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May 29, 2017

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May 29, 2017

Sorting out HIV: Research Collaboration Devises a New Method That Could Speed Up Vaccine Development for HIV

May 25, 2017 — A new technique for rapidly sorting HIV viruses has now been created, which could lead to more rapid development of a vaccine for HIV, say experts. The technique will enable scientists to identify ... read more

Tuberculosis Vaccine Passes Important Milestone

May 11, 2017 — Two new studies of DAR-901, an investigational vaccine against tuberculosis (TB), have moved it to the forefront of new vaccines in development for global control of this deadly infectious ... read more

May 11, 2017 — In their quest to replicate themselves, viruses have gotten awfully good at tricking human cells into pumping out viral proteins. A team of researchers has now uncovered the structural details that ... read more

May 10, 2017 — Preclinical research results in animal models demonstrate favorable outcomes in developing a vaccine against the mosquito-borne Zika ... read more

Scientists Identify Novel Technique to Build Better Vaccine Adjuvants

May 10, 2017 — A new study demonstrates a novel technique for building better vaccines for infectious diseases. The study shows that a practical method, bacterial enzymatic combinatorial chemistry (BECC), can be ... read more

Could There Be a 'Social Vaccine' for Malaria?

May 9, 2017 — Malaria is a global killer and a world health concern. But while millions of dollars are spent each year searching for innovative health solutions, new research suggests part of the answer may begin ... read more

May 4, 2017 — Searching for a way to thwart Zika, scientists have discovered an antibody with a potent ability to neutralize the ... read more

Apr. 27, 2017 — Twenty one EU/EEA countries have developed or are in the process of developing systems to digitally record information about vaccination, according to a new report. Fourteen of these countries ... read more

Early Blood Signatures of Vaccine Immunogenicity

Apr. 26, 2017 — Within seven days of vaccination, a blood test early after vaccination can predict whether vaccines based on living, modified viruses have had the desired effect. This is one of the results of a new ... read more

Apr. 25, 2017 — Patients who expressed the tumor antigen NY-ESO-1 had more aggressive cancers and were more likely to die early from their disease, according to a large ... read more

Recommendation Against Inhaled Flu Vaccine Is Good -- For Now

Apr. 24, 2017 — Recent federal recommendations against offering the inhaled nasal influenza vaccine due to lack of effectiveness could lead to more flu illness in the US if the inhaled vaccine becomes effective ... read more

Tiny 'Cages' Could Keep Vaccines Safe at High Temperatures

Apr. 24, 2017 — Vaccines and antibodies could be transported and stored without refrigeration by capturing them in tiny silica 'cages', a discovery which could make getting vital medicines to patients much ... read more

Influenza: More Efficient, More Protective Vaccinations

Apr. 21, 2017 — New findings challenge the traditional policy of replacing old strains in existing human influenza vaccines with recent variants with only minimal ... read more

On the Brink of Eradication: Why Polio Research Matters

Apr. 20, 2017 — In the decades since Dr. Jonas Salk developed the first polio vaccine, cases of polio have exponentially declined. Though once widespread epidemic, the highly infectious childhood disease is now ... read more

Apr. 18, 2017 — Frogs' skins were known to secrete peptides that defend them against bacteria. A new research finding suggests that the peptides represent a resource for antiviral drug discovery as ... read more

Measuring the Safety, Efficacy of a Vaccine Against Ebola Virus Disease

Apr. 18, 2017 — The 2014--2015 Ebola epidemic affected several countries in West Africa, leading to the death of more than 11,000 people. Although this epidemic of Ebolavirus disease is over, there is no knowing if, ... read more

Apr. 18, 2017 — Researchers have clarified how vaccinations can combat bacterial intestinal diseases: vaccine-induced antibodies in the intestine chain up pathogens as they grow in the intestine, which prevents ... read more

Could Yellow Fever Rise Again?

Apr. 17, 2017 — Many people might not have heard of the Aedes aegypti mosquito until this past year, when the mosquito, and the disease it can carry – Zika – began to make headlines. But more than 220 years ago, ... read more

Apr. 14, 2017 — A phase one study of 11 patients with glioblastoma who received injections of an investigational vaccine therapy and an approved chemotherapy showed the combination to be well tolerated while also ... read more

Financial Math May Help Build a Better HIV Vaccine

Apr. 7, 2017 — Using computational tools inspired by financial math models developed to predict changes in stock prices, researchers were able to accurately predict how different properties of the HIV surface ... read more

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