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October 24, 2016

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October 24, 2016

Saving Lives by Making Pneumonia Vaccine Affordable

Oct. 13, 2016 — New groundbreaking research is on the threshold of aiding researchers in producing vaccines at prices that will propel their widespread use and help protect the estimated 1.6 million children, most ... read more

Parents Cite Lack of Need as Reason for Not Getting Kids Flu Shots

Sep. 29, 2016 — Despite the fact that influenza leads to more hospitalizations and deaths among children than any other vaccine-preventable disease, parents frequently decline vaccinating their children against ... read more

Advances Toward Potential Zika Virus Vaccine Development

Sep. 29, 2016 — A promising Zika virus vaccine has now been developed, report scientists. The vaccine, a DNA vaccine, is safer and more effective against Zika virus and could offer more affordable long-term ... read more

HPV Vaccine Reduces Cervical Pre-Cancers in Young Women, New Research Shows

Sep. 29, 2016 — The HPV vaccine is efficacious in reducing cervical pre-cancers among young women throughout a population, new research indicates. The researchers found that among women who were 15 to 19 years old ... read more

Sep. 28, 2016 — The Region of the Americas is the first in the world to have eliminated measles, a viral disease that can cause severe health problems, including pneumonia, blindness, brain swelling and even death. ... read more

Contrary to Cliché, the Elderly Will Take Medical Risks Given Enough Benefits

Sep. 27, 2016 — We know that the elderly are risk averse when it comes to their finances, but until now few studies have looked at how the elderly judge medical treatment risks, an increasingly vital ... read more

Vaccine Vs Many Common Cold Viruses Achievable

Sep. 26, 2016 — Scientists are making the case that a vaccine against rhinoviruses, the predominant cause of the common cold, is achievable, saying that the immune system can handle the ... read more

Broadly Neutralizing HIV Antibodies Pave the Way for Vaccine

Sep. 26, 2016 — A small number of people infected with HIV produce antibodies with an amazing effect: Not only are the antibodies directed against the own virus strain, but also against different sub-types of HIV ... read more

Sep. 22, 2016 — Researchers have identified a way to prevent chronic urinary tract infections (UTIs). Vaccinating mice against a key protein that bacteria use to latch onto the bladder and cause UTIs reduces severe ... read more

Researchers Say to Conquer Cancer You Need to Stop It Before It Becomes Cancer

Sep. 16, 2016 — A greater emphasis on immune-based prevention should be central to new efforts like the federal Cancer Moonshot program, headed by Vice President Joe Biden, cancer researchers from across the United ... read more

Mucosa Forms Special Immunological Memory

Sep. 14, 2016 — If a vaccine is to protect the intestines and other mucous membranes in the body, it also needs to be given through the mucosa, for example as a nasal spray or a liquid that is drunk. The mucosa ... read more

Antibody Discovery Could Help Create Improved Flu Vaccines

Sep. 13, 2016 — Investigators report that they have discovered a type of immune antibody that can rapidly evolve to neutralize a wide array of influenza virus strains – including those the body hasn’t yet ... read more

Cancer Bests Zika as Top Health Care Concern, National Health Checkup Finds

Sep. 13, 2016 — While Zika remains a hot topic in the news, a new survey reveals that Americans believe the country’s most significant health care challenge is cancer. In fact, the survey findings report ... read more

Scientists Discover Antibodies That Target Holes in HIV's Defenses

Sep. 12, 2016 — A new study shows that 'holes' in HIV's defensive sugar shield could be important in designing an HIV ... read more

Outcomes for Girls Without HPV Vaccination in Japan

Sep. 12, 2016 — A risk calculation has been conducted on the influence of the temporary suspension of cervical cancer vaccination based on vaccination rates for female Japanese born between 1993 and 2008. They ... read more

Study Reveals Potential Improvements for Effectiveness of Meningococcal Vaccines

Sep. 9, 2016 — Scientists show greatly improved protective antibody responses to a new mutant vaccine antigen for prevention of disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis -- also known as meningococcus -- that has ... read more

European Region Most Skeptical in the World on Vaccine Safety

Sep. 8, 2016 — Public confidence in vaccines varies widely between countries and regions around the world, and the European region is the most skeptical about vaccine safety, according to the largest ever global ... read more

Sep. 8, 2016 — New approaches that could spur the human body to produce HIV-blocking antibodies have been successful in mice mimicking the human immune system, according to five new ... read more

Training Human Antibodies to Protect Against HIV

Sep. 8, 2016 — During HIV infection, the virus mutates too rapidly for the immune system to combat, but some people produce antibodies that can recognize the virus even two years after infection. With an eye ... read more

Grass Pollen Allergy Vaccine Also Effective Against Hepatitis B

Sep. 8, 2016 — A new type of vaccine against grass pollen allergies (BM32) might also offer an effective treatment for combating hepatitis B infection, scientists report in a new ... read more

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