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HIV+ women respond well to HPV vaccine

HIV-positive women respond well to a vaccine against the human papillomavirus (HPV), even when their immune system is struggling, according to newly published results of an...

Researchers Seeking Volunteers to Test Vaccine against Common Herpes Virus

Cytomegalovirus Most Dangerous in Pregnant Women, Who can Pass it to Unborn Babies Researchers at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry are...

Self-administration of flu vaccine with a patch may be on its...

The annual ritual of visiting a doctor's office or health clinic to receive a flu shot may soon be outdated, thanks to the findings...

On-demand vaccines possible with engineered nanoparticles

Vaccines combat diseases and protect populations from outbreaks, but the life-saving technology leaves room for improvement. Vaccines usually are made en masse in centralized...

Building a better malaria vaccine: Mixing the right cocktail

A safe and effective malaria vaccine is high on the wish list of most people concerned with global health. Results published on December 26...

Microchip can rapidly, comprehensively measure an individual’s vaccine response

Scientists from the Center for Innovations in Medicine in the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University have developed a comprehensive, microchip-based technology, called immunosignature...

Mosquito bites deliver potential new malaria vaccine

This study suggests that genetically engineered malaria parasites that are stunted through precise gene deletions (genetically attenuated parasites, or "GAP") could be used as...

Indian rotavirus vaccine demonstrates strong efficacy

The Government of India's Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and Bharat Biotech announced positive results from a Phase III clinical trial of a rotavirus vaccine...

Varicella vaccine has long-term effectiveness against chicken pox

Chicken pox, the childhood affliction of earlier generations, has been largely neutralized by the varicella vaccine, according to a new study by the Kaiser...

New way to discover HIV vaccine targets

Decades of research and three large-scale clinical trials have so far failed to yield an effective HIV vaccine, in large part because the virus...

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