protective immune responses

Oral vaccines are ‘alternative to jab’

February 11th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): A new study has found that oral vaccines could be used to immunise individuals against a wide range of diseases.The research found that salivary glands are able to ... Read more...

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Genetically modified mosquitos may help fight malaria

March 20th, 2010 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
London, March 20 (IANS) Japanese scientists have developed a genetically modified mosquito that vaccinates as it bites and could help prevent the spread of malaria. The research team has created an insect producing ... Read more...

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New malaria vaccine found safe for children

February 6th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) A new vaccine has shown promise in protecting the most vulnerable patients -- young children -- against malaria, says a study. Researchers found the vaccine stimulated strong and long-lasting ... Read more...

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New anti-malaria vaccine found effective in children

February 4th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): An international team of researchers has concluded that a new malaria vaccine shows promise in protecting young children.The study led by the University of Maryland School of Medicine's ... Read more...

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Molecular switch that triggers allergic response in humans identified

January 21st, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): A new American research on human cells has found a molecule thymic stromal lymphopoietin (TSLP), which directs immune cells to develop the ability to generate an allergic response. ... Read more...

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Trials to test H1N1 vaccine efficacy in HIV-infected pregnant women underway

October 10th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): Scientists have launched a trial to test the efficacy of 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine in HIV-infected pregnant women.The vaccine, manufactured by Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, contains inactivated 2009 ... Read more...

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How common vaccine ingredient protects against infectious diseases

May 22nd, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by admin
London, May 22 (ANI): In a new research funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), scientists have explained how a common ingredient in many vaccines, stimulates and ... Read more...

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Protein find brings pancreatic cancer vaccine closer to reality

February 16th, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston have discovered that mesothelin, a protein that promotes pancreatic cancer, could provide a new vaccine against the deadly disease.They found ... Read more...

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Two new proteins that may enhance vaccine potency developed

February 6th, 2008 - 3:52 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Feb 6 (ANI): A University of Buffalo professor of microbiology and immunology has developed two new proteins that may enhance the production of antibodies against many infectious agents.Terry D. Connell, ... Read more...

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