Treatment for Prevention of Dengue FDA Grants Priority Review for Sanofi’s Dengue Vaccine Candidate BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Oct. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted a Biologics License Application for Sanofi Pasteur’s dengue vaccine. The dengue vaccine candidate has been granted priority review by the FDA as it would […]Continue Reading ...
In a study of proteins historic in its scope, researchers at Oregon State University have pushed closer both to a vaccine for gonorrhea and toward understanding why the bacteria that cause the disease are so good at fending off antimicrobial drugs. The findings, published in Molecular and Cellular Proteomics, are especially important since the microbe, […]Continue Reading ...
Home News Professional HPV Vaccination Uptake Increasing, but Still Too Low FRIDAY, Nov. 2, 2018 — Although progress has been made in increasing human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, coverage is still too low to achieve full cancer prevention potential, according to a report from the President’s Cancer Panel published Nov. 1. Barbara K. Rimer, Dr.P.H., from […]Continue Reading ...
US-based pharmaceutical company ImmusanT, after worldwide trials, is all set to start clinical trials of a new vaccine against coeliac disease at the Royal Melbourne Hospital Clinical Trials Centre in Melbourne. This will be followed by trials to be held at Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth, Mackay and Sunshine Coast say the sources. Coeliac disease – normal […]Continue Reading ...
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 23, 2018 — Receipt of the high-dose influenza vaccine in 2016 to 2017 was associated with lower rates of hospitalization among dialysis patients, according to a study published online Oct. 23 in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. Dana C. Miskulin, M.D., from the Tufts University School of Medicine in […]Continue Reading ...
Results from a new study suggest that high-dose influenza vaccine is associated with lower risk for hospitalizations in kidney failure patients on dialysis. The findings appear in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN). High-dose influenza vaccine, which contains fourfold more antigen than the standard dose, is linked […]Continue Reading ...
A study by researchers at the University of Waterloo reiterates the need for health care professionals, including pharmacists, to take certain precautions to minimize the risk of their patients suffering shoulder injury related to vaccine administration (SIRVA). SIRVA is an uncommon and understudied phenomenon that people may experience after receiving an improperly administered vaccination. It […]Continue Reading ...
A new vaccine strategy could offer protection to millions of chickens threatened by a serious respiratory disease, research shows. Infectious bronchitis virus is highly contagious and responsible for major economic losses to the poultry industry worldwide. Infected chickens experience weight loss, decreased egg production and impaired egg quality. They are also left vulnerable to other […]Continue Reading ...
InDevR announced today that it will pursue proof of concept development for new VaxArray potency assays for measles (M) and rubella vaccines sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The long-term objective is to create in vitro measles and rubella potency assays in order to deliver high quality MR vaccines to market faster and […]Continue Reading ...
A blood clot in the brain. Credit: copyright American Heart Association A vaccine may one day be able to replace oral blood thinners to reduce the risk of secondary strokes caused by blood clots, without increasing the risk of serious bleeding or triggering an autoimmune response, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s […]Continue Reading ...
A vaccine may one day be able to replace oral blood thinners to reduce the risk of secondary strokes caused by blood clots, without increasing the risk of serious bleeding or triggering an autoimmune response, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension. People who have had a stroke caused by a […]Continue Reading ...
A systematic review of clinical studies involving more than two million patients aged 50 years and older suggests a recently released shingles vaccine was far more successful in preventing the painful condition compared to the older vaccine – but also carried greater risk of side-effects. The research was published Thursday by The BMJ. The adjuvant, […]Continue Reading ...
Emergex Vaccines Holding Limited (‘Emergex’), a biotechnology company pioneering a new approach to synthetic vaccine development in the field of infectious diseases, today announces the successful completion of preclinical toxicology testing on the gold nanoparticle carrier system that forms the fundamental basis for Emergex’s entire infectious disease vaccine platform. Toxicology studies complying with good laboratory […]Continue Reading ...
Oct 23 2018 The Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise, hosted by the International AIDS Society (IAS), has launched a five-year strategy to accelerate the development of an effective vaccine to prevent HIV infection. The new Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise Strategic Plan (2018-2023) was unveiled today at the opening of HIV Research for Prevention (HIVR4P 2018), the […]Continue Reading ...
Researchers developed a novel DNA influenza vaccine based on four micro-consensus antigenic regions selected to represent the diversity of seasonal H3N2 viruses across decades. The DNA vaccine protected mice against a lethal challenge with more than one influenza-A H3N2 virus and protected them from severe H3N2-related illness despite the lack of an exact sequence match […]Continue Reading ...
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