers combin...
Just what the vet ordered
In many domestic and exotic animal species, immunization
with killed or live infectious organisms is an effective, low-risk, and relatively inexpensive method of protection against common infectious diseases. But they haven't worked in marine mammals and this is of concern to Navy veterinarians at Space an...
New DNA-base vaccine approach protects mice against anthrax
... for the feasibility of using a "DNA-based immunization
strategy against anthrax" and that any future vaccines should incorporate a mutated version of the LF antigen. In a recent, as-yet unpublished study, the Ohio State University ...
Researchers find a key to immunological development
... fight infection. However, they do not respond to immunization
in the same way as adults and several aspects of the immune system are distinctly different. Researchers at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) have found another difference, one that may be important to development of the immune system ...
Study: Immunize refugee children early to prevent deadly measles
... hospital. He kept detailed immunization
records. Of the 261,000 refugees ...follow the Macedonian national immunization
schedule, as defined by the Macedonian Ministry of Health. That meant waiting se...
Dendritic cell-based vaccination to prevent opportunistic fungal infections
... these patients. Noting that CD4+ cell-independent immunization
would be useful to protect immunosuppressed people from infection by the fungus Pneumocystis carinii, Zheng et al. have tested a strategy that was recently developed to induce mucosal antibodies against a bacterial pathogen. This approach relies on d...
Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology: February 2002
...y is currently used in veterinary vaccines for the immunization
of animals, but not in humans. We present evidence that inclusion of killed spores greatly enhances the protective efficacy of a PA-based vaccine. Immunization with FIS plus PA provides a synergistic protective immunity acting on both toxemia and i...
Time to vaccinate everyone under 30 against smallpox?
...bout $286 million, including the costs of the mass immunization
program itself as well as the costs of time lost f...ts as few as 10 people, rather than 100, then mass immunization
efforts would cause many more deaths than they would save, and ring vaccination alone would be the p...
Study examines the potential risks of smallpox vaccination
ANN ARBOR, MI An immunization
campaign to vaccinate Americans against smallpox w...-risk. Kemper and his colleagues estimate that an immunization
campaign targeting young people between 1 year and 29 years of age could lead to the vaccination of ...
Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology: May 2002
.... Nakano, M. Fukuyama and T. Koga. 2002. Passive immunization
with bovine milk containing antibodies to a cell surface protein antigen-glucosyltransferase fusion protein protects rats against dental caries. Infection and Immunity, 70: 2721-2724.) **************************************** Treatment Delays Scrap...
Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology
... study explores experimentally the hypothesis that immunization
with N. lactamica can mimic infection by and enhance natural immunity to the meningococcus," say the researchers. In the study mice that were immunized with killed N. lactamica bacteria were protected from lethal infection by a number of strains of ...
Microscience to license vaccine delivery technology
...e reactions in healthy volunteers after their oral immunization
with Microscience's Salmonella serovar Typhi and serovar Typhimurium derivatives [the journal Infection and Immunity 70(7):3457-3467, 2002]. The inventors of DNA Bactofection are with UMBI's Institute of Human Virology. They are David M. Hone, and R...
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