A human T lymphocyte

DNA Vaccine Sends Type 1 Diabetes Into Reverse, Does Well In Clinical Trial

By | Wed, 06/26/2013 - 14:55

A new technique that acts as a "reverse vaccine" could help type 1 diabetes patients preserve insulin-making cells in the pancreas.

Vaccine Strategy May Save Poultry Industry From Blight, Protect Humans From Food Poisoning And Bioterror

By | Tue, 05/28/2013 - 20:37

Following an EU ban on livestock antibiotics, scientists pave the way for a vaccine to combat a devastating avian disease. The technology could be adapted to fight food poisoning and bioterror.

Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease

New Hand Foot And Mouth Disease Vaccine Will Prevent Nearly 2 Million Cases

By | Tue, 05/28/2013 - 19:01

Results from Sinovac's Phase III trial are promising for a dangerous variant of the infection, which mainly targets children.

Sanofi creates new type of flu vaccine

Universal Flu Vaccine Research Bearing Fruit; Forget The Yearly Shot

By | Thu, 05/23/2013 - 14:45

By creating a completely artificial flu-like structure, researchers are on their way to reducing yearly flu shots to just once in a lifetime.

measles virus

Legacy Of The Wakefield Scare: Measles Resurges In UK, Threatening Global Health

By | Mon, 05/20/2013 - 19:20

Measles are coming back to the UK as the repercussions of anti-vaccination scares come full circle, affecting people on other continents.

Rotavirus vaccine will save lives

Rotavirus Vaccine Developed In India Aims To Stop 500,000 Yearly Child Deaths

By | Tue, 05/14/2013 - 10:01

With one-fifth of all rotavirus deaths taking place in India, a public-private partnership aims to provide a cheaper vaccine.

The Taliban no supports polio vaccinations

Taliban Now Support Polio Vaccination Campaigns

By | Mon, 05/13/2013 - 16:49

In a turn of face, both the Pakistani and Afghan Taliban are promoting polio vaccinations in their countries.

Cocaine Vaccine

Cocaine Vaccine For Addiction Works In Animal Trials - Humans Next

By | Fri, 05/10/2013 - 15:31

After primate trials, researchers hope that the vaccine will be successful in people as well.

Cancers Caused By HPV Were On The Rise Before The Vaccine Came To Market

By | Fri, 05/10/2013 - 10:13

Data analyzing 30 years of cancers in the US indicates that preceding the HPV vaccine introduction, virus-related cancers were on the rise.

HIV particles infecting a human T cell

NIH Develops New Tool To Search For HIV Antibodies, Could Speed Vaccine Research

By | Thu, 05/09/2013 - 14:05

A new algorithm that detects HIV antibodies could help researchers create more effective vaccines.

brown spider

Anti-Venom Developed From Reaper Spider Toxin Could Lead to Future Vaccines, Researchers Say

By | Wed, 05/08/2013 - 19:40

Researchers have engineered a new kind of anti-venom vaccine from the toxin of Reaper spiders.


Scripps Researchers Develop Vaccine Against Heroin Addiction

By | Mon, 05/06/2013 - 16:42

Researchers at the Scripps Research Institute say they've developed a vaccine that effectively prevents heroin from reaching the brain in rats.


Researchers in the UK are testing a new Type 1 Diabetes Vaccine

By | Wed, 02/06/2013 - 13:04

Scientists are testing a vaccine to slow down the progression of the disease in hopes that such a breakthrough will help millions.


Could Climate Change Mean Worse Flu Outbreaks?

By | Tue, 02/05/2013 - 19:16

Though the worst of flu season seems to have already passed, this season was already much harsher one than the one from last year.

TB Vaccine

Prospective Tuberculosis Vaccine Shown To Be Ineffective

By | Tue, 02/05/2013 - 13:32

The first new TB vaccine in 90 years was shown to have little effect in protecting children who had received it.