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Scientists are about to crack “enigma code” of the common cold virus

February 28, 2017

There is a phenomenon called “enigma code of the common cold virus”. Human Parechovirus, a member of the…
Scientists publish evidence for world-first therapeutic dental vaccine

December 5, 2016

A world-first vaccine developed by Melbourne scientists, which could eliminate or at least reduce the need for surgery…
Most vets with hep C could be cured in 3 years, VA suggests

November 13, 2016

Consistent funding of Veterans Affairs healthcare operations could lead to the cure, within three years, of more than…
Universal flu vaccine designed by scientists

September 28, 2016

An international team of scientists have designed a new generation of universal flu vaccines to protect against future…
Scientists discover antibodies that target holes in HIV’s defenses

September 13, 2016

A new study from scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) shows that “holes” in HIV’s defensive sugar…
Biochemists’ Discovery Could Lead to Vaccine Against ‘Flesh-Eating’ Bacteria

September 6, 2016

Biochemists at the University of California San Diego have uncovered patterns in the outer protein coat of group…
First test of oral rabies vaccine brings hope to the world’s rarest canid

September 3, 2016

The trials, undertaken by the University of Oxford, the Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority and the UK Animal and…
Scientists stabilize HIV structure, design potential AIDS vaccine candidates

June 30, 2016

Findings represent ‘big accomplishment’ in biomedical engineering and design Want to catch a criminal? Show a mugshot on…
Infants much less likely to get the flu if moms are vaccinated while pregnant

May 6, 2016

Babies whose moms get flu vaccinations while pregnant have a significantly reduced risk of acquiring influenza during their…
Scientists get first-ever glimpse of ‘teenage’ HIV-neutralizing antibody

April 5, 2016

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and collaborating institutions have described the first-ever immature or “teenage” antibody…
New route to HIV vaccine?

March 20, 2016

Scientists have used nanotechnology to develop what they believe could be an effective vaccination system against HIV-1. The…
Hepatitis virus-like particles as potential cancer treatment

February 3, 2016

UC Davis researchers have developed a way to use the empty shell of a Hepatitis E virus to…
Synthetic biologists use bacterial superglue for faster vaccine development

January 19, 2016

Many vaccines are based around virus-like particles (VLPs). VLPs resemble viruses, but importantly don’t carry pathogenic genetic material…
Dengue vaccine enters phase 3 trial in Brazil

January 16, 2016

A large-scale clinical trial to evaluate whether a candidate vaccine can prevent the mosquito-borne illness dengue fever has…
Tackling Cattle Fever Ticks with Vaccines

January 13, 2016

Despite a successful program to eliminate cattle fever ticks during the first half of the 20th century, these…
Could dissolvable microneedles replace injected vaccines?

July 14, 2015

New vaccine patch protects against flu in humans Flu vaccines delivered using microneedles that dissolve in the skin…
Antibody’s unusual abilities might inspire vaccine strategies

May 17, 2015

The antibody shows promise both for stopping E. coli from adhering to cells and for dislodging it The…
Ebola whole virus vaccine shown effective, safe in primates

March 27, 2015

An Ebola whole virus vaccine, constructed using a novel experimental platform, has been shown to effectively protect monkeys…
New test to predict the effectiveness of cancer vaccines

February 25, 2015

Many therapeutic cancer vaccines that are currently being developed are designed to direct the immune system against altered…
Scientists design nicotine vaccine that provokes robust immune response

January 13, 2015

Insights could help scientists develop treatments for smoking as well as other addictions When a promising nicotine vaccine…
Vaccines may make war on cancer personal

November 29, 2014

In the near future, physicians may treat some cancer patients with personalized vaccines that spur their immune systems…
A hybrid vehicle that delivers DNA

November 25, 2014

The new transport system for DNA vaccines could help treat HIV, malaria, HPV and other major illnesses. A…
Researchers develop personalized ovarian cancer vaccines

October 16, 2014

It works in mice; a human test will start in late 2014 Researchers at the University of Connecticut…
University of Maryland School of Medicine begins Ebola vaccine trails in Mali

October 10, 2014

First study of a promising Ebola vaccine undertaken in West Africa Professor Myron M. Levine, MD, Director of…
Researcher’s nanoparticle key to new malaria vaccine

September 5, 2014

This self-assembling protein nanoparticle relies on rigid protein structures called ‘coiled coils’ (blue and green in the image)…
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