Tag: "vaccine" at medical news
Hormonal birth control, bacterial infections in women linked to increased shedding of type-2 herpes
...aception, such as condoms. And because there is no vaccine
available for genital herpes, treating the bacterial infections that could predispose women to higher HSV-2 shedding frequency is probably one of the best ways to keep the virus in check, according to Dr. Cherpes. "I think it's going to be an import...
Vaccine against cervical cancer and genital warts shows promise
against the virus that causes cervical cancer and ...s undertook a trial to test the effectiveness of a vaccine
targeting the HPV types associated with 70% of cervical cancers (types 16 and 18) and 90% of genital...
Salk's legacy, current and future challenges to vaccine development topic of briefing
...Diseases; leads efforts aimed at developing an HIV vaccine
John B. Robbins, M.D., chief, Laboratory of Develo...ct on the historical achievement of the Salk polio vaccine
and its impact on today's vaccine
industry and research agenda and discuss current and future challe...
Combination vaccine produces lower immune response than vaccines administered separately
A combination vaccine
developed to reduce the number of vaccines infants...onovalent serogroup C meningococcal glycoconjugate vaccine
(MenC) into the United Kingdom routine immunization schedule in November 1999, group C meningococcal...
Will cancer vaccine get to all women?
...gainst other viruses such as HIV. "Giving the HPV vaccine
to young women could be potentially harmful, becau...Research UK, who is helping to organise one of the vaccine
trials, is that men who get vaccinated to prevent disfiguring warts will no longer transmit the canc...
NY Academy of Sciences reveals how scientists plan to combat bioterrorism & deadly pathogens
...lassa fever, and hantaviruses. Highlights include vaccine
development, diagnostics, therapeutics, and public health approaches to fighting emerging infectious diseases. Each report provides video and audio files as well as comprehensive coverage of the lecture. This multimedia eBriefing includes: Overv...
NIAID begins clinical trial of West Nile virus vaccine
... small trial testing the safety of an experimental vaccine
targeting West Nile virus (WNV) opened today at th...RC), and Vical Inc., San Diego, based on an animal vaccine
tested at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Vical also manufactures the experime...
American Society of Travel Agents urges healthy travel for consumers
...ian about the right protection against malaria and vaccine
preventable hepatitis before traveling overseas," ...preventable hepatitis can be prevented by a single vaccine
called Twinrix [Hepatitis A (Inactivated) & Hepatitis B (Recombinant) Vaccine], manufactured by Glax...
Annals of Internal Medicine, tip sheet, April 19, 2005
...sion to stockpile only 75 million doses of anthrax vaccine
nationwide (Editorial, p. 667). Metformin and Lifestyle Changes Slow Metabolic Syndrome An analysis of data from a large randomized, controlled trial in which participants were assigned to take metformin, a drug that lowers blood sugar levels, or ...
10 years before malaria vaccine is ready for widespread use
... states that it will be at least a decade before a vaccine
for the disease will be ready for widespread use a...uent trial in Mozambican children, the RTS, S/AS02 vaccine
gave 30% protection against the first clinical episode of malaria and 58% protection against severe ...
Emory holds national conference on HIV vaccine and drug research
...mble key scientific leaders from the fields of HIV vaccine
research and HIV drug development to "bridge the g...a. Session topics will include the science behind vaccine
development, HIV drug development and distribution, therapeutic vaccines, and HIV management: optio...
Promising new West Nile therapy cures disease in mice
...tigators hastened research to develop an effective vaccine
or therapy. None currently exist, but a newly published paper by researchers at Washington University in St. Louis points to a promising treatment. This research, published today online by Nature Medicine, was funded in part by the National Institute...
Top AIDS researchers to discuss latest advances on vaccine development for HIV-1 at academy meeting
...l awaiting the development of a safe and effective vaccine
to prevent this devastating disease. The NY Acade...ate the ethical development and global delivery of vaccine
against HIV / AIDS. For further information, visit the meetings/conferences section of the www.nya...
UQ develops West Nile virus treatment
... will complement Fort Dodge Animal Health's equine vaccine
that protects against the disease," Mr Henderson s...d. In addition, Dr Hall is developing a West Nile vaccine
for humans with UQ's Associate Professor Alex Khromykh, which is undergoing preclinical trials. A We...
New insights into HIV immunity suggest alternative approach to vaccines
...antibodies. "The fundamental problem in all of HIV vaccine
research has been that when you inject the envelop...t can kill all or most HIV strains with a similar vaccine
design. Some broadly neutralizing antibodies have been isolated from HIV-infected humans, although t...
Milk thistle does not reduce deaths from liver diseases, best studies find
...d 2 billion are infected with hepatitis B. While a vaccine
exists to prevent hepatitis B, there is no vaccine
for hepatitis C. Although the virus can be cleared in a handful of patients, many strains are resist...
A common bacterium leads to serious blood infection in many seniors, new study finds
...d 65 and older, each year. It also suggests that a vaccine
or other preventive intervention, targeted at high...about 10 percent," Jackson added. While there is a vaccine
to protect seniors from pneumococcal bacteremia, which starts in the lungs, there is no similar vacc...
Parents who don't vaccinate their children may believe vaccines cause harm
...explore differences in perceptions of vaccines and vaccine
information sources between parents of exempt and ... significantly more likely to report low perceived vaccine
safety and effectiveness and a low level of trust in the government. They were likely to have a low ...
FDA approves Boostrix a new US vaccine for adolescents against pertussis
...ered to teens. Previously, there was no pertussis vaccine
approved for use in the United States in children ...d Boostrix to be comparable to a U.S.- licensed Td vaccine
[Tetanus and Diphtheria Toxoids for Adult Use] with regard to overall safety and immunogenicity. In...
Children with autism have distinctly different immune system reactions compared to typical children
...nd a preparation of the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine
antigens - the researchers found clear differences in cellular responses between patients and controls following exposure to the bacterial agents and PHA. In response to bacteria, the researchers saw lower levels of protein molecules called cytokine...
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