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Pneumococcal disease is a leading cause of serious illness in children and adults throughout the world. The disease is caused by a common bacterium, Streptococcus pneumoniae, or pneumococcus, a gram-p...
Researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center have developed a first-of-its-kind nanoparticle vaccine immunotherapy that targets several different cancer types.
CULVER CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NantKwest and Nantworks today announced at the 2017 Annual American Society for Clinical Oncology meeting (ASCO) in Chicago, IL the expansion of the com...
The vaccine protects kids against infection and several types of cancer but many parents have been reluctant to use it for their children.
(MedPage Today) -- Gene biomarkers differentiated between good responders and nonresponders
BioNTech has published results from the first clinical trial for an mRNA-based individualized vaccine with the potential to target all cancer types. Published in Nature, the results from the first t...
When we hear phrases like vaccine objection, vaccine refusal and anti-vaxxers, it's easy to assume these are new labels used in today's childhood vaccination debates.
WEDNESDAY, May 10, 2017 -- Development of a Zika vaccine is proceeding rapidly, but it still will be years before such a vaccine is available to the public, says the author of a new report on research...
The vaccine adds three more targets to a human vaccine candidate that showed promise
A randomized, controlled clinical trial to evaluate the immunogenicity of a PreS/S hepatitis B vaccine Sci-B-Vac™, as compared to Engerix B(®), among vaccine naïve and vaccine non-responder dialysis patients.
Dialysis patients have a suboptimal response to hepatitis B (HBV) vaccination. This study aimed to compare the immunogenicity of two vaccines: the third-generation Sci-B-Vac™ vs. the second-generati...
Approximately 10% of individuals do not respond to hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccination, i.e. non-responders (NRs). We aimed to investigate the association of interleukin (IL)-4 and IL-12B gene polym...
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the causative agent of 5% of human cancers. HPV infection is necessary for the development of cervical cancer and is responsible of a variable percentage of cancers of an...
Influenza vaccine effectiveness (IVE) varies over different influenza seasons and virus (sub)types/lineages. To assess the association between IVE and circulating influenza virus (sub)types/lineages, ...
HIV-infected patients of all ages frequently underperform in response to seasonal influenza vaccination, despite virologic control of HIV. The molecular mechanisms governing this impairment, as well a...